Call for applications 2018 - 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: August 31, 2018, 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 34th cycle - First Call 2018"

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

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 by no later than the call deadline.

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 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 an applicant is short-listed in more than one Research Area, he/she will be enrolled in the one that he/she selected as first choice in the online application and deleted from the other ranking list

Applicants who have submitted the application by the deadline and made the payment of the application fee 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 Jun 12, 2018, 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

3

3

3

DISI reserved topic scholarships

-

1

-

1

DISI and PHYSICS reserved topic scholarships

-

-

-

1

EURAC Research  reserved topic scholarships

-

-

-

1

FBK reserved topic scholarships

6

3

4

3

Positions without scholarship

1

-

3

-

Supernumerary positions

1

-

1

-

DISI: Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science
DISI and PHYSICS: Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Physics
EURAC Research: Accademia Europea di Bolzano 
FBK: Fondazione Bruno Kessler

Area A (Curriculum 1: Computer Science)

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

Project Specific Grants (reserved topic scholarships)

FBK - Fondazione Bruno Kessler

  • A1 - Assessment of health status of patients using (1 grant)  » details
  • A2 - Robust Dynamic Map Data Recognition and Localization from Large-Scale Crowdsourced Street-Level Imagery (1 grant)  » details
  • A3 - Deep learning for image and video analysis (1 grant)  » details
  • A4 - Deep Learning for Machine Translation (1 grant)  » details
  • A5 - Middleware and technologies for real time analysis of IoT streams with machine learning algorithms (1 grant)  » details
  • A6 - Using cross-modal deep learning representations to study human societies (1 grant)  » details
     

Area B (Curriculum 1: Computer Science)

  • Embedded Systems
  • Systems and Networks
  • Wireless Networking

Project Specific Grants (reserved topic scholarships)

DISI - Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science

  • B1 - Advanced Computational Effective Strategies for the Optimization-based Design of High-Complexity Electromagnetic System (1 grant) » details

FBK - Fondazione Bruno Kessler

  • B2 - Hardware and software solutions for blockchain-based IoT applications (1 grant) » details
  • B3 - Anomaly Detection and Mitigation in Fog Computing (1 grant) » details
  • B4 - Distributed Mobile Edge Computing in software defined 5G systems (1 grant) » details
     

Area C (Curriculum 1: Computer Science)

  • Data Analytics and Management
  • Formal Methods
  • Knowledge Management
  • Social informatics
  • Software Engineering

Project Specific Grants (reserved topic scholarships)

 FBK - Fondazione Bruno Kessler

  • C1 - Planning strategies for dialog-based behavior change interventions (1 grant) » details
  • C2 - Automated planning for adaptive and autonomous systems (1 grant) » details
  • C3/C4- Automated verification of critical systems (2 grants) » details

Area D (Curriculum 2: Telecommunications)

  • Distributed Sensing
  • Multimedia analysis
  • Remote Sensing and Radar
  • Signal processing

Project Specific Grants (reserved topic scholarships)

EURAC Research

  • D1 - Innovative multiscale approaches for snow parameter identification and monitoring (1 grant) » details

FBK - Fondazione Bruno Kessler

  • D2 - Remote Sensing Image processing (1 grant) » details
  • D3/D4- IoT for Smart Cities and Communities (2 grants) » details
     

DISI - Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science

  • D5 - Development of methodologies for the simulation, processing and analysis of radar data (1 grant) » details
     

DISI and Physics- Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Physics

  • D6 - Development of methodologies and automatic techniques for the analysis of data acquired by planetary radars (1 grant) » details