Italian Research Doctorate in Chemistry (PhD)

The Italian research doctorate (PhD) is the highest academic degree awarded by universities in most fields of study.

The PhD programme is open to applicants who hold an Italian diploma di laurea, laurea specialistica or laurea magistrale or an equivalent second-level degree (generally equivalent to a Masters Degree) obtained abroad.

PhD programmes train students to carry out scientific research and improve their research methodologies. A Research Doctorate (dottore di ricerca) is awarded after 3 years of study and the completion of assigned research activities.

In order to complete the PhD programme, students must present a final dissertation (tesi di dottorato).

The "Scuola di Dottorato in Scienze Chimiche" -Italian Research Doctorate in Chemistry, with those in Physics, Mathematics, Astronomy and Geological Sciences belongs to the Vito Volterra School.

Researc topics spread widely over all the Chemistry fiels: from organic sinthesys to biological systems, from structural studies to computation ones, from applictions to analysis, etc.