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 topic (topic scholarships)

Within the group of topic scholarships, Politecnico di Milano issues scholarships with the aim of supporting interdisciplinary research on the following topics. 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 topics of research published in the call" you can find all the subjects for each Phd programme, both for generic scholarships, topic scholarships and interdisciplinary scholarships.

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

On the webpage Topic scholarships you can find the subjects for topic scholarships only (excluding interdisciplinary scholarships).

Candidates interested in competing for one or more topic or interdisciplinary scholarships must opt for them by accessing the on-line procedure by 2pm on 29th May 2020. After the deadline of the call, it will be possible to apply for new topic scholarships from 10AM of 12th June, to 2PM of 19th June 2020 with the same procedure (only if the application has already been confirmed and the contribution paid)

The topic 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 2020-2021, this amount is equal to Euro 172.20, 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 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