PhD Opportunities 2018

Annual Announcement of selection for PhD positions

Call for applications for the XXXIV series will be opened soon (May-June 2018) and the deadline will be on (TBD).

More info at   (Italian)


Every year, the Doctoral Course in Earth Sciences also applies for additional scholarships provided by Progetto dottorati - Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Padova e Rovigo. These scholarships will be devoted to Ph.D. research projects and, if successfully funded, will be included in the ordinary announcement of selection (see above). The final response will be available by TBD.




Scholarships for Chinese PhD students

China Scholarship Council - University of Padova Scholarships

Candidates must fill in the online application form available at and submit it by the deadline date (19 January 2018, 1 p.m. Italian local time)

Further info at

Chinese students can also apply for other scholarships available from other sources. Info for applicants from the People's Republic of China:


Grants for Foreign students funded by CARIPARO Foundation

Election announcement of 15 PhD grants for foreign students fully funded by the Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Padova e Rovigo for the admission to the doctoral courses (XXXIV cycle) deadline: (TBD). More info at