PhD Degrees

PhD Degrees


PhD Office,

Administration and accounting,


San Sebastiano, Dorsoduro 1686, 30123 Venice

Help Desk

Libraries reference services give support to phd students (third year), who cannot access print materials in this period, checking whether the requested document, or other documents on the same topic, are available online. More information at this page (in italian).

For contacts visit the section "Help desk" at this page (in italian), or the libraries pages.


Discover our Phd programmes

Some PhD programmes are collaboration between our University and local companies (Collaborative PhD ).
Other PhD programmes are in convention with Italian Universities (Inter-University PhD ) or with foreign Universities (International PhD ) or with Research institutions (PhD in cooperation with institutions ).

The interdisciplinary PhD programmes are shown in more than one area.

How long is a PhD Degree?

Minimum 3 years

Admission 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.

English knowledge at B2 level mimimun is also required.

How to be admitted?

The PhD Degree is open to a limited number of students. The requirement is to pass a public selection process entailing the evaluation of academic qualifications, as well as of oral and/or written exams.