Doctoral Programme in Mathematics - Jointly run with the University of Verona

The University of Trento announces a public selection procedure for admission to the 39th cycle (academic year 2023/2024) of the PhD Programme in “Mathematics”, jointly run with the University of Verona.

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. 289 of April 18, 2023, posted on this webpage on April 18, 2023.
*please note that only the Italian version of the call is legally binding, the English version is provided for information only.

Positions: no. 15+1
Scholarships: no. 15+1 (of which 5+1 on specific reserved topics)

The Academic year starts November 1, 2023
Duration of the Doctoral 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.

application/pdfMATHEMATICS_call_39_ENG_def(PDF | 483 KB)

How to apply 

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

Deadline for application: May 18, 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 

Positions and scholarships increased after the publication of the call are in bold (indicated with +)

For details on the reserved topics please see the "Research topics" files in attachment.

Financer no. of scholarships Reserved topic
University of Trento 7 ---
University of Verona 3 ---
Department of Mathematics 2

A: Geometric Analysis

B: Mathematical models for vector-borne infections

FBK (Bruno Kessler Foundation) 2+1

C: Mathematical models of infectious disease transmission and control, nell’ambito del progetto PNRR MS4 C2 I1.3 PE00000007– INF-ACT – SPOKE 4 — CUP C63C22000800006 [01/11/2022-31/10/2025]

D: Mathematical Analysis of Spatially Embedded Networks with Applications to Urban Systems

F: Bayesian Neural Networks with applications in Health Sciences (published on 12/05/2023)

Fondazione The Microsoft Research – University of Trento Centre for Computational and Systems Biology (COSBI) 1 E: Applications of multi-scale mathematical modeling to complex disorders: from systems biology to precision medicine
No. of positions 16  

For information about scholarships on specific reserved topics see the files "Research topics".

Additional reserved scholarships added after the publication of this Call (additional scholarships), can be selected by indicating in the scholarship description field of the online application the title and the code letter of the scholarship chosen. Applicants who have already closed and submitted the application before the publication of additional scholarships can apply for those scholarships by sending an e-mail to the Doctoral Secretariat (phd.maths [at]

application/pdfMAT39_Research topics(PDF | 450 KB)
application/pdfMAT39_Research topics_F(PDF | 364 KB)

Examination’s schedule and results 

Assessment schedule: starting from May 25, 2023 (please note that the assessment might take several days)
Oral examination: starting from June 8, 2023

List of exclusions of incomplete applications: published on June 1st, 2023
Assessment of qualifications and candidates admitted to the interview: published on June 1st, 2023

Schedule interviews: published on June 1st, 2023

Final ranking: not available

application/pdfEsclusioni_Exclusions_MAT_39(PDF | 227 KB)
application/pdfElenco convocati_orali_Schedule interviews_MAT_39(PDF | 177 KB)

Deadline for enrolment:
Position with scholarship: not available

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

Opportunities within the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (NRRP)
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Last update: June 1st, 2023