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The "Welcome Meeting" for the 36° cycle of the PhD in Management at the Tor Vergata University of Rome was held on December, 10th, 2020 on Teams. The lectures of the Research Methodology Course (first year) will start in January 2021. This year the programmme received about 170 applications from all over the world. Congratulations to those 16 applicants who were finally accepted for the programme!

The PhD in Management is a 3-year doctoral programme which aims to prepare students to conduct high-profile research in the field of management, at universities, firms and research centres. A third level university course, the Programme is part of the Doctoral School at the University of Rome Tor Vergata and it is administratively based within the School of Economics, Department of Management and Law.

The Programme’s structure is composed of three tracks, namely Banking & Finance, Business Management & Accounting, and Public Management & Governance. Each track has its own coordinator and focuses on specific research activities, lectures and seminars according to the peculiar research interests covered. Furthermore, these tracks jointly organize a first year intertwined Research Methodology course aimed at developing, since the beginning, an appropriate research design knowledge base for the doctoral students.

During the 3 years, the scientific progress of the doctoral students is constantly monitored through the delivering of activity reports, the checking of the lectures’ attendance, and the evaluation of yearly assignments. Presenting at national and international conferences, and/or submitting studies for their potential publication, is also strongly encouraged.

The PhD. Faculty has published in a number of top-tier international journals and is continuously active in close scientific relationships with many Universities, academic networks and professional associations worldwide.

The School of Economics at the University of Rome Tor Vergata has a number of active ERASMUS Plus international agreements for the exchange mobility of lecturers and doctoral students. In this regard, many PhD. students in Management have been successfully awarded with the Doctor Europaeus PhD. over time.

Actually, the PhD. has a Cooperative Agreement active with the University of Hasselt (Belgium) on a joint Doctoral Programme (Double Degree) in Management. At the same time, for the 36° cycle the PhD has activated industrial partnerships with two highly reputed research centers, namely CASD – Center for Defense Higher Studies (Italian Ministry of Defense), and Technoscience.

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