Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore


The official call for applications is usually published in June-July on the webpage of the PhD Office. The deadline for applications is usually between mid-August and mid-September. The selection is usually completed by the end of September.

Candidates must fill the application form available (after the publication of the call for applications) on the webpage of the PhD Office. All the documents must be uploaded afterwards in the personal restricted area.

Each candidate must submit a research proposal in English for their PhD thesis. The research proposal must not exceed 5,000 words and no more than 5 pages. The proposal should be divided in the following sections:

• Review of the state-of-the-art;
• Research problem and questions;
• Objectives and methodology;
• Expected results and possible limitations;
• Reference list.

Please, verify that information here reported is in agreement with specific guidelines and instructions reported in the official call for applications of the year you want to apply for.