Applications of students graduated in foreign universities


XXXIX PhD Cycle - Call for Applications


Deadline for applications:
June 15, 2023, 01:00 pm (CEST)



The PhD Program in Physics of the University of Trieste is inviting applications for 17 PhD scholarships.

Scholarships are open to students graduated in foreign universities. One scholarship -funded by ICTP- is reserved to candidates from countries not belonging to the list of "High-income economies” (according to the World Bank criteria).


This three-year program provides curricular courses and specific training activities. The students will work on leading-edge projects in astrophysics, condensed matter physics, medical physics and biophysics, nuclear and particle/astroparticle physics, theoretical physics.


Informations and on-line application available at this link


Before applying, please carefully read the following documents:

The admission is evaluated through a competitive selection based on qualifications and interview. A video conference  interview can be arranged on request.

Relevant dates and deadlines:

  • Deadline for the online application (including upload of documents and application fee):  June 15, 2023 1:00 pm (CEST)
  • Oral exams/interviews: starting on July 10, 2023, at 9:00 am (CEST)

If no appointment for the skype interview is scheduled, the candidate is assumed to show up in person (if COVID-19 emergency will allow) at the Physics Department (via Valerio 2, Trieste-Italy) on July 10, 2023, at 9:00 am.



Eligible candidates must hold an academic qualification, which can be considered to be equivalent - in terms of duration, level and disciplinary field -  to the Italian degree which allows to undertake Ph.D. studies in Italy. The candidate must hold the degree by October 31, 2023. 


 DISCLAIMER: the above information is a summary of deadlines and required documents; the applicant should read the legally binding information, available in




Informal inquiries: Prof. Francesco Longo, e-mail:


For any problem regarding the admission procedure write an e-mail to:


For general informations regarding the Graduate program in Physics, write to: 





Last update: 05-12-2023 - 18:40