Announcement of selection 39th cycle - a.y. 2023/2024

The University of Trento announces a public selection procedure for admission to the 39th cycle (academic year 2023/2024) of the PhD Programme in Sociology and Social Research  (offered by the Doctoral School of Social Sciences).

Opportunities within the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (NRRP)
Updates at the page

Announcement of selection

Published on this webpage on 17 May, 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.

Amendment on this webpage on 26 May, 2023.

The amendment only applies to the PhD Programme in Sustainability: Economics, Environment, Management and Society (SUSTEEMS) and adds the following details: MUR identification code and Unique Project Code in relation to the scholarship offered by Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR) - Istituto di Ricerca sulla Crescita Economica Sostenibile (IRCrES), on the following topic “Science, technology and innovation for sustainable development”.

Number of positions: 6

Number of scholarhips: 5 funded by the University of Trento

Positions reserved to applicants working for academic institutions or research centers in Italy or abroad ex. art. 17 par. 2, letter e) of the University Regulations for Doctoral Programmes: n. 1 (see art. 5 of the present Call)

Start of the Academic Year: November 1, 2023
Duration of the PhD Programme: 4 years
Official language: English and Italian

application/pdfCall Doctoral School of Social Sciences Cycle 39(PDF | 378 KB)
application/pdfRevised_Call Doctoral School of Social Sciences Cycle 39(PDF | 406 KB)

How to apply

Application online: available starting from May 18, 2023.

Application’s deadline to participate in the selection: June 20, 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: between June 27 and July 7, 2023
Results will be available after the Commission's work is completed.

Multiple choice test: July 10, 2023 at 10.00 a.m. Guidelines for the written test are available in this section.

Oral examination: July 13 starting from 9.00 a.m. and July 14, 2023 starting from 09.00 a.m.
The detailed schedule of interviews is available in this section.

For those who chose to participate in attendance, exams will be held at the School of Social Sciences of the University of Trento (via Verdi 26, Trento).

application/pdfCalendario colloqui SRS 39_Interviews schedule(PDF | 100 KB)


Results of the written exam are available in this section.

application/pdfSRS_Esiti prova scritta_written exam_39(PDF | 135 KB)

Final ranking

The final ranking is available in this section.

Enrolment 1st year: not later than July 25, 2023
The enrolment procedure is available on the Enrolment 1, 2, 3 year webpage


application/pdfGraduatoria finale_Final Ranking SRS 39(PDF | 150 KB)

Last update: July 17, 2023