Doctoral Programme in Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering - a.y. 2024/2025

Additional scholarships cycle 40: call open
Updates on the page https://www.unitn.it/en/phd-nrrp-calls

The University of Trento opens the call for positions for the 40th Cycle (Academic Year 2024/2025) of the Doctoral Programme in Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering.

In List of Calls for Phd positions, announcements of selection from past years are available.

Announcement of selection - A.Y. 2024-2025 

Rector's Decree no. 342 of April 8th, 2024, posted on this webpage on April 9th, 2024.
*please note that only the Italian version of the call is legally binding, the English version is provided for information only.

Positions: 10
Scholarships: 10 on specific reserved topics  

The Academic year starts on November 1, 2024
Duration of the PhD Programme: 3 years

Candidates selected by special committees for admission related to specific international mobility programmes in which the University of Trento participates may also be admitted on additional positions.

application/pdfICAM_Call 40_ENG(PDF | 305 KB)
application/pdfresearch subjects-40-ICAM_1(PDF | 248 KB)

How to apply 

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

Application online available from April 10th, 2024.

Deadline for application: May 13th, 2024, 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

Curriculum A: Civil and Enviromental Engineering
Curriculum B: Mechanics,  Materials, Chemistry and Energy
Curriculum C: Modelling and Simulation

For details about the topics of scholarships with reserved research topics see the file "Research subjects".

Curriculum  Financer Nr. scholarships Topics of reserved scholarships 
A Scholarships funded by MUR (Italian Ministry of University and Research) within the action "Dipartimenti di Eccellenza 2023-2027 (Legge 232/2016)", Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile, Ambientale e Meccanica, CUP no. E63C22003880001" 1 A1 – Urban water risk assessment in a changing climate (Scientific contact persons: Giuseppe Formetta and Alessandra Marzadri)
A Scholarships funded by MUR (Italian Ministry of University and Research) within the action "Dipartimenti di Eccellenza 2023-2027 (Legge 232/2016)", Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile, Ambientale e Meccanica, CUP no. E63C22003880001" 1 A2 - Planform dynamics of meandering rivers (Scientific contact persons Marco Tubino and Niccolò Ragno)
B Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK) 1 B1 – Electrowetting-on-dielectric (EWOD) devices for digital microfluidic applications (Scientific contact persons: Maria F. Pantano, Andrea Adami, Alvise Bagolini. Leandro Lorenzelli)
B Scholarships funded by MUR (Italian Ministry of University and Research) within the action "Dipartimenti di Eccellenza 2023-2027 (Legge 232/2016)", Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile, Ambientale e Meccanica, CUP no. E63C22003880001" 1 B2 – Multifunctional materials for sustainable thin-film thermoelectric devices (Scientific contact person: Paolo Scardi)
B University of Trento and Department of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering scholarships within the Project HORIZON EUROPE ERC 2022 COG S-FOAM, GA n°101086644 – CUP E63C23000510006 1 B3 - Enhance Architected Materials mechanical properties with Origami design principles (Scientific contact person: Diego Misseroni)
B University of Trento and Department of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering scholarships within the Project HORIZON EUROPE ERC 2022 COG S-FOAM, GA n°101086644 – CUP E63C23000510006 1 B4 - Homogenization-based modelling of origami-based metamaterials (Scientific contact persons: Diego Misseroni, Luca Deseri, Massimiliano Fraldi)
C University of Trento and Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) 1 C1 – 3D nanoprinting of multifunctional biomimetic structures inspired by natural organisms (Scientific contact persons: Nicola M. Pugno, Barbara Mazzolai)
C Scholarships funded by MUR (Italian Ministry of University and Research) within the action "Dipartimenti di Eccellenza 2023-2027 (Legge 232/2016)", Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile, Ambientale e Meccanica, CUP no. E63C22003880001" 1 C2 - High order structure-preserving numerical schemes for continuum mechanics of mixtures with phase transition (Scientific contact person: Michael Dumbser)
C Scholarships funded by MUR (Italian Ministry of University and Research) within the action "Dipartimenti di Eccellenza 2023-2027 (Legge 232/2016)", Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile, Ambientale e Meccanica, CUP no. E63C22003880001" 1 C3 - Glaciers’ stability under global warming (Scientific contact persons: Alberto Bellin and Nicola M. Pugno)
C Scholarships funded by MUR (Italian Ministry of University and Research) within the action "Dipartimenti di Eccellenza 2023-2027 (Legge 232/2016)", Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile, Ambientale e Meccanica, CUP no. E63C22003880001" 1 C4 - Performance-based analysis of tapered/cellular members for sustainable steel structures (Scientific contact person: Nicola Tondini)

Examination’s schedule and results 

Assessment schedule: starting from May 20th, 2024

List of exclusions of incomplete applications: not available
List of exclusions for not recognized qualification: not available

Final results: published on June 7th, 2024

application/pdfEsiti finali_Final rankings_ICAM_40_I(PDF | 286 KB)

Deadline for enrolment: June 15th, 2024 

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

Useful links

Opportunities within the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (NRRP)
More information at https://www.unitn.it/en/phd-nrrp-calls.

Last update: June 7th, 2024