Research Doctorate PHD

36th cycle Ph.D.call - 2020/2021

Politecnico di Milano issues a call for applications to 285 PhD positions (225 fully granted).

This webpage provides information related to the issuing PhD programs, the positions and scholarships available for the upcoming PhD cycle, which starts in November 2020.
You may also find here the modalities for participate to the selection and the related deadlines. After having carefully inspected the call, you can apply through our online procedure.

The number of PhD scholarships and positions of our PhD programs is as follows (please click on the name of the PhD program to inspect the type and research topics associated with the scholarships)

TABLE OF AVAILABLE PLACES – 36th cycle 

 

TITLE OF PhD PROGRAMME

TOTAL AVAILABLE PLACES

No. SCHOLARSHIPS (including topic and interdisciplinary)

Architecture, Built Environment and Construction Engineering

22

17

Bioengineering

12

9

Industrial Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

11

9

Preservation of the Architectural Heritage

5

4

DATA ANALYTICS AND DECISION SCIENCES

8

6

Design

14

12

PHYSICS

29

22

Aerospace Engineering

9

7

ENVIRONMENTAL AND INFRASTRUCTURE ENGINEERING

 

 

Area 1. Water Science and Engineering

1

1

Area 2. Transport Infrastructure and Geosciences

1

-

Area 3 Environmental and Hydraulic Engineering and Geomatics

6

6

MATERIALS ENGINEERING

6

5

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

 

 

Area 1. Computer Science and Engineering

25

19

Area 2. Electronics

10

8

Area 3. Systems and Control

6

5

Area 4. Telecommunications

9

7

ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

8

6

MANAGEMENT ENGINEERING

22

18

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

 

 

Area 1. Advanced Materials and Smart Structures

16

13

Area 2. Sustainable Mobility

5

3

Area 3. Engineering Design and Manufacturing for the Industry of the Future

9

7

Area 4. MeccPhD International Track

1

1

STRUCTURAL, SEISMIC AND GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING

5

4

MATHEMATICAL MODELS AND METHODS IN ENGINEERING

14

11

ARCHITECTURAL, URBAN AND INTERIOR DESIGN

6

5

ENERGY AND NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

18

14

URBAN PLANNING, DESIGN AND POLICY

7

6

 

 

 


PhD admission

Access to Ph.D. Programmes is by selection. The University selection call is issued annually for all Ph.D. Programmes, and is published on this page. 

The annual call is issued in Spring- the next annual call will be Spring 2021, 37th cycle.  There may be additional calls with topic scholarships in the winter, if so, it will be posted on this website in the "Calls" section.

Further information and calls for international candidates is available in the International Programmes section. 


Online procedure for admission to the PhD course at Politecnico di Milano (XXXVI cycle - 2020/2021)

In this page you will find the link to access the online procedure to: 

•fill the selection call application form

•check the results 

•select additional research scholarship topics 

Before accessing the online procedure please read carefully: 

1) the call public announcement Public examination for admission to the PhD course at Politecnico di Milano (XXXVI cycle)

2) the "Quickstart" manual for the online admission procedure 

To access the online admission procedure click here

Opening on: 20th April 2020 (10am, italian time)
Deadline: 29th May 2020 (2pm, italian time)

3) the page "special places in Politecnico di Milano Residences for "away from home" PhD candidates"

4) the pages in the section "Call for positions and scholarships", in particular:

-the page "Places and Scholarships"
-the page "Areas, subjects and topics of research published in the call"
-the page "Interdisciplinary scholarships"
-the page "Topic scholarships"

-the page "Call deadlines"

Documents that must be uploaded in the online application (in Italian or English language): 

 

CANDIDATES ARE RECOMMENDED TO READ ALL THE CALL

For the registration of personal data, candidates are recommended to refer to the manual "Quickstart" from pag. 1 to pag. 9 

Candidates who have problems during the registration of the personal data can write to: internationalphd@polimi.it 

For other information about the call and the admission procedures candidates are recommended to make contact only via the link "Ask for assistance" inside the online procedure.


36th cycle call: topic and interdisciplinary scholarships

The applicant, after the confirmation of an application (provided the desire to compete for a scholarship has indicated in the application), may opt for a topic _/ interdisciplinary scholarship by accessing the on-line procedure before 2pm on 29/05/2020. After the deadline of the call (only for those candidates who have applied for the PhD, specified that they intend to compete for a scholarship, and paid the application fee by the 29/5/2020) it will be possible to apply for new topic scholarships from 10AM of 12/06/2020, to 2PM of 19/06/2020 with the same procedure.

All the information about the topic scholarships are available in the webpage: Topic scholarships
All the information about the interdisciplinary scholarships are available in the webpage: Interdisciplinary scholarships