Funding/Feb 02, 2023

PhD Position, University of Fribourg

PhD Position, University of Fribourg lead image

The SNSF PRIMA Project Portraying Medieval Women: The Materiality of Female Images and Art Patronage in the Latin East (12th–15th centuries), hosted at the Chair of Medieval Art History at the University of Fribourg, offers a four-year doctoral position focused on female representations and patronage in Southern Italy under Latin rule (12th–15th century). Her/his dissertation will be dedicated in the compilation of a comprehensive catalogue of the extant material in the assigned territories.

The most important task of the PhD researcher will be the carrying out of original research and the completion of her/his dissertation. Moreover, she/he is expected to actively participate in all the project’s research activities and scientific events, such as workshops, conferences and research trips.


  • MA in Art History with specialization in Medieval or Byzantine Art
  • Proficiency in Italian
  • Very good language skills in English
  • Good command of French and/or German