Doctoral Programme in Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering - a.y. 2023/2024
The University of Trento opens the call for positions for the 39th Cycle (Academic Year 2023/2024) 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. 2023-2024
Rector's Decree no. 254 of April 5, 2023, posted on this webpage on April 6, 2023.
*please note that only the Italian version of the call is legally binding, the English version is provided for information only.
Scholarships: 12 (of which 11 on specific reserved topics)
Supernumerary positions: 4 (see art. 8 of the notice)
The Academic year starts on November 1, 2023
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.
How to apply
To partecipate to the selection procedure, fill in the application online within the deadline.
Deadline for application: May 10, 2023, 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
Curriculum D: Architecture and Planning, Landscape
Positions and scholarships increased after the publication of the call are in bold (indicated with +).
|Curriculum||Financer||Nr. scholarships||Topic of research|
|A||University of Trento||1||
For a description of the possible topic please see the "Research subjects" file
|A||University of Trento and Department of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering||2||
A1 - Investigating the role of local and mesoscale circulations in the surface energy balance closure over mountain areas - Euregio project ITN 187 (CUP E65F21003390003)
A2 - Chaos and morphological predictions in fluvial and tidal systems
|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"||2||
A3 - Effects of sediment management in river habitat availablity
A4 - Hybrid Machine Learning and Process-based modeling in environmental applications
Additional positions with scholarship within the PNRR project, Mission 4, component 2
iNEST - Interconnected Nord-Est Innovation Ecosystem (ECS00000043 – CUP E63C22001030007)
|1||A5 - Water management and risk mitigation strategies to reduce the pollution associated to stormwater urban runoff by preserving the natural capital|
|B||University of Trento - Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT)||1||B1 - 3D nanoprinting of multifunctional biomimetic structures inspired by natural organisms|
|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 - Metamaterials and metasurfaces for space applications|
|C||University of Trento - Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT)||1||C1 - Modelling and fabrication of growing robots
|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 - Mechanical response of microstructured solids with distributed defectiveness: modeling and simulations through Structured Deformations|
|D||University of Trento – Department of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering within the project Horizon Europe Coordination and Support Action SOLO – CUP E63C22003060006||1||D1 - Exploring the relationships between land take, soil sealing and ecosystem services in European cities|
|D||Department of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering within the project Horizon Europe Project SELINA – CUP E63C22000790006||1||D2 -Transdisciplinary knowledge co-production to mainstream ecosystem services evidence in spatial planning|
For details about the topics of scholarships with reserved research topics and about the possibile topics of scholarships without a specific topic see the file "Research subjects".
Scholarships that will be available after the publication of this call can be selected by using the entry “Other” in the proper section of the online application, and specifying the title of the additional scholarship in the research subject. Applicants who have already closed and sent the application before the publication of additional scholarships can apply for those scholarships using an additional online application (more information will be given on the selection website).
Examination’s schedule and results
Assessment schedule: from May 16, 2023
List of exclusions of incomplete applications: n.a.
List of exclusions for not recognized qualification: n.a.
Final results: published on June 5, 2023 (see attached file)
Deadline for enrolment:
Position with scholarship: June 9, 2023
Position without scholarship: not applicable
Information about first year enrollment procedure available at the related web page.
Opportunities within the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (NRRP)
More information at https://www.unitn.it/en/phd-nrrp-calls.
Last update: June 5, 2023