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Università degli Studi di Torino up to 10 PhD Fellowships 2019 -Technology Driven Sciences: Technologies for Cultural Heritage (Tech4Culture), Italy

Publish Date: Mar 04, 2019

Deadline: May 07, 2019

“PhD Technology Driven Sciences: Technologies for Cultural Heritage (Tech4Culture)”

The present Second Call for Applications to the Tech4Culture PhD Programme offers up to 10 fellowships for transnational incoming early stage researchers

The University of Torino, with the support of the European Commission and the banking foundation Compagnia di San Paolo, has launched “PhD Technology Driven Sciences: Technologies for Cultural Heritage (Tech4Culture)”, a new doctoral programme in “Heritage Sciences” specifically focused on technologies applied to Cultural Heritage. Tech4Culture is funded under the H2020‐MSCA‐COFUND‐ 2016 scheme (Grant agreement N. 754511).

Tech4Culture aims to create experts able to develop technological solutions for the restoration, the diagnostics, the use and promotion of cultural heritage, with a direct impact on both regional and national research systems. 

The project pays particular attention at involving key sectors and companies in the non‐academic field and at providing excellent training to PhD students for the acquisition of transferable skills. Through two calls for applications, the Doctoral Programme will attract eighteen transnational incoming early stage researchers by offering them the opportunity to carry out their own research projects, to attend a unique interdisciplinary scientific training, complementary training on soft skills, and to experience short scientific visits and secondment periods at national and international universities, research centres and in the private sector.  


To apply to this call and be eligible to be awarded a Tech4Culture fellowship candidates must comply with all the following requirements at the date of the call deadline:

• Candidates must hold a Master Degree or equivalent qualifications.

• Candidates must be in their first 4 years of full time equivalent research experience (career break information given by the applicants in their applications will be taken into account).

• Candidates must NOT hold a PhD.

• Candidates must undergoing under a genuine mobility (MSCA mobility rule): applicants should not have resided or carried out their main activity (study, work, etc.) in Italy for more than 12 months in the last 3 years immediately prior to the call deadline.   Compulsory national service, short stays such as holidays, and time spent as part of a procedure for obtaining refugee status under the Geneva Convention are not taken into account.

• Candidates’ research proposals must fit in with the research areas of the Call for Applications. Research proposals off topic will be considered not eligible. (Research areas are listed in the Guide for Applicants).

• Candidates must submit all the requested information and documentations through the application platform on T4C website (

• Candidates must submit their application by the given deadline.  

• The information and documents requested must be submitted following the instruction given in the Guide for Applicants: candidates must use the templates provided in the application platform, follow editorial rules when requested and upload documents only in PDF format. All documents must be readable, accessible and printable.

• All information and documents must be submitted in English. For certificates and other official documents in any other language, a certified English translation of each one must be provided. The only exception applies to the Master Degree Certificate, the Bachelor Degree Certificate and to Transcripts issued in Italian by an Italian university: any other document and information must be submitted in English.

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