Procedures for Admittance

A student can be admitted to a Ph.D. Programme by passing an admittance examination, after having submitted an application within the terms and in the forms provided for by the call for applications.


What to do before filing an application

  1. Carefully read the call for applications and any attachments (available at the page Active Calls for Applications);
  2. Verify that you have the admittance requisites required by the call for applications and any attachments;
  3. Prepare a PDF electronic format file of all the documents to be attached to the online application.

PLEASE NOTE: some documents are mandatory, others are optional.


How to file the application for admittance

The filing of the application required two stages:

  1. Registration with the University’s site (, at the end of which a username and a password are assigned in order to access the subsequent stage, the filing of the application for admittance. If you already have the credentials (for instance, because you are a former student of the University of Udine), you can directly begin with the second stage.
  2. Filing the application for admittance (

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates who are interested to several Ph.D. Programmes have to file multiple applications, and attach the required documentation to each of them. It is not allowed to file an application for multiple curricula in the same Ph.D. Programme.



 Candidates admitted to the Ph.D. Programmes are required to proceed with pre-enrollment on Esse3 (right-hand menu: "Secretariat" - "Registrations") as indicated in the call for applications. At the end of the pre-enrollment, the system automatically generates the first installment of the fees that must be paid by the deadline mentioned by the call itself (right-hand menu: "Student Administration office" - "Payments").

The Research Formation  Office will complete the enrollment after checking the documentation provided. The Ph.D. student will receive a notification of the enrollment by e-mail.



  • Tutorial for registering on Esse3
  • Tutorial for filling in the application
  • Tutorial for paying the competition fees through the PagoPA payment system