SISSA offers training fellowships to young candidates coming from non-European Union countries to participate in the entrance exams of the following Ph.D courses:
|Field||Available Places||Starting Date|
|Applied Mathematics and Mathematical Analysis||1||15th June|
|Mathematical Physics and Geometry||2||15th June|
|Astroparticle Physics||1||15th June|
|Theory of Elementary Particles||1||15th June|
|Cognitive Neuroscience||3||1st September|
|Physics and Chemistry of Biological Systems||3||1st September|
|Theory and Numerical Simulation of the Condensed Matter||1||1st September|
Amount and duration of the fellowship
Amount of the fellowship: € 1000,00 monthly net
Duration of the fellowship: 3.5 months
The School will provide a pre-paid ticket of the maximum amount of 1.000,00 €. Should the cost of the ticket exceed € 1.000,00, the difference will be deducted from the first instalment of the fellowship.
The School welcomes applications from young candidates coming from non European Union countries soon after completion of their undergraduate studies with a strong interest in research even if without previous specific experience.
Before sending their request to participate in the “Excellence Program”, candidates will have to submit and complete their online application for the same PhD course(s).
(see page http://www.sissa.it/main/?p=COURSES_PHD)
Admitted candidates will be granted a 3.5 months fellowship and will participate in the entrance exams for the Ph.D course of their choice.
Deadline for submission of applications
Applications (see attached form) must reach the School by post or fax (in the last case a copy of an identity document will have to be included in the application) no later than 12.00 hrs. of 30th April 2012.
Applications by e-mail will not be accepted.
Applications will be evaluated by a committee by the end of the month of the deadline. Admitted candidates will be promptly informed by email.
We strongly suggest candidates applying to the fellowship starting on June 15th to contact the Italian Embassy in their country well in advance in order to get an appointment to get the visa in time to reach SISSA for the beginning of the training.
Applications should be sent to the following address:
SCUOLA INTERNAZIONALE SUPERIORE DI STUDI AVANZATI
Via Bonomea, 265
Tel. 040-3787452 – Telefax 040-3787466
E-mail: PHD@SISSA.IT (for information only)