Call for applications 2017 - 1st call

The Call for additional reserved topic scholarships is closed.

The Call is reserved to applicants who already finalized the main application.

Deadline: June 12, 2017, 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.

The application which you must select is "ICT - Additional AOL - Reserved Scholarships, 33rd cycle - Call 2017"

 

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 31, 2017, 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.

The application which you must select is "Doctoral School in Information and Communication Technology 33rd cycle - Call 2017"

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 7 to June 12, 2017, 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

2

5

2

3

DISI reserved topic scholarships

-

-

-

3

FBK reserved topic scholarships

2

5

1

1

IIT - FBK additional reserved topic scholarships

1

-

-

-

Positions without scholarship

2

1

1

-

Supernumerary positions

-

1

-

1

DISI: Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science
FBK: Fondazione Bruno Kessler
IIT-FBK: Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia - Fondazione Bruno Kessler

Area A (Curriculum 1: Computer Science)

  • Machine Learning
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Computer Vision

Project Specific Grants (reserved topic scholarships)

FBK

  • A1 / A2 - Deep Learning for Machine Translation (2 grants) » details
     

IIT - FBK

  • A3 - Computational methods for brain connectivity analysis (1 grants)  [additional reserved topic scholarship] » details

Area B (Curriculum 1: Computer Science)

  • Embedded Systems
  • Wireless Networking
  • Security
  • Systems and Networks

Project Specific Grants (reserved topic scholarships)

FBK

  • B1 - Strategic allocation of resources in highly distributed and heterogeneous computing and information systems under concurrency and multitenancy (1 grant) » details
  • B2 - Security and privacy preservation in IoT discovery, authentication and access control through blockchain technologies (1 grant) » details
  • B3 - Embedded machine learning and AI techniques for cognitive IoT devices (1 grant) » details
  • B4 - IoT for Smart Cities and Communities (1 grant) » details
  • B5 - CMOS low power vision sensor for event detection (1 grant) » details

 


Area C (Curriculum 1: Computer Science)

  • Social informatics
  • Data Analytics and Management
  • Knowledge Management

Project Specific Grants (reserved topic scholarships)

FBK

  • C1 - Gamification for Smart Cities and Communities (1 grant) » details

 


Area D (Curriculum 2: Telecommunications)

  • 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 - Methods and techniques for the processing of signals acquired by the satellite radar sounder RIME (Radar for Icy Moon Exploration) for the exploration of the Jupiter icy Moons (1 grant) » details
  • D2 - Methods and techniques for the processing of signals acquired by the satellite radar sounders for Earth observation (1 grant) » details
  • D3 - Methods and techniques for automatic analysis and fusion of multisource remote sensing images and data (1 grant) » details

FBK

  • D4 - Satellite Image Time Series (SITS) analysis (1 grant) » details