Admission

Admission

The Doctoral courses begin each year on November 1st. Admission is based on a public selection to be completed by September 30th and officially announced on the Doctoral School website, tipically in May. Applicants to the program must hold a master degree equivalent to the Italian “Laurea magistrale/specialistica” and the assessment will be in charge of the examining Commission.

Admission Test

Admission test for foreign students is in English. Candidates must submit with their application a proof of their degree with their final score, their publications list and a summary of the research project they propose to conduct in the PhD period.

Examination criteria can vary depending on the position you want to apply for:

  • For the majority of the available positions, examination is based on evaluation of the curriculum vitae and of the publications, a written test and an oral test dealing with the discussion of the research project.
  • For the position reserved to students with a foreign degree, the examination is based on the evaluation of the curriculum vitae, of the publications and on the discussion of the research project. Students living abroad can request to be examined through videoconference provided their identity can be verified. There is no need to be physically present in the place where the examination will take place.
  • To apply for the Internationa Neurosceince Track, the examination is based on the evaluation of the curriculum vitae, of the publications and on the discussion of the research project. Students living abroad can request to be examined through videoconference provided their identity can be verified. There is no need to be physically present in the place where the examination will take place.

The project

Applicants when registering for the admission test must uoload the summary of the research project they propose. The project must be written in english and should not exceed 1000 words (references excluded) and should be structured into 1) background, 2) aims, 3) methods, 4) expected outcomes, 5) references.