PhD Programmes Calls and Admissions

Call for admission to the PhD Courses 2016/17

Deadline: June, 17 2016 (13.00 CEST)

Disclaimer: this is a translation of the selection announcement for PhD Courses. Its purpose is to provide information to foreign students. It has no legal value. The only official and legally binding source is the original Italian announcement available at www.unipd.it/ricerca/dottorati-di-ricerca/bandi-e-graduatorie

Download PhD Courses: call for admission 2016/17

Download PhD Course table (Appendix 1: course list) 2016/17

Admission to the University’s Research Doctorate Schools and Courses is governed by a competition. Applicants may be of any age or citizenship, but must have a 2nd cycle degree or a single cycle degree from an Italian university or an equivalent qualification from other countries.

Qualifications may also be recognised under the terms of co-operation and mobility  agreements with other universities. The call for applications provides a comprehensive explanation of available courses programmes and admission examinations and how to apply for recognition of foreign qualifications.

Application form

Download Guidelines for the submission of the application form

The University of Padova, through funding from the Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Padova e Rovigo, offers research fellowships for foreign students to attend Doctoral Courses. During the 3-year doctorate programme, successful candidates are entitled to full board and lodging.
15 PhD grants for the admission of foreign candidates to doctoral courses (32nd series) a.y. 2016/17 are now available.

Deadline: 22nd April 2016

Application form

Download Call for applications for PhD foreign candidates

Download Annex 1 - List of Doctoral Courses and related research lines - update on March, 25 2016

Download Annex 2 - Guidelines for application form

Download Annex 3 - General terms and conditions for grants and scholarships

Download Frequently asked questions

The University of Padova and the China Scholarship Council (CSC) have created a scholarship programme to enable talented Chinese students to undertake a PhD programme at Padova.
The scholarships build on Padova University’s existing relationship with China. It has, in fact, extensive research links with Chinese research institutions and Universities. This scheme provides Chinese students who demonstrate academic excellence and leadership potential with the opportunity to study for a PhD at the University of Padova. They are supported jointly by the China Scholarship (on behalf of the Chinese Ministry of Education) and the University of Padova.

Applying to the University of Padova as a full doctoral student for CSC applicants: deadline 15 January 2016 at 13:00 (Italian time).
Admissions for CSC candidates

For more information: www.unipd.it/en/scholarships-chinese-phd-students

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