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Job posted by Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (24/04/2014 01.45)

Doctoral Programme in “Psychological Sciences and Education” 30th cycle

This call establishes the procedure for the admission to the 30th cycle (Academic Year 2014/2015) of the Doctoral Programme in "Psychological Sciences and Education” at the University of Trento.

Positions: n. 6

Scholarships: n. 5


Applications for doctoral positions are accepted from candidates, regardless of gender, age and nationality, who hold an Italian “Laurea Magistrale”, according to the Ministerial Decree no. 270 of the 22nd of October 2004 and subsequent amendments, a university degree of the previous regulations in force, or an equivalent degree obtained abroad (Master’s degree).

Applications are also accepted from students expecting to complete their degree by September 10, 2014.

The selection may be held in Italian or in English language prior authorization by the Admission Committee and is designed to assess the candidate’s basic knowledge and aptitude to do research in the specific area referred to in his/her research project.

In any case, candidates have to demonstrate a good knowledge of English.

The selection consists of:

- an evaluation of the CV, the qualifications and the research project presented;

- an interview for the assessment of the research knowledge and the attitude of the candidate to the research in the fields of the research project presented.

The Admissions Committee can assign each candidate a total of 120 points as follows:

- 60 points for qualifications and research project’ assessment;

- 60 points for the interview.

Only applicants obtaining a minimum score of 36/60 in the assessment of qualifications and research project will be admitted to the interview.

The oral exam is successfully passed with a minimum score of 36/60 points.

The application form must be completed online and successfully completed by 4:00 p.m. Italian time on the July 31, 2014.

Nr of positions available : 6

Please note that the full description may be available in the national language since some job boards have their own publication policy. Thank you for your understanding!

Research Fields

Psychological sciences - Cognitive science
Psychological sciences - Behavioural sciences
Psychological sciences - Psychology
Educational sciences - Education
Educational sciences - Research methodology

Career Stage

Early stage researcher or 0-4 yrs (Post graduate)

Research Profile

Not defined


scholarship € 13638.47 per year

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Università degli studi di Trento

Dipartimento di Psicologia e Scienze Cognitive
corso Bettini, 31
38068 - Rovereto
Trento - ITALY
email phd.dipsco@unitn.it