The PhD Program in Economics and Statistics (PIE) is a program offered jointly by the Universities of Innsbruck (UIBK) and Linz (JKU).
The goal of the program is to provide PhD education complying with the highest international standards. PhD students are expected to closely collaborate with the faculty members in Innsbruck and Linz as well as with renowned economists who are invited as visiting faculty. The program is open for students from around the world, provided they hold a Master degree or equivalent. Students can enroll at the University of Innsbruck or Linz.