PhD Fee Waiver Studentship

8 Jul 2013

PhD Fee Waiver Studentship for Italian

The Department of Italian, University College Cork, is offering one fee-waiver studentship (to the equivalent of €6000) for PhD research on a topic in the area of modern and contemporary Italian literature. To be considered, applicants must have a minimum of a BA (or equivalent) in Italian Studies, and have achieved at least a Second Class Honours (i.e. II1 or equivalent). Applicants should be able to provide evidence of a high level of written and spoken Italian. The studentship is renewable for up to three years, subject to the student receiving satisfactory progress reports.

The Department of Italian at UCC has a strong graduate studies programme, with over ten doctoral students researching topics in modern Italian literature and in Film Studies. For more information, please see:

Our doctoral students are also supported in their research training and career development by theGraduateSchoolof theCollegeofArts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences.

The successful applicant would be supervised by Dr Silvia Ross, in an area that falls within her research interests. For enquiries, please send a cv and a brief outline (max one page) of a potential research topic to

Department of Italian


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