Information about the enrolment in a PhD programme

The PhD is the third level of education within the Italian academic system. It provides the skills needed to do top-level research at the University or at public and private institutes.

How to apply for a PhD programme

Learn how to apply to be admitted and download the call for enrolments to a PhD programme at the University of Bologna.
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European call for PhD positions

The call for applications for two positions as Early Stage Researchers - MSCA GRACE - Gender and Cultures of Equality project is now available. The successful applicants will enrol in the PhD programme in European Literatures - EDGES European Curriculum in Women's and Gender Studies.
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Erasmus Mundus PhD programmes

Erasmus Mundus PhDs are joint programmes promoting European Area of higher education, enhancing PhD candidates’ career prospects and boosting cooperation with third countries.
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PhD Apprenticeship Programmes

This Emilia-Romagna Region scheme is designed to bolster the link between university and business and enable PhD students to develop research projects in a real industrial context.
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PhDs under agreement with other organizations

Bologna University is linked by agreements with other organizations with which it offers research PhDs in various scientific fields.
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PhD Programmes in collaboration with China Scholarship Council

The University of Bologna and the China Scholarship Council signed a Cooperation Agreement promoting the enrolment of excellent Chinese graduates in Unibo PhD programmes.
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