LINGUIST List 28.2434

Thu Jun 01 2017

Support: Computational Linguistics; Semantics; Syntax: PhD, University of Bozen-Bolzano

Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <>

Date: 01-Jun-2017
From: Enrico Franconi <>
Subject: Computational Linguistics; Semantics; Syntax: PhD, University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
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Department: Faculty of Computer Science
Web Address:

Level: PhD

Institution/Organization: University of Bozen-Bolzano

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Semantics; Syntax


10 four-years grants are offered by the faculty of Computer Science of the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano in Italy for its PhD programme. Each grant amounts to 68,000 €; for research visits abroad the grant can increase up to 50%. Substantial extra funding is available for participation to international conferences, schools, workshops, research visits. The language of the PhD program is English.

The university is located in one of the most fascinating European regions, the Dolomites ( This young university has already established itself as an important research institution, both in Italy and abroad. According to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2017, the university is the tenth world’s best small university, is the fifth best among all the Italian Universities with computer science departments, and it is the second best young Italian University.

The KRDB Research Centre of the faculty ( is widely recognised as one of the internationally leading groups in knowledge representation research, with a synergy between foundational and application-oriented research. Among the various available PhD topics described in the call, the KRDB Research Centre is looking for PhD students interested in Conceptual Data Modelling and Ontology Design, Intelligent Information Access and Query processing, Information Integration, Semantic Technologies, Knowledge Representation, Computational Logic, Artificial Intelligence, foundations of Process-aware Information Systems.

Applications Deadline: 03-Jul-2017

Web Address for Applications:

Contact Information:
        Prof. Alessandro Artale

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