34th Cicle Additional Call - Open

The 34th Cycle Additional Call for doctoral positions in Mechanical Engineering is now open, with deadline September 10th 2018 (2:00 pm) and beginning of activities November 1st 2018.

Five fully-funded positions with scholarship (€ 1.325 /month, net amount) are available in the following research areas:

Area 1 – Advanced Materials and Smart Structures
Scholarship: Monitoring of high-voltage overhead transmission lines using vibration measurements
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Area 2 – Sustainable Mobility
Scholarship: Railway infrastructure in desert regions
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Area 2 – Sustainable Mobility
Scholarship: Pantograph-catenary interaction
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Area 3 – Engineering Design and Manufacturing for the Industry of the Future
Scholarship: Adaptive process in robotic laser welding
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Area 3 – Engineering Design and Manufacturing for the Industry of the Future
Scholarship: Prognostics and Health Management in Machine tools and Manufacturing Industry
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All applications must be submitted with the attachments detailed in the call, and must be sent to phd-dmec(at)polimi.it before 2:00 pm, September 10th 2018..

Application form

Research proposal

Template CV

The 34th cycle additional Call in Mechanical Engineering is also available on Politecnico website.

34th cycle

The 34th cycle call closed on May 21st 2018.

Scholarships and eligibility

Within our 34th cycle doctoral call 14 fully-funded positions are available for Italian and International applicants. Candidates with scholarship (net salary 1.325 euro/month) will receive extra- funding (550 euro/month) for research periods abroad, and all positions will benefit from financial aid for research materials and conferences, and are free of tuition fees. Additional grants will be available within the same call after May 21st.

Starting from this year a special accommodation rate (250€/month) is availailable for selected out-of-town candidates. Further information is available in the call for application.

Non-funded positions are also available; candidates without scholarship can apply yearly for DSU financial support here.

All graduate students holding a University Degree equivalent to a Master of Science (min. duration 5 years) obtained before enrolment deadline can submit application to our PhD Programme.

Fully-funded PhD positions and proposed research fields are available in four research areas:

How to Apply

You can submit your application for admission to our PhD Programme through our online admissions system here.

You must attach a complete CV, detailed project proposal and English Language proficiency certification.

Candidates meeting or predicted to meet the eligibility requirements will be reviewed by a Selection Panel, composed by Faculty members.A quick overlook of application procedure major deadlines and timetable is available here.