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40th cycle - 2024/2025 - starting September 2024 - deadline 30 May 2024

Politecnico di Milano issues a call for applications to 83 PhD positions (68 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 September 2024.
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 (click on the name of the PhD program to inspect the type and research topics associated with the scholarships)



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 2025, 41th cycle.  There may be additional calls with topic scholarships, if so, it will be posted on this website in the "Calls and regulations" 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 (40th cycle - 2024/2025 - starting September 2024)

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 (40th cycle)

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

3) the FAQs (frequently asked questions)

To access the online admission procedure click here

Opening on: 30th April 2024 (10am, italian time)
Deadline: 30th May 2024 (2pm, italian time)


-the pages in "Prospective PhD Candidates", in particular "Before Applying" and "How to apply"

-the page "Places and Scholarships"
-the page "Areas, subjects and thematics of research published in the call"
-the page "Open subject scholarships"
-the page "Thematic scholarships"

-the page "Call deadlines"

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



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: 

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.

40th cycle call: topic 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 thematic scholarship by accessing the on-line procedure before 2pm on 30/05/2024

All the information about the thematic scholarships are available in the webpage: Thematic scholarships


Open subject Scholarships

The open subject scholarships allow for research to be carried out on all subjects linked to the PhD.

It is not possible to participate by selecting a specific open subject scholarship. The option to compete for a specific scholarship can only be made for thematic  scholarships. The research topic of each open subject scholarship will be agreed with the Board of Professors.

When applying, you must specify if you intend to compete or not for a scholarship: if you choose to compete, you’ll automatically compete for open subject scholarships.

All the information about the open subject scholarships are available in the webpage: "Open Subject Scholarship"