Call for Applications 2018, Gran Sasso Science Institute PhD Programs in Italy

The Gran Sasso Science Institute (GSSI), based in l’Aquila, Italy, offers post-graduate training to obtain “Philosophiae Doctor” (Ph.D) degrees in the following fields:

- Astroparticle Physics (10)
- Mathematics in Natural, Social and Life Sciences (8)
- Computer Science (8)
- Urban Studies and Regional Science (8)

Activities and Duration

  • The PhD programs last four years.


  • GSSI awards scholarships until the thesis dissertation and for a maximum of four years. The yearly amount of the scholarship is of € 16.159,91 gross (an additional 50% on monthly basis may be awarded for research period aboard if approved by the GSSI).

Official language of the PhD Programs: English


Applicants must fill out the online application form ( and attach the required documents  by June 20, 2018, 6 pm (Italian time zone). No other application method will be accepted.

Contact Information
Should you require assistance with questions that are not addressed in the GSSI web site please email