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Italian Studies, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #151 (ARWU) Pisa, Italy
The PhD in Italian Studies course at University of Pisa is aimed at organizing, promoting and coordinating doctoral training aimed at acquiring the skills necessary to carry out highly qualified research activities related to Italian disciplines 
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The Italian Studies course at University of Pisa enables students to achieve competencies in research at universities, public bodies or private entities -Language, literary and philological medieval and humanistic, comparative) belonging to the competition group 10 / F (and, as far as medieval and humanistic literature and philology are concerned, to the competition group 10 / E1) and to the scientific area of ​​Sciences of antiquity, philological-literary and historical-artistic (area 10), ensuring the quality of training, the training method and the evaluation of results.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Topics of interest:

  • Italian literary, philological and linguistic-historical studies
  • medieval and humanistic literary and philological studies

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements


  • the complete curriculum of the documentation deemed useful
  • a research project (only if indicated in the attachment of the specific competition available at the bottom of the page)
  • (only for holders of a qualification obtained abroad) the degree accompanied by the documents indicated in article 3 of the competition announcement.
  • Failure to upload the curriculum and / or research project is not a reason for exclusion. Candidates must present separate curricula for each selection for which they are competing. The only sending of the curriculum does not constitute registration in the competition

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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