Dear prospective applicant,

thank you for your interest in the PhD course jointly offered by the University of Genoa and the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (Italian Institute of Technology, IIT).

The official call is published on dedicated page of the University of Genoa website, at this link: Dottorati di Ricerca (English version: Ph.D. programmes)

The following table contains the links to all research themes offered for the application, listed by course and curriculum.


Research themes

IIT Research Line

Scienze e tecnologie della chimica dei Materiali

Drug discovery and nanobiotechnologies

D3 PharmaChemistry

Nanobiointeractions & Nanodiagnostics

Nanotechnology for Precision Medicine

Scienze e tecnologie della chimica dei Materiali


Scientific Direction (Proietti)



Functional Nanosystems

Photonics Nanomaterials


 Neuroscienze e Neurotecnologie

Neuroscience and Smart Materials

Optical Approaches to Brain Function

Genetics of Cognition

Brain Development and Disease

Non-coding RNAs and RNA-based Therapeutics

Scienze e tecnologie per l'ingegneria elettronica e delle telecomunicazioni

 Computational Vision, Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning

Pattern Analysis and Computer Vision

Computational Statistics and Machine Learning

Bioingeneria e Robotica

 Advanced and Humanoid Robotics

Advanced Robotics

Humanoid Sensing and Perception

Humanoids and Human Centered Mechatronics

Dynamic Legged Systems

Bioingeneria e Robotica

 Cognitive Robotics Interaction Rehabilitation technologies

Unit for Visually Impaired People

COgNiTive Architecture for Collaborative Technologies

Robotics Brain and Cognitive Sciences

Bioingeneria e Robotica


Smart Materials

Plasmon Nanotechnologies

Molecular Microscopy and Spectroscopy

Bioingeneria e Robotica

 Bioengineering and Bioelectronics

Rehab Technologies - INAIL - IIT Lab

Fisica e Nanoscienze


Nanoscopy and Nikon Centre@IIT

Functional Nanosystems

Matematica e Applicazioni Mathematical Methods for Data Analysis Computational Statistics and Machine Learning
Economics & Political economy Economia (to be updated) Management Control Directorate

Please note the deadline for the application: 15th June 2020