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PhD Programmes

The Italian research doctorate (PhD) is the highest academic degree awarded by universities in most fields of study. The PhD programme is open to applicants who hold a Masters Degree or equivalent degree obtained abroad. PhD programmes train students to carry out scientific research and improve their research methodologies. A Research Doctorate is awarded after 3 years of study, the completion of assigned research activities and the presentation of a final dissertation.

PhD Call for additional scholarships 2022-2023/ 38th Cycle

Deadline for applications October 9 2022, 2 pm local time. 

Call for application

PhD Call 2022-2023/ 38th Cycle

Deadline for applications August 25, 2022, 2 pm local time. 

Call 38° cycle  -  Annex A 38° cycle

Call for Applications to Fellowships and Admission of Incoming Students - Academic Year 2022 - 2023

Sapienza University of Rome offers 29 three-year full-time postgraduate PhD positions with fellowship for attaining the degree of "Dottore di Ricerca" (PhD) in the Doctoral Schools and International Courses listed in appendix. Each fellowship amounts to €  19.800,00 per year. The deadline is May 30, 2022 at 2.00 p.m. (Italian time).
For further information please write to phdfellowship@uniroma1.it

Call 38th cycle   - Appendix 38th cycle  -  Application Guide

Short list of candidates admitted to oral interview

 

WINNER LIST 38 

Call - Arterial Hypertension and Vascular Biology 38th cycle - University of Padua

The call for applications for the 38th cycle of the PhD programme at the University of Padua has been published.
Deadline May 13, 2022

Read the Call 

Calls for applications - 32 Scholarships co-funded by the Regione Lazio - 37th cycle 

In accordance with the Rectoral Decree n° 2022/1380, the additional Call for admission (in Italian) for 37th cycle, a.y. 2021/2022, funded in partnership by enterprises and Regione Lazio, has been enacted. 

Applications must mandatorily be submitted by May 9th, 2022, 02:00 PM (local time).

Update on gross annual personal income limit on scholarship receiving

The Rectoral Decree n. 1297 (April 12th 2022) has modified the maximum amount of gross annual personal income required to be eligible for a PhD scholarship.

It is hereby established that:

  • From December 14th 2021 on, the maximum amount of gross annual personal taxable income to be eligible for the PhD scholarship is set at € 15,343.28;
  • From July 1st 2022 on, the maximum amount of gross annual personal taxable income to be eligible for the PhD scholarship is set at € 16,243.00.

Admission and final examination – New Research Doctorate Regulations

The new Research Doctorate Regulations, art. 18 co. 1, have established three annual available sessions for awarding the title.

Download the memorandum (in italian) for further information on the relevant requirements and deadlines.

PhD Degree Diplomas 2021

We are making available the collection of the diplomas for Doctors who obtained their title in 2021.
From Monday 28th of February on, PhD Doctors are allowed to collect their Diploma by coming to our Offices without appointment during our opening hours (Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8.30-12 AM; Tuesday, Thursday 2.30-4.30 PM).

Those who obtained the title have to bring a valid identification document and proof of the payment of the €16,00 virtual stamp duty.

To pay the €16,00 it is necessary to access Infostud, click on “DOTTORATI/PhD Programmes” and then on “Altri pagamenti/Other payments” on the menu on the left.
Payments can be made exclusively using the PagoPA System. The €16,00 bulletin can be paid online by credit card (pagamento diretto) or it is possible to print a payment slip and pay it in a "Ricevitoria SISAL", “Poste Italiane” offices or at one of the several (over 400) "PagoPA" partners (Prestatori di Servizi di Pagamento PSP). Click on the Agid website for the full updated list of PSP.
It is suggested to pay by credit card: in this way, the operation will be visible immediately. In case of payment by bank transfer, it will be necessary to wait for the technical times of the banking network (usually 24 - 48 hours).
Those who cannot collect their certificate personally may delegate someone else. In this case, the delegated person must provide our office with:

- hard copy of the valid identification document of the delegator;
- a written authorization signed by the delegator.

D.L. 4/2022 - Extension of the final exam

For all information please click here

Tax rate update – PhD Scholarship

Due to an integration in art. 15 of Decreto legislativo (Legislative Decree) of March 4th 2015 n. 22 by Legge di Bilancio (Budget Law) 2022, introducing comma 15-quinquies, with regard to DIS-COLL, there is a change in the tax rate contributions. The new tax rate, which concerns all the contracts that are valid on January 1st 2022, establishes that from January 1st 2022 all the Research Fellows and all the PhD Students with a scholarship are required to pay a tax rate equal to the NASpI unemployment service tax rate.

For further information see the Italian disposition: circolare INPS (in Italian)

NEW ANNOUNCEMENT FOR THE PAYMENT OF THE BULLETTIN (2/11/2021) -  "RESEARCH AND INNOVATION" 2014-2020 - ADDITIONAL ANNOUNCEMENT FOR PhDs WITH SPECIFIC SUBJECTS ABOUT GREEN  AND INNOVATION 2021-22 - 37th CYCLE

As per RD no. 2635/2021, the additional notice for admission to PhD positions with specific subject linked to a scholarship was issued, based on the PON "Research and Innovation" 2014-2020 - Actions IV.4 "Doctorates and research contracts with Innovation topics "And Action IV.5" Doctorates on Green topics ".
The deadline for submitting applications is imperatively set for October 27, 2021 at 2.00 p.m. (local time). The new deadline for the payment of 35 euro is established for the 02/11/2021 11.59 p.m. (local time), for technical issues.
Attached to the announcement is the list of individual courses showing the projects on a specific topic and the link to the website of each, which indicates the dates of the tests, the access procedures, the evaluation criteria, the contact persons, their contact details and other useful information.
ATTENTION: starting from July 12, 2021, Italian students will be able to access Infostud exclusively via Spid or CIE credentials (electronic identity card). All information is available on the Infostud page.

Call PON - 37th cycle - Annex A PON - 37th cycle - Annex B PON - 37th cycle

New announcement for the payment of the bullettin

L. 69/2021 - Extension of the final exam

For all information and to apply please click here

D.L. 111/2021 - GREEN PASS

In accordance with the DECREE-LAW 6 August 2021, n. 111, Urgent measures for the safe exercise of school, university, social activities and public transport, starting from 01st September 2021 and in order to access physically to the University, students must possess and exhibit the Green pass, whatever the purpose of their entrance is.
Therefore, even though the doctoral competition as in the regulation does not apply the previous decree-law as it is required for the public competitions, all PhD candidates who will take the test in presence should exhibit the aforementioned documentation; furthermore, it is required to exhibit the Green pass for all the students who will need to go to the various offices inside the University.

PhD Call 2021-22 / 37th Cycle - National PhD programme in Artificial Intelligence

The National Research Council (Consiglio Nazionale Ricerche – CNR) and the University of Pisa coordinate the National PhD Programme in Artificial Intelligence through five joint PhD Programmes. Each programme has a lead university and a broad consortium of participating universities and research bodies. The area in charge for Sapienza is Security and Cybersecurity. Deadline for applications July 23, 2021, at 1 pm local time.

Call 37th - AI  -  Annex A - AI

Information for the users 

EXTERNAL USERS

REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION
All the requests for information will be only managed online in the front-office services hours (Monday – Wednesday – Friday from 08.30 to 12.00; Tuesday – Thursday from 14.30 to 16.30) in the following ways:

- on the phone at number 0649914963 - 4184 - 4134 - 4731 (for the Italian language) 0649914187 (for the English language)
- by email: ufficio.dottorato@uniroma1.itphdfellowship@uniroma1.itdottorato@cert.uniroma1.it


PERGAMENAS/CERTIFICATES
The delivery of pergamenas and/or certificates is suspended. Only in case of real need that cannot be postponed, it is possible to fix an appointment by sending an email to ufficio.dottorato@uniroma1.it (subject of the email: REQUEST OF AN APPOINTMENT), specifying in the body of the email the request (for example certificate of final exam valid for abroad) and the student ID number.  It will be possible to fix appointments every Thursday. We recommend that you strictly respect the planned date and time, and to use a mask during the appointment. Only one person will be allowed to get into the office. Please remember to take with you any necessary stamp duty (or the payment slip in case of pergamenas for titles obtained from 2017 on).

N.B. please remember that from your private area in Infostud (click on Phd – left menu: Certificates) it is possible to download the certificates with stamp and digital signature.

We inform PhD students who intend to apply for DIS.COLL. that INPS extended the deadline for submitting applications by 60 days as for note n. 1286 of March 20th 2020,

 

REQUESTS FOR THE INCREASE OF THE SCHOLARSHIP
Due to the exceptional situation, the instructions to request the increase of the scholarship for period abroad are the following:
send an email to the address ufficio.dottorato@uniroma1.it (subject of the email: REQUEST FOR THE SCHOLARSHIP INCREASE) adding in CC the email address of the Coordinator of your PhD course and uploading:
- the request form, correctly completed and signed (to download the form please click here);
- prior authorization signed by the coordinator (please remember that the date in the authorization must precede the period abroad) with the information about the period from/to expressed in day/month/year;
- signed document of the hosting institution/university (please remember that the date in the document must be later or very near to the departure for the period abroad) with the information about the period actually spent abroad from/to expressed in day/month/year.


REQUESTS WITH STAMP DUTIES
The requests with stamp duties can be sent by email to the address ufficio.dottorato@uniroma1.it (subject of the email: REQUEST) in the following way:
- the student fills in the request and affixes the stamp duty on it;
- draws a sign with a pen on the stamp duty to annul it;
- scans the request and his/her own identity document and sends all by email;
- in the email adds the number of the annulled stamp duty.


INTERNAL USERS

We please colleagues and Professors to send reports, agreements, joint agreements, etc., by email to ufficio.dottorato@uniroma1.it
Only in case it is really impossible to send digital documents, it is possible to fix an appointment by sending an email to ufficio.dottorato@uniroma1.it (subject of the email: REQUEST OF AN APPOINTMENT FOR INTERNAL USERS). We kindly ask colleagues and Professors to strictly respect the planned date and time, and to use a mask during the appointment. Only one person will be allowed to get into the office.

THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR PRECIOUS COLLABORATION

Call for Applications to Fellowships and Admission of Incoming Students - Academic Year 2021 - 2022

Sapienza University of Rome offers 70 three-year full-time postgraduate PhD positions with fellowship for attaining the degree of "Dottore di Ricerca" (PhD) in the Doctoral Schools and International Courses listed in appendix. Each fellowship amounts to € 19.800,00 per year. The deadline is April 15, 2021 at 2.00 p.m. (Italian time).
For further information please write to phdfellowship@uniroma1.it 

Call for application 2021      Appendix 37°       Application Guide

Short lists for the oral interview           WINNER LIST 37

PhD Degree Diplomas 2019 and 2020 

Degree Diplomas for the PhD title obtained by 31st December 2020 are now available.

 

The Pergamenas can be collected at the PhD office, it is mandatory to fix an appointment by sending an email to ufficio.dottorato@uniroma1.it indicating as subject: “PERGAMENA”.

Those who obtained the title by 31st December 2016 have to bring a valid identification document and a €16,00 stamp duty.

 

Those who obtained the title after 31st December 2016 have to bring a valid identification document and proof of the payment of the €16,00 virtual stamp duty. 

 

To pay the €16,00 it is necessary to access Infostud, click on “DOTTORATI/PhD Programmes” and then on “Altri pagamenti/Other payments” on the menu on the left.

 

Payments can be made exclusively using the PagoPA System. The €16,00 bulletin can be paid online by credit card (pagamento diretto) or it is possible to print a payment slip and pay it in a "Ricevitoria SISAL", “Poste Italiane” offices or at one of the several (over 400) "PagoPA" partners (Prestatori di Servizi di Pagamento PSP). Click on the Agid website for the full updated list of PSP.

 

It is suggested to pay by credit card: in this way, the operation will be visible immediately. In case of payment by bank transfer, it will be necessary to wait for the technical times of the banking network (usually 24 - 48 hours).

 

Those who cannot collect their certificate personally may delegate someone else. In this case, the delegated person must provide our office with:

- hard copy of the valid identification document of the delegator;

- a written authorization signed by the delegator.

 

NB: Please note that pergamenas obtained by 31st December 2020 and related to Astrofisica relativistica - IRAP-PHD, Astronomy, Astrophysics and Space Science, European PhD on Socio-Economic and Statistical Studies, and Linguistics PhD courses are still not available.

L. 176/2020 - Extension of the final exam

For all information and to apply please click here

D.L. 34/2020 - Extension of the final exam

For all information and to apply please click here

WINNER LIST
Fellowships and Admission of foreign nationals educated abroad - 2020/2021

Sapienza University of Rome offers 30 three-year-full-time postgraduate PhD positions with fellowship for attaining the degree of "Dottore di Ricerca" (PhD) in the Doctoral Schools listed in appendix. Each fellowship amounts to € 19.800,00 per year. The new deadline is 8 may 2020 at 2.00 p.m. (italian time)
For further information please write to phdfellowship@uniroma1.it
WINNER LIST 37 
Call for application 2020.pdf     Appendix 36.pdf  
Application form 

Enrolment in PhD Programmes

You will find enrolment information on the following pages:

PhD Programme Fees and Scholarship

As of academic year 2017-18, PhD students are exempt from tuition fees as established by Bill 232/2016. The minimum PhD scholarship will be increased from €13,638.47 to €15,343.28 gross, ca. €125 starting on January 1, 2018.

Read DM 40/1/2018

 

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