PhD Fellowships for International Students, The University of Ferrara [Italy]

The University of Ferrara offers to international students several PhD positions, three of them with fellowships.
The successful applicants will start their activity on January 1st, 2010. Winners of the fellowships will receive about 1000 Euro net per month and will be entitled to have a room at the Residential College of IUSS-Ferrara 1391 at half of the cost. Additional places without fellowship are foreseen.
For international students, admission to doctoral programs and special fellowships is based on qualifications and letters of recommendation.

The application has to be done on line, at by July 13 2009 and it should include:

  1. A photocopy of an identity document
  2. Certification of the University degree, including titles of the courses and marks obtained in the examinations.
  3. At least two recommendation letters.
  4. Curriculum vitae
  5. A research project of the applicant (max 3 pages)
  6. Any other document which can be useful for evaluating the attitude of the candidate to the research activity.

All documents, unless written in English or Italian, are to be translated into one of the above languages.

By July 15, a signed copy of the application together with a photocopy of the passport has to be sent to –”Rettore dell’Universit√† degli Studi di Ferrara, Ufficio Dottorato e Alta Formazione, Via Scienze 41/b, 44100 - Ferrara” , fax +39 0532 455285

For more detailed information on the admission procedure and for the official announcement, please refer to the official site where the competition will be announced in mid June.

For information about the doctoral programs which are available at the University of Ferrara, please consult:

Closing date
Online application: July 13, 2009
Signet and printed applications: July 15, 2009