Call for applications 2016 - 1st call

Admission requirements and topics

For admission requirements and application procedure please check the call in the "Downloads" area on the right.

Only the Italian version of the call is legally binding.

In order to be admitted in the School applicants must be in possess of a Academic title which grants access to a third level education programme (PhD) in the country it has been issued.

Deadline: May 26, 2016, hrs. 04.00 PM (Italian time, GMT +2)

The application  must be completed and submitted by the above deadline, solely by the online system: http://www.unitn.it/en/apply/dott.

Applicants who do not have an account at the University of Trento must register in advance at: http://www.unitn.it/account.

Applicants are advised to register well in advance with respect of the deadline because the issue of the username and password (sent via email), necessary to enter UNITN’s online services, may require up to 2 working days. 

The application shall be subject to the payment of an application fee - non-refundable - amounting to € 15 to be paid by credit card, according to the instructions given in the appropriate section of the online application.

The administration strongly recommends that applicants ensure that they have received the notification email confirming the definitive completion of the application procedure.
Applicants are asked not to wait until the last days prior to the deadline before submitting their applications.

During the filling out of the online application, applicants must choose which research area/s (max. 2, specifying the order of preference)  and no more than two project specific grants (reserved topic scholarships) within each research area they are interested to apply for.   

If a applicant is short-listed in more than one curriculum, he/she will be enrolled in the research area that was selected as first choice in the online application and deleted from the other ranking.

Applicants who have submitted the application by the deadline may also opt for any scholarships on reserved topics (additional reserved topic scholarships) that will be made available AFTER the publication of the present call by using the the additional online application http://www.unitn.it/en/apply/dott that is available only from June 6 to June 13, 2016, at 04.00 PM (GMT +2).
To access the additional online application applicants must use the same credentials as for the main application.

Curriculum and scholarships

Curriculum

1: Computer Science

2: Telecommunications

Research Area

A

B

C

D

University of Trento scholarships

3

3

4

4

DISI reserved topic scholarships

-

1

1

3

DISI additional reserved topic scholarships

-

1

1

-

FBK reserved topic scholarships

1

1

-

1

FBK additional reserved topic scholarships

3

-

-

-

Telecom Italia reserved topic scholarships

-

-

3

-

Positions without scholarship

2

-

2

-

Supernumerary positions

1

1

1

1

DISI: Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science
FBK: Fondazione Bruno Kessler
Telecom Italia: Telecom Italia S.p.A.

Area A (Curriculum 1: Computer Science)

  • Machine Learning
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Computer Vision
  • Speech and Dialogue

Project Specific Grants (reserved topic scholarships)

FBK

  • A1 - Quantifying Historical Cultural Evolution using Big Data (1 grant) » details
  • A2 / A3 - Deep learning for human-in-the-loop advanced machine translation (2 grants) [additional reserved topic scholarship 02.05.2016] » details
  • A4 - Machine Learning for Neuroscience (1 grants) [additional reserved topic scholarship 13.05.2016] » details

 


Area B (Curriculum 1: Computer Science)

  • Embedded Systems
  • Wireless Networking
  • Systems and Networks

Project Specific Grants (reserved topic scholarships)

Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science

  • B1 - Design, deployment, and management of Community Networks and their applications (1 grant) » details
  • B3 - Network and Application Protocols for Cooperative Driving and Beyond (1 grant) [additional reserved topic scholarship 16.05.2016]» details

FBK

  • B2 - Automated verification of critical systems (1 grant) » details

 


Area C (Curriculum 1: Computer Science)

  • Social informatics
  • Human computer Interaction
  • Data Analytics and Management
  • Knowledge Management
  • Software Engineering
  • Security
  • Formal Methods

Project Specific Grants (reserved topic scholarships)

Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science

  • C1 - Digital Finance and Security (1 grant) » details
  • C5 - Knowledge Representation for the Digital Humanities (1 grant) [additional reserved topic scholarship 02.05.2016] » details

Telecom Italia

  • C2 - Real-time anomaly detection on Heterogenous Data Streams (1 grant) » details
  • C3 - Secure and decentralized platforms for personal data markets (1 grant) » details
  • C4 - Integrating geomarketing functions with telco network data for economic and ethic analytics (1 grant) » details
     

Additional industrial mobility fellowships - NeCS Marie Curie project

May also be admitted to the 32nd Cycle on additional positions candidates selected by special committees for admission related to specific international mobility programmes in which the University of Trento participates: https://securitylab.disi.unitn.it/doku.php?id=necs_industry-academia_program

 


Area D (Curriculum 2: Telecommunications)

  • Bioinformatics
  • Multimedia analysis
  • Signal processing
  • Pattern recognition
  • Remote Sensing and Radar
  • Distributed Sensing

Project Specific Grants (reserved topic scholarships)

Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science

  • D1 - Advanced techniques for the analysis of remote sensing images for cryosphere monitoring and hydrological parameter estimation (1 grant) » details
  • D2 / D3 - Definition, design, implementation and validation of acquisition strategies and data analysis methodologies for the Radar for Icy Moon Exploration (RIME) in the framework of the JUpiter ICy moon Explorer (JUICE) (2 grants) » details

FBK

  • D4 - Remote Sensing  image processing (1 grant) » details