European / International Joint Ph.D. in
Social Representation and Communication

Available Positions

I. Programme Description

Project Title

So.Re.Com. Joint-IDP – The European/International Joint Doctorate on Social Representations and Communication: an innovative doctoral programme in a networked international research training environment

Project Number


Project Duration

48 months

Funding Organisation

European Union

Project Partners

Project Beneficiary and Coordinator

  1. Università degli Studi Roma La Sapienza (Italy)

List of Associated Partners

  1. Masarykova Univerzita (Czech Republic)
  2. Universitatea Alexandru Ioan Cuza (Romania)
  3. Universität Wien (Austria)
  4. Universidad del Pais Vasco (Spain)
  5. Universidad de Valencia (Spain)
  6. Université de Genève (Switzerland)
  7. Université de Lausanne (Switzerland)
  8. University of Ottawa (Canada)
  9. City University of New York (USA)
  10. Universidad de Belgrano (Argentina)
  11. Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (Brazil)
  12. Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana (Mexico)
  13. Nankai University (China)
  14. Institut Français des Sciences et Technologies des Transports, Aménagement et des Réseaux (France)
  15. ContattoLavoro s.r.l. (Italy)
  16. Conny Ericsson Försäljning AB (Sweden)

Programme Academic Level

3rd Cycle

ECTS 180 credits in 3 years (60 credits/year)
20 for courses and didactic activities each year 10 credits/year International Summer Schools
5 credits/year Seminar and courses
5 credits/year Multi-media and distance interactive learning; transferable skills
40 for research each year 30 credits/year Advanced research training
10 credits/year Bibliographic Knowledge

Number of fellowships available


International Mobility required?


Eligible destination institution for fellows

Italy, at Sapienza University of Rome (host organisation)

Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residence

At the time of recruitment by the beneficiary, the researcher must not have resided or carried out his/her main activity (work, study, etc…) in the country of the beneficiary for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to his/her recruitment under the project. Compulsory national service and/or short stays such as holidays are not taken into account.

As far as international European interest organisations or international organisations are concerned, this rule does not apply to the hosting of eligible researchers, however the appointed researcher must not have spent more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the recruitment by the beneficiary in the same recruiting organisation

Eligibility of fellows: nationality/ies
The resarcher may be of any nationality
Eligibility of fellows: qualification and research experience
The researcher must fulfil the requirements associated with the category of Early stage researchers, that means a researcher who, at the time of recruitment by the beneficiary, has not yet been awarded the doctorate degree and is in the first 4 years (full-time equivalent) of his/her research career. This includes the period of research, starting at the date of obtaining the degree which would formally entitle them to embark on a doctorate either in the country in which the degree was obtained or in the country in which the researcher is recruited irrespective whether or not a doctorate is envisaged.
Application deadline
15 February 2015


II. Fellowship Details

Career Stage

Early stage researcher or 0-4 yrs (Post graduate)

Research Profile

First Stage Researcher (R1)

Employment contract with full social security


Total amount per fellowship per year


Gross yearly Salary

40.508,00 € / year

Yearly Moblity Allowance

a) ESR without family charges: 8.954,40 € / year

b) ESR with family charges: 12.792,00 € / year

Please note that these two reference amounts depend on the family situation of the researcher at the time of the recruitment of the researcher



Covers Salary


Covers Travel costs and Subsistence

The yearly mobility allowance covers personal household, relocations and travel expenses

Covers research costs

Yes, the European/International Joint PhD tuition fees are directly covered on the project's funds

Maximum duration of the fellowship

30 months (starting form April 1st, 2015)