PhD Scholarship in Agrobiodiversity

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The Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna (hereafter called “School”), announces a public competition for 6 positions supported by scholarships for the Academic Year to participate in the three-year International Doctoral Programme in Agrobiodiversity (hereafter called "Programme").

The selection is opened to University graduates from any country.

Candidates from Developing Countries are particularly welcome.

The positions are assigned as per art. 6 par. 5 and 6 below.

PhD students with grants will receive a monthly allowance including additional costs and national health contributions (INPS Gestione separata) as to the norms regarding Doctoral Scholarships granted by Italian Universities.

The gross amount of the scholarship is 16.165,49 € per year, and its net amount is € 12,500.00; all inclusive (e.g.: travel costs to/from Italy to student's Country and living allowance).

The School provides all doctoral students an accident insurance during the three-year programme.

The School may also admit additional eligible candidates up to a maximum of 6 positions.

The admission of these candidates is decided by the Examination Committee appointed by the Director of the School.

The PhD Programme in Agrobiodiversity is aimed at the enhancement of human resource capacities in the use and management of genetic variation in agricultural and natural systems, in order to improve the sustainability of agricultural systems and the conservation of genetic resources for the well-being of present and future generations.

Applicants, with no restriction on nationality, must hold a Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree or equivalent title in Experimental Sciences, at an Italian or foreign university and must be younger than 35 years (date of birth after October 10th).

Application Deadline; October 10th.

For More Information and Application, Please Visit; PhD Scholarship in Agrobiodiversity Website

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