Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

PHD School

Message from the Director

The PhD in Management and Innovation offered by the Catholic University of Milan is an international post-graduate program that is designed to prepare students for the academic career or research-oriented positions within public or private organisations. It offers the opportunity to acquire advanced research skills and carry out high-quality research activities in the various fields of Management and Innovation Studies. Through coursework, research projects, and collaboration with faculty and fellow students, students will develop a unique and valuable perspective that will serve them well throughout their careers.

In addition to the comprehensive coursework and cutting-edge research opportunities, our PhD offers students a range of activities that will help them to develop their research and methodological skills and expand their horizons. Doctoral students are expected to actively engage in the University's research centers and attend seminar series offered by its departments. This provides students with the opportunity to learn from and interact with experts in their fields, fostering their academic and personal growth.

Furthermore, the program encourages students to spend short-term and long-term periods in qualified foreign institutions and to participate in the main international conferences for their fields of study. This allows students to present their own work and network with renowned scholars from around the world. This exposure to different perspectives and research approaches will undoubtedly enhance their research and foster future collaborations.

Overall, the PhD in Management and Innovation Studies at the Catholic University of Milan provides a dynamic, friendly and supportive environment for doctoral students who wish to engage in high-quality research. By offering a range of activities and opportunities to enhance their academic experience, students will be well-equipped to make meaningful contributions to the fields of economics and management. We welcome applications from students who are passionate about research and ready to embark on an exciting journey of discovery and growth.

Eugenio Anessi Pessina