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Ph.D. Programs at the University of Turin are designed and offered within the Doctoral School. 
The Doctoral School coordinates the Ph.D. Programs and runs joint activities.

The Doctoral School comprises both Ph.D. Programs whose administrative headquarters are located at the University of Turin and joint Ph.D. Programs involving the University of Turin as a partner.


  1. To foster and implement strategic decisions concerning Ph.D. Programs.
  2. To foster, coordinate and organize interdisciplinary cultural events and training activities, each of which in accordance with the main features of each Ph.D. Program.
  3. To guarantee the quality of each Ph.D. Program through periodical assessment and evaluation.

The Doctoral School was established by the Rector’s Decree n. 3411/2018 , dated August 30th, 2018.


The Director of the Doctoral School is Prof. Eleonora Bonifacio

Curriculum Vitae Eleonora Bonifacio

The Council is composed by four members belonging to the School Board, one for study area.


Eleonora BONIFACIO - Natural Sciences – Director of the Doctoral School
Paola CIFARELLI - The Humanities
Emilio HIRSCH - Life and Health Sciences
Francesco QUATRARO - Social and Economic Science
Giulia RUFFINI - Ph.D. candidates' rapresentative

The School Board is composed by:

The School Board is composed of:

  • The School Director.
  • The Scientific Coordinators of the Ph.D. Programs whose administrative headquarters are at the University of Turin.
  • The representatives of Ph.D. Programs whose administrative headquarters are not located at the University of Turin.
  • Eight Ph.D. candidates, two for each study area within Ph.D. Programs whose administrative headquarters are located at the University of Turin.




Scientific Coordinators and Representatives of PhD Programmes:

Alberto BARDELLI - National PhD in Systems Medicine
Claudia BAROLO- National PhD in Photovoltaics
Simona BO - PhD Program in Ecogastronomy, Food Sciences and Cultures
Enrico BORGOGNO - National PhD in Earth Observation
Domenico BOSCO - PhD Program in Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences
Stefano BRESCIANI - PhD Program in Business and Management
Barbara BRUSCHI - National PhD in Learning Sciences and Digital Technologies
Federico BUSSOLINO- PhD Program in Translational Oncology
Andrea CALVO- PhD Program in Neurosciences
Maria Teresa CAPUCCHIO - PhD Program in Veterinary Sciences for Food and Animal Safety
Roberta CAVALLI - PhD Program in Pharmaceutical and Biomolecular Sciences
Mario CHIESA - National PhD in Scientific, Technological and Social Methods enabling Circular Economy
Paola CIFARELLI - PhD Program in Arts and Humanities
Bartolomeo CIVALLERI- PhD Program in Chemical and Material Sciences
Luca COCOLIN – PhD Program in Food, Health and Longevity
Gianluca CUNIBERTI - National PhD in Heritage Science
Barbara CURLI - PhD Program in Global History of Empires
Elena D'ALESSANDRO - PhD Program in Law, the Individual and the Market
Stefano DE MARTINO - PhD in Technology Driven Sciences: Technologies for Cultural Heritage (Tech4Culture)
Annamaria DEAGOSTINO - National PhD in Photoinduced Processes and Technologies
Francesco DELA PIERRE - PhD Program in Earth Sciences
Maria Laura DI TOMMASO- PhD Program in Economics "Vilfredo Pareto"
Massimo DURANTE - PhD in Law Science and Technology
Stefano FERRARIS - PhD in Urban and Regional Development
Anna Maria FINO - PhD Program in Pure and Applied Mathematics  
Nicolao FORNENGO- National PhD in Space, Science and Technology
Cristina GIACOMA - PhD in Sustainable Development and Cooperation (SUSTNET)
Marco GRANGETTO - National PhD in Artificial Intelligence
Emilio HIRSCH - PhD Program in Biomedical Sciences and Oncology
Graziano LINGUA- National PhD in Religious Studies
Marina MARCHISIO- PhD Program in Strategic and Legal Sciences of Innovation for Defense and Security
Ilenia MASSA PINTO - PhD Program in Law and Institutions
Enzo MEDICO - PhD Program in Complex Systems for Quantitative Biomedicine 
Matteo MIGHELI - PhD in Comparative Analysis of Institutions, Economics and Law (IEL)
Silvano MONTALDO - PhD Program in Cultural heritage and historical-artistic, audiovisual and multimedia production
Federico MUSSANO - PhD Program in Bioengineering and medical and surgical Sciences
Francesco NOVELLI - PhD Program in Molecular Medicine
Paolo OLIVERO - PhD Program in Physics
Veronica ORAZI - PhD Program in Digital Humanities. Digital Technologies, Arts, Languages, Cultures and Communication
Pasquale PAGLIARO - PhD Program in Experimental Medicine and Therapy
Viviana PATTI - PhD Program in Computer Sciences
Silvia PEROTTO - PhD Program in Biological Sciences and Applied Biotechnologies
Cristina PRANDI - National PhD in Sustainable Development and Climate Change (SSCC) and National PhD in Materials, Sustainable Processes and Systems for the Energy Transition
Francesco QUATRARO - PhD in Innovation for the Circular Economy
Gianfranco RAGONA - PhD Program in Social and Political Change
Paola RUMORE - PhD Program in Philosophy
Laura Lea SACERDOTE - PhD Modeling and Data Science
Claudio SCHIFANELLA - National PhD in Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology
Giovanni SEMI - PhD Program in Sociology and Methodology of Social Research
Marco TAMIETTO - PhD Program in Psychological, Anthropological and Educational Sciences
Massimo VALLERANI - PhD Program in Archaeological, Historical and Historical-Artistic Sciences
Franco VEGLIO - PhD Program in Medical Physiopathology

PhD Candidates’ Representatives currently in office:

Claudio BRASSO - Life and Health Sciences area
Federica CAVAZZUTI- The Humanities area
Bianca Maria DE PAOLIS - The Humanities area
Eugenia JONA - Social and Economic Sciences area
Charlotte KOHLLOFFEL - Social and Economic Sciences area
Giulia RUFFINI - Natural Sciences area
Alessio SURIANO - Natural Sciences area
Mattia TRUNFIO - Life and Health Sciences area

Last update: 11/07/2023 15:27
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