The teaching activities of the PhD programme are organised into training activities aimed at providing students with methodological skills and those relating to the techniques and methods of carrying out scientific research, as well as the basic knowledge needed to pursue the educational objectives of the course.
- In the first semester, various teaching modules are offered that can be traced back to 4 main strands: Econometrics, Macroeconomics, Mathematics and Microeconomics; each teaching module includes a final test.
- In the first year, the research project is defined, and the supervisor and committee that will supervise the dissertation are appointed.
- The presentation of the research project at the annual meeting between all doctoral students and the Board of teachers concludes the academic year.
- Specific training activities aimed at providing and/or completing the PhD candidates’ knowledge and skills: these activities are chosen by the candidates with the approval of the supervisor and the coordinator who verifies their consistency with the doctoral candidate’s training pathway and/or thesis project.
- Possibility of spending periods abroad to attend specialised teaching modules or work with one or more members of the thesis committee.
- Presentation of the progress of the research at the annual meeting of all PhD students and the faculty members at the end of the academic year.
- Possibility of spending periods abroad to attend specialised teaching modules or work with one or more members of the dissertation committee.
- Finalisation of the research.
- Public presentation of results.