PhD Call for applications

Short description

  • Name: PhD on Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology and Educational Research, XXXIV (34°) cycle, A.Y. 2018-2019
  • Infostud identification code: 26180
  • Location: Department of Social and Developmental Psychology
  • Coordinator of PhD: Stefano Livi (
  • Tutor: see curricola's page
  • Administrative contact point: Lorenzo Vincenzoni (
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Admission: see call for application on Sapienza website (box on the right) or at bottom fo this page
  • Admission of foreign students: see call for application and the links on the right for more information.
  • Positions and scholarships available: 8 positions, 6 scholarships
  • Main deadlines: application for admission 06/07/2018, presentation of the documentation 09/07/2018

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Call for application

Call for application to the XXXIV cycle is available for download on the Sapienza website (see at the right box) and at the bottom of this page pageThe application for admission must be submitted by 6 of July 2018.

Required documentation

The required documentation, in ITALIAN or ENGLISH, is as follows:

  • Titles:
  1. Academic Curriculum (List of exams and related marks/grades);
  2. Curriculum vitae, indicating, available research experience (including thesis);
  3. List of publications (including communications or posters presented at conferences or pubblications);
  4. Self-declaration affidavit (D.P.R.445 / 2000 Art. 46 and 47).
  • Research project:
    Short research project (Maximum 1000 words, excluding the title and the bibliography) concerning one of the two curricula of the PhD program.

The documentation must be received by 12:00 a.m. on 09/07/2018:

  • by email (at indicating in the subject of the mail a) the name and surname of the applicant and b) the curriculum fo the PhD (SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY or DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY AND EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH). Documents must be sent as pdf format and can not exceed the size of 5 MB;
  • Alternatively, documents requested can be sent via registered mail to the following address: Dipartimento di Psicologia dei Processi di Sviluppo e Socializzazione – Dottorato XXXIV Ciclo, 3° Piano, st. 320, Via dei Marsi, 78, 00185 Roma. Within the post envelope must be specified the curriculum (SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY or DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY AND EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH). The registered mail must be received by 12:00 a.m. of 09/07/2018.

Evalutation of titles and criteria

Preliminary evaluation of the titles and research projects for admission to the oral examination: 12/07/2018 at 9:30, meeting room "E.Ponzo", Department of Social and Developmental Psychology, Via dei Marsi 78, Rome. Criteria for assessment are available for download at the bottom of this page.

Oral exam

The oral exam is scheduled on 24/09/2018 at 09:30 , meeting room "E.Ponzo", Department of Social and Developmental Psychology, Via dei Marsi 78, Rome.  The oral exam aims to deepen, through an interview, the theoretical topics addressed in the research project presented. Further discussion topics will focus on the candidate competences, motivation and previous experiences.

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