The University of Verona is a young, research-intensive university based in Verona, Italy – a city dubbed “the heart of the world” and known for its high living standards, idyllic settings and Shakespearean associations. The university is also proud of the high employability rate of its courses: some 82% of Master Degree’s graduates found employment within a year of completing their studies.

The university currently offers a range of international Master’s degree programmes entirely taught in English: Comparative European and Non-European Languages and Literatures Economics International Economics and Business Management Linguistics Mathematics Medical Bioinformatics Molecular and Medical Biotechnology The University also offers courses at undergraduate level – mostly in Italian – in the areas of Economics and legal studies; Humanities; Life sciences and health sciences; Science and engineering. Surrounded by over 2,000 years of history and stunning monuments such as the medieval Castelvecchio and Verona’s antique amphitheater, the University of Verona offers a unique environment with an international outlook.

UNIVR is now accepting applications from the public for admission to its PhD programmes, academic year 2022-2023. PhD programmes officially begin on 1st October 2022 and last at least three years, except for the PhD Programme in Economics and Finance whose duration is four years.

Research Fields at The University of Verona:

01 – Mathematical and computer sciences S.S.D – Area CUN 02 – Physical Sciences S.S.D – Area CUN 03 – Chemical Sciences S.S.D – Area CUN 05 – Biological Sciences S.S.D – Area CUN 06 – Medical Sciences S.S.D – Area CUN 07 – Agricultural and veterinary sciences S.S.D – Area CUN 09 – Industrial and information engineering S.S.D –

Area CUN 10 – Ancient, philological-literary and historical-artistic sciences S.S.D – CUN Area 11 – Historical, philosophical, pedagogical and psychological sciences S.S.D – CUN Area 12 – Legal Sciences S.S.D – Area CUN 13 – Economic and statistical sciences S.S.D – Area CUN 14 – Political and social sciences


To apply for admission to Ph.D. Programmes, candidates (regardless of age or nationality) must be in possession of either a “Laurea Specialistica/Magistrale” or a “Laurea” Degree (Old System Ante Reform no. 509/1999) released by an Italian University. Also candidates with a foreign Master’s Degree (Master of Science or Master of Arts) or an equivalent Master of Science-level degree that in their country grants access to Ph.D. Programmes, are entitled to apply.

How To Apply:

Applications must be submitted electronically until 12.00 (midday) of 8 June 2022 (Italian local time) using the application form at

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