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Doctoral Research Programmes

PhD Programmes

Our doctoral programmes provide advanced research and professional skills to highly qualified students. Many of the programmes are jointly coordinated with national and international partners and all doctoral programmes offer the opportunity to spend time abroad for research and internships. Admission is based on an examination. All doctoral programmes at our University begin on November 1 and last three years, and no fewer than 50% of the students enrolled in our programmes receive full scholarships. For more information on scholarships see the Fees and Scholarships page.

The following is a list of the PhD programmes at Unimore.

PhD programmes - XXXIX cycle - a.y. 2023/2024

PhD programmesplacesdeadlinefinal ranking
Automotive engineering for intelligent mobility (Course venue: University of Bologna)17Admission is managed by University of Bologna
Civil, environmental and materials engineering1527/07/202313/09/2023
Clinical and experimental medicine (CEM)2627/07/202306/09/2023
Computer and data science for technological and social innovation1827/07/202321/09/2023
Food and agricultural science, technology and biotechnology827/07/202331/08/2023
Human sciences: studies on language and literature, history and philosophy, communication and digital culture1027/07/202315/09/2023
Humanities, technology and society627/07/202322/09/2023
Industrial innovation engineering1427/07/202311/09/2023
Information and communication technologies (ICT)3527/07/202327/09/2023
Labour, development and innovation1427/07/202315/09/2023
Learning sciences and digital technologies (National PhD)4507/09/202305/10/2023
Legal Sciences (Course venue: University of Parma)13Admission is managed by University of Parma
Mathematics (Course venue: University of Ferrara)14Admission is managed by University of Ferrara
Mechanical and vehicle engineering2227/07/202307/09/2023
Models and methods for material and environmental sciences1227/07/202319/09/2023
Molecular and regenerative medicine1227/07/202328/09/2023
Physics and nano sciences827/07/202318/09/2023
Reading education, effects and benefits of reading and reading aloud (Course venue: University of Perugia)7Admission is managed by University of Perugia
Reggio childhood studies1227/07/202325/09/2023
Religious studies (National PhD)4113/07/202321/08/2023


» Call for admission and changes

» Selection committees

» Final ranking

Based on a rigorous selection process, applications are processed normally once a year. The admissions will be open in June or July 2023 (please refer to the Call).

More documentation

How to apply for the PhD Programmes (pdf)

How to apply for the Italian National PhD Program in Religious Studies (pdf)

» 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.

FAQ Frequently asked question

PhD Certificates and Self-certifications

PhD original diploma (Parchment)

Contact office

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