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ERASMUS+ Mobility Study Programme for Ph.D. Students Call for Applications

As part of the EU Erasmus+ mobility program, TTPU invites Ph.D. students to apply to participate in a mobility program for 9 months at Politecnico di Torino within the Erasmus+ inter-institutional agreement between both universities.  The purpose of the study visit is to strengthen the research of your PhD thesis, e.g. to open access to new research methodology and theoretical developments relevant to your research, or to work with faculty members abroad with expertise in your field of research, among others.

The scholarship will be awarded on a competitive basis for nine months. Funds can be used toward covering travel expenses, visa and living costs while abroad.

Stays abroad can take place in the first and second semesters of 2024/2025, but stays must end prior to July 31, 2024.

 

Eligibility requirements:

If you are a PhD student at TTPU, you are eligible to apply for the Erasmus+ PhD mobility program, irrespective of what year of study you are in. Students of all nationalities qualify to apply.

To apply, please submit the following documents:

  • Completed Application form here
  • Rationale for study visit abroad (750-1000 words). Please discuss (i) the purpose of your visit, including the type of activities you plan to undertake; (ii) why and how these activities will enhance your doctoral research and academic skills; and (iii) what makes the Politecnico di Torino the best choice for your study visit
  • Academic CV
  • The Opinion of your supervisor on how participation in this study visit benefits your doctoral research.

Optional, but would benefit the grading of the application: Letter in support of your study visit from a PhD (faculty, researcher) at Politecnico di Torino.

Candidate must autonomously find a PoliTO professor who is available to supervise his/her research activity. This must be done before the beginning of mobility.

Here is the useful link of PoliTO departments https://www.polito.it/en/research/ecosystem/departments

Additional info: https://www.polito.it/en/education/international-students/exchange-students/erasmus-and-bilateral-agreements#par_3679

The deadline for Applications is April 17, 2024. Please send in your Application package via email to Lorianna Gadachyan, Department of Strategic Development and International Relations at TTPU (lorianna.gadachyan@polito.uz)

You will receive an email notification about the outcome of your application April 22, 2024.

   

Funding decisions

A committee appointed by the Rector of TTPU decides on the participation in the mobile program

on the basis of the submitted application. Please note that the committee may request additional information or documents.

Successful applicants must provide the following documentation related to the outcome of their international mobility via Department of Strategic Development and International Relations of TTPU:

  • Signed certificate of participation from the HEI abroad that hosted your visit (by the end of the program)
  • An online final participation Erasmus report – PoliTO will send you an email prompt about completing the report (by the end of the program)

Other documentation, if required

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