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 July 22nd 2019, hrs. 04.00 PM (Italian time, GMT +2)

Link to the Application online

Positions: no. 24
Scholarships: no. 22 
of which 20 on specific research topics
Supernumerary positions: no. 2 (see art. 7 of the call)

The scholarships are funded as follows:


No. of scholarships

Topics of reserved scholarships[1]

University of Trento



University of Trento - University of Southern Denmark 


A – Understanding the role of human Microbiota on Sensory Perception

University of Trento – Co.Di.Pr.A. Trento


B - Farmers’ response to risk management tools proposed by the EU Common Agricultural Policy: A behavioural economic approach

Department of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering


C - Agricultural, Environmental and hydro- meteorological sciences

MIUR – Departments of Excellence 2 D1/D2 Agricultural, Environmental and hydro-meteorological sciences and  engineering
Fondazione Edmund Mach  14

E - Classical Biological control of the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug, Halyomorpha halys, using the native parasitoids Trissolcus japonicus and Trissolcus mitsukurii

F - Impact of agronomical and technological factors on the polysulfides formation and fate in wines

G - Biological control of the Brown Marmorated Stink BUG, Halyomorpha halys, using the Sterile Insect Technique (SIT)

H - Elucidation of the physiological function of dihydrochalcones in apple

I - Introduction spread and impact of emergent Mosquito Boren Viruses: a novel study between Senegal and Italy

J - Deciphering the control of postharvest fruit quality in apple through a genetical-genomic approach

K -  Functional study of lipoxygenase-mediated resistance to fungal pathogens in maize for milk-chain safety and in grapevine for sustainable viticulture

L - Characterizing new viruses and their evolutionary history

M - Integrated control of Varroa destructor by means of honeybee colonies natural management in combination with botanical extracts

N - Alternative proteins in low-fat ice cream as structuring, texturing and stabilising agent

O - Statistical tools for comprehensive elucidation of physico-chemical and sensory properties of food

P - Flavour Release during food consumption by Combined Sensory and Instrumental dynamic Tools

Q - Stable isotope Compunds in spices and herbs

R - Dissection of black rot resistance towards Marker- Assisted breeding in Grapevine

CIHEAM - Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Bari    S - Applied chemical ecology and biotremology to enhance insect parassitoids efficacy in the biological control of the Brown Marmorated Stinkbug, Halyomorpha halys (HH)



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

The Academic year starts November 1, 2019.

Announcement of selection:  Rector's Decree no. 422 of June 12, 2019, published in this webpage on June 14, 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 start from July 25, 2019; the interviews will be held in the period August 19-23, 2019.

Exclusion of incomplete applications: 30/07/2019 (see box download)

Assessment of qualifications results and candidates admitted to the oral examination: 30/07/2019 (see download box)

Oral examinations: starting from August 21, 2019 (schedule available in the download box)

Final rankings: available in the box "Download": 28/08/2019

Deadline for enrollment to the first year: 
5th September 2019: admitted to a position with scholarship
11th September 2019admitted to a position without scholarship

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