The following individuals can submit an application to participate in the competition, by the deadline indicated in the Call, with no age or citizenship limits.
All candidates in possession of the following educational qualifications issued by Italian institutions
All candidates in possession of an educational qualification issued by EU institutions
All candidates in possession of an educational qualification issued by non-EU institutions
For participation in the selection, the qualifications obtained need to be submitted with translation in Italian or English.
By the acceptance date and in order to apply for enrolment, the candidate must submit the qualifications, translated, legalized in Italian and accompanied by the Declaration of Value (DOV), issued by the competent Italian Representations of the country in which the title has been obtained.
Alternatively, the candidate can submit the Statement of Comparability of the foreign title issued by ENIC-NARIC in Italy (CIMEA). The statement must contain all the necessary information to allow a proper evaluation of the title.
The access to the doctorate programme is by specific public call for applications. The entire procedure is carried out online and remotely.
The call for applications will indicate, for each individual programme, the number of total positions available, the number of scholarships, any positions reserved for specific categories of candidates, modes and deadlines for sending applications. The call will contain a fact sheet for each PhD course that includes all the procedures for the selection and documentation to be submitted for the evaluation.
Admissions of non-EU candidates who apply to participate in the public competition and who are holders of scholarships funded by the Italian Government or by European or international scientific institutions, and for candidates holding research grants funded by the European Community or other European or international scientific institution, is possible. This is in addition to the number of positions stated in the Call, with procedures decided by the Academic Board of each individual programme.
At the end of the selections, the rankings are published, divided by PhD programme and the successful candidates are notified to proceed with the enrolment.
The holders of Research Grants may also be admitted, if they qualify in the final ranking.
Scholarship holders are required to register with INPS (National Institute of Social Security).
PhD students admitted by the Academic Board to the following year of the course will receive instructions on how to enrol by email from the PhD Office.
For the purpose of admission to the discussion of the final thesis, the PhD students enrolled in the third year of the course must submit a pdf of the thesis for evaluation by two external reviewers.
Deadlines and requirements for participation in the final exam and for the awarding of the PhD title are contained in the special circular letter, issued for each cycle and sent to all students enrolled in the final year of the course.
final examination - 35 cycle (Italian website)
final examination - 14 cycle (Italian website)
final examination - 13 cycle (Italian website)