Suspension of Front Office Activities

All administrative services are guaranteed except for Front Office activities (reception of the general public).

Users can either call the IUSS Office or send an e-mail to

Election of PhD Student Representatives in the IUSS Council

Rector's Decree alongside active and passive electorate as well as online voting methods.



Provisions relating to activities involving PhD courses and students


What is the PhD programme? The PhD (Doctoral Degree Programme) lasts 3 years and it is the highest level of Academic education. Training activities, including international experiences, aim at training high level researchers. The title is awarded following the discussion of a thesis. Each student has a supervisor. Students are admitted to PhD courses after completing a selection process established by a call for applications.

We are here. The PhD Programme Office is at Corso Porta Mare, No. 2 -  44121- Ferrara (Italy), -  You can contact the Office via e-mail:, or by phone:[Front Office: Lena Fabbri - +39 0532/45.5283, Elena Caniato - +39 0532/45.5286, Daniela Siri (Complementary Skills and Accommodation - +39 0532/45.5290; Back Office: Diana Felisati - +39 0532/45.5282, Alessandra Lupi - +39 0532/29.3182]