Announcement of selection 40th cycle - a.y. 2024/2025

Additional scholarships cycle 40: call open
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The University of Trento announces a public selection procedure for admission to the 40th cycle (academic year 2024/2025) of the PhD Programme in Economics and Finance.
Course in partnership with the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano.

Announcement of selection

Published on this webpage on March 21, 2024.
Please note that only the Italian version of the call is legally binding, the English version is provided for information only.
This page provides general information about the announcement of selection and the application process.

Number of positions: 7

Number of 3-year-scholarships: 7, funded as follows:

  • n. 3 scholarships financed by the University of Trento;
  • n. 3 scholarships financed by the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano;
  • n. 1 scholarship financed by the Istituto per la promozione dello sviluppo economico della Camera di commercio di Bolzano, on the topic "How can the small business-based economy of regions like South Tyrol and Trentino achieve structural change towards sustainable and carbon-neutral development while maintaining their competitiveness?".

Information about the topic specific scholarship are available at:

Number of Supernumerary positions: n. 1 (reserved to candidates fulfilling the requirements stated by art. 18, par. 3 of the University Regulations regarding PhD Programmes).

Start of the Academic Year: November 1, 2024
Duration of the PhD Programme: 3 years
Official language: English

application/pdfCall_EcoFin_40 cycle(PDF | 307 KB)

How to apply

Application online: available starting from March 21, 2024.

Application’s deadline to participate in the selection: April 23, 2024, 4 p.m. (Italian time).

Candidates are warmly recommended to submit their application in advance. The University shall not be considered responsible for any dysfunctions due to technical problems and/or overload of the communication line and/or of the OS, for the loss of communication due to incorrect address details or late communication about possible change of address of the candidates, or for any other problem and delay due to third parties, unexpected cases or circumstances beyond one’s control.

Examination’s schedule

Qualifications and research project's assessment: May 6, 2024
(The evaluation will be carried out by the Committee without candidates' presence. Outcomes will be available at the end of the Committee's meeting).

Interviews: May 22, 2024 from 9.00 a.m.
Location for exams in presence: Lab 4 - Department of Sociology and Social Research (via Verdi 26, Trento).



The list of candidates not admitted to the selection process is available on this web page.

application/pdfEsclusioni exclusions ECOFIN40(PDF | 198 KB)


Assessments of qualifications are available in this section.

It's also available the interviews schedule.

application/pdfCalendario colloqui_Interviews schedule ECOFIN 40(PDF | 138 KB)

Final Ranking:

The final ranking is available at the end of this section.

Enrolment 1st year: not later than May 31, 2024.

The enrolment procedure is available on the Enrolment 1, 2, 3 year webpage.

Candidates who wish to assert their requirements for supernumerary positions (see art. 8 of the Call) shall request, by submission of appropriate documentation proving their status to the PhD Office - Cognitive, Social Sciences and Humanities (email: [at] their acceptance of such admission not later than May 31, 2024.

application/pdfEcoFin_Graduatoria finale_Final Ranking_40(PDF | 160 KB)

Last update: May 23, 2024