PhD Scholarships for International Students at Polytechnic University of Milan in Italy, 2017

A large number of PhD scholarships are open to international students at the Polytechnic University of Milan. Scholarships vary from € 1000 to € 1500, the amount depends on the proposed research topic.

The main goal of PhD studies is the development of research activities and of a research thesis with original contributions under the guidance of a supervisor, on advanced theoretical or applied research themes.

The Polytechnic University of Milan is the largest technical university in Italy, with about 42,000 students. It offers undergraduate, graduate and higher education courses in engineering, architecture and design.

Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Degree Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD programme.

Available Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study various subjects offered by the university.

Scholarship Benefits: Scholarships vary from € 1000 to € 1500, the amount depends on the proposed research topic. For PhD candidates with a scholarship, the regional fee, the stamp duties and insurance costs will be withheld each year, from the first monthly grant. This amount is established on a yearly basis. For the academic year 2017-2018, this amount is equal to Euro 160.00, unless there are changes in national and regional legislation.

Eligibility: The PhD available places fall within the following categories:

  1. a) Places with doctoral scholarships provided by the Politecnico di Milano. This scholarship can be:
  • General (generic scholarships)
  • Connected to a specific research topic (topic scholarships)

Within the group of topic scholarships, Politecnico di Milano issues 21 scholarships, with the aim of supporting interdisciplinary research on the following topics. Each interdisciplinary scholarship is associated with doctoral research which involves two different doctoral programmes

  1. b) Places without doctoral scholarships provided by the Politecnico di Milano.

Eligible Nationality: Students of all nationalities are eligible to apply.

Application Procedure:  The mode of applying is online. Documents that must be uploaded to the online application:

  • Research project format (RTF)
  • CV Template (RTF)

Application Form

Deadline: The application deadline is May 26, 2017.

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