Doctoral programmes offered by the University of Siena 2013-2014


Doctoral Programmes in



Doctoral Programme in Cultural Heritage and Medieval History

  • Cultural Heritage
  • History

Doctoral Programme in Philology and Criticism

  • Romance  Philology
  • Philology and Literary Criticism

Doctoral Programme in Anthropology, History and Culture Theory

  • Anthropology of the Ancient World
  • Ancient History
  • Theories of signs and language in the ancient world
  • History of Classical Tradition



Doctoral Programme in Medical Biotechnology

  • Biochemical and Microbiological Sciences
  • Biology of germinal cells
  • Biotechnology in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Microbial Biotechnology, vaccines and infectious diseases
  • Molecular and Quantitative Diagnostic Pathology


Doctoral Programme in Cognitive and Neurological Sciences

  • Cognitive and Neurological Sciences


Doctoral Programme in Genetics, Oncology and Clinical Medicine

  • Medical Genetics
  • Genetics and physiopathology of skeletal disorders
  • Genetics and physiopathology of atherosclerosis
  • Pharmacogenetics and clinical pharmacology
  • Surgical oncology
  • Hematological and dermatological oncology
  • Oncological Genetics
  • Clinical Immunology

Doctoral Programme in Molecular Medicine

  • Molecular and Cellular biology of stem and differentiated cells
  • Biopathology of Endoplasmic Reticulum
  • Behavioural Neurobiology
  • Molecular aspects in Biology and Reproductive and Pregnancy Medicine



Doctoral Programme in Environmental, Polar and Earth Sciences

  • Earth Sciences
  • Environmental Sciences and Ecotoxicology
  • Polar Sciences


Doctoral Programme in Experimental Physics



Doctoral Programme in Molecular Biotechnology

  • Bioinformatics
  • Genomics
  • Molecular Biotechnology
  • Proteomics


Doctoral Programme in Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences

  • Molecular Sciences
  • Pharmaceutical  Science and Technology


Doctoral Programme in Life Sciences

  • Biodiversity and Conservation
  • Biology and Cellular Physiology
  • Study of Pathogenetic and Physiopathological mechanisms in Acute and Chronic Diseases



Doctoral Programme in Information Engineering

  • Automatic Control and Robotics
  • Decision support methods for management
  • Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Electronic Measurements
  • Electromagnetics Engineering
  • Computing Systems
  • Telecommunications and Telematics Technologies
  • Complex Systems