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

The University of Trento announces a public selection procedure for admission to the 39th cycle (academic year 2023/2024) of the PhD Programme in European Cultures. Environment, Contexts, Histories, Arts, Ideas.

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Announcement of selection

Published on this webpage on April 27, 2023.

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 as follows:

  • n. 5 grants financed by the University of Trento;
  • n. 1 grant financed by the Department of Humanities of the University of Trento ("ERC AG LAUDARE ZIMEI" n. 40104171 – CUP E63C22002300005) on the topic “Music and Poetry” (within the “Cultural Heritage” curriculum);
  • n. 1 grant financed by the Fondazione Bruno Kessler and the Department of Humanities on the topic “Political and religious institutions, cities and environment, mobility and communication in (Early) Modern Europe” (within the “History” curriculum).

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

Start of the Academic Year: November 1, 2023
Duration of the PhD Programme: 3 years
Official language: Italian

How to apply

Application online: available starting from April 28, 2023

Application’s deadline to participate in the selection: June 1, 2023, 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 schedule: from July 3, 2023
Results will be available after the Commission's work is completed.

Oral examination: from July 17 to July 21, 2023

In this section you will find the detailed schedule of interviews.

application/pdfCEU 39 calendario colloqui(PDF | 212 KB)


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

application/pdfEsclusioni d'ufficio_Exclusions_Culture d'Europa 39(PDF | 126 KB)


The final ranking is available in this section.

Enrolment's deadline for admitted candidates: 1st August 2023.
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 August 1, 2023.

Last update: July 24, 2023

application/pdfGraduatoria finale_Final Ranking Culture d'Europa 39(PDF | 401 KB)