Food Science (administrative hub Parma)

Postgraduate type
Academic year
a.a. 2024/2025 - inizio corsi 01/11/2024
3 years
In summary
Opening of applications
Closing of applications
Further information
Department of Food and Drug
Access requirements

The Access to doctoral positions is through public selection. All the information and requirements are contained in the relative call for admission.

All information and requirements for admission to the XL cycle – a.y. 2024/2025 – start of courses 01/11/2024 are published on the web page of the PhD – Phd Enrollment.

Link to the call
Research topics

The PhD course aims to train highly competent professionals, able to face current and future challenges in the agri-food sector by offering a training plan designed in line with the Next Generation EU strategy. Highly specialized skills are supported by a specific training program in the fields of i) circular bioeconomy, ii) sustainable and precision agriculture and iii) innovative and sustainable productions, complemented by transversal skills to support innovation use of big data and artificial intelligence methodologies.
During the PhD cycle, candidates take part in a highly specialized course dedicated to entrepreneurship and the enhancement of the invention, thanks to the collaboration with the regional ART-ER structure.
Great attention is given to the integration of skills, multi- and transdisciplinary training and internationalisation, through participation in international research projects and interaction with foreign experts through dedicated seminars and meetings.
PhD students are also encouraged to participate in initiatives of interaction with the territory and public engagement, to develop knowledge transfer skills and dialogue with all the components of the food system.


Prof. Massimiliano Rinaldi

T. 0521 905846 E.