The Management and Economics on Organizational and Institutional Outliers Ph.D. programme is focused on the study of the sustainability in the energy production and use and in the technology development, design and applications.
The research topics involve activities in the areas of: renewable energy sources, building physics, energy efficiency in transformation and in industrial, transports, civil and agriculture end uses, environmental design, mechanical design and manufacturing, green mechatronics, new materials development, logistics and processes management for sustainability.
The Ph.D. programme from Free University of Bozen - Bolzano involves several scientific fields (mathematics, technology of architecture, technical physics, manufacturing technologies and processes, industrial mechanical plants, mechanics of machines, management and engineering, mechanical agricolture) to give to Ph.D. students a multidisciplinary stimulating environment in which to develop highly- specialised research skills.
The Ph.D. programme lasts three years and its official language is English.An international work placement is mandatory for a maximum period of one year. More information are available on the right side of this homepage.
Within the Ph.D. programme, students will acquire the following competences:
NationalPartner Research Institutions, that under specific research programmes, may host part of the activity of the Ph.D. student:
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
The program includes teaching and research activities to be carried out at the Free University of Bozen and abroad. The activity abroad can be accomplished at one of the foreign partner universities or in other recognized universities or research institutes.The formalized study part within the Ph.D. program is comprised of the following milestones, the achievement of which requires from students to:
Every year the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano decrees the institution of a new PhD cycle, and announces a public competition for the admission to the corresponding PhD reserach programmes.
The public competition is open to all, regardless of sex, age and citizenship, who possess a Master degree (laurea magistrale), an Italian undergraduate degree according to the former system or a foreign degree equivalent to the degrees mentioned above.
Grants are assigned following the rank list drawn up by the Evaluation Committee. If an applicant decides to forego a grant, the next enrolled applicant on the rank list will be offered the grant.
The annual study grant amounts to € 17,000 gross.The study grant is also subject to national insurance contributions (INPS) according to current laws. The grant is paid in monthly instalments. The grant is increased by 50% for periods spent abroad authorised by the PhD Course Committee. This increase in the grant applies to any continuous period of stay abroad, for a maximum of one year and a half.
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