Scholarships for International PhD Programme in Criminology at Catholic University in Italy, 2018

TheCatholic University is pleased to provide scholarships to study international PhD programme inCriminology International trainees are qualified to use for this scholarship.

ThePhD intends to train experts able to satisfy standard and emerging requirements of quality in the criminological sector. This objective is accomplished through a particular program that integrates training, research study and mentor.

Foundedin Milan in 1921 by Father Agostino Gemelli, the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart is the most essential Catholic University in Europe and, in the face of growing international openness, it is likewise the only Italian university that can boast a nationwide measurement with its 5 Campus: Milan, Piacenza, Cremona, Brescia and Rome, where the “A. Gemini”.


  • ApplicationsDeadline: All all year
  • CourseLevel: Scholarships are offered to pursue the PhD programme.
  • StudySubject: Scholarships are granted in the field of Criminology
  • ScholarshipAward: In line with exactly what was decreed by the Ministry of Education, University and Research, the quantity of the scholarship will be EUR 15.343,28 gross annually.
    PhD trainees registered in the 2nd and 3rd year, in addition to the scholarship, will get a month-to-month net charge of EUR 200 determined on every month of cooperation with the Transcrime centre. This extra quantity will be recalculated if the quantity of the scholarship developed by law were to alter.
    Thescholarship will be increased by 50% throughout durations abroad. Startingin the 2nd year, prospects will have a research study expense budget plan equivalent to 10% of the scholarship.
    To promote the internationalization of the doctorate, the winning prospects living abroad can get approximately EUR 5,000for recorded travel and lodging expenditures sustained throughout the very first year of the doctorate for the transfer to Milan.
  • Nationality: International trainees are qualified to use for this scholarship.
  • Number of Scholarships: Numbers not offered
  • Scholarship can be taken inItaly

Eligibilityfor the Scholarship:

EligibleCountries: International trainees are qualified to use for this scholarship.

EntranceRequirements: Applicants should satisfy the following requirements:

PhD prospects will go to Master courses intended at finishing and reinforcing the prospects’ background (1st-year prospects). The needed course work to be performed is specified upon admission to theProgramme Course work is specified in accordance with each prospect’s curriculum. Master courses will consist of a last assessment. Additionally, PhD prospects will prepare a paper (inEnglish) on a subject decideded upon with the Professor of the course( s). Graduate courses might consist of:

  • Statistics and advanced stats
  • Criminal law and treatment (Italian and relative)
  • The method of criminological research study
  • Criminology and Applied Criminology

EnglishLanguage Requirements: Applicants whose mother tongue is not English are generally needed to supply proof of efficiency in English at the greater level needed by the University.


How to Apply: The call for applications is offered in English and Italian at the website of the PhDOffice Candidates should fill the application type.


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