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

Selection for admission to the PhD Course in Human Rights, Society, And Multi-Level Governance - 34th series a.y. 2018/2019 - Deadline for application is June 26, 2018.

The call in English is available at this link: http://www.unipd.it/en/node/1053

The call in Italian is available at this link: http://www.unipd.it/bandi-graduatorie-dottorati

Two additional bursaries will be offered by the University of Nicosia and the University of Sydney, with separate calls.


The International Joint Ph.D Programme is a three-year, interdisciplinary, joint academic programme managed by Universities in Australia, Croatia, Cyprus, 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 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Cyprus.

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.

Five bursaries are funded by the University of Padova: one of these is reserved to a project on "Microfinance and Social Inclusion" (topic number 13).


Coordinating institution: University of Padova, Human Rights Centre 
Address: via Martiri della libertà 2, 35136 Padova, Italy 
Admnistrative manager and contact person: Benedetta Bixio
Telephone: +39 049 8271817 
E-mail: phd.humanrights@unipd.it

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