Monday, November 9, 2009

PhD Program at IMT, Lucca

PhD in Lucca, Italy
Call for applications: Computer Science and Engineering

Deadline December 4th 2009
Classes start in March 2010
Students can apply if they obtain their degrees before December 24, 2009

PhD in Computer Science and Engineering
The doctoral Program aims to prepare researchers and professionals with broad training in the foundations of informatics as well as applications to a variety of cutting-edge systems and disciplines. The frontiers of informatics are influencing the paths of other disciplines as well as ordinary life, and are the target of active research on the international scene. Research doctors may work in universities and research centers. They may also take on professional roles and high-profile tasks and responsibilities in both the private and public sectors.
12 positions and 6 scholarships
12 students: no tuition fees + free access to IMT Canteen
6 students: full grants (annual grant amounts +/- 13640 Euros gross)
Up to 3 INPDAP additional grants
6 students: free accommodation.

IMT Distinctive Features
-IMT is an international graduate school that promotes cutting-edge research in areas with clear practical relevance, contributing to form international professional elites for business and institutions.
-Research and teaching programs at IMT focus on institutional and technological change, the role of organizations and markets in economic systems, the analysis of complex systems in social sciences, computer science and engineering.
-IMT aims to recruit students with high potential in a fast-moving global environment where research institutes and universities compete to attract resources and human capital. To do so, IMT uses international selection standards and seeks candidates from all around the globe.  
-The IMT community is the result of a lively interaction of students and scholars, building upon the campus system and residential services provided by the Lucca Foundation for Higher Education and Research.
-PhD Courses are held in English and student curricula and performance is continually assessed through rigorous evaluation processes. 
CSE PhD Program Board
Paolo Ciancarini - Bologna
Rocco De Nicola - Firenze
Carlo Ghezzi - Milano
Luciano Lenzini - Pisa
Ugo Montanari - Pisa, Coordinator
Antonio Prete - Pisa

IMT  is an International Graduate School founded by:
LUISS Guido Carli, Rome
Politecnico di Milano
Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa
University of Pisa
Lucca Foundation for Higher Education and Research

Online applications only at:  


Prof. Ugo Montanari                Phone: +39 050 2212721
Dipartimento di Informatica        Fax:   +39 050 2212726
Universita' di Pisa                Email:
Largo Bruno Pontecorvo, 3          Address changed recently
I-56127 Pisa, Italy