The DEA (Dipartimento di Economia Aziendale) has been active for a long time in the development of Ph.D. Courses.
The DEA has coordinated, till 2013 (28° cicle), the Dottorato in Economia e Direzione Aziendale.
Since 2014 (29° cicle) – and now – the DEA is coordinating, in partnership with the Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche, the Ph.D Program in Economics and Management.
The Ph.D. program lasts 4 years and all the activities run in English. There are 2 Curricula available: one in Economics and one in Management. The entire programme and learning outcomes are available at the following link: 
Besides the regular courses, there are additional seminars focused on methodological approaches for doing research in management science, with the participation of top professors and experts from Italian and foreign universities. In addition, Ph.D. students will spend at least 6 months abroad, in Universities or Research Centers.

DEA’s Professors, which are members of the Collegio di Dottorato and involved in research activities  linked to the Ph.D.’s progamme, are:
  • Diego Begalli
  • Barbara Gaudenzi
  • Alessandro Lai
  • Chiara Leardini
  • Cecilia Rossignoli
  • Ivan Russo
  • Riccardo Stacchezzini
  • Marta Ugolini
  • Alessandro Zardini
The Coordinator is Prof. Roberto Ricciuti (Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche).
The vice-coordinator, who is responsibile for the curriculum in Management, is Prof. Barbara Gaudenzi (Dipartimento di Economia Aziendale).
For more information about the Curriculum in Management please contact Prof.ssa Barbara Gaudenzi at the following email: