Πέμπτη, 19 Ιουνίου 2014

PhD Scholarships in Economics, Management Science and Complex Networks - IMT Lucca (Italy)

Applications are now being accepted for students interested in Economics, Management Science and Complex Networks within the 2014/15 PhD program at IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca (www.imtlucca.it).
The curriculum in Economics provides participants with a solid knowledge base in microeconomics, macroeconomics, econometrics and management, as well as in some more specific fields, such as political economy and the analysis of complex systems. The Management Science curriculum is oriented towards managerial decision making in complex organizations based on a quantitative approach to finance, marketing, information systems, operations, organizational behavior, innovation and industrial dynamics. The Complex Networks curriculum relies on a framework derived from the mathematics of graph theory, the database analysis of computer science and the modelling skills of statistical physics to describe specific natural phenomena, including brain networks, chemical networks and channel networks in plants, for example.
All students participate in set of graduate courses held by world-renowned researchers, and every doctoral student is affiliated with one of the Institute's research units. A rich seminar series completes the educational program, introducing the student to a variety of cutting-edge research topics.
All students are based in the newly restored San Francesco complex, a fully integrated campus in the historical center of the beautiful Tuscan city of Lucca. The campus includes residential facilities, including an on-site canteen, study and living rooms, and outdoor recreational spaces, all serving to add a cultural and social dimension to the professional experience of the doctoral program. While tuition fees have been waived for all admitted students, eligible students will also receive a research scholarship which amounts to approximately €13,600/year.
The PhD program at IMT attracts students from around the world, providing a truly international environment. English is the official language of the Institute. To further enhance the internationality of the program, all students have the opportunity to spend anywhere from 2-9 months abroad at a research institute or university, with the possibility of receiving additional financing through the Erasmus+ program.
To find out more about the institute, the requirements for admission and how to apply, please see http://phd.imtlucca.it. Also, be sure to sign up for our interactive webinars: www.brightrecruits.com/webinars.

The deadline for applications is July 14th 2014, 6 pm Italian time.

IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca
Office address: Piazza San Francesco, 19 - 55100 Lucca – Italy
Mailing address and legal headquarters c/o: Piazza San Ponziano, 6 - 55100 LuccaItaly

Tel: +39 0583 4326 597
Fax: +39 0583 4326 565
E-mail: sara.olson@imtlucca.it