PhD - Calls and Admissions

Call for applications 2022/23

Evaluation of the qualifications - Economics and Management

Oral exam results - Economics

Oral exam results - Management

As stated in the call for applications, the official ranking for the admission of candidates will be made public from July 1st 2022 through:
• Publication on the University’s official register;
• Publication on the University of Padova website:
Successful candidates must enrol by July 26th 2022. Information on enrolment procedures will be published at the same time as the rankings.
Publication of enrolment deadlines are to be considered as official notification for all intents and purposes.

No personal communication will be sent to the candidates. Candidates granted admission to the Courses are responsible for checking enrolment dates and procedures.


The Department of Economics and Management of the University of Padova invites excellent students to apply to its PhD Programme in Economics and Management (four-year, full-time program). Fully funded scholarships are offered to the best applicants. 

The programme is open to students from all countries, provided they hold a Master degree or equivalent in economics, business sciences, statistics, mathematics or engineering.

The annual call for applications is typically open in the spring of each academic year, granting access to our program in the following academic year.

  Call for applications for CSC (China Scholarship Council) candidates

The University of Padova and the China Scholarship Council (CSC) have created a scholarship programme to enable talented Chinese students to undertake a PhD programme in Padova. More info  

Our Department offers a full-time, four-year advanced doctoral programme for outstanding students who want to achieve an ambitious training. Successful applicants will join a vibrant research environment in one of the highest ranked departments in Italy and a historical university in a beautiful, lively, and international city.

This call is open to Chinese nationals only. Applicants in our programme are expected to hold a Master's degree or equivalent in economics, management, statistics, mathematics, engineering, or other related disciplines. 

The call for 2022/2023 is now closed, the next call will be available around December. 

For any further information, do not hesitate to contact our PhD support office at

  Call for applications 2023/24

 The call is not currently open. All information will appear here as soon as this becomes available (usually in the spring of each academic year).

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