The University of Bologna in collaboration with NRRP offers PhD scholarships to international students with over 280 professional training development opportunities. The scholarship is a financial benefit that serves to remunerate the PhD student. It does not create an obligation to enter into an employment contract with the business.
The three-year PhD scholarship amounts to a total gross amount of €69,991, with an indicative net stipend of approximately €1,200 for 12 months. For each PhD student, there is also a budget for research-related expenses amounting to approximately €5,000 for the three years and a top-up of €600/month for 6 months during the periods spent abroad.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): University of Bologna, Italy
Host Institution(s): University of Bologna, Italy
Scholarship Worth: €69,991, and other related expenses
Number of Awards: 280
Study Level: PhD
Nationality: Domestic & International Students
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DETAILS | University of Bologna NRRP PhD Scholarships
The PhD programme provides the skills necessary to perform high-level research activities and pursue advanced professional career paths not only in universities but also in the public and private sector. PhD students will also undertake a period of training and research abroad and on placement in a company.
During the programme, PhD students will learn how to conduct original, innovative and independent research in a specific environment and will gain important transferable skills that go beyond mastering their specialist subject such as, for example, the ability to tackle complex problems, manage unforeseen events, work in a team and effectively communicate the results of their work. These essential qualities are highly valued in businesses, the manufacturing and service sectors and in the public administration.
To be eligible for University of Bologna NRRP PhD Scholarships, applicants are expected to meet the following conditions:
- Applicants must be domestic or international students
- An undergraduate (second-cycle degree or single-cycle degree programme) of the University of Bologna or of another Italian or foreign university and will graduate by 31 October 2022;
- A graduate (second-cycle degree or single-cycle degree programme) of the University of Bologna or of another Italian or foreign university
- Applicants must have proof of English Language proficiency.
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How-to-Apply: In order to obtain a place on a PhD programme, it is necessary to pass a selection procedure, which is described in the call for applications. This usually entails an assessment of the candidate’s qualifications and project proposal, as well as an oral assessment. Candidates are then ranked based on the scores obtained.
The scholarships are awarded to candidates according to the order in which they are ranked, taking into account any reserved places and/or other specific indications outlined in the call for applications.
Application Deadline: August 02, 2023