Are you interested in a professional / academic career dealing with open innovation or technology transfer? Or are you passionate about sustainable development and circular economy and willing to carry out research and in-field projects on these topics? Or, maybe, are you aiming to support healthcare managers to improve their performance?
Our PhD in management at Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies is the right place for you!
Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies is a public university - with special autonomy - working in the field of applied sciences.
Located in the very heart of the historical town of Pisa, Sant'Anna School is ranked by the "Times Higher Education 2018" among the best universities in the World University Rankings (and number 1 in Italy).
The International PhD in Management is a three-year training program, aimed to develop research capabilities and managerial skills, both in the public and private organizations domains.
The program provides a high-profile education and training “pathway” towards a research or professional career, by focusing on the main frontiers of management, as well as by coupling the theoretical and methodological robustness with a pragmatic and operational “practitioner approach”. The PhD candidates follow one of our three main research streams:
Every PhD student has a full three-year scholarship and free access to the canteen.
For the academic year 2019, ten (10) scholarships are available, one of which is reserved for NON-EU candidates.
Applicants will be given the possibility to run for one of the thematic scholarships that are included among the 10 available. We offer the following specific scholarships:
Candidates will have to declare their intention to apply for one of the specific scholarships mentioned above when they will be examined by the PhD Commission.
Deadline for online application submission: 27.05.2019
How to apply
In the heart of Tuscany, Pisa is the city of science and history. At every corner of the historical city center, you will find a department of its three public universities, or a masterpiece of the ancient times. But Pisa is also a “young town”, a lot of students live here, so you will be able to experience concerts, art exhibitions and vibrant night events. Pisa is well connected to Florence, Siena and the Versilia seaside (just 15 min.), as well as to Rome, Milan and Venice by high-speed trains. The airport of Pisa hosts low-cost companies, and it is very easy to travel across Southern Italy and Europe.