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Call for admission to the PhD Courses 2022/23

  Final rankings and enrollment procedure

Final rankings
(Human rights, society, and multi-level governance , Medicina dello sviluppo e scienze della programmazione sanitaria  - Pending the accreditation results in compliance with art 1 of the call for admission)

The enrollment procedure for PhD Courses in Human rights, society, and multi-level governance and Medicina dello sviluppo e scienze della programmazione sanitaria  is open from 23 August 2022 to 1° September 2022

The enrollment procedure is open from 14 July 2022 to 26 July 2022 

  Vacant places

Following explicit or tacit withdrawal by successful candidates before the start of the course, any vacant places will be assigned to the next candidates in the ranking, according to the criteria set out in the Call for Admission.

Should any places with funding become available following withdrawals, the following may apply for such vacant places: winners who already enrolled without scholarship, winners of a place without funding who haven't enrolled by the deadline for the enrolment, the other eligible candidates in the ranking. Those candidates who in the application form indicated that they competed exclusively for unfunded places cannot apply for vacant places with funding.

Candidates with the right to a vacant place will be notified through publication of the list of replacement candidates at the address from 26 August 2022.
Candidates will be required to enrol by 1st September 2022, as provided for in the Call for Admission.
List of replacement candidates for the vacant positions

From 6 September 2022, any further available places will be published and interested candidates must submit their applications by 9 September 2022 according to the procedure indicated. Candidates who have submitted their applications for vacant places will be contacted directly by the office and will have to complete enrolment by 16 September 2022. Successful applicants without funding who are interested in a vacant place with funding may apply for a place if, within the time allowed, they have also tacitly given up a place without funding.
List of vacant places
Vacant position form

No notifications will be sent to the candidate's home address.


Doctoral Programme UNIPhD
Eight Century Legacy of Multidisciplinary Research and Training for the Next-Generation Talents

Call for admission PhD Courses - Past editions

Scholarships and grants

  China Scholarship Council - University of Padua Scholarships. Deadline: January 13, 2022

The University of Padova and the China Scholarship Council (CSC) have created a scholarship programme to enable talented Chinese students to undertake a PhD programme at Padova.
The scholarships build on Padova University’s existing relationship with China. It has, in fact, extensive research links with Chinese research institutions and Universities. This scheme provides Chinese students who demonstrate academic excellence and leadership potential with the opportunity to study for a PhD at the University of Padova. They are supported jointly by the China Scholarship (on behalf of the Chinese Ministry of Education) and the University of Padova.

Applying to the University of Padova as a full doctoral student for CSC applicants: deadline January 13, 2022
Admissions for CSC candidates

For more information:


Doctoral Degrees - PhD Office

in Via Venezia 15, 35131 Padova 
Ground mail: via 8 febbraio 2 - 35122 Padova
tel. +39 049 827 6071 - fax +39 049 827 6379

Public opening hours: Monday: 10-13, Tuesday 10–13 and 15–16.30, Wednesday: 10–13, Thursday: 10–15, Friday: 10-13

Starting from May 1, 2022 , the front office can be accessed without the obligation to exhibit the COVID-19 Green Certificate.
We recommend accessing the front office preferably by reservation, by booking an appointment at the following link and following the instructions on the screen.