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 39th cycle (academic year 2023/2024) of the PhD Programme in Physics.

Announcement of selection - 39th cycle - A.Y. 2023-2024 - second call

Rector's Decree no. 885 of date 03/08/2023, published in this webpage on date 04/08/2023.
*please note that only the Italian version of the call is legally binding, the English version is provided for information only.

Positions: 4 +1 +1
Scholarships: 4 +1 +1

The Academic year starts November 1, 2023
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_39(PDF | 295 KB)

How to apply

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

Deadline for application: September 4th, 2023, 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 bold (indicated with +)

Financer No. of scholarships Possible reserved topic
Department of Physics 2

A - Quantum Simulation of Gauge Theories and Neutrinos with qudits QSGTN, Roggero Garberoglio Q@TN

B - Fluctuating Levitated Oscillators Approaching The quantum regime (FLOAT), Rastelli Vinante (Q@TN)I

INFN 1 C - Thermal Neutron Energy Determination with Multilayer Detection
Additional positions with scholarship within the PNRR project, Mission 4, component 2 1 D - Multi-body interactions in complex systems
Project CN1 – HPC – SPOKE 7
Project Code CN_00000013
CUP E63C22000970007
ASI - Italian Space Agency +1 E - Development and ground testing of a system of free-falling reference test masses for an orbiting gravitational wave observatory
University of Trento and Department of Physics +1 F - Plasma-assisted hydrogen production from biomethane and biogas (additional scholarship published on 31/08/2023)
Positions 4 +1+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.

application/pdfAbstract_borsa_tematica_E_Fisica_39(PDF | 32 KB)
application/pdfAbstract_borsa_tematica_F_Fisica_39(PDF | 52 KB)
application/pdfReserved scholarships_Physics_second call(PDF | 138 KB)

Examination’s schedule and results

Assessment schedule: starting from September 11, 2023
Oral examination: starting from September 22, 2023

Assessment of qualifications and candidates admitted to the interview: published on September 14th, 2023

Schedule of interviews: updated on September 19th, 2023

Final ranking: published on September 29th, 2023

application/pdfPHYSICS_39_second_call_Final ranking(PDF | 198 KB)
application/pdfFISICA_39_Calendario_colloqui_aggiornato(PDF | 180 KB)
application/pdfFISICA_39_Esiti_valutazione_titoli_secondo_bando(PDF | 209 KB)

Deadline for enrolment:
Position with scholarship: October 7th, 2023

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

Opportunities within the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (NRRP)
More information at and

Useful links

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

Last update: September 29th, 2023