Info for applicants from the People's Republic of China

The 3-year Ph.D. School in Civil and Environmental Engineering Sciences at the Department ICEA of the University of Padova offers an advanced course of studies for a comprehensive education in the fields of Hydrodynamics, Hydrology, Environmental and Geotechnical Engineering, Computational Mechanics, Structural Engineering and Numerical Methods. The School provides the students with an advanced education that can be exploited in both public and private research institutions, with particular care devoted to the mathematical and numerical modelling in all the fields of Civil and Environmental Engineering. The exchange and cooperation with international partners is strongly encouraged.
The School offers at least 5 fellowships per year to Italian and International students funded by the Italian 
Ministry of Education, University and Reasearch (MIUR), the Cariparo Foundation and European Research grants.
Additional openings are available for candidates from the People's Republic of China through the selection procedures held by the University of Padova. For information on the reserved  scholarships for Chinese PhD students at the University of Padova see: http://www.unipd.it/en/scholarships-chinese-phd-students
The access to the School requires a Master's degree, preferably in Civil, Environmental or Mathematical Engineering. Applying students will develop their studies according to their specific field of interest under the direct supervision of one or more Faculty members. The suggestion of a preferred Supervisor is encouraged.
Research topics and related experts are available at: http://www.dicea.unipd.it/en/research/phd-school-about-school/phd-school-research-topics
The School provides advanced courses delivered by Faculty members and well-known international experts. The 
currently available classes are described at:http://www.dicea.unipd.it/en/research/phd-school-about-school/phd-school-courses Students are also encouraged to attend international schools, meetings and conferences, supported by additional fundings.

For more info for applicants from the People's Republic of China, please contact: china.phd@unipd.it