Call for PhD positions in the Doctoral Course in Cognitive and Brain Sciences, 36th cycle (# of pos: 30)

Updated: 3 months ago
Deadline: 27 May 2020

Eligibility criteria

Applications for admission to the Doctoral Programme are accepted from candidates, regardless of gender, age, religion or nationality, who hold an Italian “Laurea Magistrale” (according to Ministerial Decree no. 270 of 22 October 2004), or a university degree awarded under the previous regulations, or an equivalent degree qualification obtained abroad and considered suitable by the Admission Committee. Applications are also accepted from candidates who expect to obtain their degree/equivalent qualification abroad, by October 31, 2020. In these cases, the candidate’s admission to the course will be subject to confirmation.


Eligible destination country/ies for fellows:

  • AFRICA
  • EUROPE
  • OCEANIA
  • NORTH AMERICA
  • SOUTH AMERICA
  • ASIA
  • OTHER
  • E.U.
  • CHINA (MAINLAND)
  • CHINA (HONG KONG)

Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residence:

  • AFRICA
  • EUROPE
  • OCEANIA
  • NORTH AMERICA
  • SOUTH AMERICA
  • ASIA
  • OTHER
  • E.U.
  • CHINA (MAINLAND)
  • CHINA (HONG KONG)

Eligibility of fellows: nationality/ies:


Selection process

The selection is based on:
- an assessment of qualifications;
- an interview in English intended to establish:
- the extent of the candidate’s knowledge of the area of their research proposal;
- their competence in English;
- in the case of candidates competing for the topic specific scholarships, their knowledge of the subject of the scholarship.

The Admission Committee awards a maximum of 120 points:
- 60 points for qualifications;
- 60 points for the interview.

Only candidates who score at least 36 points for their qualifications will be offered an interview.

The list of candidates eligible for interview will be published at:
www.unitn.it/en/node/1942

Candidates who are not able to attend their interview in person - whether because they live abroad, or because of serious obstacles - may request, in their online application, that the Commission perform an "offsite interview" by video-conference.


Web site for additional job details

http://www.unitn/it/node/745


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