PhD Position -2019 in Italy, IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca

PhD Position -2019 in Italy, IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca


IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca, Italy invites application for PhD Position -2019 in Italy from eligible and interested candidates

About- IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca is a public graduate school and research centre that focuses on the analysis of economic, societal, technological and cultural systems. The School has been under the direction of Prof. Pietro Pietrini since November of 2015. Since IMT’s institution by ministerial decree of November 18th 2005, the School has distinguished itself thanks to the quality and innovativeness of its research and doctoral program and its interdisciplinary nature, characterized by the complementarity and discourse between methodologies drawn from economics, engineering, computer science, applied mathematics, physics, archeology, art history and the analysis and management of cultural heritage. PhD Position -2019 in Italy, IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca

Research/Job Area- Offered by University

Analysis and Management of Cultural Heritage (AMCH) and Cognitive, Computational and Social Neurosciences (CCSN), both associated to the Cognitive and Cultural Systems PhD Program; Computer Science and Systems Engineering (CSSE) and Economics, Networks and Business Analytics (ENBA), affiliated with the Systems Science PhD Program

Location-  IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca, Italy


Applications are open to candidates without regard to nationality, age, gender or religion.

Proficiency in English is compulsory as research and teaching are conducted in English.

No knowledge of Italian is requested. 

For international students that are considering applying to the IMT School doctoral programs, we understand that moving to a new country to commence your studies can be both an exciting and challenging experience. To assist you as much as possible with settling into the IMT community, we have designed the following pages to guide you through your journey at the IMT School.

Job/Position Description-  Admission to IMT’s PhD Programs is competitive on an international level, with evaluation mainly focusing on past academic performance (grades) and scientific relevance to the selected Tracks. First and foremost, however, certain basic formal requirements must be met before candidates are eligible to apply. Namely, applicants must have completed and obtained a degree equivalent to at least 4 years of university studies. (Students in their final year of undergraduate study may be admitted on the condition that their degree is awarded before they enroll at IMT.)

PhD students at IMT enjoy the following benefits and services:


All students admitted to the PhD program are not required to pay tuition fees. A number of grants are available to support the participation to the program (see exact number in the current call. Additional grants may become available after the launch of the call). Grants are assigned to admitted students according to the final ranking determined by the evaluation process. The grant is €15,343.28 per year (≅ €13,640.64 net/year), and can be increased by 50% during the periods spent abroad for study and research (from 2 to 9 months).


All students who are granted a scholarship have free accommodation in shared double rooms on campus residential facilities.


All PhD students at IMT are offered free meals (lunch and dinner) at the School canteen located on campus. Lunch and dinner are served each day, Monday through Sunday, for the entire academic year. Vegetarian menus or take-away meals are available on request through the online canteen reservation system.


Advanced training and research at IMT are fully integrated thanks to the high quality of its services and underlying scientific infrastructure. All IMT structures are located in the historical center of Lucca and make up an integrated campus for advanced studies and research. See Campus for more information.

Welcoming Services

IMT assists students with arrival and administrative procedures (Visa, Stay Permit, Health insurance, Tax & Other). More information is available in the Visa, Stay Permit, Health, Tax & Other Useful Information and in Campus.

Other Services

All PhD students have access to library facilities and can benefit from the services of the IT support staff for all technical requests related to study and research.

Further details can be found in PhD program regulations.

How to Apply-  Candidates must apply via the online application form by the deadline set in the Call for Applications.

Applications for the PhD Programs can only be submitted electronically.

Applicants must fill out the online application form (registration required), providing personal data and attaching the required documents.

Applicants must select the desired Track for which they wish to apply.

Candidates can also apply to more than one Track; in this case, without changing the basic personal information, the “education” section can be varied in accordance with each Track.

Data included in the application form can be modified and updated until the final submission.

No further modifications are generally possible after the final submission.

For Contact- In exceptional circumstances, the candidate should contact the PhD and Hgher Education Office by email or by phone (+39 0583 4326597).

Last Date for Apply–  23 April 2019 at 12:00 pm Italian time

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