Regulation Governing the PhD Programme Degrees (Third Cycle Programme)

On May 10th, 2022 a new PhD Programmes Regulation (Italian version) has entered into force. The new Regulation will apply to PhD programmes activated from A.Y. 2022/2023 onwards.

For Phd Programmes activated before, the previous 2016 PhD Programmes Regulation [.pdf 274 KB] shall remain into force.

The English version of the new PhD Progranmmes Regulation is not available yet. It will be published on this page as soon as possible.

DISCLAIMER: The English version of the Regulation is a non-official version and cannot be referred to for legal purposes. It  is only meant to provide information in English on the rules covering PhD studies at the University of Bologna. Only the version published in the University of Bologna Bulletin (Bollettino Ufficiale n. 241 del 15/12/2016) shall prevail and be binding. 

National legislation on doctoral studies

Law 30 December 2010, n. 240

Rules concerning the organization of universities, academic staff and recruitment, and delegation to the Government to encourage quality and efficiency of university system

Ministerial Decree December 14th, 2021, n. 226 [.pdf 3185 KB]

Rules and procures for the accreditation of doctoral programmes and the criteria for their institution by accredited bodies

Download the 2016 PhD Programmes Regulation here


PhD Programme Regulation

(.pdf 274 KB)

Updated on 17 October 2017