Doctoral scholarships: Ph.D. Program in Global History and Governance

Ph.D. Program in Global History and Governance
Six 4-year doctoral scholarships are available at the

Scuola Superiore Meridionale, the University of Naples Federico II, Napoli (Italy), a.y. 2021-2022

The Program: The Ph.D. in Global History and Governance is an advanced research degree at the end of which each student must defend a dissertation based on independent and original scientific research.

The program focuses on the comparisons, connections, and processes of globalization that have characterized different areas of the planet since the first era of global imperialism and does so by concentrating on the relational dimension of historical processes, legal regimes, and the organization of power; on the interconnections between economic, political, legal, cultural and social factors; and on circulation, exchange and interconnection of ideas, persons, institutions, legal cultures, political models, concepts, rights and goods on a global scale.

Program coordinator: Prof. Daniela Luigia Caglioti

Ph.D. program’s webpage:

Funding amount:

Annual stipend of € 19,000.00; 50% increase of the scholarship for research abroad; up to 20% of the scholarship in research funds per year; no tuition fees.

Starting date: November 2, 2021

Admission requirements:

Candidates must possess an MA/MS degree by October 30, 2021, an excellent command of English, and possibly a second language other than their mother tongue. They must present a personal statement and a research project on a subject relevant to the Ph.D. program.

Online application system:

Application deadline: July 1, 2021, 06:00 pm (CET)

Please visit the SSM website for full details of the funding of the award, eligibility, and how to apply: (English version) (Italian version)

For further information, please write to

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