For the academic year 2012/2013 the University of Padua, Italy, offers 15 research fellowships for foreign students to attend Doctoral Schools / International Courses.The duration of the doctoral courses is three years, starting on 1 st January 2013 and ending on 31 st December 2015. Each position will be covered by a scholarship of 13,638.47 euros per year (gross value), fully funded by Fondazione Cassa di Padova e Rovigo. During the 3-year doctoral program (2013-2015), the successful Candidates Will Be Offered full board and lodging at the ESU – Regional Agency for the Right to Education. The connected charges will be covered by University of Padova through the Foundation Cassa di Padova e Rovigo.
Applicants are required to meet the following criteria in order to be eligible: – To have foreign (non-Italian) citizenship -To have foreign (non-Italian) residence. Candidates must be in possession of this requirement within the deadline date -To have a foreign (non-Italian) academic qualification acknowledged as equivalent to the Diploma di Laurea/ Laurea Specialistica/Magistrale (at least four years of full time university education). The acknowledgement of the equivalence of the academic degree will be done by the relevant body of the Doctoral School/International Course, for the sole purpose of this competition.