Students of the ICT International Doctoral School students can enjoy the following benefits and services:

Accommodation (first year only)

1st year students have the priority for getting accommodation at student residences. More information on the accomodation provided is here.

“Free circulation” – annual pass for in-town and out-of-town public transport 

Students who are are regularly enrolled on a PhD programme can buy the free circulation annual bus pass (public transport within Trento province) at the reduced cost of € 50. Additional information can be found here

Research budget

Each student is provided with a budget for research activity amounting € 3258,00 wich can be used only for educational and research purposes:

  • short trips such as for conferences, summer/winter school
  • support to research activities such as translations, draft revisions
  • purchase or use of research equipment 
  • registration to scientific associations

The amount is available until the 31st  October of the 3rd year. 

More information on how to you use the research budget for the reimbursement of travel expenses is available here

Scholarship increase for periods abroad 

Students who have been awarded a PhD scholarship are entitled to get a 50% increase of their scholarship when staying abroad for reasons related to their doctoral research and studies. 
You cand find more information on how to apply for the scholarship increase here.

Academic writing tutoring service for doctoral students.  

The service is available to doctoral students who have followed or are following an English course for doctoral students. To book an appointment go to Doctoral students - Tutoring for academic writing at  

Appointments are for 20 minutes.  Those who need more time can book two successive appointments. Each student can utilize a maximum of two tutoring hours annually (six appointments). Appointments can be booked up to 24 hours prior to the time of the appointment.  Cancellations must be made at least 48 hours prior to the appointment, in order to allow the appointment time to be used by another student. Late cancellations will be counted as a used appointment time.