The Ph.D board

The ET-IT Board plans and manages the Ph.D. Programme: it is responsible for the scientific and educational activities within the doctoral course.

Being ET-IT a joint doctorate, the board is composed of members from the University of Bologna and from Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK).

In details, the Ph.D. board:

  • defines the assessment criteria of the admission exam to the course;
  • identify of the supervisors;
  • plans the training and research activities, for each academic year and for each student;
  • the annual rules for evaluating the work done and the results produced by the doctoral students.

The Ph.D. Programme Director

Coordination of the Ph.D. Board is entrusted to a professor belonging to the University.

The Ph.D. Programme Director is elected by the Ph.D. Board among its members and appointed by the Rector's Decree. He/She has a three-year tenure.

He/She oversees the activities of the Ph.D. program, convenes and chairs the Ph.D. Board.

The Ph.D. Programme Director now in office is prof. Alessandra Costanzo.

ET-IT Students

Every academic year ET-IT enrolls about 14 - 16 Ph.D. students.

Each student joins a research group in one of the DEI and FBK laboratories in Bologna, Cesena or Trento.

In accordance with his/her supervisor, the students starts immediately to develope the research project.