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 10, 2020.
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
Biomedical Sciences
Brain, Mind and Computer Science
Clinical and Experimental Oncology and Immunology
Clinical and Experimental Sciences 
Crop Science
Economics and Management
Historical, Geographical, Anthropological Studies
History, Criticism and Preservation of Cultural Heritage
Human Rights, Society, and Multi-level Governance
Industrial Engineering
Information Engineering 
Land, Environment, Resources and Health
Linguistic, Philological and Literary Sciences
Management Engineering and Real Estate Economics
Mathematical Sciences
Mechatronics and Product Innovation Engineering
Molecular Sciences
- Neuroscience
Pedagogical, Educational and Instructional Sciences (Educational Sciences)
Pharmacological Sciences
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.

  Guangzhou University-University of Padova Scholarships

Guangzhou University and the University of Padova, in order to promote excellence in doctoral education and strengthen research partnership, established a Cooperative agreement on joint education of PhD project, signed on October 19th 2015. According to the agreement, Guangzhou University will provide scholarships for a total of 8 Chinese students graduated
from Guangzhou University. The students will spend 18 months at the University of Padova and 18 months at Guangzhou University, under a joint supervision of the doctoral thesis.

Applying to the University of Padova as a full doctoral student for Chinese students graduated from Guangzhou University: deadline is January 10, 2019.

If you have any questions about the selection, please contact