PhD in Legal Studies

Academic Year 2017-2018
Subject area Legal, Politological, Economic and Statistical Sciences
Cycle XXXIII
Coordinator Prof. Andrea Morrone
Language French, English, Italian, Spanish
Duration 3 years
Positions and scholarships 17 positions, of which 14 with scholarship
Application deadline May 29, 2017 at 01:00 PM (Expired)
Final ranking list Final ranking list available on Studenti Online
Enrollment period From Aug 23, 2017 to Sep 01, 2017
Doctoral programme start date Nov 01, 2017
Main Department
Department of Legal Studies - DSG
Mobility abroad
Yes (3 months)
Curricula and Research topics
  • Civil Law
  • Agricultural Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Maritime Law
  • Labour Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Canonic Law
  • International Law
  • Civil Procedure Law
  • Criminal Procedure Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Roman Law
  • History of Medieval and Modern Law
  • Philosophy of Law
  • Comparative Public Law
  • Criminology
Job opportunities and potential areas of employment
- university
- legal professions
- judicial branch
- italian and european public administration
- private institutions
Admission Board

Members
Giusella Finocchiaro Università di Bologna Dip. Scienze Giuridiche Docente di I fascia
Giovanni Luchetti Università di Bologna Dip. Scienze Giuridiche Docente di I fascia
Andrea Zanotti Università di Bologna Dip. Scienze Giuridiche Docente di I fascia
Elena Zucconi Università di Bologna Dip. Scienze Giuridiche Docente di I fascia
Stefano Zunarelli Università di Bologna Dip. Scienze Giuridiche Docente di I fascia
Substitutes
Gerardina Boni Università di Bologna Dip. Scienze Giuridiche Docente di I fascia
Dario Melossi Università di Bologna Dip. Scienze Giuridiche Docente di I fascia
Luca Mezzetti Università di Bologna Dip. Scienze Giuridiche Docente di I fascia
Andrea Morrone Università di Bologna Dip. Scienze Giuridiche Docente di I fascia
Giulio Sgarbanti Università di Bologna Dip. Scienze Giuridiche Docente di I fascia
Learning outcomes
- developing PhD students research skills in the legal domain
- developing PhD students knowledge of existing legal rules, case law and legal theories
- legal profession training
Activities to be carried out by Doctoral candidates
- research activity
- scientific publications
- teaching activity
- participations in workshops and seminars
Research training activities compliant with the Doctoral programme's learning outcomes
The Department of Legal Studies will assist students by providing research training through the research methods courses run at Departmental level, through the Law Department research seminars. This consists of presentations concentrating on the methodological problems of legal and socio-legal research, by members of staff, visiting speakers and research students. Students are expected to attend the seminars and give presentations on their work. Since PhD candidates are expected to consolidate general legal skills studies developed at the their undergraduate and LLM levels and develop top research skills in a chosen specific area of inquiry, the following activities are expected:
- Seminars mainly devoted to broad or general legal topics
- Reading groups and specialized seminars for each curriculum in the programme.
Internationalization features
- PhD students research periods abroad
- PhD students participation in international seminars and workshops
- visiting professors panels and seminars at the Department of Legal Studies
- scientific collaborations with European and international Universities
- PhD students participation in european and international research projects
- Erasmus Mundus researchers participation in the PhD program
Expected research results and products
- articles and case notes
- PhD thesis
- book

Doctoral programme Academic Board
Surname Name University/Institution Qualification
BALESTRA LUIGI Università di Bologna Professore ordinario
BARONCINI ELISA Università di Bologna Professore associato
BIAVATI PAOLO Università di Bologna Professore ordinario
BONGIOVANNI GIORGIO Università di Bologna Professore ordinario
BONI GERALDINA Università di Bologna Professore ordinario
BRIGUGLIO FILIPPO Università di Bologna Professore ordinario
CAIANIELLO MICHELE Università di Bologna Professore ordinario
CANESTRARI STEFANO Università di Bologna Professore ordinario
CAVINA MARCO Università di Bologna Professore ordinario
DUGATO MARCO Università di Bologna Professore ordinario
FONDAROLI DESIREE Università di Bologna Professore ordinario
FRANZONI MASSIMO Università di Bologna Professore ordinario
LUCHETTI GIOVANNI Università di Bologna Professore ordinario
MAINARDI SANDRO Università di Bologna Professore ordinario
MANCINI SUSANNA Università di Bologna Professore ordinario
MASUTTI ANNA Università di Bologna Professore ordinario
MELOSSI DARIO Università di Bologna Professore ordinario
MEZZETTI LUCA Università di Bologna Professore ordinario
MORRONE ANDREA Università di Bologna Professore ordinario
MUSSO ALBERTO Università di Bologna Professore ordinario
VERZA ANNALISA Università di Bologna Professore associato
ZANOTTI ANDREA Università di Bologna Professore ordinario
ZOLI CARLO Università di Bologna Professore ordinario
ZUCCONI GALLI FONSECA ELENA Università di Bologna Professore ordinario
ZUNARELLI STEFANO Università di Bologna Professore ordinario