Prospective applicants can now apply for the 2014 IMT PhD scholarships in “Institutions, Markets and Technologies” in Italy for the 2014-15 academic session.
The programme will run for a duration of 3 years and the Courses and seminars which starts in November 2014 will be held in English. 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 track.
Worth of Awards
- 32 Ph.D. positions are covered by scholarships in the gross amount of 13,638.47€ /year.
- A limited number of additional positions without scholarships may also be offered.
- All Ph.D. students will have tuition fees waived.
- Ph.D. students who are granted a scholarship have free accommodation in shared double rooms in the School residence halls (with the exception of students whose permanent residence is within 30km of IMT).
- All Ph.D. students will have free access to the canteen services.
- All Ph.D. students are covered by insurance against any accident and/or injury that may occur while carrying out their Ph.D. activities.
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.
Formal requirement for admission are:
- “Laurea Magistrale” (or “Specialistica”) or a “Laurea Vecchio Ordinamento” from an Italian University
- A foreign university degree of at least 4 years (or full time equivalent – the eligibility of the foreign degree is assessed by the track selection committee).
- Applicants obtaining their degree by no later than October 31, 2014 can also apply.
- -“Laurea Magistrale” (or “Specialistica”), according to DM n° 509, of November 3, 1999 – Four- or five-year degree according to the previous rules of the Italian higher education system
How to Apply
- Candidates must apply via the online application form by the deadline set in the Call for Applications.
- Applicants can apply for all the Tracks/Curricula they wish, but are not allowed to submit more than one application to the same Track and/or Curriculum or to register more than once with different e-mail addresses and/or different names.
Deadline: closing date is July 14, 2014 at 18:00 Italian time
Visit here for more details and to apply online