Doctoral School in "Humanoid Technologies"

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IIT and the Università degli Studi di Genova ( have renewed the agreement for a 3-year PhD School in Humanoid Technologies. Research activities have been defined with the aim of training researchers willing to explore aspects of the three technology platforms defined in the general scientific plan of IIT:

Robotics, Neurosciences, and Nanobiotechnologies,

All research activities will be carried out at IIT labs in Morego (Genoa – Italy) or at the other centers of the IIT research network identified on a case-by-case basis by the school’s board of professors and agreed with the student.

The PhD School in Humanoid technologies focuses on an interdisciplinary approach and will explore themes of the IIT scientific plan detailed in the application documents.

During the three years, students will address methodological and theoretical issues for the design and the implementation of devices and robotics systems.

Training activities will integrate the research performed autonomously and in team, both in Italy and abroad


This year’s school activities will start in January 2007.

Applicants should refer to the following documentation:


Bando rettorale Procedures for applications (extracted from the BANDO)
Research Themes (annex A-v1) - updated 26/8 Research Themes (annex A-v1) - updated 26/8
Schema di Domanda (annex B) Application Form (annex B)
Scadenza: 1 ottobre 2006 Application deadline: October 1, 2006




Final list of  applicants accepted  to the doctoral school


Italian applicants click here

International applicants click here


We inform Italian applicants that ,even if accepted,  they will NOT receive any written communication. So please contact the university for further information.


International applicants instead will receive an official letter from the University by e-mail with all information about the procedure to inscribe them selves to the school.









Scientific: Giulio Sandini (
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Last updated: April 20, 2007