Admissions, Recruitments & Tenders

PhD in Agrobiosciences

Deadline for application submission: 31.05.2017 12:00

The aim of the Programme is to use a high-level teaching and research path to train persons of high scientific and professional profile who are just as able to successfully enter:

  • National and International public and private research institutions.
  • Organisations and companies working with advanced technologies in the field of plant biotechnology and crop production.
  • Organisations and companies working in the organisation and planning of sustainable agriculture at a farm and territorial level.

The PhD in Agrobiosciences is a three-year Programme structured in 2 curricula:

  • Genomics and crop production: Plant biotechnologies; Plant genetics and physiology; Plant genomics; Crop production sciences; Advanced technologies in horticulture; Quality of crop production.
  • Agriculture, Environment and Landscape: Agroecology; Organic, integrated or low-input farming; Functional biodiversity in agroecosystems; Landscape agronomy; Multi-criteria analysis of food and non-food cropping systems; Agro-environmental analysis of cropping systems; Multifunctional agriculture; Interaction between farming-territory-landscape.

Submission deadline for the online application: 31st May 2017 at 12.00 a.m. (Italian time)

Publication of the list of candidates selected for interview: by 15thJune 2017

Interviews for candidates: 22nd June 2017 from 9.00 a.m. (Italian Time)

A complete ranking list will be published at:

by 12th July 2017

Positions and grants 

6 Positions with Scholarships (1 position is reserved for citizens of NON-EU Countries).

If additional funding becomes available before Programme begin, the number of positions may be increased.

Beginning of the PhD Programme: October 1st , 2017

Information Tel: +39 050.883.182



Call 2017
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Annex to the call
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Admission to the Interview
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Final Ranking List
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