PhD Welcome Day. A PhD student wearing cap and gown smiles on the graduation day.

The University of Bologna PhD Welcome Day, took place on Friday, January 28th 2022, and involved the incoming PhD students (37th cycle).

The event, welcomed the PhD Students into the UniBo community and offered them some tips and hints to make the academic path at the University of Bologna as smooth as possible. 

It was an opportunity for the new students to get acclimated to University and to discover the main administrative services supporting PhD students’ career.

Speeches were given in Italian with interpreting in English.

Five virtual rooms were simultaneously available and there was a special virtual room for international PhD students.

During the virtual meeting rooms, participants received information concerning the administrative services to support their PhD career. 

The event ended with a PhD café session, hosted by the Association of Italian PhD students and former PhD students (ADI), during which PhD students exchanged views on the challenges of the doctoral path in a relaxed and social atmosphere.