International PhD Fellowships at Sapienza University in Italy, 2017-2018


Sapienza University of Rome is delighted to announce the availability of  six research fellowships in Computer Science. Applications from  International students and from students coming from other Italian Universities are welcome.


The Sapienza University of Rome also called simply Sapienza or the “University of Rome”, is a collegiate research university located in Rome, Italy.

Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing PhD programme.

Study Subject: Fellowships are awarded in the field of Computer Science.

Scholarship can be taken in Italy

Eligibility: A mandatory admission requirement is to have a Master’s degree by October 30th, 2017. The degree must be issued by an institution recognized as having degree granting authority and must be officially translated in Italian or English.

Nationality: International students are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have master’s degree

Test Requirement: If available, Graduate Record Examinations scores (GRE Computer Science subject test) or Personal Potential Index scores.

How to Apply: In particular, fill and confirm online the application form. Submit the following documents written in English or in Italian in a single mail to the coordinator of PhD studies, email address:, (email subject: “First name and last name; Admission PhD 2017-18”):

  • ID: A photocopy of the applicant’s identity card or passport.
  • MS-CERT: Certificate (or “autocertificazione” according to L. 183/2011 and DPR 445/200 in the case of Italian degree) of the master or another academic degree of at least 4 years attended with the final grades obtained.
  • For foreign students, academic curriculum certificate with the declaration of validity (“dichiarazione di valore”) of the foreign degree issued by the competent Italian diplomatic representative in the Country where the academic qualification has been achieved. (We are aware that the bureaucratic process of getting the “dichiarazione di valore” can be long and that the document may not be available on July 31st. In case, just add a statement in your application that you will send the document as soon as you get it from the Italian Embassy or Consulate).
  • TRANSCR: Academic transcripts (detailed exams, grades, completion dates, graduation date and score).
  • CV: Curriculum vitae.
  • MSTh-SUM: A summary (at most 3 pages) of the candidate’s most recent activity in the field of computer science: typically, this will be a summary of the master’s thesis. The candidate should address motivations, methodology, obtained results, original and innovative aspects of her work.
  • RES-STAT: A statement of research interests (at most 3 pages): this should explain the research topics that the candidate is interested in and also address the candidate’s personal motivations for applying to the PhD Programme.
  • PUBB: List and copies of scientific publications, if any.
  • At most two letters of recommendation supporting the candidate. (to be sent separately by the reviewers by email to
  • GRE: If available, Graduate Record Examinations scores (GRE Computer Science subject test) or Personal Potential Index scores. Note that our department is a GRE Designated Institution (DI). In particular, DI Code 8299 is assigned to Sapienza University Rome – Dipartimento Informatica. Please use this code number when indicating our institution as GRE score report recipient.
  • HON: Any other honors, awards, or qualifications, appropriately certified.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is July 31, 2017.

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