National Doctorates and Joint PhD at Partner Universities

National Doctorates

The Scuola Normale Superiore adheres to two National Doctorates:

  • National Doctorate in Artificial Intelligence (
    with administrative headquarters at the University of Pisa
  • National Doctorate in Sustainable Development and Climate Change (SDC)
    with administrative headquarters at the University School for Advanced Studies IUSS

Joint PhD at partner universities

  • Joint doctorate in MOlecular Sciences for Earth and Space (MOSES) in collaboration with the Scuola Superiore Meridionale of the University of Naples Federico II (administrative headquarters: University Federico II).
  • Joint doctorate in The HUman Mind and its Explanations: Language, Brain, and Reasoning (HUME), in collaboration with the University of Milan and the University School for Advanced Studies IUSS (administrative headquarters: University of Milan)