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The PhD in pills

Research areas: private law, comparative private law, European and comparative public law, constitutional law, general theory of law, law and criminal justice. More specifically, in order to finalise their application, candidates are recommended to take into account the fields and contents of the different research interests and programs that are currently displayed under the profile of each professors.

Application deadline: to be determined

Duration: 3 years

Number of scholarships: six, one reserved to NON-EU citizens

Value of scholarship: 14,000 EUR per year, including social security charges, tuition fees, one meal at the school canteen per day (Monday to Saturday). An additional economic subsidy is provided for study abroad periods.

Who should attend: Graduate students (Master’s degree or equivalent qualifications), professionals with working experience (and with graduate level education).


All information contained in the current section is descriptive and intended for merely illustrative purposes. It may not correspond to the actual requirements and conditions offered, as well as to the number of positions granted for each specific year.

Such information is set by the "Call for Admissions" and the "Attachment II to the Regulation of the Academic Activities of the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna", and it might change over time without any further notice to be expected in this section of the website.

In no case the information here provided is to be deemed official nor binding for the University.