Call for application


Educational goals and objectives


PhD:Computer Science
description:The Phd in Computer Science (Dottorato di Ricerca in Informatica) offers a graduate programme at the highest International standards in the most important research areas of modern Computer Science. The Faculty includes top-notch professors with a strong record of scientific achievements: Five Google Faculty Awardees; three Google Focused Awardees; IBM Faculty Awardees; three ERC Starting Grantees; Fulbright, Marie Curie and Sloan fellowship winners; among others. This record puts our Department and PhD program at the highest level in Europe and in the World.

After completing the PhD programme, our graduate students will be able to conceive and develop an independent and strong research programme and will be ready to work and compete worldwide in the best universities and international research centres. In addition, the education focused on applied aspect of Computer Science will provide the student with the necessary knowledge to face with complex problems also of industrial nature and to manage and to develop innovative projects of systems at industrial level.

Specifications of Scholarships and available positions

Overall Specifications approved for the course by the Academic Senate

Scolarships Consortia External scholarships Positions
6 0 1 9
External organizations scholarships
ISS "Studio e progettazione di sistemi informativi in Sanità pubblica: come interconnettere flussi informativi e basi di dati nazionali e internazionali per implementare i registri di dispositivi impiantabili"1 borsa
Note: 1 borsa finanziata dall'Istituto Superiore di Sanità (ISS) - tematica: "Studio e progettazione di sistemi informativi in Sanità pubblica: come interconnettere flussi informativi e basi di dati nazionali e internazionali per implementare i registri di dispositivi impiantabili"

Admission Procedure

Qualifications assessment The Selection Committee assigns points to applicants on the following basis:

CV (at most 30): Final mark in the Master degree (at most 6 points).

For applicants defending their MS thesis after the deadline of the call, the Committee evaluates the expected final mark based on the academic record (at most 6 points).

Publications (at most 3 points)

At least a publication on the Conference Proceedings of a Conference included among Class 1 conferences in the Italian CS conference rankings.
Alternatively, at least a publication on a journal indexed in ISI/SCOPUS in the List of top journals provided below at the end of this page. Points 3.

At least a publication on the Conference Proceedings of a Conference included among Class 2 conferences in the Italian CS conference rankings. Points 2.

At least a publication indexed in ISI/SCOPUS not included in the previous cases. Points 1.

Academic record (e.g., transcripts, awards, professional and research activities) (at most 21 points): Evaluation is based on the following elements:

Academic transcripts; Research experience in prestigious international research or academic institutions; Awards and prizes for activities compatible with the CS graduate program; Participation in advanced training on topics related to the CS graduate program; Recommendation letters.

Statement of Purpose (max two pages, at most 20 points): Each applicant submits a statement of purpose. This document should contain a description of the reasons why the applicant is interested in the Ph.D. program at Sapienza, what are the career plans, motivation, and research interests. The applicant may indicate faculty members that can potentially be mentors and should provide clear evidence of familiarity and interest in their research activities or those carried out in the CS department.

Resume of the MS Thesis (max two pages, at most 10 points):
This document should describe the work done during the MS thesis, starting with the state of the art of the area and laying out the goals, the research methodology, and the results.

Only applicants with a mark of at least 40/60 successfully pass to the interview.

Oral interview In the second phase, the Ph.D. Selection Committee interviews each admitted applicant. The interview will cover topics related with the applicant’s CV, statement of purpose, Master thesis summary, as well as basic knowledge of CS topics. Based on their performance in the interview, applicants will receive a score between 0 and 60. Only applicants with a mark of at least 40/60 successfully pass also the second phase.


contacts and info email: phdinfo@di.uniroma1.it

Curriculum studiorum

Graduation date and grade of the Master's degree
detailed list of exams including completion dates and scores of Masters's degree

Required documentation

degree thesis abstract
This document should describe the work done during your MS thesis starting off with the state of the art of the area and laying out the goals, the research methodology, and the results. (Max 2 pages.)
mandatory
first letter of introduction (by a teacher)
optional, the letter must be uploaded by the referee by il 31/07/2019
second letter of introduction (by a teacher)
optional, the letter must be uploaded by the referee by il 31/07/2019
letter of motivation (by the candidate)
This document should contain a description the reasons why you are interested in the PhD program at Sapienza, what are your career plans, your motivation, and your research interests. You may indicate faculty members that can potentially be your mentors and you should provide clear evidence of your familiarity and interest in their research activities or those carried out in the CS department. (Max 2 pages.)
mandatory
other document: Curriculum Vitae (Resume)
This document should contain a summary of your experience and skills, the list of publications, and all the information that the applicant is willing to submit to the Selection Committee in addition to the other documents.
mandatory

Language Skills

No languages required

Exam Schedule

Qualifications assessment
day01/08/2019
notesnone
publication on notice boardNO
publication on the web siteYes
web sitehttps://phd.uniroma1.it/web/INFORMATICA_nD3507.aspx
date of publication13/09/2019
contactsphdinfo@di.uniroma1.it

Oral interview
day24/09/2019
notesnone
time09:00
classroomSeminari
addressDipartimento di Informatica, via Salaria 113, terzo piano, 00198 Roma
publication on notice boardNO
publication on the web siteYes
web sitehttps://phd.uniroma1.it/web/INFORMATICA_nD3507_IT.aspx
date of publication26/09/2019
contactsphdinfo@di.uniroma1.it

Evaluation scale

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