Apply For PhD Scholarships To study at UME Graduate School in Italy, 2016

PhD Scholarships To study at UME Graduate School in Italy, 2016

Up to eleven PhD scholarships will be offered by UME Graduate School in Italy. International students can apply for these PhD scholarships.

UME Graduate School’s main objective is to provide high quality, comprehensive educational and training opportunities that are compatible to changing needs of the students.

The new Masters and PhD Programmes in Risk and Emergency Management (REM) aim to train graduates and professionals in the assessment, mitigation and management of extreme events (both before and after they occur), with a primary focus on those arising from natural hazards and a secondary focus on human-made, technological and biomedical risk.

With respect to English proficiency, applicants are asked to submit any documents attesting that they possess adequate proficiency of English language. Such documents may consist of a score of at least 88 (internet-based exam), 230 (computer-based exam), 570 (paper-based exam) in the TOEFL test; a score of 6 or more obtained with IELTS; a degree obtained in an English speaking environment.

Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursing PhD degree at UME Graduate School, Italy.

Study Subject: Scholarship is offered to study Risk and Emergency Management in Understanding and Managing Extremes.

Scholarship Award: Apart from the small regional tax (“diritto allo studio“) no participation fees are foreseen for the UME doctoral programme. In addition, candidates admitted to the UME School are generally awarded a doctoral scholarship worth about 1,000 Euro net per month. The duration of the scholarship is 36 months and can be increased by up to 50% during periods abroad. The scholarship is sufficient for covering all general living and accommodation expenses. Such PhD bursaries, which render Doctoral studies at UME effectively cost-free, are made available by IUSS and the EUCENTRE Foundation.

Scholarship can be taken at: UME Graduate School, Italy

Eligibility: Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be eligible to apply for this scholarship:-

The minimum requirement to apply for the REM Programme is a University Degree, preferably in Engineering, Geophysics, Physics, Economics or similar, that allows the candidate to be enrolled in a PhD programme in the country it was obtained. Professional experience in risk assessment, mitigation or management will be favourably evaluated. Admission to the programme depends on academic qualifications, past professional experience, reference letters and English proficiency.

Nationality: International students can apply for these PhD scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: The minimum requirement to apply for the REM Programme is a University Degree, preferably in Engineering, Geophysics, Physics, Economics or similar, that allows the candidate to be enrolled in a PhD programme in the country it was obtained.

English language/ Test Requirements: With respect to English proficiency, applicants are asked to submit any documents attesting that they possess adequate proficiency of English language. Such documents may consist of:
-a score of at least 88 (internet-based exam), 230 (computer-based exam), 570 (paper-based exam) in the TOEFL test;
-a score of 6 or more obtained with IELTS;
-a degree obtained in an English speaking environment;
-other test scores that may be regarded as equivalent to those listed above.

Supporting Material: In order to complete the application form applicant must upload the following documents:
-Curriculum vitae et studiorum
-Copy of diploma certificate(s) (in Italian or English)
-Transcript of attended courses and professional qualifications (in Italian or English)
-Copy of passport or national identity card
-English language test certificate (or waiver referring to previous courses, work experience in English speaking countries, etc.).

How to Apply: The mode of application is online.

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is April 12, 2016.

Scholarship Link

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