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Computer Science, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) ,
The Department of Computer Science runs a PhD program in Computer Science at University of Pisa, in cooperation with the University of Firenze and the University of Siena.

About

The goal of The three-years PhD programme in Computer Science at University of Pisa is to foster post-graduate education of researchers and innovators in Information Technology.

They seek for prospective candidates, both in Europe and in the rest of the world. Candidates are expected to have a general knowledge of Computer Science theory and applications, together with a in-depth knowledge of some research topics connected to Computer Science.

Career

The Alumni are employed in academic and research positions, as well as in R&D positions in industry and the public sector, in Italy and worldwide.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Matrix computations: a quick overview and some applications

  • Genomic data analysis with applications

  • Polyhedral Combinatorics

  • Data Stream Processing from the Parallelism Perspective

  • Theory and Practice of Learning From Data

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.
  • Depending on the country of origin and 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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