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Energy, Systems, Territory and Construction Engineering, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #201 (ARWU) ,
The Energy, Systems, Territory and Construction Engineering program at University of Pisa is aimed to provide to the PhD students a scientific education suitable to develop research activities of high qualification in the area of Energy, Systems, Territory and Constructions Engineering.


The Energy, Systems, Territory and Construction Engineering program at University of Pisa provides an organic collection of training activities aimed to define the appropriate qualified profiles to deal with the complexity of an engineering for the sustainable development in innovative fields and of great international relevance that are of interest for multidisciplinary systems for energy, land and buildings.


Among such systems are currently of great importance those named "smart city" with an homogeneous methodological approach which is originated and is nourished through the cultural and research experiences present in the Department.

Another technical - scientific topic of great relevance today is energy saving in buildings, which involves skills of energetic, electricity, management, architectonic and civil buildings nature.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • The multiplicity of scientific skills and of activities research and the multidisciplinary nature of the department, combined with the variety of laboratories and with an extensive network of international cooperations, provide a stimulating environment for the PhD students, for the study and the development of research.
  • The departmental structure also ensures the sustainability for allowing PhD students to spend study periods abroad or in other Italian qualified structures.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • The candidate must be in possession of a Master's degree, or an equivalent academic qualification obtained abroad.This diploma will be examined and verified by the examining boards or the PhD Council. The University accepts candidates who obtain their degree by October, 31. The PhD student "Supernumerary" will have obtained a Master's (or equivalent) degree by the enrollment date.
  • Candidates who possess a foreign academic degree equivalent in level, nature, contents and academic rights (access to further courses) to the Italian academic qualification required for admission to a PhD program may provide the consular documents of the academic degree (translation, legalization and declaration of value).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    356 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 356 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    356 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 356 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
Fees can vary from 356,000 euros up to 2.452,00 euros (including € 140,00 for Regional taxes, and € 16.00 for stamp duty).

Living costs for Pisa

  • 750 - 1100 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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