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Linguistic Studies and Foreign Literatures, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #151 (ARWU) Pisa, Italy
The PhD program in Linguistic Studies and Foreign Literatures at University of Pisa promotes, organizes and manages specialized high-level training in linguistic, modern and literary philological studies. 
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The faculty of the  PhD program in Linguistic Studies and Foreign Literatures at University of Pisa guarantees specialized training for doctoral students in the aforementioned research areas, within the framework of a teaching program regularly articulated in curricular seminars, lectures, cycles of conferences, workshops, and conferences on dedicated topics. 

In the month of February of each year, the PhD program sponsors the "PhD Days", a series of conferences that give the opportunity for debate and exchange between doctoral teachers and students on general themes and theoretical-methodological approaches of trans-curricular interest.

Further, DiLLeS participates in the organization of a joint seminar of the three PhD programs, as an opportunity for transdisciplinary debate within the broad areas of research interests of the entire department, and with the general training initiatives at doctoral level organized by the University of Pisa.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • General, historical, applied, computational, educational and modern languages ​​(French, English, Baltic languages, Portuguese, Spanish, German)
  •  Modern and comparative foreign literature (French, English, Portuguese, Spanish, Slavic, German)

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

During the online application, the following documents must be uploaded:

  •  the curriculum together with any relevant documentation
  •  a research project 
  •  the degree of study accompanied by the documents referred to in Article 3 of the competition notice (only for holders of a foreign degree)
Failure to upload the curriculum and/or the research project is not a reason for exclusion. The candidate is required to submit separate curricula for each selection he/she is applying for. Sending only the curriculum does not mean registering for the competition notice.
  •  references and their contact details (email addresses and telephone numbers)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    356 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 356 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    356 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 356 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Fees can vary from 356,000 euros up to 2.452,00 euros (including € 140,00 for Regional taxes, and € 16.00 for stamp duty).

Living costs for Pisa

  • 750 - 1100 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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