DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: April 15th, 2021 hrs 04.00 PM (Italian time, GMT +2)

Link to the Application on-line

Positions are available on 4 distinct Research Areas:
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 (di cui 17 +1 a tematica vincolata)
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:

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 and the description of the research project by email to ateneo [at] (Subject: “Application ID number- candidate’s Surname and Name - PhD in Information Engineering and Computer Science – First call, 37th cycle - Supplement to application”) by April 15th, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. Italian time.
After this date, a specific additional online application will also be made available from 16 to 21 April 2021 to collect applications for additional scholarships made available after the publication of the present call.

​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.

The Academic Year starts November 1, 2021. 

Announcement of selection: 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.

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:
Assessment of qualification: not available
List of exclusions of incomplete applications: not available
List of exclusions of not recognized qualification: not available
Final rankings: not available
Deadline for enrollment to the first year: 
admitted to a position with scholarship: not available
admitted to a position without scholarship: not available
Information about first year enrollment procedure available at the related web page .