Ph.D Programmes at Scuola Normale Superiore are post-graduate training paths aiming to provide an advanced training with structured specialistic teaching and supervised research activities.
The programme is oriented to the development of an innovative research project. The quality of the PhD courses is founded not only on the in-site teaching and research activities but on a strong international network, where Scuola Normale Superiore plays a relevant role.
At the successfull completion of the Programme, the Scuola Noramale Superiore awards the student with the Ph.D. (Philosophiae Doctor) Degree, which is legally equivalent to a Research Doctorate.
Selection for admission to the Ph.D. programmes are open to italian and foreign citizens holding a M.Sc degree or equivalent title. Candidates are selected on the basis of their qualifications, a research project to be attached to the application, and an interview.
All Ph.D. positions are covered by scholarships, and every student can access the university canteen for free. In addition, the Scuola may fund study and research activities carried outside its premises.
Ph.D. courses are based on the academic structures of the Scuola: Faculty of Humanities, Faculty of Sciences, Department of Polical and Social Sciences.
Ph.D. Programmes for the a.y. 2017/18 are listed below.
Ph.D. Programmes for the a.y. 2018/19
and information on the open calls
are available at the link: http://phd.sns.it/