PhD Programme in "Cognitive Science"

The University of Trento announces a public selection procedure for admission to the 38th cycle (academic year 2022/2023) of the PhD Programme in Cognitive Science.

Announcement of selection

Published on this webpage on June 1, 2022.

Please note that only the Italian version of the call is legally binding, the English version is provided for information only.
This page provides general information about the announcement of selection and the application process.

Number of positions: 9
Number of 3-year-grants: 9

n. 6 grants financed by the University of Trento;
n. 3 grants financed by the Fondazione Bruno Kessler on the topic “Artificial Intelligence for Education“.

The topic-specific grants are conditional to the execution of a particular research topic for which specific skills are required. Those interested in a topic-specific grant should carefully check the topic and required skillset indicated on the web page

Number of Supernumerary positions: 1 position reserved to candidates fulfilling the requirements stated by art. 20, par. 3 of the University Regulations regarding PhD Programmes.

Start of the Academic Year: 1 November 2022
Duration of the PhD Programme: 3 years
Official language: Italian and English

How to apply

Application online: available starting from June 2, 2022.

Application’s deadline to participate in the selection: July 21, 2022, 16:00 (Italian time)

Candidates are warmly recommended to submit their application in advance. 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.

Examination's schedule - information not available


Candidates not admitted to the selection - information not available

Outcomes - information not available

Enrolment 1st year: information not available
The enrolment procedure is available on the Enrolment 1, 2, 3 year webpage.

Candidates who wish to assert their requirements for supernumerary positions (see art. 8 of the Call) shall request, by submission of appropriate documentation proving their status to the PhD Office - Cognitive, Social Sciences and Humanities (email: [at] their acceptance of such admission not later than - information not available.

Last update: June 1, 2022