PhD Programme in "European Cultures. Environment, Contexts, Histories, Arts, Ideas"

The University of Trento announces a public selection procedure for admission to the 37th cycle (academic year 2021/2022) of the PhD Programme in European Cultures. Environment, Contexts, Histories, Arts, Ideas.

Announcement of selection 37th cycle - academic year 2021/2022

Published on this webpage on 7 April, 2021

Please note that only the Italian version of the call is legally binding, the English version is provided for information only.
This page provides general information about the announcement of selection and the application process.

Number of positions: 7
Number of 3-year-scholarhips: 7 funded by the University of Trento;
Number of Supernumerary positions: 2 (reserved to candidates fulfilling the requirements stated by art. 20, par. 3 of the University Regulations regarding PhD Programmes).

Start of the Academic Year: November 1, 2021
Duration of the PhD Programme: 3 years
Official language: Italian

How to apply

Application online: available starting from 8 April, 2021

Application’s deadline to participate in the selection: May 20, 2021, 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.

Examination's schedule

Assessment of qualifications: starting from 17th June 2021. 

The assessment of qualifications is available on this web page in the Outcomes section.

Interview for shortlisted candidates: from 12th July to 16th July 2021.

The detailed interviews schedule is available in this section.

Following the COVID-19 health emergency, as an extraordinary measure for carrying out oral tests in telematic mode

All interviews will be held exclusively in remote mode through the use of audio-video connection tools that will allow:
- the correct identification of the participants (through a webcam);
- the conduction of the oral test in a public form.

Further details will be defined by the Evaluation Committee and published in a prompt and timely way on this page.


In this section you will find the list of candidates not admitted to the selection process.


In this section you will find the final ranking.
Enrolment 1st year: not later than 29 July 2021.
The enrolment procedure is available on the Enrolment 1, 2, 3 year 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 29 July 2021.

Last update: July 21, 2021