PhD Programmes Calls and Admissions


IMPORTANT NOTICE: Due to technical problems that have prevented letters of reference from being completed for some hours, the new deadline for the submission of the reference letters by the referees is Friday, June 19th 2020 at 12 am CEST

Call for admission to the PhD Courses 2020/21

International Doctorate Programmes

Arterial Hypertension and Vascular Biology

Human Rights, Society, and Multi-level Governance


Call for admission PhD Courses - Past editions

Scholarships and grants

  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 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 January 10, 2020 at 13:00 (Italian time)
Admissions for CSC candidates

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  Guangzhou University-University of Padova Scholarships

The University of Padova, given the Cooperative agreement on joint education of PhD project between Guangzhou University and the University of Padova, announces a Selection for Admission to the PhD Courses for the academic year 2019/20, 35th series. The selection for Admission is based on academic positions reserved solely for citizens of the People’s Republic of China graduated from Guangzhou University.

Deadline: January 11 2019 at 1.00 p.m. (CET)

For more information

Doctoral Degrees - PhD Office

in Via Venezia 15, 35131 Padova 
Ground mail: via 8 febbraio 2 - 35122 Padova
tel. +39 049 827 6071 - fax +39 049 827 6379

Public opening hours: Monday: 10-13, Tuesday 10–13 and 15–16.30, Wednesday: 10–13, Thursday: 10–15, Friday: 10-13