PhD Programme in "Cognitive Science"


ANNOUNCEMENT OF SELECTION: 35th cycle – academic year 2019/2020

The announcement of selection for the PhD Programme in “Cognitive Science” 35th cycle (a.y. 2019/2020) will soon be available on this webpage in the "Download" Box.

Please note that only the Italian version of the call is legally binding, the English version is provided for information only.

Announcement of selection: published on this webpage on 17th April 2019 and available in the "Download" Box 

Application online: available starting from 18th April 2019 (go to the Application)

Number of positions: 9

Number of 3-year-grants: 9

The scholarships are funded as follow:

  • n. 6 scholarships funded by the University of Trento;
  • n. 3 grants financed by Fondazione Bruno Kessler

The topic-specific grants are conditional to the execution of a particular research topic for which specific skills are required which will be verified in the selection process, during the oral examination.

Those interested in one topic-specific grant should carefully check the topic and required skillset indicated on the web page

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

Application’s deadline to participate in the selection: 31st July 2019, 4:00 p.m. (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.

Start of the Academic Year: 1st November 2019

Duration of the PhD Programme: 3 years

Official language: Italian and English

Examination’s schedule:

Preliminary session: August 26, 2019 (it's carried out by the Commission without the presence of the candidates)

Qualifications assessment: September 2, 2019 (it's carried out by the Commission without the presence of the candidates)
Outcomes are available in the Download Box of this web page.

Interviews: September 9-10, 2019
Location: Department of Psychology and Cognitive Sciences, Corso Bettini 31, Rovereto (TN), Palazzo Fedrigotti, Sala Riunioni
Candidate's schedules are available in the Download Box of this web page.

The final ranking is available in the Download Box.

Enrolment 1st year: not later than 19th September 2019.

The enrolment procedure is available at the related 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 19th September 2019.

Last update: September 11, 2019