Applications are invited for Fully Funded PhD Scholarships in Italy. Applications are open for international students to pursue PhD for the 2018-19 academic year.
The aim of this scholarships is to encourage and support academically able and talented students.
|Deadline||:||3 August 2018|
|Providers||:||IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca|
|Field of Study||:||Cognitive and Cultural Systems and Systems Science|
Benefits of Fully Funded PhD Scholarships:
Scholarship gross amount: 15,343.28 Euros/year (see article 8)
Additional benefits for Fully Funded PhD Scholarships:
All PhD students admitted to the PhD program are exempt from paying tuition fees, although they are still responsible for paying the yearly Regional Education Tax (currently €140.00/year);
All PhD students are offered free meals (lunch and dinner) at the on-campus canteen;
All scholarship recipients are provided with free accommodation in shared double rooms within the campus residential facilities.
Eligibility for Fully Funded PhD Scholarships:
- Eligible Countries: These scholarships are available to students of all nationalities.
Entrance Requirements: Applications are open to candidates who meet the following requirements:
- “Laurea Magistrale” or “Specialistica” (according to DM n° 509, of November 3, 1999), or a four- or five year degree (according to the previous rules of the Italian higher education system) obtained in Italy;
- Foreign degrees with a minimum duration equivalent to 4 years (full time). The 4-year duration should be considered a minimum but not sufficient requirement: the eligibility of degrees will be assessed by the Selection Committees.
For the selection procedure, candidates are required to upload online the documents indicated in Table 2 – Attachments to the application.
Applicants who obtain their degree by no later than October 31st, 2018 can also apply. These candidates will be admitted to the selection procedure “with reserve” and must provide their degree certificate by the date of enrolment or they will be excluded from the program. These documents may be sent sooner via email (phdapplications-at-imtlucca.it) or via fax (+39 0583 4326565).
Admission to IMT’s PhD program is competitive on an international level, with evaluation mainly focusing on past academic performance (grades) and scientific relevance to the selected Tracks. First and foremost, however, certain basic formal requirements must be met before candidates are eligible to apply. Namely, applicants must have completed and obtained a degree equivalent to at least 4 years of university studies. (Students in their final year of undergraduate study may be admitted on the condition that their bachelor’s degree is awarded before they enroll at IMT.)
Applications are open to candidates without regard to nationality, age, gender or religion. Proficiency in English is compulsory as research and teaching are conducted in English. No knowledge of Italian is requested. Candidates must apply via the online application form by the deadline set in the Call for Applications.
A university degree of at least 4 years or full time equivalent. For an Italian degree, a “Laurea Magistrale” (or “Specialistica”) or a “Laurea Vecchio Ordinamento”. For foreign degrees, eligibility will be assessed by the PhD Selection Committee.
Applicants obtaining their degree by no later than October 31st, 2018 can also apply.
Knowledge of English language: Applicants are required to indicate their level of English.