Admission to the Doctorate in Cognitive and Brain Sciences

Admission to the programme is open to all candidates interested in research areas of the CIMeC, regardless of ethnicity, nationality, gender, or age. Applicants are supposed to have an Italian laurea magistrale university degree or have completed a Bachelor's and a Master's degree. Candidates who expect to be awarded their title by the end of October 2018  may also apply.

There will be one application deadline for the 2018 cohort: May 31. Currently there are 10 positions available.

Here are the 2018 admission process deadlines.

April 19

Announcement of selection published. Application period begins.

May 31

Application deadline.

(although the online application is open until 4:00 pm Italian time on the due date, we strongly encourage you to complete the application a few days beforehand. If you haven't received a request to confirm your application, and confirmed it by 4:00 p.m., the online application system will block you out and your application will not be considered. No exceptions.)

June 19 Title evaluations (candidates need not be present). Ranking will be posted on the UNITN website no later than a day or two later.
June 28

Interviews. Shortlisted candidates must be present, unless residing abroad or proving to be unable to physically attend. In this case they will be interviewed by skype.

If admitted to the Program, candidates must reply within 8 business days

November 1

PhD Program begins

B2 level English documentation is not required in order to be considered for a PhD position, however it is strongly recommended.

The list of topics the Doctorate will be emphasizing in the 2018 selection are posted here.

The Research Statement form available in the download box below is one of the compulsory attachments needed for the online application.

A €15 application fee, payable by credit card, is required.

Last  year one PhD position was added to the selection 1 week before the interviews.

Doctoral School in Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Corso Bettini, 31 - Rovereto
ph. +39 0464 808617
fax +39 0461 288690