Phd programme in Physics - in cooperation with the INFN - National Institute for Nuclear Physics

The University of Trento announces a public selection procedure for admission to the 38th cycle (academic year 2022/2023) of the PhD Programme in Physics.

Announcement of selection - A.Y. 2022-2023 - second call

Rector's Decree no. 846 of date 09/08/2022, published in this webpage on date 09/08/2022.
*please note that only the Italian version of the call is legally binding, the English version is provided for information only.

Positions: 6 +1
Scholarships: 6 +1 (of which 6 +1 on reserved topics)

The Academic year starts November 1, 2022
Duration of the PhD Programme: 3 years

May also be admitted on additional positions candidates selected by special committees for admission related to specific international mobility programmes in which the University of Trento participates.

application/pdfPhysics_second call 38th(PDF | 363 KB)

How to apply

To partecipate to the selection procedure, fill in the application online within the deadline.

Deadline for application: September 9th, 2022, hrs. 4.00 PM (Italian time)

Applicants are advised to register well in advance of the deadline. The University shall not be considered responsible for any dysfunctions due to technical problems and/or overload of the communication line and/or of the OS, for the loss of communication due to incorrect address details or late communication about possible change of address of the candidates, or for any other problem and delay due to third parties, unexpected cases or circumstances beyond one’s control.

Details about funded positions

Positions and scholarships increased after the publication of the call are in red (indicated with +)

Financer No. of scholarships Possible reserved topic
University of Trento and Department of Physics 1 A - Molecular astrophysics: challenging reactivity beyond the second period elements via ion-molecule reactions
Department of Physics 5 +1 B - MIMOSA 1 - Embedding of biological materials in silica matrices by classical Molecular Dynamics simulations
C - MIMOSA 2 - 4D Microscopy of biological materials by short pulse terahertz sources
D - Quantum Algorithms with Tensor Networks (QATN)
E - QUANtum optics around Exceptional Points (QUANEP)
F - Verification of the QUantum theory of MAgnetoREception in a new animal model, a biological magnetic sensor (QUMARE)
G - Quantum annealing in AMO devices
Positions 6 +1  

Applicants who will have already closed and sent the application before the publication of additional scholarships can apply for those scholarships by an additional procedure, information will be available on-line.

For information about scholarship with reserved research topics see the file below.

Examination’s schedule and results

Assessment schedule: starting from September 15, 2022
Oral examination: starting from September 21, 2022

Assessment of qualifications and candidates admitted to the interview: published on September 16, 2022

Schedule of interviews published on September 19, 2022

Final ranking: published on September 27, 2022

application/pdfPHYSICS_38_Interviews_second_call(PDF | 223 KB)
application/pdfFISICA_38_second call_assessment of qualification.pdf(PDF | 150 KB)
application/pdfPhysics_38_second call_Final_ranking(PDF | 277 KB)

Deadline for enrolment:
Position with scholarship: October 5th, 2022

Information about first year enrollment procedure available at the related web page.

Useful links

INFN - Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare BEC Fondazione Bruno Kessler ERC European Research Council

Last update: September 27, 2022