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Requirements and process to apply
Students at Politecnico di Torino can access the section Apply from the teaching portal, using log-in information already at their disposal (username: S+student number – password: date of birth “DDMMYYYY” or chosen password).
To submit application, applicants are required to possess: Master of Science degree (Italian 2° level specializing Master courses are not equivalent to Master of Science programmes - Laurea magistrale - and they do not allow students to enter any PhD programme), or obtaining this no later than October 31, 2019, and present the following documents:
Candidates with II level academic degree obtained in Italy
Candidates with II level academic degree obtained abroad and recognized valid 
M.Sc. degree with a minimum mark of 95/110 
M.Sc. degree obtained by 31st October 2019, provided that the exams average mark taken during the M.Sc. degree is not less than 25/30 and the final mark is minimum 95/110, otherwise the application won’t be accepted.
Valid GRE® General Test, possessed by the application deadline. 
If possessing more than one M.Sc. degree, the students shall indicate which degree they want to be evaluated for the purpose of the selection procedure.
One of the following certificates of English language knowledge detailed in the Annex 2 of the call for applications, regardless of the date of obtainment
a declaration of having a Ba. and/or M.Sc. degree issued by a University in which courses are taught in English, i.e. “The medium of instruction was English”.  

Certificates not included in the Annex 2 will not be accepted.

For PhD programme in Urban and Regional Development (administrative seat Politecnico di Torino) the right to apply is guaranteed also to candidates who will obtain the certificate of English language knowledge by and no later than the set deadline for online enrolment (31st October 2019). In this case, the application is accepted under condition that the candidate submits one of the above-mentioned certificates when proceeding with the document verification at Doctoral School (see art 9, paragraph 1, letter A); the failure to do so shall entail the loss of the right to enrol.

Further to the submission of the application, it is not possible to upload any further document; consequently, in the case of candidates admitted under condition of graduating by the set deadline, it is evaluated their grade point average for the relevant university career, instead than the final mark for the M.Sc. degree. 

The applicant shall pay a non-refundable application fee of € 30,00. The payment shall be made on-line via credit card (VISA, MasterCard) at the end of the procedure for online registration. The procedure of registration in the call for admission has to be considered as  concluded correctly, only after the due amount has been paid and the application submission has been confirmed; afterwards, it will not be possible to edit the application anymore. 

The application has to be considered for all purposes as a self-certification of personal data and degrees obtained. It is a candidate’s responsibility to submit a correct and complete application. All incomplete applications (lack of information or  compulsory attachments; wrong or missing payment of the application fees) and applications received after the set deadlines will be rejected. 

The University retains the right to verify the information provided by applicants, in compliance with what provided for by to art. 71 and subsequent amendments of Presidential Decree n. 445 of 28th December 2000. The  revocation or the exclusion of the candidates may occur at any time, even after the application submission and/or the enrolment, based on supporting evidences, due to the lack of the requirements set in the call.  

Concerning PhD programmes in apprenticeship, applicants are required to be aged less than 30 at the time of employment. In order to apply for these positions, it is necessary to select “PhD programmes in apprenticeship” in the application form. The selected candidate is admitted in the PhD programme without scholarship and he/she is employed by the financing company with an apprenticeship contract, with a length equal to that of the PhD programme.