The Faculty of Economics and Management at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano invites applications to be put forward for PhD-Scholarships (6 positions out of a total of 7 positions), commencing in November 2022.
PhD Program in Management
Our 4-year full-time PhD program combines methodical and theoretical courses with additional individualized training modules as recommended by the supervisor depending on the specific research interests and objectives of the PhD student. Topic-specific individual tutoring and mentoring, as well as funding for research stays abroad are special components of our program.
PhD students will be introduced to specific research areas of the faculty including :
Climate and environmental protection
Sustainable management in an international context
There will be the opportunity to be engaged in corresponding research projects. Our international faculty provides a variety of research opportunities. Furthermore, the excellent language center of the university and Bolzano's truly intercultural environment will help to advance international career opportunities for committed PhD candidates.
It is our aim to provide our PhD students with many opportunities to pursue their research interests, to develop and maintain important own networks, and experience the life of a young scholar on a truly international level in order to help them starting a successful academic career.
Graduated with honors preferably in Management or related Master degree programs (2 years with 120 ECTS).
Proved proficiency in English (spoken and written).
We seek not only highly talented candidates with an outstanding performance record, but personalities in every respect that are motivated, self-disciplined, and that possess a high degree of social skills and sense of responsibility.
The successful candidates will be expected to become residents of South Tyrol during the 4-year period of the studentship and contribute actively to our dynamic and inter¬national research environment.
What we offer:
We provide seven four-year fellowships (approx. 17.000 € p.a.), which allow prospective PhDs to dedicate 100% of their time to their research interest. In addition, each PhD student will have a personal budget for choosing specialization courses at national and international institutions and participate in international conferences.
Apart from monetary incentives, we offer individual mentoring by engaged faculty at a University that is located in the capital city of South Tyrol, which is among the wealthiest regions in Italy and the European Union and even more importantly has a rich history and impressive natural monuments close by.
Depending on your personal desires and career expectations we will help you to develop the necessary expertise and skills for a successful career in academia, research institutions, top management consulting, government agencies, or international corporations.
How to apply:
The application must be submitted by 1st July 2022 (12:00 midday, GMT +2.00).
We encourage those interested in the PhD program to visit the
website for further information or to contact either the PhD program manager: Mr. Loris Vigna
(firstname.lastname@example.org) or the Academic Coordinator: Prof. Dr. Michael Nippa (email@example.com)
Instructions for application can be found here:
Tel. 39-0471-012805 firstname.lastname@example.org