PhD Programmes Calls and Admissions

  Final rankings and enrollment procedure

Final rankings

Enrollment procedure.
The enrollment procedure is open from 21 August 2018 to 11 September 2018. Instructions will be published from 20 August 2018

  • Certification of enrollment for VISA request: in case you need a certification for the request of the VISA, please write to

  Call for admission to PhD Course in Neuroscience 2018/19
Deadline: July 11, 2018 (13.00 CEST)

Selection Announcement for admission to the PhD Course in Neuroscience - 34th series a.y. 2018/2019.

(Disclaimer: this is a translation of the selection announcement for PhD Course in Neuroscience. 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).

  Call for admission to the PhD Courses 2018/19
Deadline: June 26, 2018 (13.00 CEST)

15 PhD grants reserved for applicants with residence abroad and foreign qualification to attend Doctoral Courses

The University Padova offers, thanks to the contribution of Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Padova e Rovigo, 15 fellowships reserved for candidates with residence abroad and foreign qualification. During the 3-year doctoral programme, the successful candidates will be offered full board and lodging at the ESU – Azienda Regionale per il Diritto allo Studio Universitario.

Candidates with residence abroad and foreign qualification wishing to compete for these places must select this option in their application.

The Doctoral Courses which candidates can apply for this kind of grants are: Animal and food sciences, Biosciences, Crop Science, Earth Sciences, Economics and Management, Historical geographical and anthropological studies, Industrial Engineering, Information Engineering, Land environment resources and health (lerh), Management engineering and real estate economics, Psychological Sciences, Physics, Space sciences technologies and measurements, Veterinary Sciences.

For assistance with completion of the online application write to

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.

Important notice (5 June 2018): the Call for admission has been revised. Please carefully read the new version below

Call for admission PhD Courses 2017/18

Scholarships and grants

  China Scholarship Council - University of Padova Scholarships - Deadline expired

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 19, 2018 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 2018/19, 34th 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 31st 2018 at 1.00 p.m. (CET)

For more information

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