The Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa (Italy), offers five fully-funded PhD positions in classics.

First call

One position reserved to candidates with a Master’s degree (or equivalent) from non-Italian universities (irrespective of the candidate’s nationality)

Deadline: h. 23:59 (CET), 22 February 2021

Interviews: second half of March 2021

Second call

Four positions open to candidates with a Master’s degree (or equivalent) from either Italian or non-Italian universities.

Deadline: 23:59 (CET), 14 June 2021

Interviews: July 2021

Applicants with a non-Italian degree can apply to both calls.

Length of the programme: four years

Starting date of the programme: November 1, 2021

Main requirements:

-the positions are open to candidates born after October 31, 1989

-the positions are open to candidates who are awarded their Master’s degree (or equivalent) before October 31, 2021

Selection procedure:

– evaluation of: CV, research proposal, MA thesis or writing sample from the thesis, publications (if any)

– selected candidates are invited to an oral interview (in Italian or English; online interviews for candidates who reside abroad)

Other PhD positions are offered in various Humanities fields at the Scuola Normale.

For full details see:

All interested candidates are warmly encouraged to apply.

Disclaimer: this announcement synthesizes the main elements of the call. For the official documents see the website. One needs to register with the online system in order to apply. Check the website for updates (if any).