Sciences, Technologies and Measurements for Space, Ph.D. | University of Padua | Padova, Italy
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Sciences, Technologies and Measurements for Space

36 months
Duration
2626 EUR/year
2626 EUR/year
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About

The main purpose of the Sciences, Technologies and Measurements for Space course at University of Padua is the formation of PhD's able to perform research in fields related to science, technology and measurements for space, with a broad view of their problems.  

Overview

Key facts of the Sciences, Technologies and Measurements for Space course at University of Padua

  • The PhD students usually operate within national or supranational projects, often in collaboration with leading international research groups. They actively participate in technological or theoretical or experimental activities in the framework of research topics of interest in the Course, so acquiring extensive and interdisciplinary knowledge.
  • The educational process of the Sciences, Technologies and Measurements for Space course at University of Padova enables students to acquire specific skills that can best be used either in the perspective of an academic career, or for a position in research institutes or industrial sectors.  
  • This interdisciplinary approach is at the basis of the formation of Space Sciences, Technologies and Measurements PhD's capable of managing scientific research and / or industrial programs at a leadership level. 
  • The PhD Course, which derives from merging two previous PhD courses ("Space Sciences and Technologies" and "Mechanical Measurements for Engineering" has two different Curricula: " Mechanical Measurements for Engineering and Space" (MMIS) and "Sciences and Technologies for Aeronautics and Satellite Applications" (STASA). 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • System Engineering and Mission Analysis
  • Structural and thermal analysis of Space Systems
  • Advanced Robotics; Mechanisms and Tethers in Space
  • Dynamics of Space Flights and Attitude Control
  • Space Navigation
  • Photon Detectors from soft-X rays to near infrared
  • Optics and Scientific Instruments for Space
  • Physics of Planets, Moons, Comets, Asteroids 
  • Mission analysis for Universe and Earth Observations
  • Interaction between Spacecraft and Space Environment
  • Neurosciences and comparative psychology for space applications

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Credits

180 ECTS
  • 150 ECTS credits for research, culminating in the PhD thesis. 

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be admitted to a PhD Course you must hold a Magister Degree or a Master, or an equivalent foreign qualification. 
  • Given the interdisciplinary nature of the STMS PhD Course is not required a particular type of degree: however, as the research areas of the course are typically a scientific / engineering, a master's degree in the fields of engineering or science allows to understand more quickly and effectively topics covered during the lessons and developed in the research. 
  • The selection for access to doctorate courses takes place by public competition 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2626 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2626 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2626 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2626 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • fees for developing countries: €1,003 (Science programs)

Living costs for Padua

750 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find PhD's scholarship opportunities for Sciences, Technologies and Measurements for Space.

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
02 Oct 2024
Regione Veneto Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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University of Padua
Padova, Italy
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Sep 2024
Gini Foundation: Grants for Foreign Nationals
Merit-based Need-based

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University of Padua
Padova, Italy
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1350 EUR
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
ELES-Scholarship (Ernst-Ludwig-Ehrlich-Studienwerk)
Merit-based Need-based

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Austria’s Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Grants of the Leopold Figl Foundation for students with residence in Lower Austria
Need-based

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Leopold Figl Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available

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