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The Erasmus+ mobility for studies call for applications 2020/21 is now online!

Within the Erasmus + Mobility for traineeship scheme A.Y. 2020/21, a call is issued for applications to do two/three-month paid traineeships in European Union countries. Deadline for application: February 11th, 2020

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The CSC Scholarships 2020 are open apply now

The STAAA PhD programme is glad to welcome applications by candidates with Chinese citizenship interested in CSC scholarships and planning to apply to the University of Bologna (2020-2021 round, starting on November 2020). Pre-selections are now open until February 14th. The selection of candidates consists in a two-fold process: a pre-selection at UniBO and a further selection at CSC. The Coordinator and members of the Board are available to assist applicants and provide advice throughout the whole process.

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ReActor is a school of entrepreneurship and innovation also for Ph.D. students with innovative ideas and a high growth potential. With a strong practical-applicative mindset, the project aims to provide methodologies, tools, and applicable experiences to approach entrepreneurship as a possible path of professional and personal development. Participation in the project is free. Deadline for application: January 23th, 2020

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"International Conference on Food Bioactives & Health" (Parma, June 16-19, 2020): Grants available for supporting PhD student partecipation

Organizers offer 12 young Scientists Grants for PhD students. The young Scientists will be awarded with free full registration to the Conference. Deadline for applications will expire on Feb. 15th

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Welcome to our new Ph.D. Students

DISTAL warmly welcomed 33 new PhD students who joined our STAAA program on beginning of November. On November 29th, 2019, the incoming students were invited for a welcome session, which gave them the opportunity to having an overview of the three-year teaching and research program (presentation available for download).

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Waiting for revision of all dissertations of PhD students enrolled at 32° Cycle

By December 17th the analytical opinion expressed by the external evaluators for 19 out of our 21 candidates are available. They all received very positive evaluation and their final defence will be scheduled between March 16th, and April 15th, 2020 in different sessions depending on respective research topic. We hope to receive soon also the reviewer opinions for the 2 remaining candidates.

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An international contest in Plant & Animal Nutrition rewarding the two best projects with a €75,000 grant each and with a one-year research contract which could be the starting point for a long-term collaboration with the CMI Roullier (France). Deadline: 29 February 2020.

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Talking about us on the DISTAL newsletter

The lastest issue of DISTAL newsletter contains an article on our PhD programme (in italian)

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Presentations available for download

As part of big event by DISTAL, a workshop organized by PhD students and entitled "Current joint experiences between DISTAL and agri-food industry within PhD programmes" has been held. The presentations are available for download!

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Doctoral degree conferment ceremony 2019

The Doctoral Degree Conferment Ceremony took place on last June 8th on the Aula Magna Santa Lucia in Bologna


The University of Bologna for the UN Sustainable Development Goals

University of Bologna: create your future

Founded in 1088, still the first among big Italian universities: financial support and dedicated services for internationals students.