After enrolment, Ph.D. candidates start their doctoral path. They carry out research and training activities both at Politecnico di Torino and in other Universities, research centers and institutions, in Italy and aboard.
Ph.D. candidates are required to attend their courses and work on the research activities included in their study plan.
At the end of each year, Ph.D. candidates are required to submit a written report and in some cases make an oral presentation. The Academic Board will assess the progress of the Ph.D. candidate and decide on his/her admission to the next year or propose to the Rector his/her exclusion from the programme.
For enrolment in year 1, 2 and 3, Ph.D. candidates are required to pay the corresponding tuition fees, in compliance with the procedures and deadlines illustrated in the Tuition Fee Regulations and Guide.