The EUI’s Department of Economics (ECO) brings together scholars from all over Europe in a stimulating and innovative research environment.
ECO focuses on a wide range of topics in the fields of microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics. Students can attend weekly seminars hosted by prestigious international scholars as well as high profile visitors and postdoctoral fellows
Our PhD researchers benefit from the teaching and supervision of leading international Professors with esteemed track records who are committed to the advancement of economics.
In addition to advanced coursework in economics and an array of electives, the PhD programme includes training in public presentation and job market preparation. Our graduates go on to pursue successful academic careers at distinguished universities and hold prestigious positions at major institutions worldwide.
Most PhD researchers receive full financial support for the four years of their doctoral training.
During the current COVID-19 pandemic, the department has successfully carried on all academic activities without interruption, both onsite (through hybrid solutions) and online.