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. 2020-2021 (cycle 36) at the University of Trento are listed below.
Science and Technology
|Physics||expired||August 28, 2020|
|Physics - MSCA H2020 ACO positions||selection 2020/21: not yet available||-|
|Information and Communication Technology||
June 16, 2020
|Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering||expired||July 23, 2020|
|Industrial Innovation||expired||August 25, 2020|
|Mathematics||expired||July 30, 2020|
|Materials, Mechatronics and Systems Engineering||expired||July 16, 2020|
|Agrifood and Environmental Sciences||expired||August 20, 2020|
|Biomolecular Sciences||expired||July 23, 2020|
|European Cultures. Environment, Contexts, Histories, Arts, Ideas||expired||May 21, 2020|
|Economics and Management||expired||June 3, 2020|
May 28, 2020
|Sociology and Social Research||expired||June 3, 2020|
|Comparative and European legal studies||expired||July 9, 2020|
|International studies||expired||May 21, 2020|
|Sustainability: Economics, Environment, Management and Society (SUSTEEMS)||expired||
June 3, 2020
|Cognitive and Brain Sciences||expired||May 27, 2020|
|Cognitive Science||expired||July 23, 2020|
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
Doctoral programmes offered jointly with other Universities: