Six 4-year doctoral scholarships in Global History and Governance

Scuola Superiore Meridionale, Università di Napoli Federico II
07.05.2020 - 01.07.2020
Daniela Caglioti, Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici, Università di Napoli Federico II

The Doctoral Program in Global History and Governance of the Scuola Superiore Meridionale at the University of Naples (Italy) invites applications for the academic year 2020-2021.


The Ph.D. in Global History and Governance is an advanced research degree at the end of which each student must defend a dissertation based on independent and original academic research.
The course offers a multi-disciplinary training program based on history and law and open to contributions from other disciplines, such as economics and political science. The program focuses on the comparison, connections and processes of globalization that have characterized different areas of the planet since the first epoch of global imperialism and does so by focusing on the relational dimension of historical processes, legal regimes and the organization of power, on the interdependencies between economic, political, juridical, cultural and social factors and on the circulation, exchange, and interconnection of ideas, people, institutions, legal cultures, political models, concepts, rights and goods on a global scale.
Scholarship amount: € 19,000.00 per year;
50% increase in the scholarship for research abroad;
Up to 20% of the scholarship in research funds per year.

Starting date: 2 November 2020
Admission requirements:
Candidates must possess an MA/MS degree by October 30, 2020, and an excellent command of English.
They must present a research project in a subject relevant to the Ph.D. program.

Required Application Materials:
- Online application form (and a € 50 fee payment for Italian citizens only);
- Copy of an ID document;
- CV (max 2 pages);
- Master’s degree thesis (plus abstract);
- Copy of publications, if present;
- Two letters of recommendation;
- A research proposal (max 3,500 words).

Application deadline: June 30, 2020, 02:00 pm (CET)

Details and application forms are to be found at the following URL: (Italian version) (English version)


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