Call for application | Doctoral Program - Information Engineering and Computer Science

Call for application

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Admission requirements and topics

In order to be admitted to the PhD programme, applicants must hold an academic degree that gives access to a third-level education (PhD) in the country in which it was awarded.
Applications are also accepted from students who expect to complete their degree by October 31st 2024.    

For admission requirements and how to apply, please consult the Call for Applications located in the "Downloads" section on the right. Only the Italian version of the PhD Call is legally binding.

Deadline: August 5th, 2024, hrs. 04:00 PM (CEST)

The application must be completed and submitted exclusively via the online system: Doctoral Programmes Applications
The application is subject to €15 non-refundable fee.

 It is strongly recommended that you do not wait until the last few days before the deadline to submit your application.
Once you have completed and submitted your application, please ensure that you receive an email notification confirming the completion of your application.

The list below is a brief, non-exhaustive summary of what needs to be uploaded to the application:
♦  scanned copy of the applicant's ID card (only EU citizens) or passport (non-EU citizens)
♦  M.Sc/M.A. degree transcript of records and diploma
♦  Curriculum Vitae
♦  Motivation letter
♦  Research Proposal 
♦  English language certificate with minimum level B2 

When filling out the online application form, applicants must select only one Research Area in which they are interested. Within the same Research Area they may choose up to a maximum of 2 scholarships on reserved topics
Applicants may also opt for additional scholarships which will be available AFTER the publication of this call and will be published on the selection website.

PLEASE NOTE:
Applicants who will have the application open after the publication of additional scholarships may apply for these scholarships by using the entry “Other” in the appropriate section of the online application.
Applicants who have already completed and submitted their application prior to the publication of additional scholarships will be able to apply for these scholarships by submitting an additional application.

Open positions

Area A (Curriculum 1: Computer Science)

  • Deep and Structured Machine Learning
  • Language Speech and Interaction
  • Machine Learning and Intelligent Optimization

no. 2 scholarships on reserved topic - DISI Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science:

  • A1 - Enhancing Human-Object Interaction Understanding with large multimodal model » details 
  • A2 - Interpretable Autonomous Driving (project UE H2020 AI4MEDIA Sebe, G.A. 951911, CUP E64I20000480006) » details 

no. 5 scholarships on reserved topics - FBK Fondazione Bruno Kessler:

  • A3 - Bringing Machine Learning and Inference to Resource-Limited Networked Embedded Systems  » details 
  • A4 - Cooperative Large Language Models » details 
  • A5 - Neural Language Models for crisis management communication » details
  • A6 - Speech Translation in the LLM Era» details 
  • A7 - Modeling and simulation of Urban Digital Twins   » details

no. 1 scholarship on reserved topics - Eurac Research:

  • A8 - AI-based solutions to enable high photovoltaic integration in future electricity grids  » details 

no. 1 of positions reserved to applicants who are granted scholarships by foreign countries (see art. 6, announcement of selection - download box)

Area B (Curriculum 1: Computer Science)

  • Cyber Security
  • Embedded Intelligence and Robotics Systems
  • Systems and Networks
  • Wireless networking, sensing and localization

no. 1 scholarship - University of Trento 

no. 1 scholarship on reserved topics - DISI Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science:

  • B1 - Human-aware motion planning for collaborative robotics (project UE HE MAGICIAN Fontanelli; G.A. 101120731, CUP: E63C23000730006) » details 

no. 1 additional position supported by a scholarship under the Italian National Recovery and Resilience Plan (NRRP) Mission 4, component 2:

  • B2- Securing Container and Microservices (project BaC SERICS S4 SecCO, PE00000007; CUP D33C22001300002)» details 

no. 1 of positions reserved to applicants who are granted scholarships by foreign countries (see art. 6, announcement of selection - download box)

no. 1 of positions of supernumerary positions without scholarship (see art. 9, announcement of selection - download box)

Area C (Curriculum 1: Computer Science)

  • Data Intelligence
  • Software Engineering and Formal Methods

no. 4 scholarships on reserved topic - FBK Fondazione Bruno Kessler:

  • C1 - Advancing Agricultural Sustainability through Data Intelligence » details 
  • C2 - Formal methods for embedded software » details 
  • C3 - Formal methods for embedded software   » details 
  • C4 - Formal methods for industry  » details 

Area D (Curriculum 2: Telecommunications) 

  • Multimedia Signal Processing and Understanding
  • Remote and Distributed Sensing

no. 1 scholarship on reserved topic - FBK Fondazione Bruno Kessler:

  • D1 - Advanced radar sounder data processing and information extraction (Project ASI-INAF n. 2023-6-HH.0 JUICE-RIME-E — CUP no. F83C23000070005) » details 

no. 2 scholarships on reserved topics - DISI Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science

  • D2 - Artificial intelligence and machine learning for the automatic analysis of planetary radar data (project: ASI JUICE RIME 2021; CUP: F65F21000950005) » details 
  • D3 - Deep learning for the automatic analysis of satellite remote sensing images (project: ESA HRLC_CCI+ 2023 - Bruzzone; CUP E63C23002010006) » details 

no. 1 of positions without scholarship

no. 2 of positions reserved to applicants who are granted scholarships by foreign countries (see art. 6, announcement of selection - download box