PhD Programme in Information Engineering and Computer Science - second call

Until 36th cycle Information and communication technology.

The University of Trento announces a second public selection procedure for admission to the 38th cycle (academic year 2022/2023) 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. 2022-2023

Rector's Decree no. 825 of 02.08.2022, published in this webpage on 02.08.2022.
*please note that only the Italian version of the call is legally binding, the English version is provided for information only.

Positions: no. 29 +1 additional
Scholarships: no. 26 +1 additional (of which 24 on reserved topic)
Positions without scholarship: no. 3
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

The Academic year starts November 1, 2022
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.

How to apply

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

Deadline for application: September 6th 2022, 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, 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 hightlighted in bold (indicated with +).

Research Area No. of positions With scholarship/fellowship Without scholarship
A 16 14 2
B 6 5 1
C 3 +1 +1 -
D 4 4 -

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 D

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

Additional reserved scholarships (Area C).
It is possible to apply for additional reserved scholarships made available after the opening of the Announcement of selection, selecting "Other" in the related section of the online application. Candidates who have already submitted their applications and wish to compete also for the additional reserved scholarship (in the same Research Area already selected) may complete the Additional application, that will be available online from September 7th to 12th 2022 hrs. 4.00 PM.

Examination’s schedule and results

Assessment schedule: starting from September 12th 2022

List of exclusions of incomplete applications: -
List of exclusions for not recognized qualification: available (published on 3/10/2022)

Final ranking: available (published on 4/10/2022)

Deadline for enrolment:
Position with scholarship: October 12th 2022
Position without scholarship (or position reserved to applicant with foreign scholarship): October 18th 2022

Information about first year enrollment procedure available at the related web page.

Useful links

Last update: October 4th, 2022.