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3 years
Doctorate / PhD
Scholarships available
English, Italian

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Florence
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Florence
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PhD Course in Earth Sciences

The Department of Earth Sciences (DST) of the University of Florence is the proposing body of the "Regional PhD School in Earth Sciences of Tuscany Region" through the Temporary Association of Purposes (ATS) composed of three Tuscan universities of Florence, Pisa and Siena, whose constitution allows to participate to the Call of the Tuscany Region Authority, for financing PhD scholarships.

PhD School, a number of scholarships varying from 4 to 6 for each PhD cycle are funded by Tuscany Region, in addition to the PhD scholarships funded by the University or by other public bodies or private entities.

The administrative office and the coordinator alternate annually between the DTS of Florence and that of Pisa.The "Regional PhD School in Earth Sciences of Tuscany Region" is part of the Institute of Higher Studies of the Florentine University (IUSSAF).

The "Regional PhD School in Earth Sciences of Tuscany Region" intends to offer young graduates the opportunity to follow international training course of high level, by providing best skills of the three general universities of the Region, together with those of the two main institutions of Research that deal with Earth Sciences in Tuscany: the Institute of Geosciences and Georesources of the CNR and the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology. In addition, the Foundation of Geologists of Tuscany, ENEL Green Power, IDS GeoRadar, West System Srl and Co.Svi.G. are partners of the project, allowing to develop a solid link in the field of higher education between the world of research and professional work.

Admission requirements

Procedures for the admission test:

written test and oral test pursuant to art. 12, paragraph 1, lett. a) of the DR Regulation n. 670 of 4 July 2013.

As regards the written test, candidates will be asked to develop a theme by choosing one of the proposed tracks corresponding to each of the two curricula.

Exam topics related to the Pharmaceutical Sciences curriculum

The written test will be characterized by the development of a theme on a topic of design and synthesis, or molecular modeling or pharmaceutical analysis or pharmaceutical technology of pharmacologically active molecules of natural and synthetic origin.

The oral exam will focus on the discussion of the topic carried out by the candidate as well as on the discussion of any research project that the candidate may present at the time of the oral exam.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Università degli Studi di Firenze (University of Florence)

The University of Florence dates back to the Studium Generale set up by the Florentine Republic in 1321. It has had very famous scholars (Galileo Galilei) and professors as well as the two most recent Italian Prime Ministers (Giuseppe Conte...


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Università degli Studi di Firenze (University of Florence)

Piazza San Marco, 4
50121 Florence Tuscany
Italy

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