TRENTO is now inviting applications from qualified candidates for its three-year PhD Programme in International Studies. The program is currently ranked number 1 in
Italy by La Repubblica.
highly structured multidisciplinary programme is composed of a minimum
of 200 hours of coursework. Students follow a common curriculum in
International studies, methodology, research design and history, and
attend advanced seminars in their major and minor subjects, chosen from
amongst the disciplines of Economics, Law, and Politics & Society.
The coursework is concentrated in the first year, with the third
semester being devoted to the completion of the research proposal. At
least one semester must be spent abroad for research.
school invites applications across the whole range of disciplines
comprising international studies but particularly encourages students
who intend to carry out research in the following areas: European and
International Politics; European, Comparative and International Law;
Open Economy Macroeconomics, International Trade and International
scholarship will be reserved for applicants with a research project in
the area of Transnational Crime. An additional scholarship is reserved
for candidates with a research project in the area of the Politics of
European and Regional Integration. The programme is conducted entirely
in English and will be taught by members of the university’s
multi-national faculty. No tuition fees are charged and a number of
fully funded three-year scholarships will be awarded to the top-ranked
will be augmented by 50% for authorized research periods spent abroad.
At least 50% of the admitted candidates will be offered scholarships.
Application deadline is
March 17, 2008.
For the application forms and further details concerning the PhD programme, please consult our website http://portale.unitn.it/drsis/ or write to: PhD Programme in International Studies, University of Trento, via Verdi 8/10, I-38100 Trento, Italy, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
I hope that you
could inform any potential candidate who would be interested in our programme.
On this occasion I convey my best wishes,
Professor of Political Science