Doctoral Scholarships 2017, Ca' Foscari University of Venic, Italy

Publish Date: Mar 24, 2017

Deadline: Apr 27, 2017

About the program 

you can find the list of PhD Programmes divided into Departments, with indication of positions available for Academic Year 2017/18 (33rd cycle), with scholarships and scholarships bound to specific research topics.

Scholarship - What is it

Doctoral scholarships are awarded by a selection process that is outlined in the call for applications. The amount of the doctoral scholarship is EUR 13,638.47 per year, net of insurance fees owed by the doctoral scholarship holder. The scholarship is exempt from income tax (IRPEF).

The scholarship payment is distributed in monthly instalments.

The doctoral scholarship is renewable on an annual basis for the entire duration of the programme on the condition that holders have completed the programme of activities provided from year to year, verified by the Teachers' Board.

The doctoral scholarship holders are exempt from the enrolment fees and the university fees: these students are only required to pay stamp duty and the regional tax for financial aid.

Doctoral scholarships cannot be combined with either research grants or other scholarships assigned for any reason whatsoever, with the exception of those granted by national or foreign institutions to integrate research or study periods abroad

A doctoral candidate who has already been granted a doctoral scholarship, is not eligible to obtain it for a second time.

Scholarships bound to specific research topics are listed below.

Any student who conducts his/her research, training and studies in a foreign university or a foreign research body, will officially be recognized for a 50% increase in the scholarship, under authorization by the Teaching Committee of the PhD Programme. The maximum length of time spent abroad is 18 months.

Deadline to apply

The application form must be completed exclusively online, before Thursday, April 27th, 2017, no later than 1 PM (Italian time), under penalty of exclusion.

To be considered valid, all candidates must submit their applications using the online procedure as referred to in the above paragraph.

Do not wait until the due date to apply! If you find you're missing some documents and have problems with internet connection you might not succeed in applying just in time. Even if you have to hand over any printed material, please, do it before the deadline: you may find a queue.

Incomplete applications, applications lacking the obligatory academic qualifications shall not be considered valid.

The qualifications and publications required by the forms included with this call for applications (Annex "A") must be attached to the online application form in a PDF format and enclosed with files not larger than 10 MB, no later than Thursday, April 27th, 2017 - at 1:00 pm. 

You may also add, delete or modify the attached documents after completion of the online application, on condition that you do so by 1.00 pm on Thursday, April 27th, 2017. 

Other way attachments delivery will not be considered.

Pursuant to Presidential Decree (D.P.R.)  no. 445 of 28 December 2000, as amended by article 15, paragraph 1, of Law no. 183 of 12th November 2011, Italian and European citizens are required to submit only a self-declaration with regard to the following personal statuses and details, as certified by Public Administrations, specified in this call for applications and the accompanying forms. 

All  documents for the previous clause 3 must be written in Italian or English, or translated into Italian or English. This is the candidates' responsibility.

As provided for the art. 5 of the call for application, it is necessay to enclose the following documents to the application form in order to participate in the competition:

  • curriculum vitae et studiorum (European format);
  • PhD proposal research;
  • abstract of the Master's degree thesis (10.000 characters including spaces);
  • transcript certificate of the Master's degree awarded with the list of exams taken with grades;
  • one reference letter. See Reference Letters Box for more information.

It's also necessary to enclose:

  •  a valid copy of a valid identity document

Placed reserved to scholarship holders of foreign states

In the case of applicant with scholarship holders of foreign states, he/she must be in possession of the scholarship within 31st July 2017 and will must accompany the application with specific statement, as in the attached format, in the section Optional qualifications.

To enroll, winner will have to send within 31st July 2017 to PostLauream Office via e-mail a specific declaration by Scholarship's owner.

Collaborative PhD Programme

In the case of places reserved for employees of companies, the applicant must accompany the application with specific statement, as in the attached format, in the section Optional qualifications.

Admission requirements 

Candidates in possession of the following requirements, regardless of age or nationality, may apply to participate in the competition:

  • "Laurea specialistica" or "laurea magistrale" (second cycle degree);
  • or degree awarded under the system ("ordinamento") in place prior to the one introduced by Ministerial Decree (D.M.) no. 509 of 03 November 1999, amended by Ministerial Decree (D.M.) no. 270 of 22 October 2004;
  • or second-level academic qualification ("titoli accademici di secondo livello") awarded by institutions belonging to the AFAM ("Alta Formazione Artistica e Musicale") sector;
  • or a Master's degree awarded abroad, recognised as such in advance solely for the purpose of admission to the competition.

The information found in Attachment "A" determines the type of academic qualifications and any other requirements as stipulated by each PhD Programme.

Applications from students already enrolled in PhD Programmes of the Ca' Foscari University of Venice or, in case of Inter-University PhD programme, in the Universities affiliated will not be considered valid.

For more information click "Further official information" below.

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