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 2019  may also apply.

There will be one application deadline for the 2019 cohort: May 30 (the last Thursday in May). Currently there are at least 9 positions available.

Here is the 2019 admissions deadline forecast. Schedule may vary until call is official and published.

Early April

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.)

By June 27 Title evaluations (candidates need not be present). Ranking will be posted on the UNITN website no later than a day or two later.
By July 11

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 2019 selection will be 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 two PhD positions were added to the selection 1 week before the interviews.

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