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The Departments of Economics and Management of the University of Trento and University of Florence offer 9 positions (7 scholarships plus 2 positions without scholarship) for a 3 year PhD Programme focusing on development economics and local development.

Doctoral scholarships are about 1.200 euro a month, with a possible 50% increase for research stays abroad plus additional funding to attend conferences and summer schools.

We invite applications from qualified graduates (MA degree or equivalent) in Economics or closely related fields. 

Admission is on a competitive basis. The deadline for applications is May 28, 2015

To download the Call for application go to:
To apply online go to:
For details, please refer to the DELoS PhD Programme website at

See the attached brochure

brochure (1.29 MB)