The Università degli Studi di Padova, Italy, is offering 15 PhD research fellowships for foreign students to attend doctoral programmes at the University. The duration of the doctoral courses is three years, commencing on November 1, 2014 and ending on October 1, 2017.
Worth of Award
• Each position will be covered by a fellowship of 13,638,47 Euro per year (gross value), fully funded by the Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Padova e Rovigo.During.
• the successful candidates will be offered full board and lodging at the ESU
• The relevant charges will be covered by the Università degli Studi di Padova through Fondazione Cassa diRisparmio di Padova e Rovigo.
Eligibility
In order to be deemed eligible, applicants are required to meet the following criteria by the deadline date of the call
• have foreign (non -Italian) citizenship;
• have foreign (non-Italian) residence
• be in possession of a foreign (non-Italian) academic qualification recognized as equivalent to the Diploma di Laurea/ Laurea Specialistica/Magistrale amounting to at least four years of full time university education and leading to a doctorate in the country where the studies were carried out
• For the sole purpose of this selection procedure the qualification must be recognized equivalent to an Italian one by the Commission of the PhD course applied for (art. 4)
• be no more than 35 years old.
• The University may, at any time, exclude applicants who do not meet the admission requirements. In such an event, candidates will be notified by e-mail.
How to Apply
• Candidates can only apply for one Doctoral Course among the ones listed in Annex 1
• Candidates shall choose up to a maximum of three and state their preferences
• the list of the Doctoral Courses is provisional as it has not been approved by the Ministry yet
• Application forms will be selected only for those Doctoral Courses that will be approved
by the Ministry.
• Applications for the competition must be exclusively completed and submitted online
Deadline; Application closes on June 9, 2014.
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