PhD Programme in Information Engineering and Computer Science - second 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 - second call.

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

Rector's Decree nr. 595 of 17/07/2021, published on the webpage on: 19/07/2021 *.
*please note that only the Italian version of the call is legally binding, the English version is provided for information only.

Positions available: nr. 23 +2
Positions with scholarship: 23 +2
Supernumerary positions without scholarship: 1

Positions reserved to applicants who are granted scholarships by foreign countries: 1

The Academic Year starts November 1, 2021

How to apply

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

Deadline for application: August 31st 2021

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

Area di ricerca A: Deep and Structured Machine Learning, Language Speech and Interaction
Area di ricerca B: Cyber Security, Embedded Intelligence and Robotics Systems, Next Generation Networks, Systems and Networks
Area di ricerca C: Data Intelligence, Social Informatics, Software Engineering and Formal Methods
Area di ricerca D: Remote and Distributed Sensing, Signal Processing and Recognition

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

Research Area No. of positions With scholarship/fellowship Without scholarship
A 4 4 -
B 9 +1 +1 -
C 5 5 -
D +1 +1 -

Supernumerary positions without scholarship: nr. 1 in area A (reserved to candidates with specific requirements, see art. 8 of the call)
Positions reserved to applicants who are granted scholarships by foreign countries: 1
Additional position with scholarship: nr. 1 in area B 
(published on 02/08/2021), r. 1 in area D (published on 16/08/2021)

For further details on research topics see:

​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. 

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: procedure starting from September 9th 2021.


List of exclusions of incomplete applications: available in Attachments section (9/09/2021).
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.