Call: A call for open PhD positions ("bando di concorso") is posted yearly on the web site of the University of Cagliari, under the page Dottorati di Ricerca e Scuole di Dottorato usually in November. The call specifies the number of positions available for each PhD course with and without financial aid.
Application form: The candidates must submit the application form either on line (see the page Dottorati di Ricerca e Scuole di Dottorato) or by registered mail to the address specified in the call. Applicants must hold an Italian "laurea specialistica" or equivalent foreign degree. There are no limitations on the nationality of the candidates.
Standard Admissions: The selection of candidates will be based on a competitive examination ("concorso") that consists of:
Admissions for foreign candidates:
Admissions for foreign candidates:DRIEI welcomes the application of outstanding foreign candidates and may reserve each year one or more fellowships in priority to foreign students. Foreign students with fellowships from their own countries are also welcome. The selection of foreign candidates follows these steps:
Financial aid: A fellowship consists in a grant of € 13638,47/year (€ 12444 net of social security contribution) for the whole duration of the PhD program (3 year maximum). The grant is increased if the student undertakes a period of study abroad in a foreign academic or research institution.
Fees: There are no fees for candidates holding a fellowship. A fee must be paid by the other PhD students not holding a fellowship. The entrance fee for these students amounts to € 258.00. For details contact: Dott.ssa Monica Melis, Settore dottorati e master, Via San Giorgio, 12 (ex Clinica Aresu), 09124, Cagliari. tel. +39-070-675-6504, email: firstname.lastname@example.org