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The PhD (Dottorato di Ricerca – DR) is a post-graduate academic qualification. It represents the 3rd cycle of education in the Italian academic system and provides the abilities required for carrying out highly-qualified research activities in universities, public institutions and private companies
Access to PhD programmes is by competitive examinations.
In order to develop the internationalization of research, the University of Florence promotes international doctorate courses and theses in co-tutoring with foreign universities.
PhD programmes are under the responsibility of the Departments offering them.