Ph.D. Programme in Individual Person and Legal Protections

General

Program Description

The Doctoral Program in Individual Person and Legal Protections is characterized by a strong commitment to interdisciplinarity. Ph.D. candidates enrolled in the program specialize in one of the following areas:

  • private law
  • comparative private law
  • European and comparative public law
  • constitutional law
  • legal theory
  • criminal law

The Programme consists of the following curricula:

  • Human Person, Liabilities and Contracts
  • Constitutional Law and protection of Individual
  • Criminal Law and the Individual
  • Legal Protection in Comparative and Transnational Law
  • Law and Technology

The three-year Doctoral Program encompasses methodological courses; general and interdisciplinary courses; specific courses in the above mentioned legal areas. A number of additional seminars, workshops, and research meetings take place every month involving Ph.D. researchers, Faculty members, guest lectures (to get more info about seminars and lectures please visit the page "Seminars and Workshops" in the menu on the left of this page).

Language Courses are provided for enhancing linguistic competence ((English, Italian as a foreign language, and others).

For admission, candidates have to submit a research project and their curriculum vitae and list of publications. An interview shall follow, after a preliminary screening, based on the subject and quality of the research project and its feasibility within the fields of interest pursued by the Faculty members.

Successful candidates shall be provided a three-years scholarship (grant), and shall avail from Monday to Saturday of a one-day free meal at the canteen of the Scuola for the full duration of their doctoral period. They shall have access to all the facilities and services at the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna.

In order to strengthen the international outlook of their research projects, Ph.D. candidates are requested to organize a stay abroad as visiting students for no less than three months. The Scuola has signed a number of memoranda of understanding with Schools of Law in many countries.

The individual record of each Ph.D. candidate and his/ her advancements in research activity are regularly scrutinized by the Program faculty.

A dedicated Supervisor is appointed for each Ph.D. candidate also in order to facilitate and monitor his/her activities and foster coordination and enhance fruitful relations between the latter and faculty members.

Cost & Fees

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Last updated Nov 2018

About the School

The Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna was founded in 1987 by merging two colleges: Pacinotti College and the College of Medical Law. It is a public university where merit and talent count. Excellence in trai ... Read More

The Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna was founded in 1987 by merging two colleges: Pacinotti College and the College of Medical Law. It is a public university where merit and talent count. Excellence in training and research, internationalization, interaction with the job market - these are the objectives of the Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, which offers training and postgraduate courses in Economics and Managerial Science, Law Science, Political Science, Agricultural Science and Biotechnology, Medical Science, and Industrial and Information Engineering. The Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna is a scientific community where the academic staff and researchers interact with students through a continuous exchange of cultural and intellectual ideas. Read less
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