PhD Opportunities 2019


Annual Announcement of selection for PhD positions 2019

Call for admissions for the XXXV series will be opened on April 8, 2019 and the deadline will be on May 21, 2019.

Every year, the Doctoral Course in Geosciences receives a variable number of scholarships from the University but also applies for additional scholarships provided by Progetto dottorati - Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Padova e Rovigo both for foreign and national applicants. Research Projects on fixed topics funded by public or private bodies could also be available every year.

For more details on Research Projects available (free and fixed topics), please surf on

More info on call 2019 will be available after April 8,2019 at:     (Italian) (English)



Among the scholarships available this year for the Doctoral course in Geosciences, two are reserved for foreign students:

1)      One among the scholarships funded by the University;

2)      One funded by Progetto dottorati - Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Padova e Rovigo.

 For more details see the official call 2019 from April 8: (Italian) (English)


Grants reserved to Chinese students only

Scholarships for Chinese candidates

China Scholarship Council - University of Padova Scholarships

Candidates must fill in the online application form available at and submit it by the deadline date (January 11, 2019, 1 p.m. Italian local time)


Further info at

Chinese students can also apply for other scholarships available from other sources. Info for applicants from the People's Republic of China: