IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca (www.imtlucca.it) is accepting applications from extremely motivated students oriented towards dynamic and highly applicative research opportunities. The Ph.D. Program offers advanced courses with a focus on the analysis, design and management of a large variety of socio-theorical systems and aims to contribute the advancement of the frontiers of research. While students can chose from a variety of programs - Computer Science, Control Systems, Image Analysis, Management Science, Economics, Management and Development of Cultural Heritage and Political History - each student is invited to construct a personal study plan with an Advisor, drawing from entire range of course offerings to best suit his or her background and research interests. All Tracks are in close collaboration with the School’s Research Units.