Admission

Admission to the University’s Research Doctorate Courses is governed by a competition that allocates scholarships on the basis of comparative merit. Comparative assessment is made by the Boards of Examiners (one per Course), appointed according to the University regulations. After the selection process has been completed, each Board of Examiners draws up a merit list. Scholarships are allocated according to the ranking established in the merit list. Applicants may be of any age or citizenship, but must have a 2nd cycle degree or a single cycle degree from an Italian university or an equivalent qualification from other countries of at least four years' duration. 

For courses that will start in the next cycle (XXXIV - date of start 1st October 2018), the call for applications has been published on May 25, 2018 (Deadline: June 26, 2018, 13.00 CEST), at the page http://www.unipd.it/ricerca/dottorati-di-ricerca/bandi-e-graduatorie ; English version at the page http://www.unipd.it/en/node/1053.

These grants are awarded on the basis of qualifications only and do not require an entry examination.

Admission Announcement (open to Italian as well as to foreign students) – Expired on June 26, 2018

10 PhD studentships for A.Y. 2018/19 are available at University of Padova for candidates interested in the area of Statistical Sciences (start of activities: October 1st, 2018). The studentship competition is open to applicants of any age or citizenship, holding a 2nd cycle degree or a single degree from an Italian University or an equivalent qualification from other countries of at least four years' duration.

The call is published at the page http://www.unipd.it/ricerca/dottorati-di-ricerca/bandi-e-graduatorie ; English version at the page http://www.unipd.it/en/node/1053.

The application must be submitted following the online procedure that will be linked in the call, deadline 30 days after the publication.

The grants are awarded on the basis of qualifications only and do not require an entry examination. Qualifications include: undergraduate and/or master degrees transcripts of records, curriculum, scientific publications, GRE and TOEFL (if available) and at most 2 letters of recommendation (which must be submitted following the instructions on the application form).

Having already been awarded the degree is not necessary for application, but it is necessary to obtain the degree within 30th September 2018.  The CV has to be compiled according to the  template for the XXXIV cyle call CV_XXXIV (pdf) and uploaded along with the record of exams and marks of first and second cycle degrees.

There are 10 positions (8 funded by the University of Padova and 2 funded by the Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Padova e Rovigo). The award will be for three years, subject to satisfactory progress. The gross annual amount of the scholarship is 18,052.04 euros, in accordance with the amount set by the D.M. MIUR n.40 of 25/01/2018, equal to € 15,343.28 increased by an annual supplement quota of € 2,708.76 on "Budget Miur – Dipartimenti di eccellenza" funds.

Moreover, foreign candidates who have been awarded a minimum three-year scholarship by some international scientific committee (e.g., Marie Curie or Erasmus Mundus scholarship) can be admitted extra quota.

Interested candidates are highly encouraged to contact dottorato@stat.unipd.it for further information.

 

Evaluation results

 

Provisional rankings

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Final rankings/Graduatorie and enrolment procedures

The enrolment procedure is open from 21 August 2018 to 11 September 2018. Instructions will be published from 20 August 2018.

Certification of enrolment for VISA request: in case you need a certification for VISA request, please write to bando.dottorati@unipd.it

The candidates will not receive any communication at their home or domicile address.