The University of Trieste (Italian: Università degli Studi di Trieste) is a medium-sized public university in Trieste in the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region in northeast Italy. It was established in the year 1924. The University of Trieste is among the best universities in Italy for quality of teaching and excellence of research. It was ranked second among the top medium-sized universities in Italy by the 2013 university ranking published independently by Censis and the daily La Repubblica, which takes into account services, scholarships and benefits, infrastructure, web communication, and internationalisation.
University of Trieste’s Graduate Program in Physics is now accepting applications for its 2017-2018 academic year. Thirteen PhD scholarships are available, one of which is funded by ICTP for applicants from developing countries.Fields of Research:
The University of Trieste’s Department of Physics offers five lines of research, including:
- Condensed Matter Physics
- Medical Physics and Bio-physics
- Nuclear and sub-nuclear Physics
- Theoretical Physics
Eligibility: Eligible candidates must hold an academic qualification, which can be considered to be equivalent – in terms of duration, level and disciplinary field – to the Italian degree which allows to undertake Ph.D. studies in Italy. The candidate must hold the degree by September 30, 2017 (or by October 31, 2017 in case of an Italian degree).
- The program is taught in English.
- Research is carried out in cutting-edge facilities, on the main university campus, at the local Area Science Park and at national and international laboratories, in collaboration with Italian and international research institutions.
- Scholarships are open to students graduated in foreign universities.
- One scholarship -funded by ICTP- is reserved to candidates from countries not belonging to the list of “High-income economies” (according to the World Bank criteria).
Number of Awards: 13
Value of Program: All transportation, meals and accommodation expenses for the participating scholars will be covered.
Duration of Program: 3 years
- (1) proof of identity
- (2) curriculum vitae et studiorum
- (3) university qualifications
- (4) abstract of the degree thesis or dissertation
- (5) research project (mandatory only for European Social Fund (ESF) scholarship applicants)
- (6.a) statement of purpose – self presentation, (6.b) two reference letters
- ((7) optional: publications)
Application Deadline: 19th June 2017 at 13:00 CET.
Eligible Countries: Developing Countries
To be taken at (country): Italy
Award Provider: International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP)