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Scheme used from the 29th cycle on

 

PhD students are admitted to the final exam if:

- they have achieved  180 ECTS at the end of the last year of course (see scheme below)

- present:

 

  • either an original publication as first author  relating to the doctoral project which has been already accepted on a impact factor review
  • or two original publications one of which relating to the doctoral project research line which has been already accepted on a impact factor review  and one publication as first author  and relating to the doctoral project sent to an impact factor  review

 - carry out a period abroad at qualified international research bodies

- orally present a work written under first name at national and international seminars, workshops, meetings or conferences

- the PhD thesis must be written in English

 

Educational theorical credits: from 40 to 70 ECTS

 

  • 10 ECTS: teaching activities organized by the Doctoral School:

                                - 4 ECTS: course of Biostatistics
                                - 2 ECTS: course of Advanced Bibliographic Research on databases used at University of Torino
                               - 4 ECTS: D-Day (interdisciplinary workshop organized by the Doctoral School of Life and Health Sciences)

 

  • 17 ECTS: learning activities for first year students organized by the PhD Program:
  •  2 ECTS: course on the use of library resources
  • 5 ECTS: course of scientific English
  • 2 ECTS: course on communication and presentation of scientific data
  • 2 ECTS: course on norms on animal testing and management of animal facilities
  • 2 ECTS: course on scientific writing
  • 2 ECTS: course on management of data of veterinary interest
  • 2 ECTS: course on management and appraisement of research results and intellectual property

 

 Total compulsory ECTS organized by the Doctoral School and by the PhD program: 27 ECTS

 

Other theorical ECTS to achieve:

  • Seminars organized by members of the Teaching Committee (1 ECTS per seminar)
  • seminars, workshops, conferences, meetings (1 ECTS each 4 hours)
  • summer/winter schools, online courses (1 ECTS each full day of attendance)
  • journal clubs, attendance of PhD students annual presentation (0,5 ECTS per event; for Journal Clubs: 1 ECTS per event for PhD students presenting; 0,5 ECTS per event for audience)
  • seminars held/organized by Tutors (1 ECTS each 2 hours)
  • attendance of Research Days organized by the Department of Veterinary Sciences  (1 ECTS each half day)

 

N.B.: Considered that Research Doctorates are courses of high level Education, only ECTS acquired within events specifically intended for PhD students  or possessing high technical and scientifical contents will be recognized.

 

Educational credits acquired at other structures: from 30 to 60 ECTS

  • At least 80 days sent abroad for a stay/stage at qualified international research structures: 30 ECTS

In addition to the forementioned 80 days:

  • stay or stage at qualified international research structures: 10 ECTS per month (max 30 ECTS)
  • stay or stage at qualified international research structures: 10 ECTS per month (max 30 ECTS)

 

Practical educational credits: 80  to 140 ECTS

  • Written annual report (first and second year) :  1 to 5 ECTS
  • Annual presentation  (first and second year):  5 to 20 ECTS
  • Final thesis (to be written compulsorily in English): 15 ECTS
  • Third year presentation: 5 to 30 ECTS
  • Clinical activities (certified by the tutor): up to 30 ECTS (1 ECTS each 10 hours of work)
  • Presentation to Phd Program Journal Clubs: 1 ECTS per event
  • Presentation of doctoral project results to seminars, workshops, conferences and meetings:
    • First name oral presentation (at least one): international 6 ECTS – national 3 ECTS
    • Not first name oral presentation: international 4 ECTS – national 2 ECTS
    • First name poster: international 4 ECTS, national 2 ECTS
    • Not first name poster: international 2 ECTS, national 1 ECTS
    • Oral presentations or posters (not pertinent with doctoral project): international 2 ECTS, national 1 ECTS
  • Scientific pubblications pertinent to the Doctoral research:

- ISI first name GOLD 18 ECTS
- ISI first name SILVER 12 ECTS
- ISI first name BRONZE 6 ECTS
- ISI not first name GOLD 9 ECTS
- ISI not first name SILVER 6 ECTS
- ISI not first name BRONZE 3 ECTS
- NOT ISI 3 ECTS

    • Other scientific pubblications not pertaining the Doctoral project:
    • ISI first name: Gold 6 ECTS, Silver 3 ECTS, Bronze 2 ECTS
    • ISI not first name: Gold 4 ECTS, Silver 3 ECTS, Bronze 2 ECTS
    • International not ISI 2 ECTS
    • National not ISI in Italian 1 ECTS
      • Patents:
      • National 10 ECTS
      • International 20 ECTS

 PhD students are invited to constantly update their personal page on the website by the 30th September of each year. Updating is a requirement for admission to the following year of the course or to the final exam.

 

Scheme to be used up to the 28th cycle

Number of whole credits: 60 ECTS per year

Credits for theoretical activities: at least 55 ECTS

  • 10 ECTS: common educational activities organized by the Doctoral School
  • 4 ECTS: Course of Biostatistics
  • 2 ECTS: Course of  Bibliographic Research and Databases used at Turin University
  • 4 ECTS: interdisciplinary workhops

 

  • 33 ECTS: educational activities organized by the PhD Programme

1st Year:

  • 5 ECTS: Course of scientific English
  • 2 ECTS: Course on the use of the vet library resources
  • 2 ECTS: Course on communication and presentation of scientific data
  • 2 ECTS: Course on laws regarding use of animals in labs and management of stalls
  • 2 ECTS: Course on drawning up of a scientific paper

2nd Year:

  • 12 ECTS: seminars held/organized by tutors (1ECTS / 4 hours)

3rd/4th Year:

  • 8 ECTS:  seminars hold and/or organized by Tutors (1 ECTS each 4 hours) or attendance to the Research Days organized by the Department of Veterinary Sciences (2 ECTS each half a day of attendance)

 

Total compulsory ECTS: 43

 

Other theoretical ECTS to obtain:

  • Seminars, workshops, thematic congresses, conferences, symposia (1 ECTS / 4 hours)
  • Summer/winter schools, other courses (1 ECTS /a whole day)
  • Journal clubs, attendance to Phd students yearly report presentations (0,5 ECTS per event)

N.B: Considered that a PhD Programme is a high-level course, ECTS will be granted only for initiatives especially tailored for Phd students or of high technical/scientific profile.

 

Credits obtained in other structures: at least 30 ECTS to be obtained abroad

  • Stay or stage at qualified international research bodies: 10 ECTS per month (maximum 60 ECTS)
  • Stay or stage at qualified national research bodies: 10 ECTS per month (maximum 30 ECTS)

 

Credits for practical activities:

  • Presentations to the Phd Program Journal Clubs: 1 ECTS per event
  • Written yearly report: from 1 to 5 ECTS
  • Yearly report: from 5 to 15 ECTS
  • Presentation and final report: from 30 to 60 ECTS
  • Presentation of the results of the doctoral project to seminars, workshops, symposia, conferences:
  • Oral presentation as lead author (at least 1): international 6 ECTS – national 3 ECTS
  • Oral presentation not as a lead author: international 4 ECTS -  national 2 ECTS
  • Poster as a lead author: international 4 ECTS, national 2 ECTS
  • Poster not as a lead author: international 2 ECTS, national 1 ECTS
  • Oral presentations or posters (not pertinent to the doctoral project): international 2 ECTS, national 1 ECTS
  • Scientific papers pertinent to the doctoral project (at least 1 ISI as a lead author is compulsory):
  • ISI as a lead author GOLD 18 ECTS
  • ISI as a lead author SILVER 12 ECTS
  • ISI as a lead author BRONZE 6 ECTS
  • ISI not as a lead author GOLD 9 ECTS
  • ISI not s a lead author SILVER 6 ECTS
  • ISI not as a lead author BRONZE 3 ECTS
  • NOT ISI 3 ECTS

 

  • Other scientific papers not pertinent to the doctoral project:
  • ISI as a lead author: Gold 6 ECTS, Silver 3 ECTS, Bronze 2 ECTS
  • ISI not as a lead author: Gold 4 ECTS, Silver 3 ECTS, Bronze 2 ECTS
  • International not ISI 2 ECTS
  • National not ISI in Italian 1 ECTS

 

  • Patents:
  • National 10 ECTS
  • International 20 ECTS

 PhD students are invited to constantly update their personal page on the website by the 30th September of each year. Updating is a requirement for admission to the following year of the course or to the final exam.

 

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