Admissions for PHD at Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna soon to be open


Admissions for PhD Programmes at the Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna for the academic year 2019-2020 have begun. As a public University, SSSA is accredited by the Italian Government through the Ministry of Education, University and Research.

SSSA is #1 at the national level our of 39 institutions, #11 in the top 50 best young Universities in the world and much more.

At Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, the PhD programme is designed to help you get the most out of your studies and research. PhD students are supervised by tutors in a personalized program. The PhD courses will begin on October 1, 2019.


There are 60 positions for PhD students covered with a corresponding number of scholarships, funded by the Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna by the Ministero dell'Istruzione, dell'Università e della Ricerca (MIUR), and by external public and private bodies.

Below is a list of PhD programmes:

- PhD in Human Rights and Global Politics
- Joint PhD in Economics
- PhD in Management Innovation, Sustainability and Healthcare
- PhD in Agrobiosciences
- PhD in Agrobiodiversity
- PhD in Translational Medicine
- PhD in Emerging Digital Technologies
- PhD in Biorobotics
- PhD in Law
- PhD in Transnational Governance
- PhD in Data Science

For more info on how to enrol, write to To get more insights about the PhD offer of Scuola Sant’Anna, visit

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