PhD in Legal Studies

Academic Year 2020-2021
Subject area Legal, Politological, Economic and Statistical Sciences
Cycle 36
Coordinator Prof. Renzo Orlandi
Language French, English, Italian, Spanish
Duration 3 years
Positions 15 positions. More information in the PhD Programme Table.
Application deadline May 21, 2020 at 01:00 PM (Expired)
Enrollment period From Jul 13, 2020 to Jul 23, 2020
Doctoral programme start date Nov 01, 2020
Operating centre
Bologna
Main Department
Department of Legal Studies - DSG
Mobility abroad
3 months
Curricula and Research topics
  • IUS/01 – Civil Law
  • IUS/03 – Agricultural Law
  • IUS/04 – Commercial Law
  • IUS/06 – Maritime Law
  • IUS/07 – Labour Law
  • IUS/08 – Costitutional Law
  • IUS/10 – Administrative Law
  • IUS/11 – Canonic Law
  • IUS/12 - Tax Law
  • IUS/13 – International Law
  • IUS/15 – Civil Procedure Law
  • IUS/16 – Criminal Procedure Law
  • IUS/17 – Criminal Law
  • IUS/18 – Roman Law
  • IUS/19 – History of Medieval and Modern Law
  • IUS/20 – Philosophy of Law
  • IUS/21 – Comparative Public Law
  • SPS/12 – Legal sociology, sociology of deviance and of social change
Job opportunities and potential areas of employment
- university
- legal professions
- judicial branch
- italian and european public administration
- private institutions
Admission Board

Surname Name University Role email
Biagi Francesco Università di Bologna Member francesco.biagi4@unibo.it
Boni Geraldina Università di Bologna Member geraldina.boni@unibo.it
Fronza Emanuela Università di Bologna Member emanuela.fronza@unibo.it
Martino Marco Università di Bologna Member m.martino@unibo.it
Orlandi Renzo Università di Bologna Member renzo.orlandi@unibo.it
Tega Diletta Università di Bologna Member diletta.tega@unibo.it
Al Mureden Enrico Università di Bologna Substitute enrico.almureden@unibo.it
Ganarin Manuel Università di Bologna Substitute manuel.ganarin2@unibo.it
Pontoriero Ivano Università di Bologna Substitute ivano.pontoriero3@unibo.it
Rasia Carlo Università di Bologna Substitute carlo.rasia@unibo.it
Ricciardiello Edgardo Università di Bologna Substitute e.ricciardiello@unibo.it
Tullini Patrizia Università di Bologna Substitute patrizia.tullini@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 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
Barillà Giovanni Battista Università di Bologna Professore Associato
Baroncini Elisa Università di Bologna Professore Associato
Biavati Paolo Università di Bologna Professore Ordinario
Boni Geraldina Università di Bologna Professore Ordinario
Caianiello Michele Università di Bologna Professore Ordinario
Camon Alberto Università di Bologna Professore Ordinario
Cavina Marco Università di Bologna Professore Ordinario
Dugato Marco Università di Bologna Professore Ordinario
Franzoni Massimo Università di Bologna Professore Ordinario
Insolera Gaetano 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
Morrone Andrea Università di Bologna Professore Ordinario
Musso Alberto Università di Bologna Professore Ordinario
Orlandi Renzo Università di Bologna Professore Ordinario
Sarti Nicoletta Università di Bologna Professore Ordinario
Tanzi Attila Massimiliano Università di Bologna Professore Ordinario
Tega Diletta Università di Bologna Professore Associato
Verza Annalisa Università di Bologna Professore Associato Confermato
Zanotti Andrea Università di Bologna Professore Ordinario
Zoli Carlo Università di Bologna Professore Ordinario
Zucconi Galli Fonseca Elena Università di Bologna Professore Ordinario