PhD Programs around Data Science at the University of Florence

PhD programs are offered at the University of Florence in a variety of disciplines.

Some of them have a specific focus in various areas of Data Science and are directed by members of the Florence Center for Data Science; they have an internationally renowned faculty and a worldwide network of partner institutions.

These include:

  • The PhD program in Mathematics, Computer Science, Statistics
    ( The programs has following curricula: Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, and an additional scholarship on the specific topic “Data Science”.
  • The PhD program in Information Engineering ( with two curricula related to Data Science: Computer Engineering (“Multimedia e Computer Vision”, “Artificial Intelligence and Bioinformatics”) and Control, Optimization and Complex Systems.
  • The PhD program in Smart Computing ( with additional scholarships on the following specific topics: “Machine Learning and Explainable AI”, “Smart Wearable Systems for Personalized Healthcare”, “Quantitative Analysis and Software Architectures for Manufacturing Districts”.

The general application call, in Italian and English, can be found at:, application deadline is May 29th, 2019, at 12 am Italian time.