The PhD is an exclusive and full-time task. However, it may be possible to carry out some extra activities, both paid and not (see Regulation).

The activities compatible with the PhD Programme are:

  • practical and professional internship
  • tutoring and teaching assistance activity not envisaged in the PhD programme
  • paid work
  • research grant


The authorization to carry out these activities is granted by the Ph.D. Board.


Any time a Ph.D. student is planning to  accept a job assignment, no matter if the employer is UNIBO, he/she should:

  1. Collect the supervisor's approval
  2. Fill in the «request of authorization» form (Intranet)
  3. Send all docs to the
  4. Wait for the Ph.D. Board authorization


All of the above shall be completed prior to the signature of any contract.