Doctors of Philosophy in Italy 2020

The PhD is a doctoral degree, specifically called a "doctor of philosophy" degree. This is misleading because PhD holders are not necessarily philosophers (unless they earned their degree in philosophy!). That said, PhD recipients are able to engage in thought experiments, reason about problems, and solve problems in sophisticated ways.A Master of Arts or Master of Science degree is a graduate-lev… Read more

The PhD is a doctoral degree, specifically called a "doctor of philosophy" degree. This is misleading because PhD holders are not necessarily philosophers (unless they earned their degree in philosophy!). That said, PhD recipients are able to engage in thought experiments, reason about problems, and solve problems in sophisticated ways.

A Master of Arts or Master of Science degree is a graduate-level course of study that typically requires more rigorous and focused work than an undergraduate degree. Students may pursue this education to deepen their understanding of topics learned in undergraduate school or to train for a specific career field.

PhDs in Italy

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Milan, Italy

The San Raffaele University, top-ranked among the research universities in Italy, offers a Ph.D. program aimed to provide excellent guidance, support, and training to graduate ... +

The San Raffaele University, top-ranked among the research universities in Italy, offers a Ph.D. program aimed to provide excellent guidance, support, and training to graduate students interested in understanding the molecular processes underlying human diseases and in designing new approaches for their treatment. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
Bolzano, Italy

The purpose of this International PhD programme is to train a new generation of globally renowned researchers to apply approaches of engineering and biotechnology to food proc ... +

The purpose of this International PhD programme is to train a new generation of globally renowned researchers to apply approaches of engineering and biotechnology to food processing by giving them the opportunities to transfer and exchange knowledge with national and international research centers and industries. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 
Harrisonburg, USA

The Doctor of Musical Arts (D.M.A.) program is the most advanced course of study offered in the School of Music at James Madison University. The program has been designed to m ... +

The Doctor of Musical Arts (D.M.A.) program is the most advanced course of study offered in the School of Music at James Madison University. The program has been designed to make graduates more marketable in higher education by emphasizing pedagogy and literature along with advanced performance or conducting skills. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
Povo, Italy

Materials Science and Engineering: Biomaterials and biomedical technologies, Coatings and surface treatments, Corrosion and wear, Experimental characterization and numerical m ... +

Materials Science and Engineering: Biomaterials and biomedical technologies, Coatings and surface treatments, Corrosion and wear, Experimental characterization and numerical modeling of the material behavior, High-strength glasses and ceramics, Powder metallurgy, Polymers and composite materials, Materials and technologies for cultural heritage, Materials chemistry, Materials for energy, Nanostructured materials, mechanical properties, smart materials, materials production technologies, production process, Manufacturing processes. -
PhD
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Pavia, Italy

The Ph.D. in “Computational Mathematics and Decision Sciences” aims at offering graduate students solid skills in Computational Mathematics, Computational Physics, Scientific ... +

The Ph.D. in “Computational Mathematics and Decision Sciences” aims at offering graduate students solid skills in Computational Mathematics, Computational Physics, Scientific Computing, Statistics, Decision Sciences, Optimization, Machine Learning, as well as an interdisciplinary view of Applied Mathematics, Physics and decision processes under uncertainty. The program gives a solid theoretical and computational grounding for high-level research in universities, international research institutions, and industry. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 
Parma, Italy

Ph.D. in Food Science

Ph.D. in Food Science -
PhD
Full-time
Italian, English
Oct 2020
Campus
 
Trieste, Italy

This Ph.D. Course aims at the advanced training of students in the field of the Earth System Science, through a multidisciplinary approach, where specific skills integrate wit ... +

This Ph.D. Course aims at the advanced training of students in the field of the Earth System Science, through a multidisciplinary approach, where specific skills integrate with modeling and computational tools that allow to effectively tackle complex problems. Special attention is devoted to the interactions between Mathematics, Scientific Computing, Data Science, Fluid Dynamics, and Earth Sciences. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 
Camerino, Italy

Area: Architecture, Design, Planning

Area: Architecture, Design, Planning -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English, Italian
Campus
 
Lucca, Italy

The track in Computer Science and Systems Engineering provides the doctoral student with a solid interdisciplinary background to analyze cyber-physical systems and develop sol ... +

The track in Computer Science and Systems Engineering provides the doctoral student with a solid interdisciplinary background to analyze cyber-physical systems and develop solutions for a variety of complex engineering problems. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 
Zürich, Switzerland +8 More

Our academic calendar is based on a quarter system (1 quarter = 10 weeks). Because of the program's flexible structure and modular design, multiple starting dates are availabl ... +

Our academic calendar is based on a quarter system (1 quarter = 10 weeks). Because of the program's flexible structure and modular design, multiple starting dates are available at the start of every Quarter and of every Term, in October, November, January, February, April, May, July, and August. -
PhD
Part-time
2 years
English
17 Feb 2020
Campus
 
Harrisonburg, USA

The strategic leadership program emphasizes business principles, accountability, and leadership theory and applications, which are all areas of reform that national groups hav ... +

The strategic leadership program emphasizes business principles, accountability, and leadership theory and applications, which are all areas of reform that national groups have touted as important for new educational, nonprofit and higher education administrators. Students will be instructed in management principles and in the broader visionary perspectives necessary for effective leadership. The program emphasizes practical applications grounded in sophisticated research skills needed for data-based, innovative decision-making in current and future practice. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Parma, Italy

The Ph.D. School in Science and Technology of Materials (STM) aims to provide to MS graduates in Materials Science, Physics, Chemistry, and Engineering the skills needed to ca ... +

The Ph.D. School in Science and Technology of Materials (STM) aims to provide to MS graduates in Materials Science, Physics, Chemistry, and Engineering the skills needed to carry out highly qualified scientific and professional research in the field of Materials Science at Universities and public or private agencies -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
Italian
Oct 2020
Campus
 
Trieste, Italy

The Ph.D. program in Neural and Cognitive Sciences (NCS) provides advanced research training focused on the interdisciplinary study of the central and peripheral nervous syste ... +

The Ph.D. program in Neural and Cognitive Sciences (NCS) provides advanced research training focused on the interdisciplinary study of the central and peripheral nervous systems, the mind/brain system, cognition, and on applications in clinical, social, ergonomic, and sports contexts. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 
Trieste, Italy

The Ph.D. program in Molecular Biomedicine aims to provide higher education to young University graduates in biomedical – and scientific in general – disciplines, to prepare t ... +

The Ph.D. program in Molecular Biomedicine aims to provide higher education to young University graduates in biomedical – and scientific in general – disciplines, to prepare them for a career in basic, clinical or translational research in the field of molecular medicine, with specific reference to the areas of molecular oncology, pathophysiology, molecular genetics, biochemistry, cell biology, regenerative medicine, and pharmacology. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 
Trieste, Italy

The most important outcome of their Ph.D. will be the ability to perform independent and innovative research, developing a critical thinking, the capability of working in an a ... +

The most important outcome of their Ph.D. will be the ability to perform independent and innovative research, developing a critical thinking, the capability of working in an advanced and international research environment. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English
Oct 2020
Campus