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HOW TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION

Applications and requirements
A "Laurea specialistica" (second class honours degree) or equivalent degree (4-5 years university) is required, in physics, chemistry, biotechnology, engineering or other science subjects. Admission is granted to a maximum of 12 students on a competitive basis. A commission examines the curricula of the candidates and evaluates their abilities to carry out research. The aim of the selection is to determine the preparation and aptitude of the candidate to perform the research activity in relation to the topics of the doctorate school.

Available Positions for the year 2009:
The following related Masters/Courses are envisaged:
1) Nano-sciences and Nanotechnology:
Available Places 6
2) Physics:
Available Places 6

Scholarships
The School awards at least 7 scholarship on a merit basis, two of which are reserved to candidates from abroad. Each scholarship amounts to 10.500 Euro per year plus School tuition fees. The grant is increased by 50% for periods spent abroad. For students who do not hold scholarship, the tuition and registration fee amount to about Euro 1000 per year, depending on the income. A limited number of accommodations in University Residence is available at 300 Euro per month.

The number of available scholarships may be increased following any further funding and will be awarded to candidates without scholarships suitably placed in the ratings and duly enrolled within the terms and according to the procedures indicated in the official call.

The number of available scholarships may be increased following subsequent funding by the Ministry as a result of the "Youth Plan" and will be assigned to candidates listed in the ratings without scholarships who are duly registered within the terms and according to the procedures indicated in the official call.


APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY OCTOBER 30th 2008, ACCORDING TO THE OFFICIAL CALL (Italian, English).

Specific support for burocratic/administrative matters will be offered to students coming from abroad (see contacts). Guide for application for students coming from abroad.


The notice of the competitive examination for the Doctoral Programs will be issued at the end of July 2008 and will be published on the university web site:
http://www.unimo.it/en/academics/doctorates.html