[Italy] PhD Programme in Public Economics from DEFAP Graduate School
DEFAP, Graduate School offers Ph.D. programme in Public Economics. The new PhD programme is a joint project by Università Cattolica (Milano), and Università degli Studi Milano-Bicocca. The programme is taught in English and it offers rigorous advanced training.
The Faculty of the School includes teaching staff from the two founding institutions and from several top international universities. The School has established exchange programs with international institutions and academic departments.
The PhD programme is now in its eights year of activity, it is widely recognized as one of the best Italian PhD programs in Public Economics, and has built a very promising track record in placing its graduates.
First year students at Defap Graduate School can enroll directly to the 3 year-doctoral programme (with scholarships) or to 1 year-master programme (without scholarships). After completing the master programme, successful students have the opportunity to compete for a PhD position endowed with a scholarship.
9 PhD scholarships will be awarded on merit.
Undergraduate students can apply without their degree. In this case, admission will be accepted conditionally and the candidate will have submit to the diploma di laurea or the foreign academic qualification by the deadline matriculation, or give up the place.
Prof. Massimo Bordignon
Director of the PhD in Public Economics
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
Largo Gemelli, 1
20123 – Milano, Italy