Ph.D in Economics, Management, and Quantitative Methods

Company:University of Sassari

Location: Italy / Sassari

Discipline: Economics, Management, and Quantitative Methods

Employment Type: Ph.D - full-time (3 years)


Ph.D in Economics, Management, and Quantitative Methods (EMQM)


The Department of Economics and Business - University of Sassari seeks candidates for Ph.D. positions in Economics, Management, and Quantitative Methods for the next cohort, which starts in November 2024.

The Ph.D. Program in Economics, Management, and Quantitative Methods (EMQM) is a full-time (3 years) curriculum of study and research.

The Department of Economics and Business - University of Sassari (DiSea focuses its studies on the fields of economics, business, mathematical statistics, and law. For the second consecutive five-year period (2017-2022, 2023-2027), the Ministry of University and Research (MUR) has recognized DiSea as a Department of Excellence. Department members conduct research on a wide range of topics and publish the results in national and international journals of high scientific standing. DiSea offers several bachelor's degree programs, master's degree programs, and a doctoral program.

DiSea has a solid commitment to excellence in teaching and research. The Ph.D. program trains students for high-level academic and practice-oriented research. Candidates have a structured study plan and attend courses that expose them to diverse theories and methods. While preparing their Ph.D. thesis, students are encouraged to combine diverse perspectives, span disciplinary boundaries, and, more generally, think out of the box.

More details on the program are available here:

Candidates can apply only through the online application system at the following link:

The application deadline is 12 July 2024 at 13:00 (CEST).

No application will be accepted after this time.

The Selection Committee will evaluate candidates based on their CV and research project. Short-listed candidates may be interviewed, preferably online.

The admission rankings will be announced by August 2024.

For this call, we offer a list of specific research themes on which up to four scholarships will be focused, as follows,

  • n. 1 scholarship funded by the University of Sassari


Economic and political geography, Economics, Economic Policy, Business administration and Management, Management, Finance, Financial Markets and Institutions, Demography, Social statistics, Mathematical methods of economy, finance and actuarial sciences

  • n. 1 scholarship funded by DM 629/2024, “Transizione Digitale ed Ecologica” (DM 629/2024: Art. 7)


Economics, Management, e Quantitative Methods for Innovation, Digital Transformation, Competition, Culture, Green Capital, and Climate Risk

  • n. 1 scholarship funded by DM 629/2024, “Pubblica Amministrazione” (DM 629/2024: Art. 9)


  1. Design and evaluation of public policies;
  2. Development of financial, managerial, and economic skills for the digital and green transformation of public administrations;
  3. Efficiency and cost-effectiveness of public action with particular reference to the so-called twin transitions (digital and ecological);
  • n. 1 scholarship funded by DM 630/2024, supported by Parco Nazionale dell’Asinara


  1. Green Transition, Environmental Challenges, Local and Global Solutions;
  2. Green Transition and Responsible Consumption and Production;
  3. Economics and Finance to Improve Conservation Outcomes

In addition to scholarship (about € 1,200 net per month), candidates will be offered office space and access to the library, software, and databases. Ph.D. candidates will receive a research budget and additional funds during their six-month mandatory period abroad. They can also increase their salary by working as teaching assistants and tutors.


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