The Ph.D. programme in International Economics at Tor Vergata University began in 2002. Successful students are expected to conduct professional careers in universities, public and private research and consulting organizations, and financial institutions.
The PhD programme requires writing a dissertation based on original research. The dissertation should lead to publications in leading academic journals. Candidates are required to attend advanced courses in International Economics, covering the most recent developments both in trade theory and policy and in international money and finance.
Candidates are expected to complete the PhD programme in three years.