For the academic year 2015/2016, the University degli Studi di Padova, Italy, is offering 15 research fellowships for foreign students to attend Doctoral Courses (see annex 1 for the list of doctoral courses and related research lines).
The duration of the doctoral courses is three years, commencing on 1St October 2015 and ending on 30th September 2018.
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 3-year doctoral programme, the successful candidates will be offered full board and lodging at the ESU — Azienda Regionale per it Diritto alto Studio Universitario. The relevant charges will be covered by the University degli Studi di Padova through Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Padova e Rovigo.
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 recognised 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.
Candidates shall be admitted to the selection procedure with reserve.
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.
The value of the award is of 13.638,47 € per year (gross amount). The fellowship is subject to social security contribution.
The value of the fellowship is increased by 50% for periods of study abroad excluding those in the official country of residence. For periods of study abroad students must have the approval of the Doctoral Course.
Fellowships are paid in monthly instalments. The first instalment is paid the month following the actual beginning of the course.
Fellowships are subject to the general terms and conditions specified in annex 3.
BOARD AND LODGING
During the 3-year doctoral programme the winners will be offered full board and lodging at the ESU – Azienda Regionale per il Diritto allo Studio Universitario. Relevant charges will be covered by the Università degli Studi di Padova through the Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Padova e Rovigo.
Successful candidates will be exempted from paying attendance fees. Relevant charges will be covered by the Università degli Studi di Padova through the Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Padova e Rovigo.
This selection announcement is available on the web site of the Università degli Studi di Padova: http://www.unipd.it/en/node/1053
Any amendments or supplementary information to this announcement will be published on:
- the ’albo ufficiale di Ateneo’ (official University register);
- the Università di Padova website: http://www.unipd.it/en/node/1053
Further information and detailed instructions can be obtained from:
Università degli Studi di Padova - Servizio Formazione alla Ricerca
Mrs. Katia Milan (+39 049 8271929) Mon-Fri from 10.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.
Valentina Bregaglio (+39 049 8271930) ) Mon-Fri from 10.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.
fax +39 049 8271934
The Fondazione "Ing. Aldo Gini" assignes grants to support International Students who plan to attend a period of study or specialization at departments of the University of Padova in the scientific fields of Agriculture, Engineering or Mathematical, Physical and Natural Sciences.
Deadline: September 15, 2014