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Doctoral scholarships

Additional fully-funded doctoral positions at the University of Trento are available for the next academic year, thanks to recent major investments in research by the programme Next Generation EU.

Opportunities:
Decreto Ministeriale n. 629 del 24 aprile 2024
4 doctoral scholarships for the implementation of projects on the following topics:

  • Public Administration
  • Cultural heritage

Decreto Ministeriale n. 630 del  24 aprile 2024
20 doctoral scholarships are co-funded by companies for the implementation of the projects aiming at the enhancement of high-profile skills, especially in the areas of Key Enabling Technologies

All the scholarships financed by the Ministerial Decrees n° 629 and n° 630 have reserved research topics and require carrying out of training experiences also at external structures (companies, research centers, public administrations) as well as periods of study and research abroad, with an objective of international doctoral training linked to the society and the economic and manufacturing world.

General Information

Duration: three or four years; please check at the webpage https://www.unitn.it/en/node/1895 (clicking on the PhD programme of interest).
Start of the Academic Year: November 1st, 2024.
Official language of the Programmes: please check at the webpage https://www.unitn.it/en/node/1895 (clicking on the PhD programme of interest). All foreign students are encouraged to learn the Italian language during their study careers.ction

Announcement of selection

Published on this webpage on June 14, 2024.

The selection and the assignment of the additional scholarships can be only on the specific reserved topics described in the attachment “Schede descrittive_ Research Topics Description PNRR_DM_629_630” available on this webpage.

Number of positions: 4 
Scholarships funded by the Italian National Recovery and Resilience Plan (NRRP) Mission 4, Component 1 “Enhancement of the offer of educational services: from nurseries to universities”- 4.1 “Extension of the number of research doctorates and innovative doctorates for public administration and cultural heritage” to be awarded in the context of the following Doctorates:

  • European Cultures. Environment, Contexts, Histories, Arts, Ideas
  • Forms of cultural exchange and textuality
  • Comparative and European legal studies
  • International studies

Number of positions: 20
Scholarships funded by the Italian National Recovery and Resilience Plan (NRRP) Mission 4, Component 2 “From Research to Business”- Investment 3.3 “Introduction of innovative doctorates that respond to the innovation needs of businesses and promote the recruitment of researchers by the companies” to be awarded in the context of the following Doctorates:

  • Cognitive and Brain Sciences
  • Economics and Finance
  • Physics
  • Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering
  • Information Engineering and Computer Science
  • Industrial Innovation
  • Mathematics
  • Materials, Mechatronics and Systems Engineering
  • Agrifood and Environmental Sciences
  • Biomolecular Sciences
  • Cognitive Science
  • Sociology and Social Research
  • Sustainability: Economics, Environment, Management and Society (SUSTEEMS)

Deadline for application: July 15, 2024 – hrs. 04:00 PM (Italian time, GMT +2).

application/pdfCall for additional doctoral positions PNRR_40th cycle(PDF | 377 KB)

How to apply

Application must be sent only by the online application.
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.

Application online: available starting from June 14, 2024

Application on line

Examination schedule

The oral exams: between July 22 and September 4, 2024, after the assessment of qualifications and projects.

The detailed interviews schedule will be announced at least 20 days beforehand on this page.
If the oral exams are in presence, they will be held at the University of Trento.

Outcomes

Outcomes will be published in this section.

Last update: June 14, 2024