Deadline: 3 June 2019
The international Ph.D. in Human Rights and Global Politics: Legal, Philosophical and Economic Challenges gives you the opportunity to carry out research in a lively and supportive environment.
Sant’Anna School is an Italian top multidisciplinary research university with an international reputation for the quality of its research and teaching. According to the Times Higher Education, in 2018 Sant’Anna ranked 9th in the global rankings of the best young universities under 50 years old. It attracts top academics and students from all over the world, resulting in a vibrant and cosmopolitan academic community.
The goal of this three-year Ph.D. Programme, entirely delivered in English, is to provide an educational path which will enable participants not only to carry out sound academic research, but also to undertake professional careers within a wide range of international, national and regional entities, in both the private and the public sectors.
The Programme addresses the issue of Human Rights and Global Politics, and is characterized by a strongly interdisciplinary approach. It includes the following research areas:
Structure of the Programme
The Ph.D. programme’s structure includes mandatory lectures and research activities, but it also envisages the possibility to attend summer schools and to spend research periods abroad (a minimum of six months abroad is compulsory).
In particular, first-year Ph.D. students are required to attend the compulsory classes specifically designed for the programme. They are also encouraged to attend lectures, especially at graduate level, within the general field of their research.
Moreover, research methodology courses are offered which will provide students with the opportunity to acquire methodological expertise and to apply it to substantive research in their chosen topic.Continue reading