PhD Programme in "International Studies"

Information about selection for a.y. 2020/2021 (cycle 36) will be published as soon as available.

ANNOUNCEMENT OF SELECION 35th cycle - academic year 2019/2020

The announcement of selection for the PhD Programme in “International Studies” 35th cycle (a.y. 2019/2020) is available on this webpage 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.

Announcement of selection: published on this webpage on March 26, 2019 and available in the "Download" Box.
Application online: available starting from March 27, 2019 (go to the Application)

Number of positions: 7

Number of 3-year-grants: 7 

The scholarships are funded as follow:

  • n. 6 scholarships funded by the University of Trento;
  • n. 1 grant financed by the National Research Council (CNR) on the topic “The European Union: integration processes, enlargement and international role” in memory of Antonio Megalizzi.

The topic-specific grant is conditional to the execution of a particular research topic for which specific skills are required which will be verified in the selection process, during the oral examination.

Those interested in the topic-specific grant should carefully check the topic and required skillset indicated on the web page

Number of Supernumerary positions: 1 position reserved to candidates fulfilling the requirements stated by art. 20, par. 3 of the University Regulations regarding PhD Programmes.

Application’s deadline to participate in the selection: May 7, 2019, 16:00 (Italian time)

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.

Start of the Academic Year: November 1, 2019

Duration of the PhD Programme: 3 years

Official language: English

Examination’s schedule:

Assessment of qualifications (carried out by the Commission without the presence of the candidates): 29 May 2019
The outcomes will be published at the end of the evaluation process (in the Download Box of this web page).

Interview for shortlisted candidates: 19 - 20 June 2019, from 8:00 a.m.
Location: University of Trento – Department of Humanities, Via T.Gar 14, Room "F.Targetti"

Candidates not admitted to the selection process: the list of candidates not admitted to the selection process is available in the Box Download on this web page.

The outcomes of the assessment of qualifications and the list of candidates not admitted to the assesment are available on this web page in the Download Box.

The final ranking is available in the Download Box.

Enrolment 1st year: not later than July 2, 2019.

The enrolment procedure is available at the related 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 2nd July 2019.

Last update: January 3rd, 2020