Doctoral Programme in Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering - a.y. 2022/2023

The University of Trento opens the call for positions for the 38th Cycle (Academic Year 2022/2023) 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.

Opportunities within the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (NRRP)
New doctoral positions fully funded by scholarship are available for admission to the PhD Programmes cycle 38 (a. y. 2022/2023).
More information at https://www.unitn.it/en/phd-nrrp-calls.

Announcement of selection - A.Y. 2022-2023 

Rector's Decree no. 645 of July 8, 2022, posted on this webpage on July 8, 2022.
*please note that only the Italian version of the call is legally binding, the English version is provided for information only.

Positions: 15 + 1
Scholarships: 15 + 1 (of which 9 on specific reserved topics)
Supernumerary positions: 4 (see art. 7 of the notice)

The Academic year starts on November 1, 2022
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.

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How to apply 

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

Deadline for application: August 25, 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

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  3 A1 - Investigating the role of local and mesoscale circulations in the surface energy balance closure over mountain areas (project Euregio IPN 187 INTERFACE - CUP E65F21003390003)
A2 – Coupling vegetation dynamics, hydrological models, and high-resolution remote sensing data to understand onset and propagation of hydrological droughts in mountain regions (project WATERSTEM MUR PRIN 2020 - CUP E63C22000420001, reference number 20202WF53Z)
A3 - Modelling ice dynamics and environmental impacts in hydropower reservoirs with pumped-storage operations
A Department of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering  1 A4 - Water Management of Hypereutrophic shallow lakes - additional posted on August 24, 2022 *
B University of Trento 1 For a description of the possible topic please see the "Research subjects" file 
C University of Trento 2 For a description of the possible topic please see the "Research subjects" file 
C University of Trento and Department of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering 4 C1 - Cells mechanotropism and tumor growth  
C2 - Logic of Monitoring System Design  
C3 - Decision support system based on data fusion from satellite and terrestrial structural health monitoring  
C4 - Chaotic behaviour in Gravel Bed Rivers morphological models: analysis and implications for prediction skill of river trajectories 
D University of Trento 2 For a description of the possible topic please see the "Research subjects" file 
D University of Trento and Department of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering 1 D1 - Furthering nature-based solutions and biodiversity values in spatial planning tools and practice (project BIOVALUE – CUP E63C22001420006) 

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).

** The online supplementary application will be available from August 26, 2022 to August 31, 2022 at 4 p.m. (Italian time). Please note that only applicants who sent the application by the deadline (August 25, 2022 at 4 p.m. ) can apply also for the additional scholarship. 

Examination’s schedule and results 

Assessment schedule: from September 5, 2022

List of exclusions of incomplete applications: n.a.
List of exclusions for not recognized qualification: n.a. 

Final results: the final results are available (posted on September 26, 2022).

Deadline for enrolment:
Position with scholarship: by October 4, 2022
Position without scholarship: not applicable

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

Useful links

Last update: September 26, 2022