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There are a few days left to submit an application for a PhD scholarship at the IMT School
for Advanced Studies Lucca (deadline August 9th at 3pm CEST). The Program that is most
relevant for those reading this email is the “Systems Science” Program, which is home to
the "Economics, Networks and Business Analytics" Track. This curriculum provides
participants with a solid knowledge on modern analytical methods in economics and
management. With its multidisciplinary approach, the curriculum is unique in its deployment
of a strong integration of concepts, analytical foundations, and practical expertise, to
educate the new generation of economists, scientists and practitioners with distinctive
capabilities in analyzing, interpreting, and managing complex socio-economic systems.
Graduates will be trained to become researchers and decision makers in academia, policy
and industry by integrating knowledge at the boundary of Economics, Statistical Physics,
Computer and Social Sciences with the unifying language of Mathematics and Statistics.
All admitted students receive a monthly scholarship for all three years of the program
(appx. €1100/month), free room and board in IMT's beautiful campus in the heart of Lucca
(Tuscany), and additional research funds in accordance with their advisor. Students do not
pay tuition nor do they have any teaching responsibilities.
It is a truly wonderful opportunity for students wishing to pursue a PhD in economics,
network science, analytics and related fields. Applications must be submitted by the
deadline of August 9th 3pm CEST via the online form. Although we are very close to the
deadline, the application form is simple and can be completed quickly provided that
candidates have scans of their undergraduate certificates (diploma and transcript) and an
updated CV. Candidates are also asked to provide a brief research statement and the name
of two referees.
For more information, and the online application form, please see:
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