Grants For Foreign And Italian Citizens Living Abroad Awarded By The Italian Government 2022/2023

  • Partial Funding
  • Italy Universities
  • PhD, Postgraduate, Masters, Research
  • All Subjects
  • International Students, Domestic Students
  • Italy
  • 06/09/2022
Expired in
06/09/2022
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Scholarship Description:

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) is offering grants in favor of foreign citizens* and Italian citizens living abroad (IRE)** for the academic year 2022-23 in order to promote international cooperation in cultural, scientific, and technological fields and to boost Italian language and culture and to support Italy’s economic system in the world.

These grants are offered to complete degrees and research programs in legally recognized Italian educational institutions.

1.1    Master’s Degree (Laurea Magistrale 2° ciclo)

Grants for Master’s Degree courses are awarded for a period of study of 6 (six) or 9 (nine) months.

Admission to the first year of a Master’s Degree course in Italy requires the completion of a Bachelor’s degree; admission to the second year is granted to applicants who can prove satisfactory academic progress with their first year exams.

Nota bene: For some Master’s Degree (Laurea Magistrale) courses, enrollment is possible only after passing admission tests. Applicants are urged to verify this or other requirements with the University of their choice. Pre-enrollment through the portal https://www.universitaly.it/ might also be mandatory.

 

1.2 Courses of Higher Education in Arts, Music and Dance (AFAM)

Grants for Courses of Higher Education in Arts, Music and Dance (AFAM) are awarded for a period of study of 6 (six) or 9 (nine) months.

To be admitted to an Italian AFAM Institute, applicants need to meet the entry requirements and academic qualifications established by the relevant Institute.

Nota bene: For some AFAM courses, enrollment is possible only after passing admission tests. Applicants are urged to verify this or other requirements with the AFAM Institute of their choice. Pre-enrollment through the portal https://www.universitaly.it/ might also be mandatory.

 

1.3 PhD program

Grants for a PhD program are awarded for a period of study of 6 (six) or 9 (nine) months.

To be admitted to a PhD in Italy, applicants need to meet the entry requirements and academic qualifications established by the University; they are also required to provide the admission letter to the PhD from the relevant Italian University.

 

1.4 Research projects under academic supervision (Progetti in co-tutela)

Grants for a research under academic supervision are awarded for a period of study of 6 (six) or 9 (nine) months.

This type of grants can be awarded to research projects carried out at Italian Research Institutions  (i.e. Italian Research Council – CNR, Italian National Institute of Health – ISS, Italian National Institute for Nuclear Physics – INFN, Italian National Institute for Astrophysics – INAF, The Italian Institute for Environmental Protection and Research – ISPRA, and others), public or recognized Universities, Museums and Archives.

Applicants must submit a research project, with the name and contacts (e-mail address) of their supervisor, and provide the invitation/acceptance letter from the host University/Institute.

 

1.5 Italian language and culture advanced courses

Grants for Italian language and culture courses are awarded for a period of 3 (three) months exclusively to students attending an Italian course at a University or at an Italian Cultural Institute.

 

Applicants must provide a certification regarding their proficiency in Italian language. The minimum level required is A2 within the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR):

https://europa.eu/europass/en/common-european-framework-reference

Degree Level:

Grants For Foreign And Italian Citizens Living Abroad Awarded By The Italian Government 2022/2023 is available to undertake PhD, Postgraduate, Masters, Research level programs at Italy Universities.

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

  • All Subjects

Scholarship Benefits:

Grantees may be exempted from the payment of enrollment and tuition fees depending on the policy of each University in line with the regulations on the autonomy of academic institutions. Regional Fees are due anyway.

The exemption is not applied for Italian language and culture advanced courses, for which the payment of registration and tuition fees is required

Eligible Nationalities:

All Nationalities

Eligibility Criteria:

Applications must be sent exclusively through the STUDY IN ITALY portal. Applicants must be in possession of a valid passport or identity card. They must upload a legible photocopy of the document at the time of registration, under penalty of exclusion.

Applicants must also be in possession of the following requirements by the deadline date of the call (June 9th 2022, 2.00 pm CET):

2.1  Academic qualifications

Applications must only be submitted by foreign and Italian students living abroad (IRE)* holding an appropriate academic qualification required to enroll to the Italian University/Institute (more information on: https://studyinitaly.esteri.it/en/Recognition-of-qualification).

2.2  Age requirements

Applicants for Master’s Degree/Higher Education in Arts, Music, and Dance (AFAM) Programmes/ Italian Language and Culture advanced Courses should have attained the age of majority and shall not exceed the age of 28 years and 364 days by the deadline of this call (June 9th 2022), with the sole exception of renewals.

Applicants for PhD Programmes should have attained the age of majority and shall not exceed the age of 30 years and 364 days by the deadline of this call (June 9th 2022), with the sole exception of renewals.

Applicants for Research Projects under academic supervision should have attained the age of majority and shall not exceed the age of 40 years and 364 days by the deadline of this call (June 9th 2022)

2.3  Language proficiency

2.3.1 Italian-taught courses

In order to enroll in an Italian-taught course, applicants must provide a certification regarding their proficiency in Italian language. The minimum level required is B2 within the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

Candidates who were enrolled in an Italian-taught course or in an Italian language course at University may submit a language certification, issued by the person in charge of the above mentioned courses, certifying the Italian language level required.

2.3.2 English-taught courses

In order to enroll in an English-taught course, applicants must provide a language certification regarding their proficiency in English Language. The minimum level required is B2 within the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

A self-certification may be accepted for candidates from countries where English is an official language. Candidates in possession of an English-taught Bachelor’s degree may submit a document certifying that the study program of their Bachelor’s degree was entirely held in English.

No proof of proficiency in Italian is required for courses entirely taught in English.

2.3.3 Italian language and culture advanced courses

For Italian language and culture courses, applicants must provide a certification of their proficiency in Italian language. The minimum level required is A2 within the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

Candidates who were enrolled in an Italian language or Italian-taught course at the University or Italian Cultural Institute may submit a language certification issued by the person in charge of the above mentioned courses, certifying the Italian language level required.

2.3.4 PhD programs and Research projects under academic supervision

No proof of language proficiency is required for PhD programs and Research under academic supervision.

 

Application Procedure:

Applicants must submit the application online, available upon registration on Study in Italy platform at the following link: 

https://studyinitaly.esteri.it

We recommend to register through a frequently used email address, as further communications will be sent to the chosen email address. 

 

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