PhD Degrees


PhD Office,

Administration and accounting,


San Sebastiano - Dorsoduro 1686
30123 Venezia

Call for Applications

Call for Application for next academic year (2018/19) is now online. Deadline April, 26th 2018 1 P.M. (Italian Time). You can find here a list of F.A.Q. (Frequently Asked Questions) made by PhD Office for the applicants. For more information about the call please send an email to

An additional PhD scholarship has been added to the call for applications with Rector’s Decree No. 343 of April 19th 2018 for Ancient Heritage Studies PhD programme.

Discover our Phd programmes

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

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

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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.