We are looking for PhD students for the track in “Mathematics and Data Analytics for Finance” of our PhD program in “Economics and Finance”. This is a 4-year PhD program.

The objective of the “Mathematics and Data Analytics for Finance” track is to prepare students for academic/professional careers in Financial Mathematics and Data Analytics according to the highest international standards.

We welcome applications from students with a strong background in mathematics, physics, statistics, quantitative finance or other highly quantitative disciplines.

During the first year, students will be offered a research-oriented training program. Core compulsory courses are:

  1. Financial Time Series
  2. Mathematical Statistics
  3. Financial Mathematics
  4. Continuous Time Econometrics
  5. Stochastic Optimization and Control
  6. Stochastic Processes in Finance

Courses are coordinated by Giuseppe Buccheri, Alessandro Gnoatto, Cecilia Mancini, Athena Picarelli, Francesca Rossi, Catia Scricciolo, Sara Svaluto Ferro under the supervision of Alessandro Bucciol (director of the PhD program).

We will also offer a wide basket of elective courses offered by leading international experts.

The attendance of Summer and Winter schools and an international research stay of at least 6 months are strongly encouraged. Financial support is provided.

To express your interest, please send your CV to alessandro [dot] gnoatto [at] univr [dot] it