PhD Programme in Risk & Emergency Management at UME Graduate School in Italy, 2014/15

Started by scholarman, Feb 24, 2014, 09:31 AM


UME Graduate School of the IUSS Pavia offers PhD scholarships for international students. The programme is offered for PhD in Risk and Emergency Management (REM) curriculum of the PhD Programme in understanding and managing Extremes (UME). The scholarship is sufficient for covering all general living and accommodation expenses and duration of the scholarship is 36 months. Application deadline is 11th April 2014.

Study Subject: The doctoral programme is offered to study Risk and Emergency Management in Understanding and Managing Extremes.

Course Level: The programme is available for pursing PhD degree at UME Graduate School, Italy.

Scholarship Provider: UME Graduate School

Scholarship can be taken at: Italy

Eligibility: The essential requisite to apply for the REM Programme is a University Degree, preferably in Engineering, Geophysics, Physics, Economics or similar. Professional experience in risk assessment, mitigation or management will be appropriately evaluated. Admission to the programme depends on educational qualifications, past professional experience, reference letters and English efficiency.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: International students can apply for this PhD programme.

Scholarship Description: Call for Applications for the UME PhD Programme for the 2014/2015 academic is now open and will close on April 11, 2014. Risk and Emergency Management (REM) is one of the three curricula of the doctoral programme in Understanding and Managing Extremes run by the UME Graduate School. The specific features of the programme consist of the wide, interdisciplinary curriculum that includes fields related to statistics and probability, law, economics, resource management, natural hazards and risk, finance, insurance, sociology, communication, psychology, public health and medicine, and the innovative teaching framework which allows distinguished lecturers from across the world to make up the teaching body.

Number of award(s): Eight scholarships are awarded in this programme.

Duration of award(s): The duration of the scholarship is 36 months and can be increased by up to 50% during periods abroad.

What does it cover? Apart from the small regional tax no participation fees are foreseen for the UME doctoral programme. In addition, candidates admitted to the UME School are generally awarded a doctoral scholarship worth about 1,000 Euro net per month. The scholarship is sufficient for covering all general living and accommodation expenses. 

Selection Criteria: Theselection of the applicants will be done on the basis of academic qualifications and experience.

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online. When filling in the application form applicants will need to specify the curriculum (or curricula) they are applying to. In order to complete the application form you must upload the following documents (see Application Requirements below for more detailed instructions):

- Curriculum vitae et studiorum

- Copy of diploma certificate(s) (in Italian or English)

- Transcript of attended courses and professional qualifications (in Italian or English)

- Copy of passport or national identity card

- English language test certificate (or waiver referring to previous courses, work experience in English speaking countries, etc.)

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is11th April 2014.

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