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   Meetings and seminars
Convention Alumni PoliTO 2022
You can find all details here. 
NASA Space Apps Challenge
You can find all details here. 
First-passage Phenomena in Biophysical Systems
You can find all details about the course here. The first lecture will take place at the Department of Mathematical Sciences (DISMA), of Politecnico di Torino, from 4 to 6pm of November 2, 2022. On that occasion, the schedule of the following lectures will be discussed. For further information, email to: lamberto.rondoni@polito.it
AIDAA courses 2022
Here the courses organized by AIDAA in 2022.
    Awards and job opportunities
ENI Award 2023
Eni, in the framework of the 2023 Edition of the Eni Award Prizes, announces two prizes addressed to graduates born in or after the year 1990 who have defended their Doctorate Thesis at an Italian University during 2022 or 2021 on the various scientific topics promoted by the Eni Award: decarbonization and energy transition,
new energy frontiers and advanced environmental solutions.
Global Grad Show 2022
    Information
Ceremony for degree parchment
The ceremony for degree parchment was on 8th March: you can watch the videoNow it is possible to collect the parchment:booking an appointment at Scudo Office (The booking procedure is accessible from your personal page of the teaching portal, by entering the section "My academic progress - la mia didattica" , box "My bookings - Le mie prenotazioni"and clicking on "Vai al Tool Prenotazioni". Within the section "Categories for which you can make a reservation" clicking on "Scuola di Dottorato"); or requesting the shipment (for the information refer to this page).
Help desk
The help desk at Doctoral School and Postgraduate School is open only by appointment.
For all administrative practices as well as requests for information, you are invited to use the ticketing system or write to scudo@polito.it.
To collect your smart card or the final diploma, you must schedule an appointment using the ticketing assistance service.
Information regarding the authorisation procedure on the Teaching Portal – PhD Dashboard for periods abroad is detailed in this document.
Collegio Einaudi
Information regarding Collegio Einaudi and the admission for PhD students is available on its website.
MyPhDMentor
MyPhDMentor is a mentoring initiative aimed at the PhD world, which aims to encourage the exchange of experiences and create a wide intergenerational support network. The project aims to improve the PhD experience and promote the personal, emotional and professional growth of all participants. This is made possible through the creation of mentor / mentee pairs between aspiring PhD students, PhD students and PhDs from different universities in different countries. For more information visit the website.
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.
ETS has introduced a temporary test at home solution for test takers in select locations who are unable to take the GRE® General Test at a test center due to public health concerns. The tests are now available in all locations where the computer-delivered tests are normally available, with the exception of Mainland China and Iran. GRE General Test at home is conducted through the use of live remote proctoring. This high-touch, real-time human monitoring of test sessions limits the number of seats available: all info are available at this link.
If you have additional questions, please contact ibt_governance@ets.orgTo enroll: www.ets.org
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. 
The service has been enhanced during Coronavirus emergency and it is possible to take advantage of remote interviews. New interview requests must be sent exclusively to the following link.
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.
Job opportunities
Examine the opportunities of Find your Doctor.
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.
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