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Instructions for admission to the call of XXXIV cycle for the academic year 2018-2019

The admission to the PhD program in Astrophysics is based on a selection open once per year. An alternative possibility is through grants offered by European programs, like the Erasmus Mundus External cooperation Window.

The call for the academic year 2018-2019 (XXXIV cycle) is now open (with deadline 14th May 2018, 1pm).

The complete documentation of the call with the instructions on how to apply and the list of the necessary documents can be found at the web page:

The specific PhD programme table for the course in Astrophysics can be also found at the web page:


In order to participate in the competition candidates must hold an academic Master's degree awarded by an Italian or foreign University.

This qualification must be in possession of the candidate by October 31 2018.

The selection is based on the academic and/or work curriculum and an oral interview.

Candidates permanently residing abroad can be interviewed (necessarily on June 18-19, 2018) by videoconferencing over Skype (through webcam). The exam can be carried out either in Italian or English.

The committee will assess the general knowledge of physics and astronomy as well as aptitude for research.

Useful attachment (available on the right under "Downloads"):

  • "Call for applications PhD programmes 34nd cycle a.y. 2018-2019 call_34.pdf" (call)
  • "34_PhdProgrammeTable-Astrophysics.pdf" (table for Astrophysics)
  • "Studenti Online application procedure instructions.pdf" (instructions for online applications)