Friday, June 12, 2009

7 PhD Scholarships in Biomolecular Sciences at University of Trento,Italy

The University of Trento announces the 25th cycle of the Doctoral School in Biomolecular Sciences.

Length: three years

Scientific areas: BIO/10 Biochemistry
BIO/11 Molecular Biology
BIO/13 Applied Biology
BIO/18 Genetics
BIO/19 Microbiology
CHIM/06 Organic Chemistry
INF/01 Informatics

Head of School: prof. Paolo Macchi
Tel. +39 0461 88 3095 - 3819; E-mail:
Official language: English
The selection for 10 doctoral positions is announced. 7 positions will be assigned scholarships.

Degree Requirements
Applications for the doctoral positions are accepted from candidates, regardless of gender, age and nationality, who have an Italian “laurea specialistica” or “laurea magistrale” in compliance with Ministerial Decree no. 509 of 3.11.1999 as amended, a university degree of the previously enforced Italian regulations, or an equivalent academic degree obtained abroad.

The degree in scientific areas will be a preferential title.
Applicants who have a foreign degree which has not been officially recognized as equivalent to an Italian degree must submit a request for equivalence in the application.

The application, together with all the attachments required, must arrive at the University of Trento by the 30th of September 2009 in one of the following ways:
a) hand-delivered to the University of Trento - Ufficio Protocollo Centrale, Via Belenzani 12 – 38100 Trento (ITALY) from 10:00 am to 12:00 a.m., Monday to Friday;
b) by mail to the following address: Al Magnifico Rettore dell’Universit√† degli Studi di Trento, Via Belenzani 12 – 38100 Trento (ITALY) (please write “Selection for Doctoral School in Biomolecular Sciences” on the envelope);
c) on-line application by 4:00 p.m. (GMT+1)at the following website:

Applications arriving after 4:00 p.m. (GMT+1) of the 30th of September 2009 will be disregarded, even if sent before the deadline.
The University of Trento does not accept responsibility for mishandling of applications by mail or courier services, or for applications sent to an incorrect address.

The gross amount of the scholarship is Euro 13,638.47 per year 1.
Grants are normally paid bi-monthly and in advance, with the exception of undue payments in case the student is expelled or suspended.
Grants cannot be combined with other scholarships, except those awarded by national or foreign scientific institutes deemed appropriate for the research activities carried out by the doctoral student.
The scholarship will be increased by 50% for research periods spent abroad that are authorized by the Head of the School or by the Doctoral School Committee.

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