PhD Programme in Information Engineering and Computer Science - first call

Until 36th cycle Information and communication technology.

The University of Trento announces a public selection procedure for admission to the 37th cycle (academic year 2021/2022) of the PhD programme in Information Engineering and Computer Science - first call.

Announcement of selection - 37th cycle - A.Y. 2021-2022

Rector's Decree nr. 201 of 09/03/2021, published on the webpage on: not available * (available in Attachments section). 
*please note that only the Italian version of the call is legally binding, the English version is provided for information only.

Positions available: 38 +1
Positions with scholarship: n. 37 +1 (17 +1 on a reserved topic)
Positions without scholarship: n. 1
Positions reserved to applicants who are granted scholarships by foreign countries (without scholarship, reserved to candidates with specific requirements, see art. 6 of the call): nr. 2 (Area B, Area D).

The Academic Year starts November 1, 2021. 

How to apply

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

Deadline fo application: April 15th, 2021 hrs 04.00 PM (Italian time, GMT +2)

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

Research Area A: Deep and Structured Machine Learning, Language Speech and Interaction, Machine Learning and Intelligent OptimizatioN
Research Area B: Cyber Security, Embedded Intelligence and Robotics Systems, Next Generation Networks, Systems and Networks, Wireless Technology and Systems
Research Area C: Data Intelligence, Digitalization of operations for sustainability, Quantum Information and Computing, Social Informatics, Software Engineering and Formal Methods
Research Area D: Multimedia Signal Processing and Understanding, Remote and Distributed Sensing, Signal Processing and Recognition

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

Positions available: 38 +1
Positions with scholarship: n. 37 +1 (17 +1 on a reserved topic)
Positions without scholarship: n. 1

Research Area No. of positions With scholarship/fellowship Without scholarship
A 10 10 -
B 11 10 1
C 9 +1 -
D 8 8 -

Positions reserved to applicants who are granted scholarships by foreign countries (without scholarship, reserved to candidates with specific requirements, see art. 6 of the call): nr. 1 position in Research Area B, nr. 1 position in Research Area D.

For further details on research topics see: https://ict.unitn.it/education/admission...

Applicants who have selected Research Area C within the previously submitted online application may also opt for the additional reserved topic scholarship C5 (funded by FBK-Fondazione Bruno Kessler). The total number of chosen scholarships (additional + main online application, max 2) cannot exceed 3. Applicants may send their expression of interest for the additional reserved topic scholarship, attaching the description of the research project, by the additional online application, available from 16 to 21 April 2021.

​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.

Candidates are recommended to complete the online application well in advance before the deadline, in order to avoid possible technical problems or overcharge of the connection and/or of the application systems.

Selection calendar and final rankings

Assessment of qualification: starting on May 3rd 2021.

Results available from June 14th 2021.

List of exclusions of incomplete applications: available in Attachments section (29/04/2021, updated on 30/04/2021, updated on 07/06/2021)
List of exclusions of not recognized qualification: available in Attachments section (03/05/2021)
 
Final rankings: available in Attachments section (14/06/2021)

Deadline for enrollment to the first year
June 22nd, 2021: admitted to a position with scholarship, admitted to positions reserved to applicantsgranted scholarships by foreign countries
June 28th, 2021: admitted to a position without scholarship
Information about first year enrollment procedure available at the related web page .

Useful links

Attachments