Students who have completed ICTP's Postgraduate Diploma Programme now have the chance to continue their studies in Trieste to earn a PhD. ICTP and the International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA) offer the opportunity for carrying out PhD studies in the following fields:
Applicants must have an "ICTP Postgraduate Diploma" or be enrolled in the last year of the "ICTP Postgraduate Diploma Programme". All admitted candidates must hold the "ICTP Postgraduate Diploma" by the starting date of the PhD courses.
Admitted candidates must pass a qualifying examination within the first year of study. At the end of the three-year PhD course, successful students will be awarded a SISSA PhD degree and issued with a certificate stating the participation in the Joint International ICTP/SISSA programme (JIISP Certificate).
Fellowship and other benefits
The selection will be based on academic and scientific qualifications as well as on letters of reference and an interview. The date of the interview will be announced to the candidates shortlisted on the basis of their qualifications.
The application form must be filled in and sent (see link below), together with the following documents:
Full details and application forms are available on the SISSA webpage.