PhD fellowships University of Trento

PhD fellowships University of Trento

We are pleased to announce the opening of our annual call for 10 PhD fellowships for the international Doctorate in Cognitive and Brain Sciences (CIMeC), commencing November 2020 at the University of Trento, Italy. As you will see from the links below, the call is open to several fields of cognitive neuroscience research.

Principle Investigators who propose topics this year should actively share this announcement with their research communities. Likewise, interested candidates should contact the Principle Investigators who proposed topics of interest to them. 

Details on admissions:

Proposed 2020 PhD research topics:

PhD Application summary:

PhD Application link:  

PhD Application Deadline: Thursday May 27, 2020, at 4pm (Italian time)



This year’s research topics proposed by the Doctoral Program Committee for 5 UNITN grants are visible here:, while the 5 topic-specific grants’ details can be found here:

The CIMeC, it’s doctoral program and UNITN in numbers:

UNITrento ranks among top Italian Universities 

4-yr program (Nov. 1, 2020- Oct. 31, 2024)

Courses are in English

19 positions, 100% funded

Salary: starting at approximately €1.200/mo., net

Winners receive a €4887 tax-free research/mobility budget

Why choose UNITRENTO

Please feel free to browse the FAQ pages on our website for further information, or contact the Programme Director, Prof. Massimo Turatto