Requirements for the Doctorate

Program Description: third cycle, 2 years

In the third cycle, the students are brought to the fullness of scientific maturity through the elaboration of the Doctoral Thesis. To promote this work, a seminar course is organized, attended by some professors and all doctoral students of the specialization (for at least the first two years of work), with the goal of developing their theses.

Students who have obtained a licentiate degree elsewhere may be admitted to the doctorate cycle under the same conditions only if the licentiate obtained is consistent with the specialization. If continuity between the cycles is partially missing, it is up to the Dean’s Council, after consultation with the Coordinator, to determine the plan of studies to be followed.

To be admitted to the third cycle, the “magna cum laude” qualification of 9/10 is required.

Catalogue | Docs |IT|

Doctorate Course

Third Cicle

Corso seminariale di dottoratoA. Grillo76400

The third cycle, which may be accessed by students who hold the title of licentiate, calls for student participation in at least four annual meetings of four hours each (on fixed dates) over at least two years. During these meetings:

  1. The topic of the thesis is presented and discussed;
  2. The outline of the thesis is elaborated upon, for the approval of the Dean’s Council;
  3. Written works are produced, and bibliographies related to the theme are defined;
  4. The first chapters are presented, in order to check the development of the work;
  5. Useful parallel themes are discussed for development of the research.

The four doctorate seminar meetings will be held from 8.30 to 12.30 on the following days:

  • 23 November 2017
  • 25 January 2018
  • 15 March 2018
  • 24 May 2018