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PhD Scholarships in Law at Scuola Superiore Sant

PhD Scholarships in Law at Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna of Pisa

The call for applications 2021/2022 of the PhD in Law at Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna of Pisa is open until June 25th, 2021 at 12.00 p.m. (Midday Italian time). The available positions are 5. Scuola Sant’Anna offers students interested in achieving the highest level of academic education a lively international setting in the leading Italian University.

The course aims at training scholars capable of critical thinking and innovative research in their respective fields of interest, at the forefront of the international debate.

Over the three-year program, PhD students are offered a wide range of courses, in order to ensure a rich interdisciplinary perspective and a sound methodological competence. Students are also engaged in seminars, workshops, conferences as well as in the research activities pursued at the Scuola: a number of world leading scholars are met by the community at the Scuola and a dense network of institutional relations make for a unique international environment.

Research subjects

The PhD program covers the following broad research areas: Private Law, Comparative Law, Constitutional Law, Law, technology and AI, International LAw & Human Rights, Applied Legal Theory & Global Law Studies, Criminal justice.

Prospective students can find the current research projects on this webpage.

PhD Scholarships in Law at Scuola Superiore Sant

Scholarship award

The amount of the scholarship is 15.343,28 euros per year, including social security charges, tuition fees, one meal at the school canteen per day (Monday to Saturday). An additional economic subsidy is provided for study abroad periods (up to six months).


Applications are received from candidates who hold a MSc degree (or equivalent qualification), or who expect to achieve this qualification by October 31st 2021.

Candidates are selected after an assessment of the qualifications presented (Curriculum vitae and research project proposal) and an interview.

How to apply

Eligible applicants should complete an online scholarship application.

All relevant information about the eligibility requirements and the application can be found on this webpage.