LINGUIST List 29.2135

Thu May 17 2018

Support: General Linguistics: PhD, University of Verona

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 15-May-2018
From: Birgit Alber <>
Subject: General Linguistics: PhD, University of Verona, Italy
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Department: Foreign Languages and Literatures
Level: PhD

Institution/Organization: University of Verona

Duties: Research

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


University of Verona - Ph.D. positions in linguistics

The University of Verona has currently opened Ph.D. positions in the humanities, including 3 positions for Linguistics, within the Ph.D. program in Foreign Literatures, Languages and Linguistics.

Selected Ph.D. candidates will receive a 3-year fellowship. Since teaching in the Linguistics curriculum will be held entirely in English and no previous knowledge of Italian is required, we encourage applications from international students.

Information about candidacy can be found on the application website, please see the application link below.

Applications can be uploaded starting May 18th, 2018. The deadline for online applications is June 18th, 2018. Only online applications through the university application system are accepted (please do not send applications via e-mail).

The selection procedure for the track in Linguistics involves evaluation of the candidates' CV, their research project as well as an interview (on request via skype). For details see the application website. On this site, you can find information about the application procedures in the subsection regarding the Ph.D. programme in Foreign Literatures, Languages and Linguistics (coordinator: Stefan Rabanus), track in Linguistics.

One of the three fellowships is part of a cooperation agreement with UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø. Candidates selected for this fellowship will spend 1 year at the partner university in Tromsø and will be awarded a degree from both partner universities. (for a summary of the agreement see

A second fellowship is reserved for a Ph.D. project in the domain of 'Digital Humanities'. For a description of possible projects in Linguistics in this domain see: (under: Track in Linguistics).

Candidates interested in one of these two fellowships have to indicate their preference in the application form.

For general information about the the Ph.D. track in Linguistics at the University of Verona see:

Contact information
- for general information about the track in Linguistics: Birgit Alber (
- for information about all issues regarding the application procedure: Office of Graduate Studies (
- Technical support in case of problems with the application procedure:
Birgit Alber (coordinator of the track in Linguistics)

Applications Deadline: 18-Jun-2018

Web Address for Applications:

Contact Information:
        Birgit Alber

Page Updated: 17-May-2018