Research Doctorate PHD

Places and Scholarships

The PhD available places fall within the following categories:

a) places with doctoral scholarships provided by the Politecnico di Milano. 

This scholarships can be:

  • general (generic scholarships)
  • connected to a specific research theme (thematic scholarships)

Within the group of thematic scholarships, Politecnico di Milano issues interdisciplinary scholarship with the aim of supporting interdisciplinary research. Each interdisciplinary scholarship is associated with doctoral research which involves two different doctoral programmes 

b) places without doctoral scholarships provided by the Politecnico di Milano.


On the webpage "Areas, subjects and thematic of research published in the call" you can find all the subjects for each Phd programme, both for generic scholarships, thematic scholarships and interdisciplinary scholarships.

On the webpage Interdisciplinary scholarships you can find the subjects for interdisciplinary scholarships only.

On the webpage Thematic scholarships you can find the subjects for thematic scholarships only (excluding interdisciplinary scholarships).

Candidates interested in competing for one or more thematic or interdisciplinary scholarships must opt for them by accessing the on-line procedure by 2pm on 20th May 2021. After the deadline of the call, it will be possible to apply for new thematic scholarships from 10AM of 9th June, to 2PM of 16th June 2021 with the same procedure (only if the application has already been confirmed and the contribution paid)

The thematic and interdisciplinary scholarships are awarded only to those who opted for them in the online procedure and are bound by the proposed research in the subject.


Scholarships

For the three-year duration of their studies, PhD candidates may be supported by scholarships.

Scholarships vary from 1100 to 1400, the amount depends on the proposed research topic. For PhD candidates with a scholarship, the regional fee, the stamp duties and insurance costs will be withheld each year, from the first monthly grant. This amount is established on a yearly basis. For the academic year 2021-2022, this amount is equal to Euro 169.50, unless there are changes in national and regional legislation.

PhD students without a scholarship, for the first enrolment and for enrolment in the following years, will be required to pay the amount mentioned above

The details are given in the Call for Admission. 

Those having benefited from a scholarship for a Ph.D. course, even partially, may not apply for a second time.


TABLE OF AVAILABLE PLACES 37th cycle 

 

TITLE OF PhD PROGRAMME

TOTAL AVAILABLE PLACES

No. SCHOLARSHIPS (including topic and interdisciplinary)

Architecture, Built Environment and Construction Engineering

17

4

Bioengineering

13

10

Industrial Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

12

10

Preservation of the Architectural Heritage

6

5

DATA ANALYTICS AND DECISION SCIENCES

9

7

Design

13

11

PHYSICS

27

21

Aerospace Engineering

6

5

ENVIRONMENTAL AND INFRASTRUCTURE ENGINEERING

 

 

Area 1. Water Science and Engineering

1

1

Area 2. Transport Infrastructure and Geosciences

2

2

Area 3 Environmental and Hydraulic Engineering and Geomatics

4

3

MATERIALS ENGINEERING

8

7

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

 

 

Area 1. Computer Science and Engineering

13

10

Area 2. Electronics

6

5

Area 3. Systems and Control

8

6

Area 4. Telecommunications

5

4

ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

6

5

MANAGEMENT ENGINEERING

20

15

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

 

 

Area 1. Advanced Materials and Smart Structures

13

10

Area 2. Sustainable Mobility

5

4

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

14

11

Area 4. MeccPhD International Track

1

1

STRUCTURAL, SEISMIC AND GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING

8

6

MATHEMATICAL MODELS AND METHODS IN ENGINEERING

12

9

ARCHITECTURAL, URBAN AND INTERIOR DESIGN

5

4

ENERGY AND NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

30

23

URBAN PLANNING, DESIGN AND POLICY

5

4