Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Ph.D. School

The course is based on the research in an international context involving 4 universities, namely:

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy (UCSC)

KU Leuven, Belgium (KU)

University of Notre Dame, USA (ND)

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile (PUC)


The research fields span Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Environmental science, Mathematics and others.

Duration of the course is 4 years.


Students are recruited to work under joint supervision on research projects involving two of the participating universities, with a mandatory stay of at least one year in each university.
Each student will hence have one tutor from the financing institution and one tutor from the collaborating institution.