Ph.D. Summer School 2018

Nova SBE is organizing the third edition of its Ph.D. Summer School.

Ph.D. students from all over the world are welcome to join our summer courses, where they will be exposed to state-of-the-art research topics and methodologies in economics.

We invite you to experience the excellence of our unique research environment, with high-quality advanced courses at a top school that is located in one of the best European destinations, Lisbon – the sunniest capital in Europe, a culturally rich and modern metropolis.

  • Target: PhD students with a master degree in Economics, Finance or other related fields
  • Dates: June 05-14
  • Structure: Two courses, each involving sixteen hours in-class teaching during the mornings, from 9 am to 1 pm
  • Certificate: Upon successful completion of the PhD Summer School, participants will be awarded a participation certificate which includes the course abstract, number of hours of training, and ECTS credits.


Apply by May 04, 2018 at

Mandatory documents: Copy of official ID, Curriculum Vitae, Transcript of records of undergraduate and graduate degrees and Motivation letter.

Optional documents: Research sample, English language certificate.

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Course 1

Topics in Development and Political Economics

June 05-08, 2018
Instructor: Gianmarco León from Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona


Course 2

Household Finance

June 11-14, 2018
Instructor: Kaveh Majlesi, Lund University, Sweden


1 course


250 €

2 courses


450 €

Free of charge for PhD students from Nova SBE