Dottorato in Neuroscienze e Scienze Cognitive


Call for Application for PhD Studentships

PhD studentships are available for the doctoral program in Neural and Cognitive Sciences (NeSC).

The Department of Life Sciences invites applications for doctoral student positions starting in November 2017.

Students will follow courses in cognitive psychology, neural basis of cognitive processing, brain-computer interface, linguistics, philosophy of mind, visual perception and learning, research ethics and design. In addition, they will attend a complementary skills training on cross-curricular topics organized in collaboration with all the other Doctoral Schools of the University of Trieste. To complete their training, seminars by external invited speakers and Journal Clubs will be monthly organised by the Doctoral School Members. 


How to apply

For complete info and forms, please visit the pages of the XXXIII cycle application in [ITA] or in [ENG].

As a general reference, please visit XXXII cycle and previous announcements.


Application deadline

June 19, 2017 - 1:00pm



online application

June 19, 2017 - 1:00pm (Italian time)

payment of the admission exam fee

June 19, 2017

for Italian degrees: deadline for graduation

October 31, 2017

for foreign degrees: the deadline for graduation is set at an earlier date to enable the Examining Board to assess the degree equivalence

September 30, 2017

submission of foreign degree diploma/certificate

(if available by June 19, please upload it; beyond that date, please email to

10 days after graduation (and in any event not later than October10, 2017)