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Postgraduate Diploma Application Deadline

Completed applications due by 31 December 2013

10/12/2013 - Trieste

ICTP's Postgraduate Diploma Programme has been successfully shaping the scientific careers of students from developing countries since 1991, and it is now set to enter its 24th year.

Students who wish to apply for the 2014-2015 academic year, which starts next August, must send in their completed applications by 31 December 2013.

The ICTP Postgraduate Diploma Programme is a gateway for young people who might otherwise not have a chance to reach international-level standards in physics and mathematics. Its goal is to train students from developing countries so they can compete favourably for graduate studies in any centre of learning in the world.

The Programme consists of a rigorous, one-year, pre-doctoral course of study, with a small part devoted to independent projects. Areas of instruction include high-energy physics, condensed matter physics, mathematics, and Earth system physics. After completing the Programme, most students go on to PhD work in Europe or North America, with many returning to their native countries on completion of their studies. Others return to jobs as college teachers, or register for PhD programmes in their home countries.

For more details, visit the Postgraduate Diploma website.