PhD Programme in mathematics - Jointly run with the University of Verona

The University of Trento announces a public selection procedure for admission to the 37th cycle (academic year 2021/2022) of the PhD Programme in mathematics.

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

Rector's Decree nr. 385 of 30.04.2021 (please note that only the Italian version of the call is legally binding, the English version available at this page is provided for information only).

Positions: no. 16
Scholarships: no. 13 (of which 5 on reserved topics)
Research fellowships (Assegni di ricerca) Departments of Excellence: no. 3
Supernumerary positions: no. 2 (see art. 7 of the call)

The Academic year starts on November 1, 2021.

How to apply

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

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: May 31st, 2021 hrs 04.00 PM (Italian time, GMT +2)

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

Financer No. of scholarships or fellowships Topics of reserved scholarships*
University of Trento 5 --
University of Verona 3 --
Research fellowships (Assegni di ricerca) MIUR – Departments of Excellence 3 A - Modelling dynamic networks with differential equations
B - Mathematics of Reinforcement Learning
C - Geometric Analysis
FBK (Bruno Kessler Foundation) and Unitn 3 D - Data-driven approaches in epidemiological modeling
E - Evaluation of interventions against infectious diseases
F - Analytical, stochastic, and applicative aspects of Deep Neural Networks
EUSTEMA S.p.A. and Unitn 1 G - Blockchain technology for digital notary
PAT (AI) Laboratorio Q@TN 1 H - Development and security proof of Quantum Key Distribution protocols based on single particle entanglement (SP-QKD)

*Reserved scholarships can only be assigned to those candidates who apply for and obtain the specific eligibility.

Examination's schedule and final rankings

The assessment of qualifications will be held starting from June 23rd, 2021

Interviews will be held starting from: June 28th, 2021

IMPORTANT: Following the COVID-19 health emergency, as an extraordinary measure to carry out the oral exams in telematic mode, all interviews will be held exclusively using audio-video connection tools, that will allow:
- the correct identification of the participants (through a webcam);
- the conduction of the oral test in a public form.
Further details will be defined by the Evaluation Committee and communicated to the admitted candidates.

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

Final rankings published on 13/07/2021


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