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The Call for Application for the A.Y. 2022-2023 is now open, up to July 14th, 2022, at 2 pm.

Analytical skills and a strong preparation in Mathematics are essential for a successful application.

The selection is based on the evaluation of the candidate’s profile, and a personal interview.

The aim of the PhD program in Economics and Finance is to provide advanced specialization in Economics, Finance and Econometrics to students whose goal is a successful career in academia or in institutions that require advanced financial, economic and statistical skills. It offers:

- a distinguished faculty: courses are taught by distinguished Italian and foreign professors of proven teaching and research experience;
- a lively intellectual atmosphere: the program emphasizes breadth and a critical mindset; cooperation and joint research with fellow students and Faculty members are strongly encouraged;
- an international environment: the program enrolls highly qualified students from all over the world;
- worldwide connections: students are encouraged to spend periods of research in leading universities and research institutions worldwide.

Program commitment




 PhD program lenght


Ph.D. students may choose from the following fields of specialization:

Finance and Quantitative Methods

Financial Econometrics


Development Economics
International Macroeconomics
Political Economy
Topics in Macroeconomics


Economic Theory
Industrial Organization
Labor Economics
Public Economics



Call for Teaching Assistantship

10 positions available for PhD students. Deadline June 30, 2022, at noon.

Call for short and long VISITING position at DEF for teaching at PhD EF

in the framework of the Excellence Grant Lectures, A.Y. 2022/2023.
Deadline: June 30th, 2022.

1st Rome PhD in Economics and Finance Conference

September 9, 2022
at Luiss Guido Carli, Rome

YUFE Job Portal

New! Job opportunities from the 10 Universities of the YUFE Alliance

Carpooling Service

from November 3 2021, through the free App BePooler share a car journey with your colleagues

COVID-19 infection

Rules for activity attendance and for infection information

1st year courses 2021/22

Lectures will commence on September 16, 2021 at 9.00 am in classroom A (1st floor, Bldg B). Attendance is compulsory.