LIUC PhD Scholarship Programs in Management, Finance, and Accounting in Italy

The University Carlo Cattaneo – LIUC is pleased to announce its three-year PhD Scholarships for the academic year 2021-2022. These scholarships are open to both Italian and non-Italian students, aiming to prepare them for research-oriented careers in academia, multinational companies, public and private organizations, and financial institutions.

Established in 1991, the Carlo Cattaneo University is renowned for providing world-class higher education and research experiences across its faculties of law, engineering, and business & economics.

Application Deadline: May 31, 2021

Brief Description:

  • University: University Carlo Cattaneo – LIUC
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: PhD
  • Award: Tuition waiver
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: Italian and non-Italian
  • Location: Italy

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Eligible Countries: Applications are open to both Italian and non-Italian students.
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: Economics, Management, Finance, Industrial Engineering, Public Administrations, Public Communication, Economics for the Environment, and Culture.
  • Admissible Criteria: Candidates must hold a Laurea Magistrale or equivalent foreign academic degree (Master of Arts, Master of Sciences) by October 31, 2021, in the mentioned areas. Alternatively, candidates with degrees in other fields demonstrating relevant knowledge may also apply.

How to Apply:

  • Applicants must apply for admission to a PhD program at LIUC to be considered for the scholarship.
  • Submit supporting documents, including a copy of a valid personal identity document, Diploma Supplement or Degree Certificate, curriculum vitae, two letters of reference, international test scores, proof of English language certifications, and a short statement of purpose according to the provided format.

Admission Requirements:

  • Candidates must hold a Master’s degree or equivalent foreign qualification and have 1 – 4 years of research experience.
  • Proficiency in English is required, evidenced by an English language certificate (TOEFL/IELTS).


  • The University Carlo Cattaneo – LIUC will provide scholarships and tuition waivers for the entire three-year duration of the PhD Program.
  • Scholarships are renewable annually based on applicants’ performance and adherence to program regulations.

The LIUC PhD Scholarship Programs offer a unique opportunity for both Italian and international students to pursue advanced studies in Management, Finance, and Accounting in Italy. With comprehensive support and a focus on research excellence, these scholarships pave the way for promising careers in academia and beyond. Apply now and embark on a transformative academic journey at LIUC.

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