Ca' Foscari University of Venice - Call for applications for admission to 35th cycle (2019/2020) of the PhD Programmes
Aim: each PhD programme provides the necessary skills for taking part in world-class quality research within private and public institutions as well as within freelancing, as such contributing to the European Higher Education Area and the European Research Area.
Classification: third-level tertiary qualification.
Requirements: Masters degree or other study qualification which is recognised as being equivalent. For certain PhD programmes additional requirements may be called for – a degree qualification with a specific focus, for example; it is therefore necessary to read the application carefully. Linguistic requisites: a B2 level of English (as per the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages - CEFR) is mandatory.
Admission: public selection process entailing the evaluation of all qualifications, as well as of oral and written exams, including internationally recognised assessment. The selection process can vary from one PhD programme to another; for further information please refer to the application details.
Duration: minimum of 3 years. Academic Qualification: PhD.
Candidates will be admitted to PhD programmes after passing a selection process (evaluation of academic qualifications, written and/or oral examination) according to the conditions indicated in Annex “A” of the call for applications, which defines, for each of the PhD programmes: research topics, number of available places, admission requirements and candidate selection criteria used to produce the classification list.
The application form must be submitted to PhD Office by 1.00 pm (Italian time) on Wednesday April, 10th 2019 according to the online procedure described in the call for applications; failure to do so will result in exclusion from the selection process.
All candidates possessing any of the following requirements can submit their application:
- “Laurea Specialistica” or “laurea magistrale” (the second cycle degree achievable in Italy since 1999 after completing five years (or more) of university studies);
- an Italian degree obtained before the system introduced by Ministerial Decree No. 509 dated 3 November 1999 amended by means of Ministerial Decree No. 270 dated 22 October 2004 (Laurea vecchio ordinamento);
- second-level university qualifications granted by AFAM institutions (Alta Formazione Artistica e Musicale, “Advanced Artistic and Musical Training”);
- a Master’s degree qualification obtained abroad – comparable in terms of duration, level and discipline field to the Italian qualification granting admission to the PhD Programme – and recognised as suitable for admission to selection process.
For each PhD Programme, the forms in Annex “A” of the call for applications specify the type of academic qualifications required for admission to the selection process and any further necessary requirement.
Graduating students may also apply within the deadline of the call for applications, provided they obtain their degree by July, 31st 2019.
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