The Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science (DISI) at the University of Trento has 70 open PhD positions in the ICT area, almost all of them covered by scholarship.
Details on the DISI Department and on the PhD School as well as a link to the online application are provided at the bottom.

The deadline for applications is April 20, 2010, before 12 noon, local time.
The Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science is one of the leading and faster-growing research institutions, characterized by a young and international faculty and by a large, international student population.
Indicators for scientific production put the department among the very top in Europe.
The successful candidate will therefore have the opportunity to work in a dynamic and exciting environment.
Trento is a vibrant city with a beautifully preserved historic center, consistently ranked at the top for quality of life in Italy.
It offers a variety of cultural and sports opportunities all year around, as well as excellent food and wine.

[1] DISI web site: http://disi.unitn.it
[2] Research at DISI: http://disi.unitn.it/research
[3] PhD School:  http://ict.unitn.it/
[4] Online application for PhD Positions: http://disi.unitn.it/edu/appform/login.xml

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