PhD Programme in "International Studies"

The 38th cycle of the PhD Programme in International Studies will commence in the academic year 2022/2023 at the University of Trento.

Opportunities within the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (NRRP)
New doctoral positions fully funded by scholarship are available for admission to the PhD Programmes cycle 38 (a. y. 2022/2023).
More information at

Announcement of selection 38th cycle - academic year 2022/2023

Published on 1 April 2022 on this webpage.
Please note that only the Italian version of the call is legally binding, the English version is provided for information only.

Number of positions: 5
Number of 3-year-grants: 5, funded by the University of Trento

Number of Supernumerary positions: 1 (position reserved to candidates fulfilling the requirements stated by art. 18, par. 3 of the University Regulations regarding PhD Programmes).

Start of the Academic Year: 1 November 2022
Duration of the PhD Programme: 3 years
Official language: English

application/pdfCall International Studies_38th cycle(PDF | 294 KB)

How to apply

The application online is available starting on 4 April 2022

Application’s deadline to participate in the selection: 5 May 2022, 4:00 p.m. (CEST)

Candidates are warmly recommended to submit their application in advance. The University shall not be considered responsible for any dysfunctions 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.

Examination’s schedule

- Assessment of qualifications (carried out by the Commission without the presence of the candidates): starting from 25 May 2022

- Interview for shortlisted candidates: 7-8 June 2022

The final ranking is available in the Outcomes section.


Enrolment 1st year: within 21 June 2022
The enrolment procedure is available on the Enrolment in the 1st and following years webpage.

Candidates who wish to assert their requirements for supernumerary positions (see art. 8 of the Call) shall request, by submission of appropriate documentation proving their status to the PhD Office - Cognitive, Social Sciences and Humanities (email: [at] their acceptance of such admission not later than 21 June 2022.

Useful links

Last update: June 13, 2022