National PhD Programmes

The University of Padua is the administrative site of the national PhD Programme:

The University of Padua is also a partner in the setting up of doctorates of national interest provided for by MD 226/21 in which leading Italian universities and important research institutions are involved.

In each national doctorate, the University of Padua has awarded at least one topic-related doctoral scholarship from the funds of MD 629/2024 and MD 630/2024 or fully funded the scholarship.

The selection procedures are active at the administrative offices of national doctoral programmes.

  National PhD Programmes

Autonomous Systems (DAuSy)
Polytechnic University of Bari

University of Palermo

University of Perugia

Heritage Science
Sapienza University of Rome

Artificial Intelligence 
Polytechnic University of Turin

Life course research
University of Florence

One Health approaches to infectious diseases and life science research
University of Pavia

Earth observation
Sapienza University of Rome

Peace Studies
Sapienza University of Rome

Polar Sciences
University Ca’ Foscari of Venice 

University of Salerno

Photo induced Processes and Technologies
University of Perugia

The new public administration: data and human resources
University of Milan-Bicocca 

RNA therapeutics and gene therapy
University of Naples Federico II

Robotics and Intelligent Machines
University of Genoa

Kinesiology and Sport Sciences
University of Verona

Space Science and Technology (SST)
University of Trento

Sustainable Development and Climate change
IUSS Pavia

Teaching & learning sciences: inclusion, technologies, educational research and evaluation
University of Macerata

  Associate PhD

Risorse per la nuova PA: persone e dati
Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca

Doctoral Degrees - PhD Office

via Martiri della Libertà, 8 - 35137
Ground mail: via 8 febbraio 2 - 35122 Padova
tel. +39 049 827 8978
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Public opening hours: Monday: 10-13, Tuesday 10–13 and 15–16.30, Wednesday: 10–13, Thursday: 10–15, Friday: 10-13

We recommend accessing the front office preferably by reservation, by booking an appointment at the following link and following the instructions on the screen.