PHD Programme in “Comparative and European Legal Studies”

The University of Trento announces a public selection procedure for admission to the 37th cycle (academic year 2021/2022) of the PhD Programme in Comparative and European Legal Studies.
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 37th cycle – academic year 2021/2022

Published on this webpage on May 3, 2021

Number of positions: 13
Number of 3 year-scholarhips: 13
The scholarships are funded as follow:
- n. 7 funded by the University of Trento;
- n. 6 financed by MIUR, within the Departments of Excellence Project - Law 232/2016

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 May 4, 2021 (go to the Application)

Application’s deadline to participate in the selection: July 8, 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 6th September 2021 (carried out by the Commission without the presence of the candidates).

The outcomes of the assessment are available on this web page in the Attachments Section.

Interview for shortlisted candidates: from 22 September to 23 September 2021.
The detailed interviews schedule is available in the Attachments 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.

The final ranking is available in the Attachment Sections.
Enrolment 1st year: not later than 7 october, 2021.
The enrolment procedure is available on the Enrolment 1, 2, 3 year webpage


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


Last update: September 29, 2021