Dottorato in Economia delle Istituzioni e dei Mercati Monetari e FinanziariUniversità degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata
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DOTTORATO DI RICERCA IN ECONOMIA DELLE ISTITUZIONI E DEI MERCATI MONETARI E FINANZIARI
(Doctorate in Money, Banking and Finance)
a.a. 2006–2007 XXII ciclo, XXII edition
A unique doctoral program in Italy in the field of Money and Finance.
The Program offers:
- A structured curriculum: Four semesters of classes, plus 1 or 2 years for completing the doctoral dissertation;
- A prestigious faculty: Courses are taught by renowned Italian and foreign professors of proven teaching and research experience;
- Worldwide connections: The program takes advantage of the strong ties between the University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, the University of Pennsylvania and the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute of Troy (NY);
- An international and stimulating environment: The program enrolls highly qualified students worldwide.
English is the official language.
In 2005 the Economics Faculty of Rome University “Tor Vergata” ranked first among public Universities in Italy (Source: la Repubblica, Censis, 20th June 2005).
The Program strongly relies on the synergy between theoretical research and empirical analysis in the field of Money and Finance.
An ongoing student evaluation system provides critical information to improve the content and the structure of courses.
Students are granted the Doctorate Degree after successfully passing all exams and completing their dissertation.
Doctorate graduates will have proficiency in Corporate Finance, Asset Management and Financial and Monetary Policy.
Possible placement opportunities include: research offices of banks, consulting firms, national and international financial institutions, monetary institutions, and academic career.
STUDENTS & PLACEMENT
- A maximum of 10 to 15 students are admitted each year.
- Tuition is 7.500 euro per year for the first three years.
- Scholarships are offered by the University of Rome “Tor Vergata” and by the University Luiss “Guido Carli” on the basis of merit to the most qualified and motivated students.
- Tuition exemptions are offered by sponsors.
PRE-SELECTION ANNOUNCEMENT FOR FOREIGN STUDENTS
The University offers a limited number of “scholarships plus tuition exemption” reserved only to qualified foreign candidates.
Foreign candidates must submit their records along with their pre-selection application using the online form
At the end of the second semester students will have to present their project for the dissertation.
Second-year students will also be asked to attend the Monetary Economics seminarorganized at CEIS- Centre for International Studies on Economic Growth at Tor Vergata University.
Students in the third year will have to present at a public seminar a paper at the end of the first semester and at least a first draft of the dissertation by the end of the year. Students will be encouraged and supported in their desire to study abroad to facilitate the achievement of their third year requirements.
While students are expected to complete their dissertation within their third year, special permission can be requested to delay for at most another year their doctoral graduation.
First year: Classes focus on quantitative methods, microeconomics, macroeconomics, finance, econometrics and regulation.
Second year: Two fields of specialization are offered:
“Asset Pricing” and “Money and Finance”.
Students are required to choose their field of specialisation at the end of the first year.
Second-year students are also asked to attend the Ente “Luigi Einaudi” Monetary Economics seminars and the CEIS - Centre for International Studies on Economic Growth - Economics seminars organized at Rome University Tor Vergata
Third year: Students are expected to complete their dissertation by the end of the third year.
Motivated extensions may be granted upon careful evaluation