Thursday, 29 April 2010

PhD Fellowship in Architectural Sciences at University of Rome

Brief Description

The Doctoral School in Architectural Sciences, “Sapienza” University of Rome, Italy offers one Ph.D. fellowship for attaining the degree of “Dottore di Ricerca” (Ph.D.). Five Ph.D. programmes are currently active within the School:

- Architecture and Construction – Space and Society
- Energy Saving and Distributed Microgeneration
- Space and Furnishing Design
- Retraining and Recovery of Urban Heritage
Landscape and Environment Design Management and Planning

The fellowship amounts to 19.800,00 € per year; this amount includes national insurance (INPS) contributions that fellowship recipients are required to pay (8,91% for 2010).

The Ph.D. Programme lasts for three years and may be extended to a fourth year (without grant), subject to approval by the School authorities. At the end of the first and second year of attendance, students have to be evaluated as proficient according to the rules of the Schools.

Eligible Candidates

- are not Italian citizens;
- are not residents of Italy;
- have obtained an academic qualification abroad by a non-Italian institution which satisfies the entrance requirements for admission to the Doctoral Programme, i.e., a degree equivalent to the Italian diploma di laurea / laurea specialistica / laurea magistrale, or expect to obtain it before 31 July 2010. The equivalence of each qualification to the relevant Italian degree will be ascertained (for the sole purpose of this competition) by the Academic Board of the Schools.

Application Deadline

Applications must be received no later than May 31, 2010. For further information, visit the School’s website, Accepted candidates will be notified by June 30, 2010.

Scuola di Dottorato in Scienze dell'Architettura, "Sapienza" Università di Roma
Address: Via Gramsci, 53 - 00197 Rome, Italy
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