Undergraduate and graduate programmes offered by the University iuav of Venice:

Iuav School of Doctorate Studies: application for the academic year 2018/2019


Announcement of comparative evaluation for admission to the Iuav School of Doctorate Studies – Doctorate course Architecture, City and Design academic year 2018/2019


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Places available: seven reserved for holders of scholarship granted by foreign universities or other institutions; one reserved for holders of scholarship granted by international mobility programs


Deadline for presenting application for the comparative evaluation:

4th September 2018 at 12.00.


The comparative evaluation procedure is divided into two phases. The first consists in evaluating candidatesqualifications, while the second envisages an oral test to be taken by candidates who have obtained a score of at least 22 out of 40 in the first phase.


Documents to be uploaded at the risk of exclusion

> application form duly signed and filled in (attachment 2bis);

> photocopy of a valid identity document;

> curriculum vitae in A4 format including information about education, research, didactics, participation in conferences, scientific publications etc.;

> letter written by the candidate (maximum length: 10.000 characters, spaces included) providing reasons for participating in the course and a description of the research theme he/she proposes to deal with (the proposal is only indicative);

> document attesting the candidate is holder of a scholarship granted by his/her university, government, other foreign private/public institution or international mobility programmes;

> degree certification translated either into Italian or into English;

> certificated list of the exams translated either into Italian or into English.


Optional documents

> candidate’s thesis or abstract;

> portfolio;

> letters of introduction written by university lecturers, scholars or renowned professionals;

> scientific publications (maximum 5)

> any other documentation the candidate considers relevant for the evaluation of degrees obtained abroad (for instance diploma supplement, syllabus, ENIC_NARIC certifications).


At the end of the oral tests, the commission will determine, by majority vote, the lists of the candidates eligible. It is possible to participate in the oral exam via Skype videoconference.


Every year candidates admitted to the course shall pay a regional tax. For the academic year 2018/2019 the amount is 169,00.

Universitą Iuav will sign an agreement with the supporting institutions. In order to cover organization expenses the payment of an amount of euro 6.000,00 each year will be required.

Three candidates admitted will be exempted from the abovementioned amount according to their position in the final admission ranking and to the presence of the financing institution country in the official list of developing countries which is yearly issued by the Italian Ministry of Education and University.



IMPORTANT: read the full text of the announcement, the information sheet and the guidelines for the correct submission of the application