The Doctorate must be completed in 3 years.

The program is in English.

Each student must:

  • carry out an original research activity and conclude with the Thesis defense.
  • co-author papers on major peer-reviewed international journals or patents.
  • attend specialized courses and seminars to complete their education. Tutors will evaluate their preparation.
  • Participate to teaching activities as a teaching assistant

A visit of at least 3 months to an international scientific organization and participation to national and international conferences are strongly recommended and fostered.

At the end of each year, the students will write a report and present it to the Teaching Supervising Committee to evaluate the advancement of their research. A positive evaluation is necessary to proceed into the following year.

To be admitted to the Thesis Defense the students must comply with the following requirements:

  1. Presentation of the thesis to the Teaching Supervising Committee;
  2. Evaluation of an external referee;
  3. Evaluation of the student’s mentor;
  4. Approval of the Teaching Supervising Committee.