I applied online and the process took 3 months - interviewed at Politecnico di Milano in April 2012.
Interview Details – You could contact one of the researchers or professors working in your field of interest and ask for a fast interview. Then you just apply for the PhD position you choose (usually in May).
Your CV will be evaluated and, if needed, a commission will organize a final interview.
Interview Question – Technical questions about your previous academic experience. Answer Question
I applied through college or university and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Politecnico di Milano in July 2012.
Interview Details – Public selection process based on CV and academic career (publications)
Interview Question – All the questions was basically related to deeper understand the personal research activities and background, thus there was not specifically difficult questions Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Monthly salary (but only marginally)
I applied online and the process took 3 months - interviewed at Politecnico di Milano in February 2011.
Interview Details – Motivation, CVs, diploma
Interview Question – Course description of the previous degree View Answer
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I applied in-person and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Politecnico di Milano in April 2011.
Interview Details – Phone interview with a first call for language proficiency checking and personality test.
Then it followed a first skill test call and a second, much more deeper, skill test call. Tests was based on mathematical and programmatic knowledge and abilities.
Interview Question – How you can optimize for speed this piece of code? (the code was show in a shared document) View Answer
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