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(annex 4)

ARCHEOLOGICAL, HISTORICAL AND HISTORICAL-ARTISTICAL SCIENCES

PhD Coordinator: Professor Stefano De M artino Departm ent of Historical Studies

PhD website http://dott-assa.campusnet.unito.it/do/home.pl


Duration: 3 years
Course start date: 1st October 2016
Departments: Department of Historical Studies and Department of Culture, Policy and
Society
Titles of Research Projects/Research Fields (in Italian only):
1) Il sistema delle arti nel Medioevo (VII-XV secolo) con particolare attenzione ai rapporti
tra Italia e Europa.
2) Produzione artistica, committenza, collezionismo e fonti dal XV al XVIII secolo.
3) Correnti artistiche, tendenze critiche, collezionismo e istituzioni museali nel XIX e XX
secolo.
4) Archeologia e storia del Vicino Oriente antico dallinizio del III millennio a.C. fino allet
partico-sasanide.
5) Urbanistica, architettura e manifestazioni artistiche e della cultura materiale nel mondo
greco e romano.
6) Archeologia dellItalia in et tardo antica e medievale.
7) Istituzioni, economia e societ nel mondo greco e romano.
8) Il documento epigrafico come fonte per la conoscenza storica nel mondo greco e
romano.
9) Religioni e societ dallet classica al Cristianesimo tardo antico.
10) Istituzioni, economia, societ nel mondo medievale.
11)La circolazione di idee e di modelli culturali nella dinamica storica dellet medievale.
12)La formazione del discorso storico: momenti, protagonisti, contesti nel mondo
medievale.
13)La circolazione di idee e di modelli culturali nella dinamica storica del mondo moderno.
14)Istituzioni, economia e societ nel mondo moderno.
15)Religioni, comunit, chiese: contesti storici in et moderna.
16)Istituzioni, economia, societ nel mondo contemporaneo.
17)Masse e potere. Movimenti, associazionismi, partiti nel processo storico dellet
contemporanea.
18)Spazi, territori, movimenti di popolazione nel mondo contemporaneo.

The list of research projects may be updated until the day prior to the assessment of qualifications
whenever more scholarships become available. Updates shall be published on the University'
website
http://www.unito.it/ricerca/fare-ricerca-unito/dottorati-di-ricerca
and
http://en.unito.it/research/phd/phd-programmes
Entry requirements
1) All Degrees issued by Italian universities or second cycle/Master's Degree.
2) International academic qualifications recognised as eligible for admission to PhD studies. Please
see art. 3 of the Call.
3) Candidates who will complete their degree programme after the publication of the Call, by 31
October 2016, are required to notify the PhD Office of the date in which they will obtain their

qualification by the aforementioned


dottorati@unito.it using annex 2.

deadline by FAX (0039 011 6704380) or email

Admission procedure non reserved ( ordinary) positions


Assessment of qualifications and oral interview
Qualifications to be uploaded on the on-line application
Application form (including identification document/passport)
For international qualifications: submit online documentation as specified in art. 3 of this Call
Candidates applying under condition: certificate or self-certification (using annex 5) with
transcripts of records with marks, weighted average and credits relating to the Italian Laurea
Magistrale.
Master thesis abstract (max 20.000 characters including spaces, to submit as pdf file)
Max 3 publications already published (to submit as pdf file)
Letters of reference signed by professors or qualified researchers (see art. 4 of the Call; the writer
must specify the level of knowledge and the scientific capability of the candidate). Letters do not
contribute to the final score.
Research project (max 4000 words) written by the candidate choosing a title among those offered
by the PhD programme.
Application fee: 50.00 for each application submitted (1,50 Euro will be charged for each
payment)
Application fee deadline: 23 June 2016 (mandatory term)
Candidates who do not pay the application fee within the deadline will be excluded from the
competition.
Candidates with international qualifications are exempt from paying application fee.

Admission procedure for positions reserved to candidates with international


qualifications
Assessment of qualifications and research project
Qualifications to be uploaded on the on-line application
Application form (including identification document/passport)
For international qualifications: submit online documentation as specified in art. 3 of this Call
Research project (max 4000 words) written by the candidate in English choosing a title among
those offered by the PhD programme.
Application fee: Candidates with international qualifications are exempt from paying application
fee.

Calendar of entrance examinations:


The calendar with information on dates and venues of entrance examinations shall be
published on the websites: : http://www.unito.it/ricerca/fare-ricerca-unito/dottorati-di-ricerca e
http://en.unito.it/research/phd/phd-programmes starting from 16 June 2016.

Assessment criteria for non-reserved


positions
Assessment of qualifications
Final grade of Laurea/ second cycle degree (or
list of examinations taken during the Laurea
Magistrale/2nd cycle degree for candidates
applying under condition):

maximum score 100 points


Maximum score 60 points
maximum score 5 points

110-110L: 5 points
107-109: 3 points
104-106: 2 points
100-103: 1 point
< 99: 0 points
Master thesis abstract (max 20.000 characters
including spaces, to submit as pdf file)
Publications
3 points for each publication. Max 3 publications
already published, to submit as pdf file, will be
assessed.
Other qualifications:
- Second/additional master degree: 1
points
- Italian specialising master 1st and 2nd
level degree if relevant: 0.5 points
- Specializing course and/or specializing
schools pertinent to the research
curricula of the PhD programme: 1 point

Maximum score 20 points


maximum score 3 points

Maximum score 2 points

Titles relating to professional skills or


training course will not be evaluated

Research project (max 4000 words) carried out


by the candidate choosing a title among those
offered by the PhD programme.
The examining board will evaluate the scientific
dimension of the project, its feasibility related
to the length of the PhD, the target setting, the

Maximum score 30 points

scientific impact of outcomes.

Minimum threshold to the following examination

35 points

Minimum threshold for passing the interview

25 points

Oral Interview

Further information on examinations

Maximum score: 40 points


Knowledge of a foreign language among :
English, French or German, is required.
The interview will cover the presentation of the
research project: the candidate will explain the
subject of the research, the research plan over
the three years, the target setting, the
expected outcomes.

Assessment criteria (for positions reserved


to candidates with international
qualifications)
Curriculum studiorum e vitae

Maximum score 100 points

Thesis Abstract
Publications

maximum score 5 points


maximum score 3 points

1 point for each publication


(max 3 already published papers will be
evaluated)
Research project (max 4000 words) carried out
by the candidate choosing a title among those
offered by the PhD programme.
The examining board will evaluate the scientific
dimension of the project, its feasibility related
to the length of the PhD, the target setting, the
scientific impact of outcomes.
Other qualifications
Second/additional master degree: 1 points
Italian specialising master 1st and 2nd level
degree if relevant: 0.5 points

Minimum threshold for admission


Further information

maximum score 30 points

maximum score 60 points

Maximum score 2 points

70 points
Courses, seminars, workshops will be taught
both in English and Italian.
The thesis may be written and defended in
English.

Positions offered by the PhD Programme


n. 6 positions with scholarship, OF WHICH 2
reserved to candidates with international
qualifications

Of which:
- 6 scholarships funded by the University;

n. 1 positions without financial support


All additional scholarships and apprenticeship contracts, pursuant to art. 19 Paragraph 1) letter b)
of Law no. 240/2010 and Art. 50 of Legislative Decree no. 276/2003, which may become available
after the publication of this call shall be announced on the University websites
and
http://www.unito.it/ricerca/fare-ricerca-unito/dottorati-di-ricerca
http://en.unito.it/research/phd/phd-programmes