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Veterinary Sciences, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #201 (ARWU) ,
The course in Veterinary Sciences at University of Pisa aims to increase and improve the research ability in specific fields of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Production with a multidisciplinary.


The course Veterinary Sciences at University of Pisa is also recommended for already graduated professionals with adequate training in the chemical and biological sciences. 


The aim of the researches will be to update and improve veterinary practice, animal production and animal welfare. 

The PhD course in Veterinary Sciences has joined the PHD plus program of the University of Pisa that aims to promote and encourage entrepreneurship and innovation among PhD and PhD students. The PhD Students will participate in a series of interactive and engaging seminars on business projects held by international experts on innovation and technology transfer.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

  • The course will be focused in growing specialized and professional people in research fields. 
  • The PhD Student formation will be focus in development of their own new research projects in the field of veterinary science and animal production, as well as in integration in already existing work projects in public / private organization. 
  • The PhD Student will also develop a good attitude in work team and multidisciplinary studies. 
  • Moreover, abroad periods will be strongly encouraged for all PhD Student in order to improve their formation and knowledge of new languages and research and practical skills in scientific fields.

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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