Applications for admission to the PhD Programme are accepted from candidates, regardless of gender, age, religion or nationality, who hold an Italian “Laurea Magistrale” (according to Ministerial Decree no. 270 of 22 October 2004), or a university degree awarded under the previous regulations, or a second level degree awarded by an Italian “AFAM” Institute or an equivalent degree qualification gained abroad and considered suitable by the Admission Committee.

Applications are also accepted from candidates who expect to obtain their degree/equivalent qualification abroad, by October 31, 2022. In this case admission is “conditional” and applicants must submit the degree certificate to the PhD Office – Cognitive, Social Sciences and Humanities no later than November 7, 2022. Failure to provide the degree certificate or the self-declaration will lead to forfeiture of grant and position.
Application’s deadline: May 26, 2022 – h 16 (Italian Time)

Admission to the 38th cycle – academic year 2022/2023

The University of Trento announces a public selection procedure for admission to the 38th cycle (academic year 2022/2023) of the following PhD Programmes offered by the Doctoral School of Social Sciences:

  • Economics and Management
  • Sociology and Social Research
  • Sustainability: Economics, Environment, Management and Society (SUSTEEMS)

Announcement of selection 

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.

PhD Programme in Economics and Management

Number of positions: 5
Number of scholarhips: 5 funded by the University of Trento
Duration of the PhD Programme: 4 years

PhD Programme in Sociology and Social Research

Number of positions: 5
Number of scholarhips: 5 funded by the University of Trento
Duration of the PhD Programme: 4 years

Number of positions: 4
Number of scholarhips: 4 funded by the University of Trento

Duration of the PhD Programme: 3 years

Call School of Social Sciences_cycle 38(PDF | 311 KB)

How to apply

Application online: available starting from April 22, 2022

Application’s deadline to participate in the selection: May 26, 2022, 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.

Start of the Academic Year: November 1, 2022

Go to the Online Application

Useful links

Selection procedure – Economics and Management

Selection procedure Sociology and Social Research

Selection procedure SUSTEEMS

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