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

Drug discovery and nanobiotechnologies

Nanobiointeractions & Nanodiagnostics

Scienze e tecnologie della chimica dei Materiali




Graphene Labs

Nanomaterials for Biomedicals

Polymers and Biomaterials


Neuroscienze e Neurotecnologie

Neuroscience and Smart Materials

Optical Approaches to Brain Function

Scienze e tecnologie per l'ingegneria elettronica e delle telecomunicazioni

Computational Vision, Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning

Pattern Analysis and Computer Vision

Bioingeneria e Robotica

Advanced and Humanoid Robotics

Advanced Robotics

Dynamic Interaction Control

Dynamic Legged system Lab

Humanoid Sensing and Perception

Bioingeneria e Robotica

Cognitive Robotics, Interaction and Rehabilitation technologies

Unit for Visually Impaired People

Robotics Brain and Cognitive Sciences

Social cognition in human-robot interaction

Information & Comunication Technologies

Bioingeneria e Robotica


Nanoscopy & NIC@IIT

Bioingeneria e Robotica

Bioingeneering and bioelectronics

Smart Materials

Rehab technologies

Fisica e Nanoscienze


Nanoscopy & NIC@IIT

Scientific Direction

Please note the deadline for the application: 12th June 2018