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: Bando generale

Admission Guide

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

pdf Drug discovery and nanobiotechnologies (391 KB)

D3 PharmaChemistry

Nanobiointeractions & Nanodiagnostics

Scienze e tecnologie della chimica dei Materiali

  pdf Nanochemistry (145 KB)

Scientific Direction (Proietti)


Graphene Labs

Nanomaterials for Biomedicals


  pdf Neuroscienze e Neurotecnologie (230 KB)

Neuroscience and Smart Materials

Optical Approaches to Brain Function

Neuromodulation of Cortical and Subcortical Circuits

Local Micro-environment and Brain Development

Enhanced Regenerative Medicine

Synaptic Plasticity of Inhibitory Networks

Scienze e tecnologie per l'ingegneria elettronica e delle telecomunicazioni

  pdf Computational Vision, Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning (390 KB)

Pattern Analysis and Computer Vision

Visual Geometry and Modelling

Bioingeneria e Robotica

  pdf Advanced and Humanoid Robotics (809 KB)

Advanced Robotics

Humanoid Sensing and Perception

Bioingeneria e Robotica

  pdf Cognitive Robotics Interaction Rehabilitation technologies (604 KB)

Unit for Visually Impaired People

Robotics Brain and Cognitive Sciences

Bioingeneria e Robotica

  pdf Bionanotechnologies (526 KB)

Smart Materials

Molecular Microscopy and Spectroscopy

Bioingeneria e Robotica

  pdf Bioengineering and Bioelectronics (490 KB)

Rehab technologies

Fisica e Nanoscienze

  pdf Bio-Nanoscienze (26 KB)

Nanoscopy & NIC@IIT

Please note the deadline for the application: 12th June 2019