Each program lasts three years. Applicants are selected for admission on competitive examination. The Doctoral Programs are designed to provide a thorough knowledge and deep insight into the main disciplines underlying the student's field of specialization, and at developing appropriate skills, professional attitudes, competence and methodological rigour as required to carry out highly qualified activity of research in specific areas.
The three doctoral programs of the Physics Department together with other three programs in Chemistry and Mathematics are offered by the
Doctoral School "Vito Volterra" for Astronomical Chemical Physical and Mathematical Sciences Sapienza - Università di Roma