ICTP Master’s Scholarship Programme in Medical Physics (MMP)


Deadline : May 17, 2020 .  

ICTP is now accepting applications from young physicists for the next cycle of the Master's Programme in Medical Physics (MMP), a two-year advanced training programme in the field of medical physics. The program is co-sponsored by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), supported by the International Organisation for Medical Physics (IOMP) and the European Federation of Organization for Medical Physics (EFOMP) and in collaboration with Trieste University Hospitals.

The Master's Programme is designed to provide young, promising graduates of physics or related fields (mainly from low and medium income countries) with postgraduate theoretical and clinical training so that candidates may be recognised as Clinical Medical Physicists in their home countries. The first year will be spent at ICTP, Trieste, Italy, while the second year will be dedicated to clinical professional training in a Medical Physics Department of a hospital in the programme's training network. Courses are held in English.


Eligible candidates can benefit from the following provisions

  • There is a limited number of full or partial scholarships will be awarded to successful candidates from developing countries,
  • The scholarships are possible, thanks to the support of the IAEA, TWAS and ICTP.
  • Full support includes
    • travel,
    • registration fees and a
    • monthly stipend of 900 euro in the first year and 1000 euro in the second (or a reduced amount if accommodation is provided).
  • Partial support can be in the form of:
    • half support: travel, registration fees and a monthly stipend of 450 euro in the first and 500 in the second year
    • or, only travel and registration fee


To be considered for the program, you must fulfill the following conditions

  • The minimum qualification for applicants is a degree equivalent to a MSc in physics or related fields.
  • The selection of candidates will be based on their university performance, research activity and professional experience in the field.
  • The Master's Programme is open to students generally below 30 years of age
  • Applicants should be qualified graduates from countries that are members of the United Nations, UNESCO or IAEA
  • Since the Postgraduate Diploma Programme is in English, fluency in speaking and writing is an essential qualification.
  • The applicant is expected to have adequate knowledge of the following topics in the specific field for which he/she is applying:


In addition to completing an online application form, candidates should upload the following as part of their application:

  •  A CV,
  • A transcription of the university degree and can also submit a
  • A letter of recommendation from senior scientists familiar with the applicant. Scientists making recommendations should indicate if they have any contacts at the ICTP
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