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Call for application PhD in Agrobiosciences 2023-24

The submission deadline for the online application is extended to May 30th, 2023, at 12.00 a.m. (Midday, Italian time)


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Responsibilities of beneficiaries of Scholarships funded under MD 117/23 and MD 118/23. Read the document

The aim of the Programme is to apply innovative teaching and research methodologies to train brilliant and highly motivated young researchers to successfully undertake activities in:

  • National and International public and private research institutions.
  • Organizations and enterprises leaders in the field of plant biotechnology and crop production.
  • Organizations and enterprises working on the organization and planning of sustainable agriculture at a farm and territorial level.

The Ph.D. 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.

Positions and grants

n. 7 Positions with Scholarships of which:

n. 4 positions funded by Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna

n. 3 positions funded by the European Union – NextGenerationEU, under the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (PNRR), Mission 4, Component 1, Investment 4.1, in compliance with Ministerial Decree n. 118/2023, and focusing on the areas of interest of the PNRR on the topic: Green and Ecological Transition.

Should additional funds becoming available before the beginning of the, the number of positions may be increased.

Beginning of the Ph.D. Programme: October 1st, 2023

Information: +39 050882604