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Joint Ph.D Degree "Human Rights, Society, and Multi-level Governance"

The call for application of the University of Padova was closed on 17 June 2016.


The call for application of Western Sydney Univeristy was closed on 1 July 2016.

The Joint Ph.D Degree in “Human Rights, Society, and Multi-level Governance” is a three-year, interdisciplinary, joint academic programme managed by Universities in Australia, Croatia, Greece, Italy, coordinated by the University of Padova (Italy).

The joint degree will be a Dottorato di ricerca in Italy, a Doktorat iz društvenih znanosti in Croatia, a Doctor of Philosophy degree (PhD) in Australia, and a Didactoriko Diploma in Greece.

The doctorate aims at forming researchers with a multi/interdisciplinary profile. The programme includes teaching, research and training in the area of human rights studies, covering the various legal, political, social, philosophical and economic approaches and methodologies, and different geographical areas.

The language of the programme is English. Students will undertake research, take courses and do internships at the University of first enrolment (Home University), and at one or more of the other partner Universities (Host Universities), where they have to spend at least one semester.



Coordinating institution: University of Padova, Human Rights Centre 
Address: via Martiri della libertà 2, 35136 Padova, Italy 
Contact person: Elvira Pedone 
Telephone: +39 049 8271813
E-mail: phd.humanrights@unipd-centrodirittiumani.it

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