PhD programs in Mathematics and in Financial Mathematics at the Scuola Normale Superiore
Applications are invited for the PhD programs in Mathematics and in Financial Mathematics at the Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa (Italy).
All positions are supported by fellowships (7 for Mathematics + 5 for Financial Mathematics).
Additionally, each PhD student is guaranteed funding for his/her research activity and for travel in Italy and abroad.
The selection will take place in two stages, July and October. The students will start their activities on November 1, 2014.
For the July selection: June 30, 2014
For the October selection: September 15, 2014.
About the PhD program in Mathematics
The mathematical research at the Scuola Normale is concentrated on some of the most significant areas of mathematics at the international level: Calculus of Variations, Harmonic Analysis, Differential Geometry and Global Analysis, Algebraic Geometry, Number Theory, Dynamical Systems.
About the PhD program in Financial Mathematics
The research activity is concentrated on the analytical and empirical study of financial markets at different time scales, using rigorous mathematical tools as well as quantitative methods. The areas of research include: high frequency finance, market microstructure, valuation and portfolio theory, correlation structures, networks, systemic risk, efficiency of financial markets.