UNIPhD - Who can apply: Eligibility check

UNIPhD - Who can apply? 

In order to be eligible, candidates are required to meet the following criteria:

  • Mobility. Candidates should not have resided or have carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Italy for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately before the call deadline, that is from 9 March 2019 to 8 March 2022.
  • Qualification. Candidates should hold a Master’s degree or another academic qualification recognized as equivalent to a second cycle degree in the framework of the Bologna process (e.g. Italian Laurea Specialistica/Magistrale), that grants access to PhD-programmes in the country where the degree was obtained. The academic qualification has to be obtained by and no later than 30 September 2022;
  • Early Stage. Candidates should not have already been awarded a doctoral degree and must be in their first 4 years (or full-time equivalent) of research experience.

No restrictions in terms of applicants’ nationality, ethnic group, gender or age will be applied. Particular attention will be paid to applicants with special needs, such as persons with disabilities and refugees.


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