Degree Programmes

ICTP Offers a Range of Graduate Degree Opportunities

ICTP, in collaboration with local universities, offers study opportunities to scientists from the developing world, helping them attain master's and doctoral degrees in physics and mathematics.

Joint ICTP/SISSA PhD Programme in Physics and Mathematics »
description
Aimed at students who have completed ICTP's Diploma Programme, this programme offers studies in: applied mathematics, mathematical analysis, geometry, mathematical physics; astroparticle physics, astrophysics; elementary particles; physics and chemistry of biological systems; statistical physics; condensed matter theory and numerical simulation.
who can apply
ICTP Diploma Programme students
length of the programme
3 years
location
Trieste
deadline
31 March
Field of study/research
Astroparticle Physics; Astrophysics; Elementary Particles; Physics and Chemistry of Biological Systems; Statistical Physics; Theory and Numerical Simulation of Condensed Matter; Applied Mathematics; Mathematical Analysis; Geometry; Mathematical Physics
Entitlements
Scholarship for the entire duration of the course (3 years extendable to a fourth, subject to availability of funds and approval by ICTP/SISSA Governing bodies). A contribution towards monthly living expenses will be awarded to those who will subscribe a registered rent contract. A contribution towards the expenses to be enrolled in the health insurance system. A contribution (70% of the amount of the fellowship) may be awarded to students who should be forced to suspend their activity due to illness, maternity or other serious reasons up to 5 months.
Contact

JIISP Programme
SISSA
Via Bonomea 265
I-34136 Trieste Italy
Fax : +39-040-3787466
phd@sissa.it

Joint PhD Programme, Earth Science and Fluid Mechanics »
description
This degree programme is co-sponsored by ICTP, the University of Trieste and the Italian National Institute of Oceanography and Experimental Geophysics (OGS)
who can apply
International students with a Laurea (Italy) or master's degree
length of the programme
3 years
location
Trieste
deadline
Check website
Field of study/research
Fundamental Fluid Mechanics; Hydraulics; Meteorology, Climatology and Physics of the Atmosphere; Physical Oceanography
Entitlements
PhD fellowships
Contact

Università degli Studi di Trieste
Professor Vincenzo Armenio
armenio@dica.units.it

Physics PhD Program »
description
The University of Trieste's Department of Physics offers five lines of research leading to a PhD in Physics. The duration of the PhD programme is three years, and it is taught in English. Research is carried out in cutting-edge facilities, on the main university campus, at the local Area Science Park and at national and international laboratories, in collaboration with Italian and international research institutions. ICTP offers a scholarship for students from developing countries who want to do research in areas of interest to ICTP.
who can apply
Eligible candidates must hold an academic qualification, which can be considered to be equivalent--in terms of duration, level and disciplinary field--to the Italian degree which allows to undertake Ph.D. studies in Italy.
length of the programme
3 years
location
University of Trieste
deadline
Usually in mid-June of the year in which the course begins.
Field of study/research
Astrophysics, Condensed Matter Physics, Medical Physics and Bio-physics, Nuclear and sub-nuclear Physics, and Theoretical Physics.
Entitlements
Equivalent to Italian PhD-level scholarships
Contact

Prof. Livio Lanceri, e-mail: coordphdphysics@units.it

Joint Masters in Physics »
description
ICTP cooperates with the University of Trieste's Faculty of Sciences in providing master's-degree level physics education to students from developing countries.
who can apply
The Programme is open to young, qualified graduates from all developing countries that are members of the United Nations, UNESCO or IAEA. The minimum qualification is a degree equivalent to a MSc (or an exceptionally good BSc) in physics.
length of the programme
2 years
location
Trieste
deadline
30 April for a September start
Field of study/research
Microphysics and Structure of Matter (Condensed Matter Physics - Nuclear and Subnuclear Physics), Theoretical Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology, Terrestrial and Environmental Physics.
Entitlements
Scholarships for students from developing countries.
Contact

Laurea Magistralis Programme
Office of External Activities
The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics
Via Beirut, 6
I-34151, Trieste, Italy

  • Phone: (+39) 040 2240 553
  • Fax: (+39) 040 2240 443
  • Email: itlabs@ictp.it
Joint ICTP/Collegio Carlo Alberto Program in Economics »
description
The joint UNESCO-ICTP/Collegio Carlo Alberto Program in Economics is sponsored by ICTP and hosted at the Collegio Carlo Alberto. Depending on their background, candidates can either apply to the Allievi Honors Program or to the Master's in Economics Program.
who can apply
For Allievi Honors Program: Potential candidates must be undergraduate and graduate students with solid background in mathematics, physics or related disciplines. For Master's Program in Economics: Potential candidates must be students with a bachelor's degree in mathematics, physics or related disciplines.
length of the programme
1 to 2 years
location
Torino, Italy
deadline
30 March
Field of study/research
Economics
Entitlements
A number of scholarships are awarded to candidates based on merit. Some fellowships are available for scientists from developing countries.
Contact
International Master, Physics of Complex Systems »
description
The aim of the International Master in Physics of Complex Systems is to shape professionals and/or potential researchers to be able to jointly apply knowledge and methodologies from modern physics, applied mathematics, information engineering and computational biology to the analysis, modeling and simulation of complex systems.
who can apply
Students with a bachelor's degree in physics, mathematics and information engineering
length of the programme
2 years
location
Various locations
deadline
1 March for September start
Field of study/research
Physics of Complex Systems
Entitlements
Limited number of scholarships available to students from developing countries selected to follow the training track in Condensed Matter Physics. Each scholarship includes a travel grant, insurance and tuition fees.
Contact

Sandra Alimanovic
Postgraduate Diploma Programme
Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics
Strada Costiera, 11
34151 Trieste, Italy

Phone: +39 040 2240362
alimanov@ictp.it

Master of Advanced Studies in Medical Physics »
description
The Masters Programme is designed to provide young, promising graduates of physics or related fields (mainly from developing countries) with postgraduate theoretical and clinical training so that candidates may be recognised as clinical medical physicists in their home countries.
who can apply
The Programme is open to young qualified graduates (generally below 30 years of age) from countries that are members of the United Nations, UNESCO or IAEA.
length of the programme
2 years
location
Trieste (first year), medical physics department of a hospital in the programme's training network (second year)
deadline
15 May
Field of study/research
First year programme: Anatomy and Physiology as applied to Medical Physics Radiobiology Radiation Physics Radiation Dosimetry Physics of Nuclear Medicine Medical Physics Imaging fundamentals Physics of diagnostic and Interventional Radiology (X rays, US, MRI, Hybrid systems) Physics of Radiation Oncology Radiation Protection Information Technology in Medical Physics (330 hours of lessons and 230 hours of guided exercises) Second year programme: Clinical training in radiotherapy, diagnostic and interventional radiology, nuclear medicine and radiation protection (1200 hours) Thesis work (125 hours)
Entitlements
A limited number of full scholarships will be awarded to successful candidates from developing countries. The ICTP will also cover travel costs and course fees of a limited number of successful candidates from developing countries who are not awarded the full scholarship. A limited number of qualified candidates may attend the course at their own cost.
Contact

ICTP Master of Advanced Studies in Medical Physics Programme
The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics
Strada Costiera 11
I-34151 Trieste
Italy
mmp@ictp.it

Masters in High Performance Computing »
description
The MHPC is an innovative degree programme that prepares students for exciting careers in the fast-growing field of high performance computing (HPC). Set in the stimulating research environment of ICTP and SISSA, the programme will combine lectures with hands-on and applied projects to prepare future HPC specialists for academia and industry.
who can apply
The ideal student for the MHPC has a strong interest in information technology problems driven by scientific research or industrial needs. An academic degree is required, although equivalent work experience may also be considered. Work experience will be evaluated during the admissions interview. No prior HPC knowledge is assumed, but candidates should have some experience in programming and a competence in one of the following languages: C, C++, Fortran, Python. A sound knowledge of Linux operating system is also needed.
length of the programme
1 year
location
Trieste, Italy
deadline
See website
Field of study/research
High Performance Computing
Entitlements
Scholarships available for students from developing countries.
Contact

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