Admissions, Recruitments & Tenders

Call for admission to the Phd in Human Rights and Global Politics

Deadline for application submission: 07.06.2016 12:00

Title evaluation: June 22th, 2016

Interview: June, 29th, 2016

Application online

In line with the standards of excellence pursued by the School, the objective of the Ph.D Programme is to provide an educational path which will enable our graduates to carry out sound academic research, but also to undertake professional careers within a wide range of international, national and regional entities, in both the private and the public sectors.

The Ph.D. programme’s structure includes mandatory lectures and research activities, but it also envisages the possibility to attend summer schools and spend research periods abroad, subject to the approval of the Teaching Board. The courses benefit from the theoretical and practical research carried out by faculty members and by numerous partner universities and research institutions. During the three years of the Ph.D, the students work on a research project under the supervision of the faculty members.

At the end of the three-year Programme, the Ph.D students will take a final examination to obtain their Ph.D Degree. During the Ph.D Degree examination, the students will be asked to defend a written dissertation (thesis) before a Board of Experts. The thesis should present the results of an original piece of research of significant scientific value.

For further information:

Positions available

  • 6 with scholarship*

of which 2 reserved for citizens of NON-EU Countries

1 of the scholarships, financed by BV-Tech SpA, will be devoted to a research project on the following topic:

“Towards an Enhanced Public-Private Partnership to Protect Critical Infrastructures from Cyber –Threats”

Research should address the enhancement of the public-private partnership as a strategic element for protecting critical Infrastructures from cyber-threats. Starting with the study of the relevant initiatives promoted by Italy and other members of the International Community – both at their domestic and international level –, research should investigate the role played by the private sector in facing (prevent, defend and respond) cyber-attacks that target critical infrastructures. It should identify the present limits and strengths of the contribution offered by the private sector in countering cyber-threats, and define innovative solutions – technical, organisational, and procedural too – aimed at fostering a consistent and effective public-private partnership model to be implemented both at the national and international level.

* The number of positions and scholarships will increase if, prior to the course, additional funds are made available

More information in attachments.