PhD Positions at SISSA, International School for Advanced Studies, 2012/13 Italy

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The School awards fellowships for 3 years, extendable for a fourth year subject to approval by the School authorities and to availability of funds. The yearly amount of the fellowships is, at the moment, of € 15.010,32 gross (9,24% tax). Candidates may also hold fellowships from other sources, that cannot be held in addition to those awarded by the School. The School may supplement external fellowships if they are of an amount less than those awarded by the School. A contribution towards living expenses of the amount of €100,00 gross per month 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 up to € 198,77 will be granted to non-EU students only. 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.

The School welcomes applications from young candidates soon after completion of their undergraduate studies with a strong interest in research even if without previous specific experience. -To be admitted to the School, candidates must be in possession of one of the following degrees by 31 October: · Italian laurea or laurea specialistica/magistrale in a scientific subject; · A University degree obtained abroad and considered equivalent to the aforementioned Italian degrees by the governing bodies of the School (i.e. M.Sc.).

Deadline: Various deadlines

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