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Info 2023/2024

Duration 3 years
Access Admission test
Language English
Teaching mode Tradizionale

Programme overview


The PhD programme in Bioengineering and Robotics of the Università degli Studi di Genova is based on a joint partnership among UniGe and Fondazione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia/Italian Institute of Technology Foundation.
The training programme is organized in five curricula:

  • Advanced and Humanoid Robotics
  • Bioengineering
  • Bionanotechnology
  • Cognitive Robotics, Interaction and Rehabilitation Technologies
  • Robotics and Autonomous systems

The PhD programme in Bioengineering is leading edge in education and research, covering multi-disciplinary scientific and technological domains from advanced robotics, to biomedical engineering, to humanoid and interactive technologies and applications.

Head of programme

Welcome to the PhD programme in Bioengineering and robotics.

Paolo Massobrio

Dedicated website

To learn more, please visit the dedicated PhD course website


Admission to the Doctoral Program is subject to passing a competition that is usually announced in the spring and published at the related page. The Notice of Admission contains the list of courses, places and grants available as well as the dates, place, type and content of the tests.

Applicants who pass the selection process are placed on a constantly updated merit list that shows the allocation of places.
Competitors who are found to be admitted to the doctoral courses must submit or have their applications received by the Higher Education Service of UniGe according to the pre-established deadlines published in the announcement.

The PhD program is governed by the rules found at the dedicated page.