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Application procedure

The School will admit 20-25 student participants. Applications for these slots are welcome from current Ph.D. students in Management, Strategy, Organization Theory, Economic Sociology, and related disciplines from universities worldwide. Students for the Summer School will be selected in accordance with the quality of their doctoral curricula, research interests, and application materials. Applications from students who have completed at least two years of doctoral training will be considered, with preference given to those who have satisfied their course requirements and exams but have not yet embarked on their dissertation research. Applications from post-docs will also be considered.

There is no application or participation fee. Student participants will be responsible for covering their own travel expenses to and from MIT Boston, but the Summer School will cover all accommodation and board expenses during the week of sessions provided that students attend the entire week.

Applications should include:

a.
A simple statement declaring that the applicant is interested in being considered for admission to the Summer School together with the applicant’s contact information: email address, telephone, and mailing address. All of this should be in the body of an email sent to the address below;

b. Curriculum vitae listing educational background, Ph.D. program, nationality, etc;

c. A motivation letter (no longer than 1 page) indicating the applicant’s current research activities and his/her specific interest in the topic of the 2017 Summer School;

d. A brief recommendation letter from a member of their dissertation committee;

e. Applicants are also encouraged (but not required) to submit an extended abstract or discussion note that they will present during the Summer School. The Selection Committee will evaluate the relevance of this paper to the 2017 School theme.

All application materials should be sent by March 30, 2017 exclusively via email to the following address: mit_medici2017@mit.edu with application Medici Summer School in the subject of the email. For any specific inquiry or clarification please also contact mit_medici2017@mit.edu.

Admitted candidates will be notified by April 15th, 2017.