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Open competition for the admission to PhD courses, Italy


s now available the notice of the Open Competition based on academic qualifications and examinations for admission to Research Doctorate courses XXXI Cycle – Academic Year 2015/2016. Selection application forms, together with all documents required, must be submitted electronically using only the procedure available on the webpage: before 25 August, h. 12.00.
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Instructions for completing the online application form are available on the guidebook.  All  documents required for the selection must be uploaded following the online procedure. Candidates applying for more than one Ph.D. course must submit more than one application, attaching all the necessary documentation to each application. The competition is toll-free. No limitation of age and citizenship applies.

Deadline: August 25, 2015 - h. 12.00 GMT +1

For each of the aforementioned courses, research topics, available places, admission requirements and specific information on the selection and evaluation criteria pertaining to the creation of the ranking tables are available in the table below, selecting the course you are interested.

PhD coursesKind of places
Academic Year 2015/2015 - XXXI Cycle with grant no grant reserved

Evolutionary biology and ecology

9 2 2
European Union law and national legal systems 6 1 1
Economics and management of innovation and sustainability 6 2 1
Physics 8 3 1
Mathematics 9 2 0
Molecular medicine and pharmacology 6 2 1
Biomedical sciences and biotechnology 10* 2 1
Chemistry 5 1 3
Engineering science 8** 1 2
Humanities 3 3 1

Reserved places are allocated to the following categories of applicants: Candidates who have an international academic qualification, Fellowship holders of foreign states, Fellowship holders of specific programs of international mode. For details of the places, select in the table the doctoral courses.

(*) Biomedical sciences and biotechnology = 1 place with grant reserved to ICGEB candidates

(**) Engineering science = 1 place in High Apprenticeship funded by Energy Technology s.r.l. (BO)

Applicants must hold one of the following qualifications before this announcement deadline: an Italian degree known as “Laurea specialistica/magistrale” or a degree awarded prior to approval of Ministerial Decree D.M. n. 509 of 3 November 1999, updated with D.M. n. 270 of 22/10/2004, n. 270; Master’s (second level) degree; an equivalent foreign academic qualification awarded abroad. Candidates with foreign qualifications, those included in international mobility programs and foreign scholarship holders can apply for positions reserved specifically for them if allowed in the PhD courses description sheets. These potential reserved positions will be expressed in the specific PhD Course description sheets (for candidates residing abroad, in order to find out if there is the  possibility of carrying out the interview by videoconference over Skype or similar tools - through webcam - please refer to the description sheet of each research doctorate). The research topics and more information are available on the webpage of the PhD courses.

Please be careful:  for the admission to PhD course in Architecture and urban planning or Earth and Marine Sciences there are 2 special competitions.

Further Information

Application Deadline : 25 August 2015

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