Apply for UNU-IIST PhD Scholarships for International Students 2019

Apply for UNU-IIST PhD Scholarships for International Students 2019

UNU-IIST PhD Scholarships for International Students 2019The United Nations University International Institute for Software Technology (UNU-IIST) calls for applications for its 5 PhD programmes which start in September 2012 and January 2013.

UNU-IIST PhD Scholarships

Scholarship Description

Host Institution(s)

UNU-IIST (United Nations University International Institute of Software Technology), University of Pisa

Field(s) of Study

PhD programme in Information and Communication Technology for Sustainable Development with the following research topics:

•  PhD Scholarship in Analytical Models for Learning Processes in FLOSS Communities(currently open)
•  PhD Scholarship in Formal Modelling and Analysis of Ecosystems (currently closed)
•  PhD Scholarship in Policy-Driven Electronic Governance (currently closed)
•  PhD Scholarships in Software Engineering in Healthcare (currently closed)

Number of Scholarships

One scholarship is available for each position except for Software Engineering in Healthcare which offers 2 scholarships

Target Group

The scholarships are open to all international students

Scholarship value/Inclusions

The duration of the study and the scholarship is 42 months, of which at least 6 months will be spent in Pisa, Italy.

Monthly stipend will be USD 1,000 during the stay in Macau and USD 1,500 during the stay in Pisa. Health insurance is provided free of charge. During the stay in Macau accommodation (except utility costs) is also provided free of charge.

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates for the PhD positions must have been awarded a Master degree in Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Software Engineering, Computer Science or other discipline with a large ICT component, with strong academic records.

Please see the specific selection criteria of each position by going to the call for applications pages (see above).

Application Process

UNU-IIST is not currently accepting applications for admission to the double degree PhD Programme in ICT for Sustainable Development for the fall 2013 term.  Please check back with the official website in December of this year for further developments.

Early 2013 Applications for PhD Scholarship in Analytical Models for Learning Processes in FLOSS Communities is now open.

Applicants must have been awarded or should plan to be awarded the required Master degree no later than 7 December 2012.

Application Deadline

15 Nov 2012
Study in: Macau/Pisa, Italy
Course starts 7 Jan 2013

Details about the application procedure and the admission requirements are in the PhD General Call for Applications available at this page.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


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