Call for Admission of Candidates Educated Abroad to the Galileo Galilei Ph.D. School of the University of Pisa Year 2010
Art. 1 Announcement The University of Pisa announces a competition, based on academic qualifications, for 7 grants reserved for candidates educated abroad for admission to the “Galileo Galilei Ph.D. School”. The 7grants are funded: → 5 grants by the “Galileo Galilei Ph.D. School” → 1 grant by Ministry for University and Research (budget of the 2009 call) will be assigned for study and research on the subject ‘’Innovative applications in Biomedical Industry’’ within the Ph.D. programme in Fisica Applicata (Applied physics), → 1 grant by Ministry for University and Research (budget of the 2009 call) will beassigned for study and research on the subject ‘’Energy saving and small scale energy generation systems’’ within the Ph.D. programme in Fisica (Physics). If some public or private financing becomes available, within the expiry date of the call, additional study grants may be offered. The selection will be based on the scientific qualifications of the candidates, bearing in mind the balancebetween the different areas of the School. The candidates must apply for one of the following Ph.D. programmes: Ph.D. programme: Informatica (Computer science) Fisica e Fisica applicata (Physics and Applied physics) Matematica (Mathematics) Scienze chimiche (Chemical sciences) An application for this competition does not prevent candidates from applying for the other competition, based on both academicqualifications and examinations, announced at http://www.unipi.it/studenti/offerta/dottorat/accesso/ with deadline for applications September 2009. The courses of each Ph.D. programme will start on January 1st, 2010. Art. 2 Requirements Applications are invited from candidates who: • are not resident in Italy; • have obtained abroad a secondary school qualification, from a school that is notsubject to Italian regulations, examinations and curricula, giving access to University education at first degree level, and an academic qualification equivalent to the Italian "laurea specialistica", e.g. to a Master of Science degree, or expect to obtain this academic qualification before September 20th, 2009. Both qualifications must be awarded by non-Italian institutions. The equivalence of eachqualification to one of the above-mentioned Italian degrees will be established (for the sole purpose of this competition) by the Academic Board of the School. The University reserves the right to ask candidates for additional documents in order to evaluate their admission to the School.
The University may exclude candidates lacking admission requirements at any time. Art. 3 Applicationsand deadline The registration to this competition should be completed within June 30th, 2009 1.00 pm (CET - Central European Time), only by web, filling in the form on http://www.unipi.it/phdcallgalilei following the instructions indicated. After this date is not possible to apply to this competition. You should send only by web using the same on line procedure by June 30th, 2009, 1.00 pm, thefollowing documents (only in pdf format); you can see the instructions indicated: 1. the application form, with original signature, should include (the form is available below): • personal date (name and surname, date and place of birth, place of residence, and nationality); • contact address, e-mail address and telephone number and, possibly, a Skype contact (the candidate must immediatelycommunicate any changes of these data); • educational qualification giving access to university education, with an indication of when and where it was obtained; • academic qualification with final mark (if any) and an indication of when and where it was obtained; • information on grants that the candidate might have been awarded by Italian, foreign or international bodies to attend a Ph.D. Degree course...