Applicants who have attended a PhD programme in another Italian or foreign University for at least one year or have taken part to an Advanced Training or research activity, recognized by the School as equivalent to one year attendance of the concerned PhD programme, those applicants may seek prior clearance from Academic Board, in order to enrol in the second year of a PhD programme offered at Politecnico di Torino, in compliance with the following requirements:
- equivalence between academic and research objectives of the PhD programme attended at the home University and the PhD programme at Politecnico di Torino;
- documented records of exams passed successfully at the home University and the assessment of equivalence, issued by Academic Board, between those and the exams required to enrol in second year of the concerned PhD programme at Politecnico di Torino;
- the successful passing of assessment interview conducted by Academic Board;
- the admission of the student to the second year by the Academic Board of the home University.
If prior clearance referred to in paragraph 1 is obtained, the applicant may transfer, conditionally to the submission of documents proving the conclusion of any commitment to the home University, the completion of enrolment in second year, and in any case without any scholarship. The position reserved to transferred candidates shall be comprised in the overall number of positions available in the concerned PhD programme.
The concerned Academic Board shall establish a number of recognized credits, on the basis of the courses completed at the home University and identify the tutor.