Doctoral Programme in History and Civilisation

PhD in History and Civilisation

European University Institute
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Andreas Markus Schurr, Department of History, European University Institute

The Department of History and Civilisation offers a distinctive four-year Ph.D. programme of transnational and comparative European history supported by a uniquely international and multicultural faculty.

PhD in History and Civilisation

The call for applications for the fully-funded PhD programme at the European University Institute (EUI) will open on 1 November 2023.

The Department of History at the EUI offers exceptional opportunities to study the history of Europe in the World from the 15th century to the present, in the inspiring city of Florence, Italy. Researchers funded by the DAAD will receive a monthly grant of 1602 € for the first three years. The fourth year is covered by the EUI (2024 EUI fourth-year grant is 1.505 € per month, in addition to other allowances).

You may find more information on the below links:

EUI History and Civilisation PhD programme:

EUI PhD programme general information:

Applications are open from 1 November 2023 until 31 January 2024.

Thinking of applying? Want to learn more? Join us on a series of live and interactive webinars in which prospective applicants will be able to find out more about the History PhD programme, by talking directly to its faculty and researchers.

Friday 3 November – 16.30-18.00 CET – with Professor Emmanuel Mourlon Druol:

Monday 13 November – 15.00-16.30 CET – with Professor Monika Baar:

Monday 27 November – 15.00-16.30 CET – with Professors Corinna Unger and Glenda Sluga:

Wednesday 6 December – 15.00-16.30 CET – with Professor Benno Gammerl:

Contact (announcement)

For any question about the programme, grants, requirements, application and selection procedures, please contact the EUI Admissions Office (

For any question about the webinar series, please contact Fabrizio Borchi (
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