The call for admission to the PhD for the year 2016 has been published on June 7th, please see the University web page (Italiano- English) and the official call (Italiano- English). Deadline for applications is 8 July 2016 at 17 PM CET. A total of 8 scholarships is available, of which
6 are funded by the University of Pavia;
1 is funded by INFN;
1 is funded by ERC project 3DSPIN to undertake research on "Theoretical study of the partonic structure of nucleons".
The selection is by qualifications assessment and oral exam (interview). Interviews are scheduled on 15 September 2016, the PhD course will start on 1 October 2016, the required academic degree (Laurea Magistrale - Master of Science or equivalent) must be obtained by 31 October 2016.
The program of graduate education in Physics at The University of Pavia is designed to prepare students for professional leadership careers in science and technology. The program welcomes applications both from individuals who majored in physics and from those who have a strong interest in physics but may have majored in related disciplines. Our graduates acquire an academic background worthy of international respect and they have often risen to become leaders in industry and academia.
The Graduate Program in Physics at Pavia includes three main programs (curricula):
PHYSICS OF FUNDAMENTAL INTERACTIONS
CONDENSED MATTER PHYSICS
INTERDISCIPLINARY AND APPLIED PHYSICS
Formative research activities in these programs occurs in an unusually broad range of experimental and theoretical areas covering
Condensed Matter and Materials
Cosmology, Relativity, and Quantum Field Theory
Quantum Information and Computing
Interdisciplinary research is fostered and encouraged, and students have the chance to work on a wide range of forefront research, both on pure and applied fields.