Ph.D. Program in Mathematics

The Ph.D. program in Mathematics lasts 3 years and aims to train its students for a professional or academic career, in the area of Pure and Applied Mathematics.

To attain this goal, the doctoral program provides:

  • a broad and high-level preparation in mathematics;
  • the opportunity to deepen mathematical understanding and abilities through scientific research;
  • participation in a research program in promising areas of mathematics or its applications in an interdisciplinary setting.

The high quality of the doctoral program is guaranteed by the excellence of the research performed in the department and by the wide-ranging collaborative relationships manteined by researchers in the Department of Mathematics. Our doctoral program belongs to the Vito Volterra Doctoral School which is an additional oppurtunity for enriching the scientific and cultural value of our program.

The doctoral program's coursework lasts three years beginning November 1st, during which students follow courses, develop an individual research project under the guidance of a supervisor and participate in research activities of the Department of Mathematics.

The exact number of available fellowships (with no teaching duties) and of positions without fellowship will be announced in the annual call.

Starting with the academic year 2015-2016, the Ph.D. school in Mathematics of "Sapienza" University has joined forces with the Ph.D. schools in Mathematics at Università degli Studi di Tor Vergata and Università degli Studi di Roma Tre, offering compatible schedules for the admissioni procedure, graduate courses, possibility of thesis supervisors in any of the three schools and a monthly colloquium.

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