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   Meetings and seminars
Valparaiso and PoliTO for bioproducts and waste streams reuse in a Circular Economy Approach
Download the program of the final workshop!
    Awards
Award Altero Matteoli per la Libertà ed il Bene Comune
The Altero Matteoli per la Libertà e il Bene Comune Association will grant a scholarship for undergraduate and postgraduate students in topics such as Environment, Transport and Infrastructure (including logistics). The shortlisted candidate will be awarded a grant in cash and the possibility of doing an internship in an association, organization or institution in Italy or in Europe that is in line with the theme of his thesis. The call with the admissibility requirements and rules for participation is available on the Association's website.
Award "Domodry Academy" - Edition 2019-20
Download the Regulation and the Call for the award "Domodry Academy" - Edition 2019-20.
    Information
Admission to the XXXVI cycle PhD programmes
The call for application for admission to the XXXVI cycle PhD programmes is online!
Job opportunities
Examine the opportunities of Find your Doctor.
Vinci Call
The new Vinci 2020 call has been published on the Italian-French University website, aimed at supporting Italian-French university cooperation initiatives.
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Psychological support
We inform that there is a space for listening, consulting and supporting students. 
ADDRESSED TO: ALL POLITO STUDENTS that experience psychological distress in dealing with certain situations related to one's own university experience, in the organization of one's own time, of study, difficulty of concentration, anxiety, demotivation as well relational discomfort. 
WHERE: in Corso Castelfidardo 49, at the Palazzina Custodi on the 2nd floor or in Via Verdi 10, at the Department of Psychology 
WHEN: By appointment by calling 373.8622267 in the days of Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday at h. 11 -13 and h. 14-16. 
WITH WHOM: the interviews are held by psychologists, qualified psychotherapy specialists in Health Psychology and Postgraduate students from the same school in complete confidentialityService free of charge.   
PhD thesis consultation
The CLA language experts are available to help PhD candidates to identify their areas of difficulty when writing their thesis in English. The aim is to help authors improve their academic writing skills. It is not a proofreading service.  The service is available by appointment, for a 30-minute session.
To book a consultation, write to esperti.inglese@polito.it, stating your availability. Please come to the appointment with a clear idea of which section of your thesis you would like to work on and bring a printed copy of this area, leaving enough space for notes.
GRE® General Test
An additional opportunity for those wishing to continue their studies in the best universities of the world.
The GRE® TEST is an internationally-recognized exam that evaluates candidates’ logical-mathematical skills and provides common measure for comparing the qualifications of applicants, regardless of different educational and cultural backgrounds.  
Students interested in taking the GRE® TEST do it in Torino, at Politecnico, official Test Center.
Available date to take the test at Politecnico di Torino:

To enroll: www.ets.org
Unemployment benefits
From 1st July 2017, the tax rate on your scholarship has increased by 0.51% (1/3 to be covered by the bursary and 2/3 by the Politecnico) because PhD candidates and research fellows (i.e. assegnisti di ricerca) can now apply for the unemployment benefits (DIS-COLL), provided that they have benefited of a PhD scholarship and do not have any VAT registration number, as per art. 7 of law no. 81/2017
The Social Security Service (INPS) has recently published two memorandums (no.115, 19 July 2017 and no.122, 28 July 2017 ) to clarify the minimum requirements to apply for the unemployment benefits: 
  • unemployment status when applying; 
  • involuntary unemployment; 
  • not have any VAT registration number; 
  • at least 3 months of INPS welfare contributions from the 1st January of the previous year until the date of the working relationship termination.  
The unemployment benefits DIS-COLL has a variable duration until a maximum of 6 month, depending on the welfare contributions paid. For any further information on this subject you are invited to contact directly the nearest INPS office; the procedure for the DIS-COLL shall be activated autonomously by the person concerned applying at the Social Security Service.