Scholarships for Chinese PhD students

China Scholarship Council - University of Padova Scholarships

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 agreement between CSC and the University of Padova was signed in Beijing, at the CSC headquarters, on October 20th 2014.

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 is January 19, 2018.
Admissions for CSC candidates

The scholarships are available for study in the following post-graduate courses:
- Animal and Food Science
Arterial Hypertension and Vascular Biology
- Astronomy
- Biomedical Sciences
- Biosciences
- Brain, Mind and Computer Science
- Clinical and Experimental Oncology and Immunology
- Clinical and Experimental Sciences
- Crop Science
- Earth Sciences
- Economics and Management
Fusion Science and Engineering
- Historical, Geographical, Anthropological Studies
- History, Criticism and Preservation of Cultural Heritage
- Human Rights, Society, and Multi-level Governance
- Industrial Engineering
- Information Engineering (Bioengineering and Information and Communication Science and Technologies)
- International Law and Private and Labour Law
- Land, Environment, Resources and Health
- Law
- Linguistic, Philological and Literary Sciences
- Management Engineering and Real Estate Economics
- Mathematical Sciences
- Mechatronics and Product Innovation Engineering
- Molecular Sciences (Chemistry and Pharmacy)
- Molecular Medicine
- Pedagogical, Educational and Instructional Sciences (Educational Sciences)
- Pharmacological Sciences
- Philosophy
- Physics
- Psychological Sciences
- Science and Engineering of Materials and Nanostructures
Sciences of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Architecture
- Social Sciences: Interactions, Communication, Cultural Constructions
- Space Sciences, Technologies and Measurements
- Specialistic Medicine G.B. Morgagni
- Statistical Sciences
Translational Specialistic Medicine ‘G.B. Morgagni’
- Veterinary Sciences

If you have any questions about the scheme, please contact
For information in Chinese and available on the CSC website, please refer to
Students will need to select "host country" and "category" for specific programmes.