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Master of Science in Economics and Development

PhD in Economics

New edition 2020-2021 of the PhD Program in Economics offered by the Ca' Foscari University of Venice, a 4-year fully funded doctoral programme, entirely taught in English, offering world-class training in economics, econometrics and finance to highly selected students seeking an international career in academia or economic and financial institutions. For further details, visit

The PhD Program in Economics aims at training selected students for a career as economists in academic institutions or in research departments of national and international organizations, public institutions, private corporations, central banks, financial institutions.  Our recent PhDs first placement include positions both in Italian and foreign Universities such as Università Libera di Bolzano, Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Luiss Guido Carli, Università degli studi di Padova, King’s College London, Boston University, Aberdeen Univeristy, University of Addis Abeba and  Zhongnan University of Economics and Law. Some PhDs were employed by private companies such as Morgan Stanley-London, Microsoft and public and private research centers:  Banca d’Italia, Bundesbank, Banque Centrale du Luxembourg, European Central Bank, Ecuador Ministry of Education.

The considerable diversification of research areas covered by the members of Department of Economics and their international reputation provide an excellent environment where students of most fields in economics can find research ideas and tight guidance for their doctoral studies.

For the academic year 2020-2021, 6 positions are available. Five of them come with a scholarship (around 15,300 € per year), one is reserved for non-Italian applicants who can prove to have their own scholarship covering four years.
last update: 30-Apr-2020
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