The Doctoral Course in Geosciences at University of Padova is an important reality in the ambit of the Italian third level of education and training of research in the fields of Geosciences. Our policy follows the main strategic lines of our University, which promote excellence in teaching and research, for the progressive improvement of the quality of the curricula.
Mission and teaching
The main mission of the Course is to maintain a very high scientific profile, trying at the same time to be responsive to the requests and needs that arise from society or industry.
The teaching and research staff includes a fair number of internationally esteemed scientists, offering students the opportunity to study and do research in a wide range of cutting-edge and cross-disciplinary areas of Earth Sciences, often in collaboration with foreign Universities and research Institutions.
- EBSD (electron backscatter diffraction)
- ABC Bibliographic Research in Geosciences
- Chemometrics: Experimental Design
- Scientific English for Ph.D. Geosciences Students
- Matlab for Students in Geosciences
- Introduction to time series analysis in Geosciences
- Gravimetric methods in subsoil exploration
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
Anyone in possession of the following, regardless of nationality, may apply to take part in the selection process:
- diploma di laurea (pre-reform regime);
- laurea specialistica/magistrale (post-reform regime);
- Second-level academic qualifications awarded by AFAM (Higher Education in Art and Music) institutions.
International376 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 188 EUR per semester during 36 months.
EU/EEA376 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 188 EUR per semester during 36 months.
Living costs for Padua
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Updated in the last year
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