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Apply now for 2013 International Doctoral Program in Economics in Italy

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Selection schedule
Ranking List of eligible candidates published no later than June 11, 2013.

Admission Requirements
• Applicants, with no restriction on nationality, must hold a Master of Science (M.Sc.) or a Master of Arts (M.A.) or equivalent title.
• Current undergraduate students who will be awarded such a degree before September 25, 2013, may also apply. In this case, a successful application will be conditional to the subsequent completion of the degree and the transmission to the School of adequate documentation, also in electronic form, no later than September 25, 2013.

Positions and grants
A certain number of 3 years grants will be available.
The scholarship is amounting to € 12.500 per year + free meals at school’s canteen + Campus facilities.
The School may also admit eligible candidates without grants. They will take part in the Programme at their own expenses but they will not have to pay any tuition fee.
• Candidates are requested to apply online by May 7, 2013 by 12.00 pm Italian time.
In case of problems with the online application, please contact Ph.D. Administration Office (tel. +39 050 883.345, e-mail: PhDEconomics@sssup.it).

Required documentation:
a) the copy of a valid identity document. Non-UE applicants will have to provide a photocopy of their passport;
b) the complete Curriculum Vitae et Studiorum covering scientific training, professional experiences, publications and all other information that might help in the evaluation of the candidate;
c) the academic record with the full list of courses and grades (in English, French or Italian);
d) the copy of the Master thesis, when applicable (or a copy of its abstract in English or in French or in Italian), and a copy of any other publication that they deem suitable (works written in languages other than Italian, English, or French must be accompanied by a summary in one of the above languages);
e) the copy of a Research Project, of no more than 2.000 words, which describes the research activities that applicants would like to perform during the Ph.D. course. The candidate may freely opt to change his/her research topics during the postgraduate program. However, the research project offers an indication of the research interests and is an important element for the evaluation of the potential of the candidate;
f) Moreover at least two recommendation letters written and signed by Faculty Members or other academics who have assessed and/or supervised the applicant’s work during his/her university studies, must be sent directly before the deadline to the following email: PhDEconomics@sssup.it.

The recommendation letters ought to offer an evaluation of the candidate’s learning achievements, research potential, maturity, and professional inclinations together with a comparison with other PhD candidates encountered by the referee over the past 5 year,. The letter must contain an appraisal of the knowledge of the English language by the candidate and its adequacy to attend a post-graduate programme.

Undergraduate applicants are requested to specify the subject of their final thesis, in the countries where applicable, and should submit one copy of it at least in the form of a draft together with other documents.

Selection of applicants
Selection of applicants will be based upon the assessment of all the submitted documents and publications.

Beginning of the Courses
September 25, 2013

e-mail: PhDEconomics@sssup.it
tel. +39 050 883.345

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