In its role as co-ordinator, diplomas are issued by the University of Rome Sapienza with the signature of the
Rectors/Presidents of the five Universities which formally agreed to confer the degree. It carries the logos of the
network partner universities belonging to the European Scientific Board and its history from outset linked via the EU Institutional Contract.
The diploma certifies conferral of the European Ph.D. on Social Representations and Communication degree. It
indicates the first and last name, date and place of birth of the recipient, as well as the date that the European Doctorate
In addition to the diploma, a Final Jury certificate is issued. It contains the composition (name and institutions) of
the International Evaluation Board (Final Jury) and their signatures. It also mentions the national tutors and foreign
supervisors institutions, the title and language of the full and short version of the dissertation defended by the doctoral
candidate as well as his/her name, country of residence and academic years of enrolment. Conferral of the degree
depends on the prior evaluation of academic credits earned via training received during his/her European Ph.D.
programme, including mobility “stages” completed by the doctoral candidate in two institutions in two European
countries other than his/her country of residence.
he diploma is registered at the six universities (University of Rome Sapienza, Italy; University of Aix-en-Provence, France; Paul Valéry University of Montpellier III, France; University Lumière Lyon 2, France; University Alexandru Ioan Cuza, Iasi, Romania; Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic) which jointly confer the degree. A printed and electronic format copy of full
and short version of the final dissertation is preserved at the University of Rome "La Sapienza" and filled in its on-line
database. In addition copy of the full and short version of the final dissertation will be forwarded to the Florence and
Rome National Libraries.