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||not yet available||not available|
|Information Engineering and Computer Science (until cycle 36: Information and Communication Technology)||
first call - selection open
April 15th, 2021
|Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering||not yet available||not available|
|Industrial Innovation||not yet available||not available|
|Mathematics||not yet available||not available|
|Materials, Mechatronics and Systems Engineering||Call H2020 ONEforest project cycle 36 - open||April 15th, 2021|
|Agrifood and Environmental Sciences||not yet available||not available|
|Biomolecular Sciences||not yet available||not available|
|European Cultures. Environment, Contexts, Histories, Arts, Ideas||selection open||20th May 2021|
|Economics and Management||selection open||26th May 2021|
not yet available
|Sociology and Social Research||selection open||26th May 2021|
|Comparative and European legal studies||not yet available||not available|
|International studies||selection open||6th May 2021|
|Sustainability: Economics, Environment, Management and Society (SUSTEEMS)||selection open||
26th May 2021
|Cognitive and Brain Sciences||not yet available||not available|
|Cognitive Science||not yet available||not available|
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: