PhD is the highest academic educational level in Italy.

It provides the necessary skills to perform high-quality research activity both in public and private bodies, so as qualifying skills for professional life: PhD provides also an important contribution to the European Higher Education Area and the European Research Area.
PhD programmes are open, without age or citizenship limits, to all those who already hold a "laurea magistrale" or equivalent academic title awarded abroad.

PhD programmes available at the University of Trento for the academic year 2017/2018 (33rd cycle):

Science & Technology

Humanities

Cognitive sciences

The following PhD programmes will remain active until students enrolled on the programmes graduate

Doctoral programmes in cooperation with other Universities