PhD in Legal Studies

Academic Year 2018-2019
Subject area Legal, Politological, Economic and Statistical Sciences
Cycle 34°
Coordinator Prof. Renzo Orlandi
Language French, English, Italian, Spanish
Duration 3 years
Positions 16 positions, of which 14 with scholarship
Application deadline May 14, 2018 at 01:00 PM (Expired)
Final ranking list Final ranking list available on Studenti Online
Enrollment period From Jul 11, 2018 to Jul 20, 2018
Doctoral programme start date Nov 01, 2018
Operating centre
Bologna
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

Surname Name Institution Role e-mail
Baroncini Elisa Università   di Bologna member elisa.baroncini@unibo.it
Cavina Marco Università   di Bologna member marco.cavina6@unibo.it
Masutti Anna Università   di Bologna member anna.masutti@unibo.it
Morrone Andrea Università   di Bologna member andrea.morrone@unibo.it
Orlandi Renzo Università   di Bologna member renzo.orlandi@unibo.it
Balestra Luigi Università   di Bologna substitute luigi.balestra@unibo.it
Boni Geraldina Università   di Bologna substitute geraldina.boni@unibo.it
Caia Giuseppe Università   di Bologna substitute giuseppe.caia@unibo.it
Verza Annalisa Università   di Bologna substitute annalisa.verza@unibo.it
Zunarelli Stefano Università   di Bologna substitute stefano.zunarelli@unibo.it
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
ARROYO   MARTINEZ IGNACIO Università Autonoma di Barcellona - International Maritime Law Institute Professore di Univ.Straniera 
BALESTRA LUIGI Università di Bologna Professore Ordinario
BARILLA' GIOVANNI BATTISTA Università di Bologna Professore Associato
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
BOTTARI CARLO Università di Bologna Professore Ordinario
BRIGUGLIO FILIPPO Università di Bologna Professore Ordinario
CAIA GIUSEPPE Università di Bologna Professore Ordinario
CAIANIELLO MICHELE Università di Bologna Professore Ordinario
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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
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TANZI ATTILA MASSIMILIANO 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
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