phd scholarships
More than 200 fully-funded PhD positions at PoliTO will be available for the next academic year, also thanks to recent major investments in research by Next Generation EU!
PhD scholarships can be with own research topic or with predefined research topic.
The gross annual amount of the scholarship is usually € 15,343.28, but the Politecnico di Torino has  chosen to further enhance and promote the value of PhD programmes, increasing the amount of the scholarships to € 18.854,52 which amounts to a net monthly rate of € 1386.

All candidates compete for scholarships with own research topic, unless they explicitly waive their right to receive them (if available).
PhD programmes under Ministerial Decrees No. 351 and 352  have a predefined research topic (the characteristics of these scholarships are detailed in Annexes 5 and 6 of the call).

The scholarships with predefined research topic are associated to particular research topics for which specific skills are required. Those applicants interested in one or more scholarships shall carefully verify which the field of research and the competences are required, as specified in the scholarship descriptive sheet and contact the relevant scientific referee.

The choice of the scholarship (or to waive the right to receive any) shall be made via Apply from 5 days before the beginning of the interviews for the selected PhD programme, up to 12.00 pm (midday - CET) of the day before the beginning of the interview session.
Politecnico di Torino encourages applications from female candidates to promote gender balance in STEAM and equal opportunities, in line with the priorities of the National Resilience and Recovery Plan (PNRR) and the objectives of the Politecnico's Gender Equality PlanHere is the welcome message from the Rector's Advisor for Gender Equality and Diversity Prof.ssa Arianna Montorsi.
Third session: 
PhD programmeNo. scholarships withown research topic
Description of scholarships withown research topic
with predefined research topic
of scholarships
predefined research topic
Architecture. History andProject with curriculum in "Transnational Architectural Models in a Globalized World" in convention with the School of Architecture of Tsinghua University0 5

Architectural and Landscape Heritage22 University scholarships 2
Bioengineering and Medical-Surgical Sciences in collaboration with the Università degli Studi di Torino0 2
Energetics0 18
Physics11 University scholarship/DISAT3
Management, Production and Design0 13

1 MUR DM 352/Leonardo - Theoretical and practical methods and tools for the management of a complex open innovation network
Aerospace Engineering   0 11
Chemical Engineering0 8
Civil and Environmental Engineering0 19
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (which includes the curriculum in "Electrical Devices", established in convention with National Institute of Nuclear Physics - INFN)0 27

Computer and Control Engineering0 12
Mechanical Engineering0 16
Pure and Applied Mathematics in collaboration with the Università degli Studi di Torino, the Consorzio Interuniversitario per l’Alta Formazione in Matematica and the Istituto Nazionale di Alta Matematica0 5
Metrology, in convention with National Institute of Metrological Research (INRiM)0 5
Materials Science and Technology0 8
Urban and Regional Development in collaboration with the Università degli Studi di Torino0 8
This table may be subject to changes/additions up to 5 days before the interviews
At the end of selection procedures, scholarships are allocated on the basis of the position in the ranking list.
The PhD student who has obtained a scholarship is exempted from paying tuition fees, except in the fixed amount.

The duration of the scholarship shall be equal to the length of the entire PhD programme, to be verified annually, and it shall be disbursed on a monthly basis.

The amount of the scholarship shall increase of 50% in the event of international mobility.

Those who have already benefited, even partly, from a PhD scholarship in Italy, shall not be entitled to receive a second one. PhD scholarships are not compatible with research fellowships.

The PhD scholarship is subject to the deduction of INPS welfare contributions (art. 2, paragraph 26 of the Law 335/95 and subsequent amendments). From 1st January 2022, the overall deduction has increased by 35,33% of which 2/3 to be covered by the Administration and 1/3 by the boursary. It will be possible to visualize online INPS contributions payslips.

Concerning the compulsory submission of income declaration (730 or UNICO forms), the contributor whose sole income is represented by the received scholarship, shall not be obliged to submit the said declaration. However, students are advised to verify the information every year directly on Agenzia delle Entrate website and on the forms instructions.