Deadline: 17 May 2019
Open to: students with a background in Sociology
Scholarship: scholarship of 16.350 EUR gross per year, renewable up to a maximum of three years
The Network for the Advancement of Social and Political Studies (NASP) is pleased to announce that its Ph.D. Programme in Sociology and Methodology of Social Research (SOMET) calls for application for 6 Ph.D. positions covered by scholarships (duration: 3 years).
The application deadline is May 17, 2019.
The Ph.D. programme in Sociology and Methodology of Social Research is administratively based at the University of Turin and is jointly promoted by the following departments, members of NASP:
The Ph.D. programme in Sociology has a longstanding tradition of excellence in Italy. The aim of the programme is to provide structured training in theoretically-guided empirical research across a wide range of sociological fields and to introduce students to current international debates in both qualitative and quantitative social research.
The course consists of a three-year programme. The first year is devoted to basic training, in conjunction with the activities of the NASP interdisciplinary Graduate School in Social and Political Sciences. The second year is partly spent in a relevant university department abroad and is devoted to the initial drafting of the thesis. The third year is entirely spent completing the thesis. All classes and teaching activities are in English.
Graduates will be able to compete successfully for positions as researchers (in public and private universities and research centers), skilled professionals and consultants in sociology to public agencies and international organizations and institutions in Italy and elsewhere in Europe.
The research areas covered by the Ph.D. Programme include:
For each of these sociological areas/topics, the Ph.D. Programme places particular emphasis on the integration of theory and methodology of research.
Applicants of any citizenship and age can participate to this Call for Admission, provided that they meet one of the following requirements:
Call for an application, details about the Programme and application form can be found here.
Please find the instructions on how to apply to Ph.D. programmes, the University of Turin here.
Full information on how to submit applications is provided by the Call of Application.
For more information on SOMET Ph.D. Programme and the call for application please visit