Since the academic year 1999/2000, PhDs have been set up and announced by the individual universities and colleges in their full organisational, educational and scientific autonomy, on the basis of the new rules laid down in Law no. 210/1998, in accordance with the regulations in the field of doctoral research (DM 04/30/99 n. 224, published in the Official Gazette no. 162 of 13 July 1999).
The latest information on new calls for doctorates can be found at the MURST website:
We also recommend the website of the association PhD students and Italian Research PhDs (ADI): http://www.dottorato.it