PhD Positions in Cognitive and Brain Sciences at University of Trento in Italy, 2016-2017

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The University of Trento is pleased to offer PhD positions in Cognitive and Brain Sciences for the 2016-2017 academic year. These positions are open to candidates of all nationalities.

The aim of the scholarship is to enable and encourage academically able students from all nationalities.

The University of Trento aims to lead the world in research and education.

An English language certificate proving a minimum level of CEFR B29, if the candidate is not English mother tongue or if the candidate did not attend a High School, bachelor’s or master’s level course entirely in English.

Course Level: Positions are open to pursue doctoral programme.

Study Subject: Positions are available in the Cognitive and Brain Sciences.

List of Subjects: General Psychology, Psychobiology and Physiological Psychology, Developmental Psychology and Education, Clinical Psychology, Neurology, Experimental Physics, Information Processing Systems, Linguistics, Physiology, Philosophy and Theory of Language

Scholarship can be taken at: Italy

Eligibility: Applications for the Doctorate are accepted from candidates who hold:
-An Italian “Laurea magistrale” instituted in conformity with Italian Ministerial Decree 270/2004, or
-A university degree of the previous regulations (Italian “Laurea specialistica ” or “Diploma di Laurea”), or
-An equivalent degree obtained abroad (Master’s degree) and recognized as equivalent to the Italian “Laurea magistrale” by the Admissions Committee for the sole purposes of admission to the Doctoral programme, also within the framework of mobility and cooperation inter-university agreements.

Nationality: Candidates from all nationalities can apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicant must have an equivalent degree obtained abroad (Master’s degree) and recognized as equivalent to the Italian “Laurea magistrale”.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: IELTS minimum score 5.5; Cambridge First Certificate: grade A or B (o CAE o CPE) Cambridge BEC Vantage, Cambridge ILEC B2 (or higher); TOEFL IBT: minimum score 93

Italy PhD Scholarships

Supporting Material: Applicants must upload one or more compulsory attachments results in expulsion from the selection:
-Identity document (ID)
-A copy of the identity card (for EU citizens) or of the passport (pages with photo, personal data, place and time of issue of the document, expiration date of the document);
-Copy of the university degree
-Curriculum vitae in English, up-to-date and dated, that includes a list of scientific papers, if any, and preferably based on the Europass model
-Anonymous Research Statement (form is downloadable here) that consists in Part A) – Background and Motivation Letter; Part B) – Statement of Research Interest, and Part C) – Research Project Proposal.
-An English language certificate proving a minimum level of CEFR B29, if the candidate is not English mother tongue or if the candidate did not attend a High School, bachelor’s or master’s level course entirely in English. Advanced knowledge of the English language is a fundamental prerequisite in order to be admitted to the programme.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 10th May, 2016.

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