PhD in Computer Science

General

Program Description

The GSSI – Gran Sasso Science Institute, based in L’Aquila (Italy), offers 30 PhD scholarships in the following fields:

  • “Astroparticle Physics” (8 scholarships) 
  • “Mathematics in Natural, Social and Life Sciences” (8 scholarships)
  • “Computer Science” (7 scholarships)
  • “Regional Science and Economic Geography” (7 scholarships)

The official language of the PhD programmes is English. The fellowships are awarded for 4 years and their yearly amount is € 16,159.91 gross. All PhD students have free accommodation at the GSSI facilities and use of the canteen.

The application must be submitted through the online form available at www.gssi.it/phd/ by 11 June 2020, 5 pm (Italian time zone).

For more information, please consult the Call for Applications at www.gssi.it/phd/ or write an email to applications@gssi.it.

Program Highlights

Computer Science (7 scholarships)

The PhD program in Computer Science of the GSSI aims to provide students with the main results, theories, techniques and methodologies regarding algorithms, models, languages, software and services to cope successfully with the challenges of the present and future Information and Communication Technology.

Further information on the Ph.D. program is available at: https://www.gssi.it/education/computer-science-education

Committee

Luca Aceto (Reykjavik University, Iceland), Antonia Bertolino (ISTI-CNR, Pisa), Gianlorenzo D’Angelo (GSSI), Roberto Di Cosmo (Université Paris Diderot, France), Beniamino Di Martino (Università della Campania “L. Vanvitelli”), Michele Flammini (Chair, GSSI and Università dell’Aquila), Paolo Prinetto (Politecnico di Torino), Luca Trevisan (UC Berkeley and Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing, USA).

University profile

The GSSI – Gran Sasso Science Institute (www.gssi.it) is an international PhD school and a center for research and higher education in the areas of Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science and Social Sciences. It was founded in 2012 in L’Aquila (Italy) as a Center for Advanced Studies of the INFN – National Institute for Nuclear Physics and then established in March 2016 as a School of Advanced Studies providing post-graduate education.

Through a day-to-day collaboration and interaction, researchers and students have the opportunity to build a sound knowledge of the research methods and to experiment contamination of interests, innovative approaches and multicultural exchanges in all the GSSI activities. In addressing the complexity of today’s world, we are committed to removing all barriers between the GSSI areas of study and research, where interdisciplinarity and cross-fertilization underlie everything we do. Among our goals are the dissemination of scientific results towards society and the promotion of cultural events for generic public, citizens and schools.

Last updated Mar 2020

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