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 39th cycle (academic year 2023/2024) of the PhD Programme in Information Engineering and Computer Sciences.

In List of Calls for Phd positions, announcements of selection from past years are available.

Announcement of selection - A.Y. 2023-2024

Rector's Decree no. 304 of April 27th, 2023, published on April 27th, 2023.
*please note that only the Italian version of the call is legally binding, the English version is provided for information only.

Positions: nr. 36 
Scholarships: no. 36 (of which no. 32 on reserved topics)
Positions reserved to applicants who are granted scholarships by foreign countries: n. 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/pdfISI_First call_39_ENG(PDF | 437 KB)

How to apply

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

Deadline for application: May 30th, 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

Research Area A: Deep and Structured Machine Learning, Language Speech and Interaction
Research Area B: Cyber Security, Embedded Intelligence and Robotics Systems, Next Generation Networks
Research Area C: Data Intelligence, Social Informatics, Software Engineering and Formal Methods
Research Area D: Artificial intelligence and machine learning for data analysis, Earth observation and planetary exploration, Medical ultrasound imaging, Remote and Distributed Sensing, Signal Processing and Recognition

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

Research Area No. of positions With scholarship/fellowship Without scholarship
A 10 10 -
B 5 5 -
C 9 9 -
D 12 12 -

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): no. 1 in Research Area B.

For information about scholarship with reserved research topics see the related webpage.

Applicants who already closed and correctly sent the application before the publication of additional scholarships can apply for them (only in the same Area of the main Application) filling-in the that will be available online.

Examination’s schedule and results

Assessment of qualifications: starting from June 15th, 2023 (please note that the assessment might take several days)

List of exclusions of incomplete applications: published on June 16th, 2023

Final ranking: published onJuly 19, 2023

application/pdfEsclusioni_domanda_incompleta_ISI_39_I(PDF | 165 KB)
application/pdfEsiti finali ISI_Final results IECS_39(PDF | 557 KB)

Deadline for enrolment:
Position with scholarship: July 27, 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

Useful links


application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.documentStatement_of_purpose_ISI-IECS(DOCX | 14 KB)
application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.documentResearch_proposal_ISI-IECS(DOCX | 14 KB)

Last update: 19/07/2023