Information about selection for a.y. 2020/2021 (cycle 36) will be published as soon as available.

ANNOUNCEMENT OF SELECTION: 35thcycle – Academic Year 2019-2020

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: CLOSED SEPTEMBER 4, 2019, hrs. 04.00 PM (Italian time, GMT +2)

Link to the Application online

Positions: no. 10 +4
Scholarships: no. 7 +4
Positions without scholarship: no. 1
Positions without scholarship reserved to employees of partner companies (working on highly qualified research activity): no. 2
Supernumerary position without scholarship: no. 1 (see art. 7 of the call)

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

The scholarships are funded as follows:


No. of scholarships

Topics of reserved scholarships[1]

Fondazione Bruno Kessler


A - Artificial Intelligence for Digital Transformation , in collaboration with Dedagroup SpA

B – Artificial Intelligence for Clinical Decision Support, in collaboration with  Exprivia SpA

C – ORS AI Platform, in collaboration with  ORS GROUP

BLM Group – Adige SYS


D -  Laser-beam cutting modeling and testing for improved quality and high-demanding structural applications

Autostrada del Brennero S.p.A.


E - Maintenance optimization in the highway engineering sector

AnteMotion Srl and Trentino Sviluppo Spa


F - Vehicle Dynamic models for real-time applications and training of artificial drivers

ZF Padova Srl


G – Assisting docking manoeuvre simulation for pleasure craft 

CNR  and BLM Group – Adige S.p.A.


H - Ontology-driven support to fault diagnosis of manufacturing machines based on service mail flows and repair records - additional (published on 05/08/2019)

SAP SE and Eit Digital


- Enabling Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems to Learn Continuously and Adaptively - additional (published on 19/08/2019)

Bluetensor Srl and Trentino Sviluppo Spa


J - Online Machine Learning/Optimization Techniques for Predictive Maintenance - additional (published on 26/08/2019)

Exprivia SpA and EIT Digital


- Intelligent Clinical Information Wizard  (ICIW) - additional (published on 29/08/2019)

[1]Reserved scholarships can only be assigned to those candidates who apply for and obtain the specific eligibility

Positions without scholarship reserved to employees of partner companies (working on highly qualified research activity):



Research topics

Huawei Technologies Duesseldorf GmbH


AE - Topic 1: Dynamic authorization building on Attribute-based Access Control approaches.

Topic 2: Dynamic authorization and usage control for mobile device operating systems.

Topic 3: Policy management, editing, evaluation, symbolic execution and impact analysis of dynamic authorization policies.

Topic 4: Distributed Ledger, Blockchain and Smart-Contract technologies 

Resonanz Capital GbmH


BE - Machine learning meets finance: a robust method to allocate wealth to different trading signal

The Academic year starts November 1, 2019.

Announcement of selection:  Rector's Decree no. 495 of 05.07.2019, published in this webpage on July 8, 2019 – available in the “Download" box”*
*please note that only the Italian version of the call is legally binding, the English version is provided for information only.

Candidates are recommended to complete the online application well in advance before the deadline, in order to avoid possible technical problems or overcharge of the connection and/or of the application systems.

Examination's schedule: the assessment of qualifications will be held as from September 12, 2019.

Final rankings: available in the box "Download": 25/09/2019

Deadline for enrollment to the first year: 
3rd October 2019: admitted to a position with scholarship 
9th October 2019: admitted to a position without scholarship

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