The Doctoral Programme in Linguistic, Philological and Literary Sciences brings together the disciplinary competences and research strengths of the areas of Linguistics and Literary Studies at the University of Padova. Its main objective is that of fostering the acquisition of conceptual and methodological tools alongside critical theoretical capabilities so as to allow for the construction and evaluation of scientific hypotheses that may be applied to a range of disciplines. It aims to educate scholars who will be able to conduct original scientific research at an international level in the following areas: Classical Philology; Italian Studies; English and German Linguistics, Philology and Literature; Romance Studies; Slavistics.

PhD students are expected to spend between 6 and 18 months abroad.

You can find details about our PhD programmes here.