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Eleonora Freddi

Meet Eleonora - PhD in Economics alum.

1. What is the attraction of doing research?

Research allows you to have a deep understanding of questions you have always been interested in. It gives you the flexibility to work on issues you are most passionate about. And, at the same time, you get equipped with the necessary tools to answer some of the most interesting challenges in our societies.

2. Why choose SSE if you want to become a researcher?

SSE is one of the top business schools in Europe and has a very good reputation worldwide. Needless to say, among the faculty, there are top researchers who give inspiration and motivation for your own research. Exchanges and connections with international scholars provide a wider perspective on the cutting edge research. And last but not least, Stockholm is a beautiful city to live in.

3. What is the best thing about SSE if you are a PhD student?

Doing a PhD is not an easy journey, but at SSE you can get all the resources and opportunities you may need to make this journey less strenuous. Overall, SSE provides a motivating and supportive environment in which you can learn the first steps for excellent research.

4. What characterizes the PhD education at SSE?

High quality of the courses, access to generous research funding, close connections with the faculty, great support from the administrative staff, good IT and office facilities and an outstanding research network are just a few of the winning ingredients in the PhD education at SSE.