Announcement of selection 40th cycle - a.y. 2024/2025

The University of Trento announces a public selection procedure for admission to the 40th cycle (academic year 2024/2025) of the PhD Programme in Sustainability: Economics, Environment, Management and Society (SUSTEEMS).

Announcement of selection

Published on this webpage on April 2, 2024.
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: 3 + 1*

Number of scholarships: 3+ 1*, funded as follows:

  • no. 3 scholarships funded by the University of Trento;
  • * no. 1 additional scholarship funded by the Agenzia Provinciale per le Risorse Idriche e l’Energia, Provincia Autonoma di Trento, on the topic "Efficiency indicators for sustainable management of hydroelectric plants".
    The scholarship has became available after the release of the call and has been published on this webpage on June 7, 2024.
    More info about the topic here:

Number of Supernumerary positions: n. 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, 2024
Duration of the PhD Programme: 3 years
Official language: English

application/pdfCall SUSTEEMS_40 cycle(PDF | 301 KB)

How to apply

Application online: available starting from April 2, 2024

Application’s deadline to participate in the selection: May 7, 2024, 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

Qualifications and research project's assessment:June 10, 2024
(The evaluation will be carried out by the Committee without candidates' presence. Outcomes will be available at the end of the Committee's meeting).

Interviews: June 24 - 25, 2024 from 9.00 a.m.
Location for exams in presence: Department of Sociology and Social Research (via Verdi 26, Trento).


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

application/pdfEsclusioni exclusions SUSTEEMS40(PDF | 129 KB)


Assessment of qualifications is available in this section.

application/pdfSUSTEEMS 40 esito titoli_ qualifications assessment(PDF | 210 KB)

Final ranking

The final ranking will be available in this section.

Last update: June 11, 2024