PhD in Physics

Length: 3 years
Limited Positions
Via della Ricerca Scientifica, 1 00133 Roma

The PhD in Physics programme at the Physics Department of the University of Rome "Tor Vergata" is divided into the following curricula:

  • Experimental high energy physics, nuclear physics and fundamental interactions theory.
  • Condensed matter physics (solid systems, liquids, soft, disordered) Computational physics and physics of complex systems.Astrophysics and physics of space.
  • Science of materials, nanoscience and applied physics.

The first year is dedicated to training courses on specific topics. Students are free to choose training courses for national courses and national training courses provided by research agencies.
Each student should provide a detailed program which is evaluated by the doctoral committee.

The second and third years are devoted to research under the supervision of a scientific manager (a tutor) designated for each student. At the end of the second year, each student presents the results and / or scientific activities and possible future outcomes in a formal seminar.

At the end of the third year, the doctoral thesis is discussed in front of the doctoral committee. After approval, the theses are evaluated by two national and / or international referees, as well as by scientific supervisors.

The final examination is conducted before a jury appointed by the Rector of the University.

To know more: visit the web page of the PhD course.

PhD Coordinator:
Prof. Massimo Bianchi

Maurizio Marziali

Doctoral Teaching Board:

Full Professors: ​​ 

L. Biferale, L. Cerrito, A. D'Angelo, A. Di Ciaccio, R. Frezzotti, O. Pulci, M. Sbragaglia, R. Senesi, R. Sparvoli;

Associate Professors:

F. Arciprete, P. Camarri, P. Castrucci, A. Cianchi, U. De Sanctis, M. Palummo, E. Santovetti, M. Sbragaglia, M. Scarselli, G. Stefanucci; N. Tantalo;

Research Directors: 

M. Casolino (INFN), F. Fucito (INFN), M. Tavani (INAF);

Grade I Researchers INFN: 

A. Morselli, A. Salamon.

The notice of the 39th cycle call - A.A. 2023/2024 - was published in the Official Journal on 25 May 2023

26 June 2023

For more information on the call: 
Doctorate school

Course information:


Documents for EJD AQTIVATE call are available in useful link and documents section.