Our Mission

The Department of Finance at Bocconi University pursues excellence in teaching and research in all fields of finance, including corporate finance, asset pricing, financial intermediation, financial econometrics, risk management, empirical analysis of capital markets, behavioral finance, portfolio analysis, derivatives pricing, and market microstructure.

The Department also actively promotes research at the interface between finance, economics, accounting, decision theory, and computer science. It is closely associated with the IGIER and Baffi Carefin research centers to promote a stimulating international environment for outstanding research and education.

Doctoral Studies

We offer a finance-oriented curriculum within the Ph.D. in Economics and Finance Programme. This curriculum offers challenging, cutting-edge research training in finance and in relevant areas of economics, econometrics, and data analytics. Students in our Ph.D. classes benefit from interactions with their peers from all over the world, with backgrounds not only in economics, finance, and accounting, but also other quantitative disciplines such as engineering, mathematics, physics, and statistics. Bocconi faculty and staff actively work with students to prepare them for the international academic finance job market. We have four full scholarships available for well-qualified candidates. We are very interested in speaking with highly qualified and motivated students who wish to acquire world-class research skills and a Ph.D. degree. Note that the submission deadline for applications is September 2022.

Faculty Positions

Bocconi University will in due time invite applications for tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor level in the Department of Finance, starting in the Fall 2023. The positions are open to candidates working in all fields of finance.