PhD Scholarship Admissions, IMT Lucca, Italy
Applications are open for PhD at IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca (Italy) to candidates without regard to nationality, age, gender or religion. Proficiency in English is compulsory as research and teaching are conducted in English. No knowledge of Italian is requested. Candidates must apply via the online application form by the deadline set in the Call for Applications.
Application Deadline: 29 Jun 2015
Admission to IMT’s PhD program is competitive on an international level, with evaluation mainly focusing on past academic performance (grades) and scientific relevance to the selected curricula. First and foremost, however, certain basic formal requirements must be met before candidates are eligible to apply. Namely, applicants must have completed and obtained a degree equivalent to at least 4 years of university studies. (Students in their final year of undergraduate study may be admitted on the condition that their bachelor’s degree is awarded before they enroll at IMT). Applicants obtaining their degree by no later than October 30th, 2015 can apply.
For international students that are considering applying to IMT’s doctoral program, we understand that moving to a new country to commence your studies can be both an exciting and challenging experience. To assist you as much as possible with settling into the IMT community, we have designed pages (Click here) to guide you through your journey at IMT.
Scholarships / Grants
All students admitted to the PhD program are not required to pay tuition fees. A number of grants are available to support the participation to the program (see exact number in the current call. Additional grants may become available after the launch of the call). Grants are assigned to admitted students according to the final ranking determined by the evaluation process. The grant is €13,638.47 per year (≅ €12,378.30 net/year), and can be increased by 50% during the periods spent abroad for study and research (from 2 to 9 months).
All students who are granted a scholarship have free accommodation in shared double rooms on campus residential facilities.