PhD Programme in Materials, Mechatronics and Systems Engineering

The University of Trento announces a public selection procedure for admission to the 38th cycle (academic year 2022/2023) of the Doctoral Programme in Materials, Mechatronics and Systems Engineering” 38th cycle (a.y. 2022/2023).

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

Announcement of selection 38th cycle - A.Y. 2022-2023

Rector's Decree no. 538 of 06.06.2022, published in this webpage on 07.06.2022
*please note that only the Italian version of the call is legally binding, the English version is provided for information only.

Positions: 15
Scholarships: 12 (of which 5 on reserved topics)
Positions without scholarship: 3
Supernumerary positions (art. 8 of selection Call): 0

The Academic year starts November 1, 2022
Duration of the PhD 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/pdfCall MMSE 38(PDF | 439 KB)

How to apply

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

Deadline for application:  July 18th, 2022, hrs. 4.00 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

Research area A: Materials Science and Engineering
Research area B: Mechatronics, Electronics and Operational research

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

Research Area Nr. of scholarships Financer  - Topic of reserved scholarship
A 4

University of Trento

1 Positions without scholarship
1 University of Trento and Department of Industrial Engineering
1 University of Trento and INFN
B 3 University of Trento
1 University of Trento and PRIN 2020 (DOCEAT), CUP n. E63C22000410001, numero di protocollo 2020RTWES4 
1 FBK Foundation
1 PRIN 2020 (DOCEAT), CUP n. E63C22000410001, numero di protocollo 2020RTWES4
2 Positions without scholarship

For information about scholarship with reserved research topics see the file Research subjects.

During the filling out of the application online candidates must choose which Research area(s) (max. 2, specifying the order of preference) they are interested to apply for.

Applicants who will have already closed and sent the application before the publication of additional scholarships can apply for those scholarships by an additional procedure, information will be available oline.

application/pdfResearch subjects38 MMSE(PDF | 131 KB)

Examination’s schedule and results

Assessment schedule: starting from July 26, 2022 (please note that the assessment might take several days)
Oral examination: starting from September 5, 2022

List of exclusions of incomplete applications: none
List of exclusions for not recognized qualification:  none
Assessment of qualifications and candidates admitted to the interview: published 28/07/2022

Final ranking: published 15/09/2022

application/pdfvalutazione_titoli assessment_of_qualification_MMSE_38(PDF | 277 KB)
application/pdfEsiti_finali_Final_results_MMSE_38(PDF | 370 KB)

Deadline for enrolment:
Position with scholarship: September 23, 2022
Position without scholarship: September 29, 2022

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

Useful links

Last update: September 15th, 2022