The Ph.D. Programme in “Agrobiosciences” is a three-year program characterized by an interdisciplinary connotation and designed for highly qualified and motivated students who wish to acquire the research and analytical skills of the international scientific community and to acquire the skills of professional academic research to work in government agencies, financial institutions, international agencies, private companies in economics. The Ph.D. Programme in “Agrobiosciences” consists in the following curricula: – Genomics and Crop Science (Plant Biotechnology; Plant Genetics; Plant Physiology; Plant Genomics; Crop Sciences; Advanced technologies in Horticulture; Crop production and quality). – Agriculture, Environment and Landscape (agroecology, organic, integrated or low-input agriculture, functional biodiversity in agroecosystems, landscape agronomy, multicriteria analysis of food and non food cropping systems, agri-environmental analysis of agricultural systems, multifunctional agriculture, agriculture-territory-landscape interactions).
– possession of a Master of Science (MSc.) or Master of Arts (MA) Degree (or equivalent); – to be under 35 years of age on October 31, 2011; as an exception, older than 35 may be admitted by the Examination Committee; – possession of a certificate specifying an intermediate level (or above) of English (as per art. 2 par. 3 of the Call)