University Carlo Cattaneo PhD Scholarships in Italy 2024-2025

March 29, 2024

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University Carlo Cattaneo PhD Scholarships.

University Carlo Cattaneo PhD Scholarships.

Scholarship Description:

5 PhD Scholarships in Management, Finance and Accounting at University Carlo Cattaneo in Italy 2024-2025

University Carlo Cattaneo is inviting Italian and non-Italian students to apply for three year PhD Scholarships. Five available positions to participate in the PhD Program in Management, Finance and Accounting for 2024-2025 academic year, with exemption from admission and attendance fees.

The aim of the scholarship is to prepare students primarily research-oriented careers in academia, but also for multinational companies, public and private organizations, financial institutions, so that they can interpret business phenomena in an integrated way.

The receiving of the title “Doctor of Research in Management, Finance and Accounting” certifies the clearly established ability to:

  • study business phenomena and market dynamics with cutting-edge and versatile methodological tools in order to better understand their complexity;
  •  make use of robust analytical tools, either alternatively or jointly with the economic-financial, managerial, and engineering management areas in order to obtain research results that are academically rigorous and professionally relevant;
  •  identify innovative research topics and develop original results that are of interest to the scientific and professional communities.

Degree Level:

University Carlo Cattaneo PhD Scholarships in Italy 2024-2025 is available to undertake PhD level programs at University Carlo Cattaneo.

Available Subjects:

The program encompasses the following macro-sectors:

  • Manufacturing engineering
  • Plant engineering and Management
  • Business administration

Within these sectors, specific areas of focus include:

  • Industrial Plant Engineering
  • Economic-Management Engineering
  • Business Economics
  • Corporate Organisation
  • Economics of Financial Intermediaries

Scholarship Benefits:

Scholarship Value:

The scholarship offers a generous annual stipend of €20,400. Please note that this amount is subject to social security and health insurance deductions, which the recipient will be responsible for.

Funding for Research Abroad:

In addition to the annual stipend, the scholarship also provides extra financial support to cover the costs associated with conducting research activities abroad. This allows you to focus on your research without worrying about financial limitations.

Flexible Scholarship Location:

Pursue your studies in Italy or take your research abroad! This scholarship program offers you the flexibility to choose the environment that best suits your academic goals.

Eligible Nationalities:

This scholarship is open to domestic and international students of all nationalities.

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Eligibility Criteria:

Who can apply?

  • You must hold a Master’s degree (Laurea Magistrale or equivalent) in a relevant field: Economics, Management, Finance, Industrial Engineering, Public Administration, Public Communication, or Economics for Environment and Culture. A minimum grade of 95/110 (Italian grading system) or 86/100 (converted foreign grade) is required. If you expect to graduate by October 31, 2025 and meet the minimum grade requirement, you can still apply.
  • We will also consider applications from candidates with degrees in other fields if your education and experience demonstrate strong knowledge of the program’s subjects.

Selection Process:

We select candidates based on a combination of factors:

  • Your academic background: We will assess your transcripts and qualifications to ensure you have the necessary knowledge for the program’s topics.
  • Research potential: We want to see your passion for research, and how your background aligns with the program’s focus. The originality and quality of your proposed research project will be considered.
  • Communication skills: You should be able to discuss and analyze economic, management, financial, or engineering concepts, ideally using quantitative data. Strong English language skills are also essential for participation in the program.

Admission criteria:

  • To be admitted, you need a minimum score of 30 out of 45 possible points. Points are awarded based on:
    1. Your academic record (up to 10 points)
    2. Your research proposal and potential (up to 15 points)
    3. Your communication skills during an interview (up to 20 points)
  • Minimum scores are required in each category for admission: 7 points for academics, 10 points for research, and 14 points for communication.
  • Financial aid is awarded based on the ranking determined by the total score.

English Language Requirement:

  • You must be fluent in English. This can be demonstrated through your application materials or assessed during an oral exam conducted in person or online.

No standardized tests like SAT, GRE, or GMAT are required.

Application Procedure:

Applying for the PhD Program in Management, Finance and Accounting at LIUC

Ready to take the next step in your academic journey? Here’s a simplified guide on how to apply for the PhD program in Management, Finance and Accounting at LIUC.

    • Visit the Online Application Portal: Head over to to access the application system.
    • Register and Create Your Account: Fill in the required personal information and contact details. Remember to keep your contact information updated throughout the process.
    • Complete the Application Form: Provide all the necessary details within the online application form.
    Gather and Upload Required Documents:

      • Download and complete the application request form (available on the website). Sign and upload it.
      • Scan and upload a copy (both sides) of your valid ID.
      • Upload a copy (both sides) of your personal tax code (if applicable).
      • Provide your academic transcript (Diploma Supplement or Degree Certificate):
        • If obtained in Italy, include the official study duration, passed exams, ECTS credits, final score, and grading scale.
        • If obtained abroad and not yet awarded, provide your average score of completed exams.
        • Submit your CV (resume) in English or Italian.
        • Include two reference letters in English or Italian with handwritten signatures (format available on the website).
        • If available, upload your scores from international tests like GMAT or GRE (with proof).
        • Provide proof of internationally recognized language certifications (if available).
        • Share a list of any relevant academic publications (if applicable).
        • Draft a short statement of purpose (800 words max) explaining your background and motivation for pursuing the PhD program (format available on the website).
        • Prepare an illustrative paper on your chosen research topic following the instructions provided on the website (

        Important Notes:

        • All documents can be submitted in Italian or English. If in another language, translations are required.
        • Foreign university graduates need additional documents for equivalence evaluation (details on the website).
        • Download and complete the application request form, including self-certifications about your eligibility status.
        • The application deadline is May 22nd, 2024, at 5:00 PM CEST.

        We recommend reviewing the website for detailed instructions and additional information. Don’t hesitate to reach out to LIUC if you have any questions about the application process.