Calls and legislation in UNIFI (University of Florence)
General Regulations (with references to the «Rectoral Decree, 4 July 2013, n. 670 - prot. n. 47910»
Internal guidelines of PhD course
Research period abroad
Our PhD School considers as mandatory a research period abroad, at Universities or public and private Institute, for all PhD students with scholarships.
For those who benefit from the financing of the Tuscany Region (Pegaso scholarships) this period is normally 6 precise months (for some scholarships it can even reach 12 months).
For those who benefit from University funding (UNIFI and UNIPI scholarships) or from individual Institutes or Researchers on specific topics, the period abroad is recommended and preferable of 6 months and it has not to be less than 4 months.
For the supernumerary students and those without-scholarship, the research period abroad is not mandatory, but whenever possible, it is strongly recommended.
It is also recalled that by Rectoral Decree, the period abroad must not exceed 18 months
Didactic formative credits (CFU)
During each year of PhD Course, the students have to acquire formative credits - CFU. A certificate of attendance will be released by teachers
See Educational Activity
Regulation for the acquisition of the formative credits
During the 1st year it is required:
During the 2nd year it is required:
During the 3rd year it is required:
During the three years of PhD Course it is also required: