Selection procedure - Sociology and Social Research - 37th cycle a.y. 2021/2022

The announcement of selection for the Doctoral School of Social Sciences (inlcuding the Doctoral Program in Sociology and Social Research") 37th cycle - a.y. 2021/2022 is available at the webpage

Deadline: May 26, 2021

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

Duration of the PhD Programme: 4 years

Examination’s schedule:

  • Assessment of qualifications: 10 June 2021
    Results are available at the bottom of the page
  • Multiple choice test: 23 June 2021, 10:00 a.m. (Italian time)
    Results are available at the bottom of the page
  • Interview for shortlisted candidates: 19 July and 23 July 2021
    Details are available in the calendar at the bottom of the page


The exams will be held online using audio-video connection tools, that allow:

  • the correct identification of the participants (through a webcam);
  • the conduction of the interview in a public form.

Further details will be posted or sent by email before the test and the interview.

Notice for candidates who will take the Multiple Choice Test

The multiple-choice test will be held on June 23rd, 2021 at 10.00 CET. 
To complete the test you will have one hour. You will have some additional time for completing the recognition process. 
Books, papers, notes etc cannot be used during the test as well as mobile devices or screens. 

To access the test you need to log in directly from the dedicated page: 

If you provided a email while completing the application, you must login with the account. If you provided an email address with any other domain you must access it with the Moodle login and password provided.
We would suggest taking the 5 minutes sample of the exam if you haven't yet.

Final Ranking

The final ranking is available at the bottom of the page.

Enrolment 1st year: not later than August 3, 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 August 3, 2021.

Last update: July 26, 2021