Admission to the 37th cycle - academic year 2021/2022

The University of Trento announces a public selection procedure for admission to the 37th cycle (academic year 2021/2022) of the following PhD Programmes offered by the Doctoral School of Social Sciences:

  • Economics and Management
  • Sociology and Social Research
  • Sustainability: Economics, Environment, Management and Society (SUSTEEMS)

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.

Announcement of selection

published on this webpage on March 29, 2021 and available in the Attachments Section.

Application online: available starting from March 30, 2021 (go to the Application)

Application’s deadline to participate in the selection: May 26, 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.

Start of the Academic Year: November 1, 2021

PhD Programme in Economics and Management

Number of positions: 5
Number of scholarhips: 5, funded by the University of Trento
Duration of the PhD Programme: 4 years

Information about the selection's process will be published at the webpage: http://www.unitn.it/en/node/58297

PhD Programme in Sociology and Social Research

Number of positions: 5 + 1*
Number of scholarhips: 5 + 1*, funded as follows:

  • n. 5 scholarships funded by the University of Trento;
  • n. 1 additional scholarship* funded by TIM SpA, on the specific topic "Social Impact of the Digital Reinaissance".

* 1 additional position published on May 20, 2021. Information about the topic is available at https://www.unitn.it/drss/srs/981/project-specific-scholarships-37th-cycle.

Duration of the PhD Programme: 4 years

Information about the selection's process will be published at the webpage: http://www.unitn.it/en/node/58301

PhD Programme in Sustainability: Economics, Environment, Management and Society (SUSTEEMS) 

Number of positions: 5
Number of scholarhips: 5, funded as follows

  • n. 3 scholarships funded by the University of Trento;
  • n. 1 scholarship funded by the Unviersity of Trento and the Department of Economics and Management;
  • n. 1 scholarship funded by Aquafil on the specific topic "The journey towards climate neutrality: technological and non-technological solutions, environmental, economic and social impacts for the synthetic fiber industry". Further information at the webpage https://www.unitn.it/drss/susteems/949/project-specific-scholarships-37th-cycle-

Duration of the PhD Programme: 3 years

Information about the selection's process will be published at the webpage: http://www.unitn.it/en/node/58305

Last update: May 20, 2021