Animal and Food Science, Ph.D. | University of Padua | Legnaro, Italy
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Animal and Food Science

36 months
Duration
2626 EUR/year
2626 EUR/year
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About

The Ph.D. Course "Animal and Food Science" is offered by the University of Padua, one of the best academic research institutions in Italy. The University is located in the Veneto region, well known for its animal production and food industry, which provides high-quality Italian gastronomic products and wines.

Overview

Thanks to its interdisciplinary core, the Ph.D. Course "Animal and Food Science" is offered by the University of Padua proposes research projects in different fields spacing from animal and plant genetics to animal sciences and technologies, food sciences and technologies, agricultural microbiology, agricultural chemistry. The Educational Offer includes specific training activities as well as subjects as Scientific Writing in English, Statistics, IPR and IPR exploitation, Ethics in scientific research, and various fields of scientific communication: students are trained to solve complex problems and to use the most advanced technologies.

The Ph.D. school has strong cooperations with several Universities across the world, Italian and European organizations, private companies, and public institutions that allow joint research activities and internships in national and international projects. Internships abroad are strongly encouraged.

Career opportunities

Graduated Ph.D. students will use their scientific approach in data management and analysis as well as in automated systems for achieving different objectives like the improvement of genetic traits, feeding and rearing practices of farm animals, increasing the value of farm produce and product quality, implementation of sustainable practices, protection of animal welfare and biodiversity. They will be able to undertake positions concerned with technical-scientific management and coordination, research and development, innovation, and applied research in private companies, public institutions, and Universities.​

Programme Structure

Research topics include:

  • Biostatistic and modelling for selection and crossbreeding of domestic animal populations
  • Biotechnologies applied to genetic improvement
  • Biodiversity protection, traceability of products
  • Sustainable animal production systems
  • Quality of products of animal origin

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have the Italian Laurea Specialistica/Magistrale or an academic qualification issued by a foreign university and recognized as equivalent to the aforementioned qualifications by the academic authorities or by interuniversity agreements of cooperation and mobility 
  • The entry qualification must be awarded within the month of September 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2626 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2626 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2626 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2626 EUR per year during 36 months.

fees for developing countries: €1,003 (Science programs)

Living costs for Legnaro

600 - 900 EUR /month
Living costs

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find PhD's scholarship opportunities for Animal and Food Science.

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
02 Oct 2024
Regione Veneto Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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University of Padua
Padova, Italy
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1350 EUR
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
ELES-Scholarship (Ernst-Ludwig-Ehrlich-Studienwerk)
Merit-based Need-based

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Austria’s Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Grants of the Leopold Figl Foundation for students with residence in Lower Austria
Need-based

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Leopold Figl Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
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