Funded by Università degli Studi di Genova

Curriculum coordinator Prof. Simona Sacone

Department of Informatics, Bioengineering, Robotics and Systems Engineering (Dipartimento di Informatica, Bioingegneria, Robotica e Ingegneria dei Sistemi – DIBRIS) 

Places: 1 Grants: 1 (*)

(*) 1 grant funded by Università degli Studi di Genova, the annual gross amount of the grant, including social security expenses to be paid by the recipient, is € 16.500,00.

Comparative assessment procedure



Further information  
on how to present qualifications and publications



Curriculum vitae:  candidates must present a curriculum vitae with clear indications on the qualifications acquired with relative grades, research experience, publications, awards and work experience. 

Research project: candidates must submit a research project with clear indication of the research theme or macro-theme (see specific section of this notice) and of the corresponding DIBRIS research group.

Instructions and suggestions for the submission of the research proposal are available at the URL

Exam Syllabus



The comparative procedure consists of

- an assessment of the candidate qualifications

- an interview to verify background and knowledge of the candidate as well as motivations and goals of the research proposal submitted with the application.

Research Themes



The research project must contain a clear indication of the research topic or macro-topic and, possibly, the DIBRIS research group of reference for the position.

Research topics for 1 grant funded by the University of Genoa/MUR, 

The projects proposed by DIBRIS research groups for University/MUR grants are described in the section System Engineering at the URL:

For the grant co-financed by the University and MUR, research projects will also be taken into consideration which in any case fall within the research lines of the Systems Engineering curriculum (see


Information on references



Candidates must choose no less than one and no more than three contact persons to support their candidacy. The referents must be university professors or experts in the field.

It will be the referents' responsibility to send the reference letters, within the deadline of the call, to the attention of the Coordinator of the PhD course at the e-mail address:

In the application for admission, candidates must indicate the name, qualification and place of employment of the contact persons chosen by them. The reference letter template is available at the URL:











Last update 20 November 2023