Apply for Scholarships for Mobility Studies 2022/23

Apply for Scholarships for Mobility Studies

In the framework of the initiatives aiming at promoting its educational activity, the Department of Historical and Geographic Sciences and the Ancient World of the University of Padua, ANNOUNCES a selection procedure to assign 5 (five) two-years scholarships (amount: 9.000 Euros per bursary) for especially gifted students who enroll in a.y. 2022/2023 at the Master’s Degree in Historical Sciences – Curriculum Mobility Studies and who meet the following requirements.

Deadline: 2nd May 2022

Deadline extended: 31st May 2022

Research Grant (type B)

Selection announcement for the awarding of 1 research Grant (type B)

(24 months)

DEADLINE 14th MAY 2021 (no later than 13:00)


Selection announcement for the awarding of n.1 research grant, which shall last for 24 months, in support of innovative and excellent research projects proposed by young independent scholars within the areas of interest of the DiSSGeA 

The proposed activity must be in line with the study areas of the project “Nuovi paradigmi per lo studio della mobilità nelle scienze umane


The application may only be submitted by completing the online procedure available at:

DiSSGeA Visiting Professor “Mobility and the Humanities” 2021

DiSSGeA Visiting Professor “Mobility and the Humanities”


From 10.11.2020 to 15.01.2021

In the framework of the Department of Excellence Project “Mobility and the Humanities”, financed by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research, the Department DiSSGeA (hereinafter referred to as “the Department”) has launched the Visiting Professor “Mobility and the Humanities” 2021 Call for Applications. The initiative provides the assignment of positions as Visiting Professor to professors and researchers from international universities or research centres.

The present call is addressed to professors and researchers with proven teaching experience, who are permanent faculty members in European and non-European universities and research centres. Applicants must spend a period of approximately three (3) months at the Department, in order to lecture official courses at the Master level (second cycle degree) with a topic on “Mobility and the Humanities.”

The duration of the courses will be 42 hours and their programmes shall focus on

  • Transport History
  • History of Tourism
  • Migrations in World History
  • Digital Philology.

The selected Visiting Professors shall also contribute to the implementation of the “Mobilab” digital laboratory for the study of mobility and to the activities of the Centre for Advanced Studies on “Mobility and the Humanities” and their respective research groups.

Deadline for submission: January 15th 2021, 1.00pm CEST (Central  European Summer Time) by using the (online) Application form.

Applications must be submitted by e-mail to with the subject Visiting Professor “Mobility and the Humanities.” Incomplete or incorrect applications will be excluded from the selection procedure.

PhD Programme 2020/21

PhD Programme in Historical, Geographical, Anthropological Studies University of Padova and University Ca' Foscari of Venice

Applications for the A.Y. 2020-2021 (XXXVI Cycle) are now open:

the call will close on 16 June 2020, 13.00 (CEST)


Find all information here


and select the PhD Course in Historical, Geographical, Anthropological Studies here:


Course Coordinator – Prof.ssa Maria Cristina La Rocca

Secretary – Dott.ssa Elisabetta Traniello

Mobility Studies Curriculum 2020

Site-specific art installation at the railway station of Padua

The Department of Historical and Geographic Sciences and the Ancient World (DiSSGeA) invites applications for its new curriculum in Mobility Studies within the MA Program in Historical Sciences and encourages students from all over the world to join one of the most renowned universities in Italy a and to study in a very lively, creative and interdisciplinary environment.