Multiple PhD Scholarship, at Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Post-doctoral Position in Italy

Multiple PhD Scholarship: Politecnico di Milano is inviting applications for admission to the 40th cycle of its PhD programmes. The available positions, both with and without scholarships, are open to Italian and foreign students. Applicants will be evaluated based on their academic qualifications, motivation letters, and proposed research projects. The PhD programmes span three years and commence after accreditation by the Ministry.

  • Establishment of PhD Program: 📜
    • A call has been announced for admission to the 40th cycle of PhD programs at Politecnico di Milano.
    • Specifies available places and scholarships for each program.
    • Requires a minimum of three PhD students to activate a program.
    • Open to both Italian and foreign students, including stateless students.
    • Admission based on evaluation of academic curricula, qualifications, motivation letters, and research project reports.
    • PhD program duration is three years.
    • Programs can only start once accredited by the Ministry.
  • Types of Positions Available: 💼
    • PhD positions include those with and without scholarships.
    • Detailed table of available places and scholarships for each program.
  • Requirements for Admission: 🎓
    • Eligible applicants must hold specific Italian or equivalent foreign qualifications.
    • Former Politecnico di Milano PhD candidates excluded from the program in the last 5 years cannot participate.
    • English language proficiency certification required, with specific accepted tests and levels.
    • Application deadline: 30th May 2024, 2pm.
  • Application Process: 📝
    • Applications and related documentation must be submitted online by the deadline.
    • Non-refundable application fee required.
    • Applicants must declare personal data, qualifications, intended PhD program, and scholarship preferences.
    • Various documents must be attached, including research project reports, CV, and language certifications.
  • Assessment Criteria: 📊
    • Applicants assessed based on academic background, research project, and motivations.
    • Selection Committee evaluates each application out of 100 points.
    • Eligibility requires a total score not below 60 points.
  • Ranking Lists and Enrollment: 📋
    • Ranking lists compiled based on assessment criteria.
    • Enrollment period from 20th July to 11th September 2024.
    • Payments and documentation submission required for enrollment.
    • PhD course activities start on 12th September 2024.
  • Data Protection and Legal References: 🔐
    • Data processing governed by EU Regulation no. 679/2016.
    • Candidates have rights regarding their personal data.
    • Legal references provided for any issues not explicitly covered by the call.

Summary Table

PhD ProgrammeTotal Available PlacesNo. of Scholarships (including thematic)
Architectural Urban Interior Design65
Architecture, Built Environment and Construction Engineering108
Industrial Chemistry and Chemical Engineering11
Preservation of the Architectural Heritage54
Data Analytics and Decision Sciences11
Aerospace Engineering54
Environmental and Infrastructure Engineering
– Water Science and Engineering11
– Transport Infrastructure and Geosciences11
– Environmental and Hydraulic Engineering and Geomatics21
Materials Engineering43
Information Technology
– Computer Science and Engineering65
– Electronics11
– Systems and Control11
– Telecommunications21
Electrical Engineering11
Mechanical Engineering65
Structural, Seismic and Geotechnical Engineering54
Mathematical Models and Methods in Engineering43
Science, Technology and Policy for Sustainable Change11
Energy and Nuclear Science and Technology11
Urban Planning, Design and Policy54


PhD Candidate

Research Area

Various fields including Architecture, Engineering, Bioengineering, Design, Physics, Information Technology, Environmental Sciences, and more.


Politecnico di Milano, Italy


  • Academic Degree: Italian and foreign students with a university degree equivalent to an Italian Laurea Magistrale.
  • Minimum Grade: Final score no lower than 95/110 or 86/100 for Italian degrees, or equivalent for foreign degrees.
  • English Proficiency: Certified knowledge of English, to be submitted by 11/09/2024.
  • Former Candidates: Former PhD candidates of Politecnico di Milano who were excluded from the programme in the last 5 years are not eligible.

Job Description

PhD candidates will engage in a three-year research programme in their chosen field, involving both coursework and original research. They are expected to contribute to the academic community through publications, conference presentations, and other scholarly activities.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online through PhD Admission Portal by 2 PM (C.E.T.) on 30/05/2024. A non-refundable application fee of € 25.82 is required. Payment can be made via the PAGO-PA online system using credit cards or pre-printed payment notices.

Last Date to Apply

30 May 2024 by 2 PM (Italian Time C.E.T.)

For more details on research themes, specific activities, and economic conditions, please visit the PhD Programmes Page.



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