The Scuola Normale Superiore is seeking applications for its fully-funded PhD programs for both Italian citizens and international students to study in Italy.
Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: International and Italian citizens
To be taken at (country): Italy
Field of Study: PhD Program in the following fields: Cultures and societies of contemporary Europe, Literature, Art and History in Medieval and Modern Europe, Philosophy, Classics, Physics, Mathematics, Financial Mathematics, Methods and Models for Molecular Sciences, Nanosciences, Neurosciences, and Political Science and Sociology
Eligibility: Applications for admission are invited from candidates who, irrespective of their citizenship, have an Italian laurea magistrale (MA/MS degree) or an equivalent degree from outside Italy, or who expect to have obtained the degree required for admission by 31 October 2017 – failure to obtain the degree by this date will disqualify the candidate for admission.
Admission to the call is restricted to candidates who:
- • were born after 31 October 1987;
- • have no past criminal charges against them resulting in a prison term of more than three years;
- • have not been subject to the disciplinary measure of “expulsion” as specified in the didactic and internal regulations of the SNS;
- • are not in possession of a research doctorate issued by an Italian university, and in any case have never benefitted from a scholarship to attend a research doctorate course in Italy.
Number of Awardees: 78
Value of Scholarship: All students admitted to the PhD program receive full financial support. This includes tuition, fees, and a cost-of living scholarship. All students will be assigned further funding for their research activity and travel.
How to Apply: Applications for admission to the selection process must be registered online by 23:59 CET of 20 February 2017.
The online procedure will be activated at the section dedicated to the call on the SNS web site at the address http://phd.sns.it/
All applications received and registered online after the stipulated date and time will be rejected whatever the cause of delay. Applicants are strongly advised to go through the application procedure before applying.
Application Deadline: 20th February 2017
Award Provider: Scuola Normale Superiore