The University of Padova, through funding from the Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Padova e Rovigo, offers research fellowships for foreign students to attend Doctoral Courses. During the 3-year doctorate program, successful candidates are entitled to full board and lodging.

In this call, it is possible to propose a Ph.D. research program focused on marine mammals’ veterinary medicine and, more, in particular, anatomy, physiology, pathology and diseases. The possible candidate, if successful in the selection will work within the Italian Stranding Network, cooperating with the Mediterranean Marine Mammals Tissue Bank and the Cetaceans’ stranding Emergency Response Team ( 

If interested, all the information could be found on the following webpage: selecting the Ph.D. Program in Veterinary Sciences - Research Topic Aquatic Animal Health Laboratory (