20 PhD, University of Rome

Deadline: 31/05/2010
Open to: master degree holders
Scholarship: € 19.800,00 per year

International master degree holders can now apply for scholarships to attend Doctoral Schools.

The University of Rome ‘La Sapienza’ offers twenty three-year full-time postgraduate PhD positions with fellowship for attaining the degree of “Dottore di Ricerca” (PhD) in the Doctoral Schools listed in appendix. Each fellowship amounts to € 19.800,00 per year; this amount includes national insurance contributions (INPS) that fellowship recipients are required to pay (8,91% for 2010).
The fellowship doesn’t cover the annual entrance fee.

The PhD Programme lasts three years and may be extended to a fourth year (without grant), subject to approval by the School authorities. At the end of the first and second year of attendance, students have to be evaluated as proficient according to the rules of the Schools.

Applications are opened to candidates who:
– are not Italian citizens;
– are not residents of Italy;
– have obtained an academic qualification abroad by a non-Italian institution which  satisfies the entrance requirements for  admission to the Doctoral Programme,  i.e.,  a  degree equivalent to the Italian diploma di laurea/laurea specialistica/laurea magistrale,  or expect to obtain it before 31 July 2010. The equivalence of each qualification to the  relevant Italian degree will be ascertained (for the sole purpose of this competition) by  the Academic Board of the Schools.

The deadline for submission of the application and supporting documents is May, 31 2010

Announcement [23KB]

Doctoral Schools (Appendix1) [18KB]

Application Form [46KB]

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