The Physics Division of the GSSI – Gran Sasso Science Institute (L’Aquila, Italy) offers
the opportunity for students to pursue a Ph.D. in Astroparticle Physics, starting in the
Academic Year 2021/2022. Applicants typically have undergraduate degrees in physics,
astrophysics or related fields, and are drawn from among the most talented students around the world.

The GSSI is a center for advanced Studies and Research, located in the city of L’Aquila, Italy
and operating in the fields of Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science and Social Sciences (

Astroparticle Physics at GSSI includes both experimental and theoretical projects on: underground
rare event searches, high energy cosmic ray physics, gravitational waves, multimessenger astrophysics
and neutrino physics. The activity is also carried on in close collaboration with the nearby INFN
Gran Sasso Laboratory. More information could be found here:

The official language for all Ph.D. courses is English. The fellowships are awarded for a 4 year
time span, and the yearly gross amount of each fellowship is 16.159,91 Euros. All Ph.D. students have
free accommodation at the guest house during the first year, while for the remaining three years they
are provided with a financial support of 350,00 Euros gross/month to cover accommodation and with
free luncheon vouchers. Tuition is waived and an individual health insurance is issued to cover any
accident and/or injury that may occur during the four years of Ph.D. program. Finally, each student
is granted a contribution of up to 1.200,00 Euros for the purchase of a laptop for studying and research

The applications must be submitted through the online form available at by 14
June 2021 at 5 pm (Italian time).

Candidates from all countries, all ethnicities, all genders are strongly encouraged to apply, in the
spirit of inclusivity that characterizes the Institute.

Short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview, to be held either at GSSI or via remote

Further information can be found at this links:

Contact: applications at or call +39 0862 4280433.

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