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PhD Programs at University of Bologna (40th Cycle)

PhD Programs at University of Bologna (40th Cycle)







Fully Funded



Jun 17, 2024

More details :

The University of Bologna is inviting applications for its 40th cycle PhD programs for the academic year 2024/2025. The programs span a variety of disciplines and offer several types of PhD positions, including fully-funded scholarships and positions linked to specific research topics.

Eligibility :
  • Degrees: Applicants must hold one of the following:Italian Second-Cycle Degree (Laurea Magistrale, Laurea di Vecchio Ordinamento, AFAM)
    Equivalent non-Italian degrees recognized for admission to PhD programs at the University of Bologna

  • Conditional Admission: Applicants yet to obtain their degree must do so by October 31st, 2024.

Required documents :
  • Identification: Scanned copy of a valid ID with a photograph (both sides).

  • Curriculum Vitae: Check the relevant PhD program table for specific requirements.

  • Degree Certificates and Transcripts:Completion and awarding of both first and second-cycle degrees.
    Details including the name of the awarding institution, type of degree, graduation date, final mark, and academic transcript with exam details and marks.
    For degrees awarded in a non-Italian institution, a document stating the authenticity and level of the degree.

  • Additional Supporting Documents: As specified in the PhD Program Table.

  • Request for Adaptations: For applicants needing special arrangements for the examination, along with valid health documents.

How to apply :
  • Deadline: June 17th, 2024, at 11:59 pm (CEST).

  • Fee: A non-refundable application fee of €5.

  • Portal: Applications must be submitted Online website.

  • Register and obtain credentials.

  • Pay the application fee using the PagoPA system.

  • Complete the application form and upload required documents.

  • Submit the application before the deadline.

The Scholarship Benefits:

Full Scholarships:

Research topics agreed upon with the PhD thesis Supervisor and approved by the Academic Board.
Positions linked to specific research topics or projects.
EU-funded positions under the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (NRRP).

  1. Reserved Positions: For specific categories such as Executive PhD or international applicants.

  2. Research Grants: Specific information detailed in the PhD Program Table.

  3. Non-Scholarship Positions: Available positions not linked to specific funding.

Scholarship Payments:
  • Amount: Scholarships range from €16,243 to €19,367 annually, depending on the program.

  • Payment Frequency: Monthly basis.

  • Additional Benefits: Registration to the Social Security Administration (Gestione separata INPS) is mandatory for scholarship holders.

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