PhD program in Legal Sciences

XXXV cycle - 2019/2020

Duration 3 years
Position 7 position available - 6 scholarships
Director/Coordinator Prof. Alberto Tampieri
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Nota The course is activated by the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia in agreement with the University of Parma.
Admission Expiration date 20/06/2019 at 13:00
Call for admission
Final ranking Published 02/09/2019
Enrollment deadline 12/09/2019 at 13:00:00

Scientific areas

IUS/01 (Private Law), IUS/04 (Commercial Law), IUS/07 (Labour Law), IUS/08 (Consititutional Law), IUS/10 (Administrative Law), IUS/11 (Canon and Ecclesiastic Law), IUS/12 (Tax Law), IUS/13 (International Law), IUS/15 (Civil Procedural Law), IUS/16 (Criminal Procedural Law), IUS/17 (Criminal Law), IUS/18 (Roman Law and Laws of Ancient Times), IUS/19 (History of Mediaeval and Modern Law), IUS/20 (Philosophy of Law), IUS/21 (Comparative Public Law), MED/43 (Legal Medicine), SECS-P/02 (Economic Policy), IUS/09 (Institutions of Public Law), IUS/02 (Comparative Private Law), IUS/14 (European Union Law)

Admission requirements

Italian second level degree (“laurea magistrale”, under D.M. 207/04) in the following discipline: LMG/01 Law (or equivalent: Italian second level degree (“laurea specialistica”, under D.M. 509/99) in one of the following disciplines: 22/S Law; 102/S Theory and techniques of normation and legal information; Italian degree in Law obtained prior to D.M. 509/99); or equivalent qualification obtained abroad, in accordance with the provisions in art. 2 of the Call.
More information available in the Call.


Research topics
The doctoral course has a single curriculum on juridical sciences, characterised by multidisciplinary and international research.

Training objectives
To provide doctoral candidates with the abilities they need to perform high level juridical research. The course is finalized to train high level legal practitioners as well.


Three years (01/11/2019 - 31/10/2022)


Students will be placed in the research groups of the two partner universities according to the seat of the supervisor (tutor) that will be assigned by the Faculty Board.


» Call for admission and changes

» Selection committees

» Final ranking

Based on a rigorous selection process, applications are processed once a year. The admissions will be open in May 2018 (refer to the Calls).

More documentation

» Guide for admission application to Ph.D. programmes

Please complete the application form and submit it electronically following the application guide. A non-returnable administrative fee of 25 € will be charged. The decision on admission as well as on financial support is published on the web.

Contact office

For further information please contact:
Master and PhD Office
via Università, 4 - 41121 Modena
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