Interested in a multi-disciplinary PhD course oriented at cutting-edge fundamental and applied research in Human-centered Artificial Intelligence and its impacts on society?
We value the motivation and propensity to Human-centered AI research & innovation of candidates with diverse background. Be part of the wave of change!

Each year, approximately in late spring, the National Ph.D. in Artificial Intelligence publish a call for students.

Call for Application – Cycle 39 Academic Year 2023-2024

Apply to 51 fully-funded PhD positions at the National PhD in AI – “AI & Society” area or one industrial PhD position.

The program, at its second edition, is offered by the University of Pisa in collaboration with:

and with companies:

There are 52 grants available for the National Ph.D. in Artificial Intelligence for Society, students are able to apply to one ore more grants:

  • 51 grants funded by Partner and Associated Universities and Institutions
    (see details)
  • 1 grant co-funded by Energee3 srl
    (see details)
  • abstract of the scholarships

The PhD program is co-funded by:

The “AI & Society” PhD is part of the Italian National PhD Program in Artificial Intelligence, made of 5 federated PhD courses that bring together 61 universities and research institutions. The 5 PhD courses share a common basis in the foundations and developments of AI, and each one has an area of specialisation in a strategic sector of AI application. Each PhD course is organized by a lead university, in collaboration with the National Research Council of Italy – CNR:

  • Health and life sciences, Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma
  • Agrifood and environment, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II
  • Security and cybersecurity, Sapienza Università di Roma
  • Industry 4.0, Politecnico di Torino
  • Society, Università di Pisa

Links to the calls for admissions to all the 5 PhD courses are made available here.

The institutions of are core members of the four European networks of AI excellence centers of the ICT-48 program of the EU:

and of the EU Research Infrastructure for Social Mining and Big Data SoBigData, providing a top-level international ecosystem for the PhD experience.