Doctorates are the highest qualifications awarded by the Italian university system.
They provide doctoral students with the skills and knowledge they need to conduct high level research in public and private organizations or develop a professional career, while contributing to the creation of the European area of higher education and of the European research area.
Doctoral programmes are open to students with a Master’s degree (in Italian, "laurea magistrale, specialistica o vecchio ordinamento") or an equivalent foreign degree.
Doctoral programmes for a.y. 2021-2022 (cycle 37) at the University of Trento are listed below.
Science and Technology
|Physics||call - closed||May, 24th, 2021|
|Information Engineering and Computer Science (until cycle 36: Information and Communication Technology)||
first call - closed
April 15th, 2021
|Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering||selection open||July 26th, 2021|
|Industrial Innovation||selection open||August 25th, 2021|
|Mathematics||call - closed||May 31st, 2021|
|Materials, Mechatronics and Systems Engineering||
Call H2020 ONEforest project cycle 36 - closed
call - closed
April 15th, 2021
July 15th, 2021
|Agrifood and Environmental Sciences||selection open||August 24th, 2021|
|Biomolecular Sciences||selection open||
July 22nd, 2021
|European Cultures. Environment, Contexts, Histories, Arts, Ideas||call closed||May 20th 2021|
|Economics and Management||call closed||May 26th 2021|
June 30th 2021
|Sociology and Social Research||call closed||May 26th 2021|
|Comparative and European legal studies||call closed||July 8th 2021|
|International studies||call closed||May 6th 2021|
|Sustainability: Economics, Environment, Management and Society (SUSTEEMS)||call closed||
May 26th 2021
|Cognitive and Brain Sciences||call closed||May 27th 2021|
|Cognitive Science||selection open||July 27th 2021|
The following PhD programmes will be discontinued after already enrolled students have graduated:
- Development Economics and Local Systems - DELoS - last intake academic year 2019/2020
- Forms of the text - last intake academic year 2018/2019
- Psychological sciences and education - last intake academic year 2016/2017
National Doctoral Programmes:
The University of Trento participates to the:
- National PhD programme in Sustainable Development and Climate Change, which has its administrative seat at the Istituto Universitario di Studi Superiori di Pavia
- National PhD programme in Artificial Intelligence, Society Area, coordinated by CNR and Università degli Studi di Pisa.