PHD Programme in “Comparative and European Legal Studies”

ANNOUNCEMENT OF SELECTION: 33rd cycle – academic year 2017/2018

Positions: n. 11 (10 + 1* additional)

Scholarships: n. 9 (8 + 1* additional)

Scholarships are financed as follows:

- n. 8 scholarships financed by the University of Trento;

- (updated on the 25/08/2017)* 1 additional scholarship financed by the Italian Institute of Technology, on the topic “Regulatory, Legal and Ethical aspects of Artificial intelligence, Robotics, and Humanoids”.

Information about the additional scholarship are available at the webpage:

Positions without scholarship: n. 2
Supernumerary positions: positions reserved to candidates fulfilling the requirements stated by art. 20, par. 3 of the University Regulations regarding PhD Programmes n. 1

Starting date of the Academic Year: 1 November 2017
Duration: 3 years

Announcement of selection: published in this webpage on 19th of June 2017 and available in the "Download" Box. Please note that only the Italian version of the call is legally binding, the English version is provided for information only.

Application online: available from the 20th of June 2017 (link AOL)

Application’s deadline to participate in the selection: 31st August 2017, 04.00 p.m. (Italian time)

Candidates are warmly recommended to submit their application in advance. The University shall not be considered responsible for any disfunctions due to technical problems and/or overload of the communication line and/or of the OS, for the loss of communication due to incorrect address details or late communication about possible change of address of the candidates, or for any other problem and delay due to third parties, unexpected cases or circumstances beyond one’s control. The examination's schedule will be published subsequently as soon as available.

WRITTEN EXAM: 19 SEPTEMBER 2017, H. 8.30 A.M. (Room A)


LOCATION: University of Trento – Faculty of Law (via Verdi 53, Trento - Italy).

Update on the 28/09/2017: The final ranking is available in the Download Box.

Enrollment's deadline for admitted candidates: (instructions are available at the related webpage):

If awarded a position with scholarship: Friday 6th October 2017.

If awarded a position without scholarship: Thursday 12th October 2017.

Deadline for supernumerary positions  (see art. 8 of the call): Friday 6th October 2017. Candidates who wish to assert their requirements for supernumerary positions shall request the admission by submission to the PhD Office (see contacts below) of appropriate documentation proving their status.