CNR ISPC, as the Italian node of the European Research Infrastructure for Heritage Science (ERIHS), in agreement with the University of Bari (UNIBA) and the Polytechnic of Bari (POLIBA), promotes the PhD in Programme in Mediterranean Archaeological, Historical, Architectural and Landscape Heritage: Integrated systems of knowledge, planning, preservation and promotion.

This PhD programme is a higher education and scientific research project in the field of Cultural Heritage, coordinated by Giuliano Volpe, with the participation of professors from the University of Salento (UNISALENTO), the University of Foggia (UNIFG) and the University of Basilicata (UNIBAS).

The doctoral course, based in Taranto, aims at training experts with a high scientific profile operating in the research, protection, enhancement, communication and management of Cultural Heritage.

A multi and interdisciplinary preparation support the traditional training in the Archaeological and Architectural field. The young researchers of the PhD programme can use the ISPC facilities, the CNR hub for research, innovation, training and technology transfer in the Cultural Heritage strategic area​​.

  • 36° cycle PhD, academic year 2020-2021
  • 37° cycle PhD, academic year 2021-2022
  • 38° ciclo di Dottorato, anno accademico 2022- 2023

For the 38° cycle, CNR ISPC, as as the Italian node of ERIHS, will fund a fellowship. If you are interested in proposing a research project to be carried out in close contact with our research groups and laboratories, please consult our Groups & Labs page.
For information about ongoing research activities, please write to the email address:

36° cycle

37° cycle