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PhD Call for Applications

Academic year 2020-2021 - cycle XXXVI

The Department of Political Science invites applications for five fully-funded PhD scholarships to commence PhD studies in the academic year 2020/2021.
N. 1 place without scholarship, reserved for officials working for public institution, is also available.

Applicants are also encouraged to familiarise themselves with the expertise of the members of the Academic Board which determines the range of supervision that is available in the program.

The deadline for submitting applications is on the 7th of February 2020 at 16:00 (CEST), UTC + 2.


The admission process is designed to establish the candidate’s knowledge, his/her aptitude for scientific research, and whether the PhD program’s research topics are suitable for the candidate.

Please before apply check the instructions and the FAQ


If you have a master degree awarded in italian Universities please

Apply now here

If you have a master degree awarded in EU and non-EU Universities please

Apply now here

Once the procedure for submitting the application has been completed, the candidate will receive by email an application’s copy as a proof of the procedure accuracy and validity.

Detailed information is contained in the call for application available in English and in Italian.

Please carefully read the full text of the call available below, before applying.

Full text of the call in English
Annex A in English

Full text of the call in Italian
Annex A in Italian

Bando Politics XXXVI ciclo.pdf421.35 KB
Allegato A.pdf425.55 KB
Call for application cycle XXXVI.pdf437.83 KB
Annex A.pdf401.25 KB