Fellowship & Grant details

Fellowship posted by Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (21/06/2014 04.00)

Call for PhD positions in the Doctoral Programme in “European Cultures. Environment, Contexts, Histories, Arts, Ideas” 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Please note that the job is no longer active!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 Programme in European Cultures. Environment, Contexts, Histories, Arts, Ideas at the University of Trento, in co-operation with University of Innsbruck (Austria) and the Polytechnic Institute of Tomar (Portugal).

Places: n. 9

Scholarships: n. 7 funded by the University of Trento

Specialized curricula:

- Philosophy

- Cultural Heritage

- History

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Research Fields


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 July 2014. In these cases, the candidate’s admission to the course will be subject to confirmation.

Selection process

The selection process is designed to assess the candidate’s basic knowledge and aptitude towards research in the chosen specific scientific area.

The selection consists of:

• assessment of curriculum vitae and qualifications according to Art. 5 of the announcement;

• evaluation of the research proposal;

• oral exam.

All the information (results, dates, ecc) will be available on the web page:

The oral examination will focus on:

- the applicant’s knowledge of the subject of the research proposal;

- the evaluation of the language skills as requested in the announcement

Candidates who are not able to participate in the oral examination in person, may require to perform an "offsite oral examination”. For details see the announcement.

Programme Description
Number of awards per year9
International mobility required ?yes
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsAll
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceAll
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesAll
Website of Fellowship Programme
Fellowship's Details
Career StageEarly stage researcher or 0-4 yrs (Post graduate)
Research ProfilesNot defined
Employment contract with full social securityyes
Total amount per fellowship per year13638.47
Covers salaryyes
Covers travel and subsistenceno
Covers research costsno
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Other fellowship details


Funding organisation / Contacts
Università degli Studi di Trento

Public research
TRENTO - Italy