The three-year Mountain Environment and Agriculture programme from Free University of Bozen-Bolzano is highly interdisciplinary; competences span from ecology to hydrology, from crop production to animal science, from forestry to agricultural engineering, from plant protection to marketing.
The PhD projects tackle, among others, the efficient use of natural resources, the sustainable production methods in agriculture and forestry, the effect of climate change on natural and managed mountain ecosystems.
The Scientific Committee includes internationally renowned scientists from Italian and foreign Universities as well as from Research Centres, like Eurac Research and Laimburg Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry.
The international research training and the skills developed during the doctoral programme will help you meeting your career aspirations, both inside and outside research institutions.
Your research training will be embedded within several research projects of international relevance and will foresee a cooperation with foreign partners.
The PhD Steering Committee benefits from the presence of internationally reputed professors from foreign universities. The presence of at least one co-supervisor of your PhD project from a foreign research institution is highly recommended. A high percentage of your PhD students’ peers come from abroad.
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- Theory of Scientific Method
- Advanced Statistics
- Advanced Scientific English
- Information literacy
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- In order to gain admission to the PhD programme, you will need to have obtained 300 ECTS credit points (Master degree) and have some relevant academic experience in the field of the programme.
- You will also have to demonstrate competence in the English language with a recognized language certificate and be successful in a public competition.
International163 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 163 EUR per year during 36 months.
EU/EEA163 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 163 EUR per year during 36 months.
Living costs for Bolzano - Bozen
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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