The Institute for Advanced Study of Pavia hosts five Phd programmes:
- Phd programme in "Earthquake Engineering and Seismology" directed by prof. Gian Michele Calvi,
- Phd programme in "Biomolecular Sciences and Biotechnologies" directed by prof. Andrea Mattevi,
- Phd Programme in "Computational Mechanics and Advanced Materials" directed by prof. Ferdinando Auricchio
- Phd programme in "Understanding and managing Extremes" directed by prof. Guido Magenes
- Phd programme in "Economics and Social Sciences" directed by prof. Luigi Orsenigo
- Phd programme in "Cognitive Nuerosciences and Philosophy of the Mind" directed by prof. Andrea Moro
The post-graduate training activities of the Institute are divided into Scientific Areas.
The Coordinator of the post-graduate training activities is Prof. Paolo Bazzurro.
The organization of courses within each Doctorate, is ensured by a board chaired by its coordinator.