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PhD Scholarships at the University of Verona (Italy)




The Department of Economics at the University of Verona (Italy) is pleased to announce the availability of at least three PhD Research Scholarships for 3 years starting in January 2009.

The Doctoral Program in Economics and Finance is designed to train doctoral candidates in a broad program of advanced study for careers in teaching and research in universities, in public and private research organizations, in financial and consulting institutions and private companies. The department recruits promising students from Italy and abroad and courses are taught in English. Students are accepted directly for Ph.D. degree. As prerequisite, students must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Italy or the equivalent level of education from an institution outside Italy.

The internationalization program, financed by the Italian Ministry of University and Research and the University of Verona, has lead in the recent years to exchange agreements with the universities of Essex, York, Wisconsin, Cergy-Pontoise, Cyprus, Oviedo, Campinas and Colombia.

Please follow the link for the official call and the application procedure.

The first Call is for two scholarships. One is a general university scholarship. Another scholarship is linked the realization of an internationally co-tutored project in collaboration with the University of Cergy-Pontoise or Paris X and involves a compulsory period of study and research (up to 18 months) at one of these institutions. The amount granted for these scholarships is € 13,638 per year and this is exempt from personal income tax. They will be granted for the entire duration of the PhD course and will be increased by 50% during authorized study periods abroad.

The second Call is for a scholarship (co-funded by Regione Veneto – FSE) reserved for the realization of the a research project on “The Economic Analysis of Juvenile Crime and Policy Implications”. In this case the scholarship amounts to € 19,000 gross per year.

Candidates may apply for all of these scholarships. Applications must be sent on the forms provided and in the way indicated on the official call by January 9, 2009. Candidates are also encouraged to send all this documentation by email to [email protected] by the same date. However, please note that applications must also be sent by post as indicated in the call. Interviews will take place on January 21, 2009 (in person or in video-conference).

For further information on our PhD programme please visit the following web-site:



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