PhD Scholarships in Social Sciences, University of Trento, Italy

The School in Social Sciences announces a public selection based on qualifications and an interview (and a multiple choice test for the programme in Sociology and Social Research), in order to rank candidates for admission to the first year of the following doctoral programmes for the academic year 2011/2012:

 1. Economics and Management
 2. Local Development and Global Dynamics
 3. Sociology and Social Research

Entry is restricted to 22 places, all covered with scholarships and 5 additional doctoral positions to be reserved to a) non EU grant holders awarded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or other international Institutions; b) applicants who have been selected on the basis of any bilateral or intergovernmental agreement with Italy (see details art. 7 of the call).

Applications shall be sumitted: Monday, June 6 by 4.00 p.m. (GMT +2:00 Central Europe Daylight Summertime)

The call in Italian and in English are available in the Download. Applications can be submitted online at

Date, time and location of the interview will be displayed on this website at least 20 days beforehand.

. Application Online 

. Bando di concorso 27° ciclo (212 KB) (Italian)
. Call for application 27° cycle (181 KB) (English)

Fulbright Scholarships

USEFP advising department is conducting a seminar structured to guide you through Fulbright Scholarship application process.  The Fulbright Scholarship Information Session will take place on Wednesday, May 11, 2011 (3:00pm – 4:00pm). This is a great opportunity to acquaint yourself with the different Fulbright programs and address any questions or concerns you may have about the application process.  A representative will be present to directly cover the following:

·         Useful tips and what to expect from the application process.
·         Overview of required documents and other materials for the application.
·         Fulbright Program FAQ’s

If you would like to attend this event, please send your confirmation at  with your full name, email address, phone number and student USEFP I.D number by the registration deadline of Wednesday, May 11, 2011 before 12:00 pm.
Please do not forget to bring along an original photo ID for security check at the gate (Passport or National ID card).
Mobiles and laptops will not be allowed inside and will have to be deposited at the security check point.