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PhD Positions

The PhD Programme in Mechanical Engineering covers a number of different disciplines being devoted, in particular, to innovation and experimental activities. Please consult our Research lines pages for further details.

Current open positions: the 1st additional Doctoral call for applying to the XL Cycle is now onlineDEADLINE July 1st 2024, 2:00 p.m. (Italian time).

Fully-funded PhD positions and proposed research fields are available in five of our six Research Lines:

Application procedure will be available here.

The PhD programme in Mechanical Engineering has both positions funded by the Ministry of the Education, University and Research and positions funded by some of the main Italian and international companies and research institutes such as Ferrari Auto, Pirelli, Saes Getters, ST Microelectronics, Fondazione Politecnico, IIT (Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia), ENI, Thyssenkrupp AG, Rete Ferroviaria Italiana, Baker Hughes, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, ITT Corporation, Ansaldo Energia.

Employees who are interested in pursuing a PhD in Mechanical Engineering may select an Executive PhD path, specifically designed for workers. If you are interested in supporting our doctoral programme by sponsoring a scholarship, or you are willing to know more about our Executive PhD track please contact