Italian Government Bursaries for Foreign and I.R.E. Students 2012-2013

Deadline: 11 June 2012
Open to: Students of selected countries wishing to study at Italian public universities or other public institutions of higher education
Scholarship: The amount varies from country to country

Description

The Italian Government announces the following bursary programme for foreign students and IRE (Italian Residents Abroad) to study in Italy during the Academic Year 2012/2013. The programme is offered by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, through its diplomatic mission in the accredited country of the applicants, to students of selected countries wishing to study at Italian public universities or other public institutions of higher education.

Before filling their application, students should contact Italian diplomatic representatives or Italian Cultural Institutes in their country of citizenship, for detailed and country specific information about this offer.

Scholarship

Before filling their application, students should contact Italian diplomatic representatives or Italian Cultural Institutes in their country of citizenship, for detailed and country specific information about this offer. That information includes:

  • bursary types
  • number, description and monetary amount of bursaries
  • selection procedures.

Contact details for Italian foreign missions abroad are available at Italian Embassies or Consulates Abroad. Also check the Network of Italian Cultural Institutes.

Applicants may request three month bursaries for

  • Advanced courses in Italian language and culture
  • Courses in Italian language teaching
  • Study or research projects at non-private Italian research Centres – Laboratories – Libraries -Archives – Museums

Applicants may request six or nine month bursaries for

  • Individual university courses. (Levels I or II)
  • University degree courses (Levels I or II)
  • Advanced professional training, art and music courses
  • Courses in Italian language teaching
  • Masters Degree courses (Levels I or II)
  • Doctorates Courses
  • Schools of specialisation
  • Singly or jointly supervised study or research projects

Eligibility

Countries whose students may apply to Italian bursaries for the academic year 2012-2013 appear on the Recipient Country List.

Applicants should study this public announcement carefully and familiarise themselves with the terms for participating in this bursary programme.

Particular attention should be paid to the following:

  • Age limit (Applicant’s age should not exceed 35 years, with some exceptions);
  • Educational background (Preferably a Masters Degree or equivalent);
  • Required documentation (Application form, referee reports, academic diplomas and transcripts, applicant’s CV)

To know more about prerequisites, please read the notes at the end of this document.

Application

All  applicants must fill out the on-line application form at “Borse on Line”.  Application forms must be received on-line by midnight (Italian time) Monday June 11th, 2012. Applicants will be notified of the outcome by the Italian Embassy in their country. Successful recipients will be asked to immediately submit authenticated copies of their documents along with their official translations in Italian.

For more information: 

please read carefully the Public announcement OF ITALIAN BURSARY PROGRAMME OFFERED TO FOREIGN AND I.R.E. STUDENTS Academic Year 2012/2013 (Versione italiana).

Applicants are kindly requested to obtain country-specific information from the Italian diplomatic mission or Italian Cultural Institute of their country of origin, either in person or from the institutional websites.

The Official Website