Who can apply?

The competition is open to any candidate, regardless of age or nationality, who as of October 31, 2022, holds an Italian degree obtained prior to D.M. 509/99 or an Italian second level degree (laurea specialistica, under D.M. 509/99 or laurea magistrale, under D.M. 207/04), or an equivalent academic qualification from a foreign University, that has to be validated by the Selection Committee, following the legislation in force both in Italy and in the Country where the qualification was issued and within the international treaties or agreements on the recognition of international qualifications, in the case where degrees in specific subjects are required for admittance to the Programme.

Selection

The selection procedure consists of an assessment of the candidate’s qualifications and an interview

Deadlines

Applications: July 28, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. (italian time)
Enrolments: to be completed within 7 days of the publication of the results of the selection procedure

Number of places available

•  Places with scholarship: 16 without specific topic (of which 8 are financed by the Ministry of University and Research, 3 by the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, 2 by Modena Foundation (“Fondazione di Modena”), 3 by external public and private institutions)

•  1* Place with topic “Gender budgeting and gender impact of public policies. Theoretical foundations, expenditure reclassification methodologies and applications to the State Budget” (with PNRR DM351/2022 funds, Mission 4, Component 1, Investment 4.1 “Public Administration”, for research activities at Ministry of Economy and Finance and a research period abroad at the Interdisciplinary Center for Feminist, Women and Gender Studies (CINEF) e Gender Observatory (GEP&Do) – University of Pablo de Olavide, Seville with the possibility of participating in the doctoral programme in international co-tutorship with the University Pablo de Olavide, Seville on the basis of the international co-tutorship agreement for doctoral studies between the two universities or at the WiSE Centre for Economic Justice – Glasgow Caledonian University);

•  1* Place with topic “Development of a modern management control system for the design of public policies, impact analysis, sustainability assessment and improvement of the diagnostic capacity of Public Administrations” (with PNRR DM351/2022 funds, Mission 4, Component 1, Investment 4.1 “Public Administration”, for research activities at the City of Modena and a research period at a research centre/university abroad);

•  1* Place with topic “Sustainable & data-driven HRM” (with PNRR DM351/2022 funds, Mission 4, Component 1, Investment 4.1 “Public Administration”, for research activities at the Human Resources Development, Organisation and Service Communication Department of the Resources, Europe, Innovation and Institutions Directorate of the Emilia Romagna Region and abroad at the Department of Human Resource Management of the University of Twente)

•  1* Place with topic “Gender budgeting and ex-ante evaluation of public policies” (with PNRR DM351/2022 funds, Mission 4, Component 1, Investment 4.1 “Public Administration”, for research activities at the Social, Inclusion and Equal Opportunities Policies Sector, General Directorate for Personal Care, Health and Welfare; Human Resources Development, Organisation and Service Communication Sector of the Resources, Europe, Innovation and Institutions Directorate of the Emilia Romagna Region and abroad at the Interdisciplinary Center for Feminist, Women and Gender Studies (CINEF) e Gender Observatory (GEP&Do) – University of Pablo de Olavide, Seville with the possibility of participating in the doctoral programme in international co-tutorship with the University Pablo de Olavide, Seville on the basis of the international co-tutorship agreement for doctoral studies between the two universities or at the WiSE Centre for Economic Justice – Glasgow Caledonian University)

* CUP for scholarships with PNRR DM351/2022 funds: E93C22001220006

•  Places without scholarship: 1

•  Places reserved for the industrial doctorate: 3
– 1 employee of Culligan Italiana S.p.A, with registered offices in Cadriano di Granarolo dell’Emilia (BO), Via Gandolfi, 6;
– 1 employee of FIN SERVICE S.r.l, with registered offices in Mantova, Via Baldassarre Castiglioni, 3;
– 1 employee of TEAMLINE S.r.l., with registered offices in Mantova, Galleria San Maurizio, 6.

The amount of each bursary is € 16.243,00 per annum, and the amount may be increased by 50% for periods of study abroad, except in the student’s country of residence. In order to take a period of study abroad, students are required to apply for permission to the Doctoral Research Council

Calendar of the interviews

EXAM SCHEDULE – MAIN SELECTION
In-person interview: September 9th 2022, 10:00 a.m.
Interviews could continue on September 12th 2022, 9:00 a.m., should there be a high number of candidates.
The examination will take place in Lecture Room of the Marco Biagi Foundation, Largo Marco Biagi 10, Modena.
Interview via Google Meet (allowed for each candidate, regardless of residence): September 9th 2022, 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m.

EXAM SCHEDULE – SELECTION PROCEDURES 2, 3, 4, AND 5
In-person interview: September 12th 2022, 12:00 a.m.
The examination will take place in Lecture Room of the Marco Biagi Foundation, Largo Marco Biagi 10, Modena
Interview via Google Meet (allowed for each candidate, regardless of residence): September 12th 2022, 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m.

For information on how to conduct the interview via Google Meet, see Article 5 of the Call.

List of documentation necessary for admission to the selection phase

Application XXXVII – Annex B (fac-simile)

Application XXXVII – Annex C (fac-simile)