The Scuola Normale Superiore offers fully-funded PhD programs to both Italian citizens and students from outside Italy.
The Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa is a public higher learning institution in Pisa, Italy. The Scuola Normale, together with the University of Pisa and Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, is a part of the Pisa University System.
Scuola Normal Superiore, Italy
Level/Field(s) of study:
PhD Program in the following fields: Cultures and societies of contemporary Europe, Literature, Art and History in Medieval and Modern Europe, Philosophy, Classics, Physics, Mathematics, Financial Mathematics, Methods and Models for Molecular Sciences, Nanosciences, Neurosciences, and Political Science and Sociology
Number of Awards:
All PhD programs are open to both Italian citizens and students from outside Italy. Each PhD course offers scholarships reserved to students that graduated outside of Italy.
All students admitted to the PhD program receive full financial support. This includes tuition, fees, and a cost-of living scholarship. All students will be assigned further funding for their research activity and travel.
Applications for admission are invited from candidates who, irrespective of their citizenship, have an Italian laurea magistrale (MA/MS degree) or an equivalent degree from outside Italy, or who expect to have obtained the degree required for admission by 31 October 2017 – failure to obtain the degree by this date will disqualify the candidate for admission.
Admission to the call is restricted to candidates who:
• were born after 31 October 1987;
• have no past criminal charges against them resulting in a prison term of more than three years;
• have not been subject to the disciplinary measure of “expulsion” as specified in the didactic and internal regulations of the SNS;
• are not in possession of a research doctorate issued by an Italian university, and in any case have never benefitted from a scholarship to attend a research doctorate course in Italy.
Applications for admission to the selection process must be registered online by 23:59 CET of 20 February 2017.
It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the online application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
Official Scholarship Website: http://phd.sns.it/call-2017-2018/