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(Partially Funded)


International  Ph.D Programme in Criminology

The Catholic University is delighted to offer scholarships to study international PhD programme in Criminology. International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

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The PhD aims to train professionals able to meet traditional and emerging standards of excellence in the criminological sector. This goal is achieved through a specific program that combines training, research and teaching.

Specializations for studying on this opportunity:

  • Criminology.

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

Three years

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

PhD candidates will attend Master courses aimed at completing and strengthening the candidates’ background (1st-year candidates). The necessary course work to be carried out is defined upon admission to the Programme. Course work is defined in accordance with each candidate’s curriculum. Master courses will include a final examination. Additionally, PhD candidates will prepare a paper (in English) on a topic agreed upon with the Professor of the course(s). Graduate courses may include:

  • Statistics and advanced statistics.
  • Criminal law and procedure (Italian and comparative).
  • The methodology of criminological research.
  • Criminology and Applied Criminology.

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

  • The amount of the scholarship will be € 15.343,28 gross per year.
  • PhD students enrolled in the second and third year will receive a monthly net fee of € 200 calculated on each month of collaboration with the Transcrime centre.
  • The scholarship will be increased by 50% during periods abroad.Starting in the second year, candidates will have a research expenditure budget equal to 10% of the scholarship.
  • The winning candidates residing abroad can receive up to € 5,000 for documented travel and accommodation expenses incurred during the first year of the doctorate for the transfer to Milan.

How to Apply

  • Pre-application by sending an email to the Coordinator of the Ph.D. (Prof. Francesco Calderoni, and attaching an English CV, call for applications is available here.
  • Candidates must fill the application form available (after the publication of the call for applications) at here.
  • The application and the documents requested in the call for applications must be sent in PDF format to within the deadline indicated in the call for applications.
  • The candidate may be invited to submit a research proposal in English and to participate in a phone or Skype interview to discuss the proposal.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Shahira Aliwi / Syria 

Reviewed by” Mohamed Elnouby / Egypt 

And ” Marwan MansiEgypt 
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