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Fellowship & Grant details

Fellowship posted by Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (07/06/2014 03.45)

Call for PhD positions in the “Doctoral School of Social Sciences” 30th cycle

Please note that the job is no longer active!

Selection for admission to the 30th cycle (a.y.2014/15) of the PhD Programmes within the Doctoral School of Social Sciences.



Economics and Management: 8 places:

- 6 scholarships funded by the University of Trento

- 1 scholarship sponsored by sponsored by Institute for Economic Promotion, Bolzano Chamber of Commerce on “Analysis and evaluation of local public policies and their impact on enterprises”.

- 1 scholarship co – sponsored by the University of Trento and Castello Sgr S.p.A.



Development Economics and Local Systems – (DELOS) – a joint doctoral programme with the University of Florence: 9 places,

- 7 scholarships funded by the University of Trento (3) and the University of Florence (4)

- 2 places not covered by scholarships



- Sociology and Social Research: 9 places funded by the University of Trento

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Research Fields

Agricultural sciences
Demography
Economics
Geography
Juridical sciences
Sociology

Eligibility criteria

Applications for admission to the Doctoral 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 an equivalent degree qualification obtained abroad and considered suitable by the Admission Committee.

Applications are also accepted from candidates who expect to obtain their degree/equivalent qualification abroad, by 31 October 2014. In these cases, the candidate’s admission to the course will be subject to confirmation.

Selection process

Selection process

PhD in Economics and Management:

- title assessment and research project;

- shortlisted candidates will be interviewed in English language in order to assess their competences, research skills and their motivation.

If no English certificate at least level C1 has been provided in the application, the candidate’s English knowledge will be tested during the interview.

The candidates can express their specific interest towards the scholarship on “Behavioural Economics applied to public policy and social welfare” of for the scholarship on " Analysis and evaluation of local public policies and their impact on enterprises”. During the interview the specific eligibility to this subject will be examined.

PhD programme in Development Economics and Local Systems:

- title assessment and research project;

- shortlisted candidates will be interviewed in English language in order to assess their competences, research skills and their motivation.

PhD programme in Sociology and Social Research:

- title assessment and research project;

- a multiple choice test will assess the level of knowledge of the candidates on the methodology and the main techniques adopted by the contemporary social research.

- shortlisted candidates will be interviewed in English language in order to assess their competences, research skills and their motivation. If no English certificate at least level C1 has been provided in the application, the candidate’s English knowledge will be tested during the interview.


Programme Description
Number of awards per year26
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsAll
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceAll
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesAll
Website of Fellowship Programmehttp://www.unitn.it/apply/dott
Fellowship's Details
Career StageEarly stage researcher or 0-4 yrs (Post graduate)
Research ProfilesNot defined
Total amount per fellowship per year13638.47
Currencyeuro
Covers salaryyes
Covers travel and subsistenceno
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Application deadline

02/07/2014

Other fellowship details
Fellowship ID

70456

Funding organisation / Contacts
Università degli Studi di Trento

Public research
Trento - Italy
http://www.unitn.it/http://web.unitn.it/en/drss
E-mails
school.socialsciences@unitn.itPhones
+39-0461 281369 - 3756- 2290

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