Positions and Funding
The number of available positions is available in the Call for the Application.
Full-time financial support is provided for every student we admit.
The maintenance of the status of PhD Student and the renewal of the doctoral fellowship depend on the positive result of an annual examination of the scientific progress.
For the a.y. 2021/2022 there are 6 position with fellowship (annual gross wage, before-tax, of € 18,000) and 1 position without fellowship but the student will be funded by the hosting laboratory.
Annual research expenses (bench costs) are covered by the hosting laboratories.
Each year, excluded any period of extension, all students receive additional funds (1.800 euros/year) to support participation to meetings and workshops.
Budget not used within the legal duration of the Course may not be used during the possible period of extension or in the time between the end of the legal duration of the Course and the achievement of the title
International collaborations are encouraged; if students move abroad to integrate the research activities of their projects, the scholarship is increased by half of the wage (for a period up to 12 months).
All the students must attend educational and research activities at scientific institutes or laboratories abroad, according to the rules and the timing established by the Supervisor for at least 6 months and in any case not exceeding 12 months.