Joint projects to support research with excellent international organizations

The initiativeJoint projects to support research collaborations with excellent international organizations” is funded in the frame of the multi-year Agreement 2016-2018 between Politecnico di Torino and Compagnia di San Paolo.

The main instrument for the implementation of the initiative is the Call for Proposals “Joint research projects with top universities”. The Call supports follow up and sustainability of ongoing research collaborations between Politecnico di Torino and the best international universities ranked in the 50 top position of International rankings, or alternatively, with universities located in selected geographical areas.

The joint research projects must be submitted by a Scientific Responsible holding a permanent full-time research position at the Politecnico di Torino in partnership with an international university and the activities must be carried out with the contribution of PhD candidates from both institutions. Each project shall foresee a 18 months mobility exchange of one PhD candidate from Politecnico di Torino to the Partner University and around 12 months mobility exchange of one PhD candidate from the Partner University to Politecnico.

The Call for proposals will fund  the fellowship of the PhD candidate of Politecnico di Torino while the Partner University will cover the costs of its PhD candidate.

The official Call for Proposals “Joint research projects with top universities”  is written in English for international partners.

Applications can be submitted anytime before 15 November 2017, 5 p.m (Italian time).

1st Evaluation Session: November 2016
CUT-OFF DATE: 15 November 2016 (CLOSED)

2nd Evaluation Session: May 2017
CUT-OFF DATE: 10 May 2017


3rd Evaluation Session: November 2017
CUT-OFF DATE: 15 November 2017 5 p.m.


The call is available at the following Link.

For further information please contact the Excellent Science and Researchers Mobility Office:

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