The MSc program in Computer Science, offered by Università Ca' Foscari Venezia - Italy, takes two years of full-time study, and is suitable for students with diverse academic backgrounds.

The course unfolds into three semesters of full-time lectures and lab experience on practical exercises. During the last semester students work on an individual project and dissertation.

The program covers the theory and practice of a wide spectrum of fields in Computer Science and Information Technology.

Scuola Sant'Anna, Italy offers 5 PhD positions with 5 fellowships (amounting to € 12.500 per year + free meals at school's canteen + Campus facilities) for international students. Applicants must hold a Master of Science (M.Sc.) or a Master of Arts (M.A.) or equivalent title. Current undergraduate students who will be awarded such a degree before September 19, 2011, may also apply.

The course is designed to contribute to the development of professional figures able to express their creativity and face the new challenges coming from the Fashion world. The search for talents to form and support in their individuality is a continuing task of Domus Academy Fashion Design Masters Course that counts winners of the most prestigious international talents competitions such as Who's on next.

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Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK) in partnership with the University of Trento, is offering the following project specific grants for research activities to be carried out within our labs. Interested applicants are invited to get in contact with the reference person indicated for each grant, to know more about the research topic and the grant application procedure. Applications must be filled using the online application

Project Specific Grants 2011 Information Technology Research Units

The DataBase and Web Security group, head by Prof. Elena Ferrari at University of Uninsubria (Italy) seeks applications for a 2 years post-doc position on
Security, Privacy and Trust for Social Networks, starting in July/September 2011. The position is financially supported by Lombardy Region and a Google Research Award.

The research topic is the design, implementation and evaluation of
next generation privacy-preserving technologies for Social Networks, with a particular focus on trust modelling and management.


The Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science (DISI) at the University of Trento and its research and industrial partners have 84 open PhD positions in the broad ICT area, almost all of them covered by scholarship.

Details on the PhD School and a link to the online application are provided at the bottom of this letter.

The SeQuOIAS (Service and QUality Oriented Information Systems) group of Prof. Carlo Batini at University of Milano-Bicocca (Italy) seeks applications for a post-doctoral position on Pervasive and Augmented Services for Cultural Heritage, starting in March 2011.

The position is financially supported by Lombardy Region, University of Milano-Bicocca and IBM Italy Foundation.

The University of Naples Federico II offers Research Doctorate Programs. The Research Doctorate is the highest academic title that can be bestowed in Italy. It is equivalent to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Anglo-Saxon countries. The principal objective of a Research Doctorate Program is to educate graduate students on carrying out pure or applied scientific research, in the ambit of the chosen discipline.

SADCO Initial Training Network offers several doctorant and post-doctorant positions. SADCO Initial Training Network funded by the Marie Curie actions under the FP7 People programme from the European Commision.

Istituto Superiore Di Design offers undergraduate and postgraduate scholarships of the value of 50% of tuition fees to outstanding students for the following programs starting on: 18th of November 2010 and 7th of January 2011

Applicants must be in possession of title permitting course admission, as follows: