PhD Scholarships

Politecnico di Milano

Milan, , IT

PhD admission


Access to Ph.D. Programmes is by selection. The University selection call is issued annually for all Ph.D. Programmes, and is published on this page. 

The annual call is issued in Spring- the next annual call will be Spring 2021, 37th cycle.  There may be additional calls with topic scholarships in the winter, if so, it will be posted on this website in the “Calls” section.

Further information and calls for international candidates is available in the International Programmes section. 



Online procedure for admission to the PhD course at Politecnico di Milano (XXXVI cycle – 2020/2021)

In this page you will find the link to access the online procedure to: 

•fill the selection call application form

•check the results 

•select additional research scholarship topics 

Before accessing the online procedure please read carefully: 

1) the call public announcement Public examination for admission to the PhD course at Politecnico di Milano (XXXVI cycle)

2) the “Quickstart” manual for the online admission procedure 

To access the online admission procedure click here

Opening on: 20th April 2020 (10am, italian time)
Deadline: 29th May 2020 (2pm, italian time)

3) the page “special places in Politecnico di Milano Residences for “away from home” PhD candidates

4) the pages in the section “Call for positions and scholarships“, in particular:

-the page “Places and Scholarships
-the page “Areas, subjects and topics of research published in the call
-the page “Interdisciplinary scholarships
-the page “Topic scholarships

-the page “Call deadlines

Documents that must be uploaded in the online application (in Italian or English language): 


For the registration of personal data, candidates are recommended to refer to the manual “Quickstart” from pag. 1 to pag. 9 

Candidates who have problems during the registration of the personal data can write to: [email protected] 

For other information about the call and the admission procedures candidates are recommended to make contact only via the link “Ask for assistance” inside the online procedure.



36th cycle call: topic and interdisciplinary scholarships

The applicant, after the confirmation of an application (provided the desire to compete for a scholarship has indicated in the application), may opt for a topic _/ interdisciplinary scholarship by accessing the on-line procedure before 2pm on 29/05/2020. After the deadline of the call (only for those candidates who have applied for the PhD, specified that they intend to compete for a scholarship, and paid the application fee by the 29/5/2020) it will be possible to apply for new topic scholarships from 10AM of 12/06/2020, to 2PM of 19/06/2020 with the same procedure.

All the information about the topic scholarships are available in the webpage: Topic scholarships
All the information about the interdisciplinary scholarships are available in the webpage: Interdisciplinary scholarships



Doctoral programs currently active: 





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