Fully-Funded International PhD Scholarships at Scuola Normale Superiore

Posted on August 25th, 2016 in PhD, Scholarships, We RecommendRespond to this post »

Deadline: 30 August 2016 Open to: international and Italian students Scholarship: full financial support: including tuition, fees, and a cost-of-living stipend;


Scuola Normale Superiore is awarding up to 91 fully funded Ph.D. scholarships for the academic year 2016-2017. The mission of Scuola Normale is to select the best students and provide them with the most favorable conditions to develop their talents. Scholarships are available for pursuing Ph.D. research programme.

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Scholarships are awarded in the following fields: Classics; Cultures and Societies of Contemporary Europe; Cultures and Societies of Modern Europe; Financial Mathematics; Mathematics; Methods and Models for Molecular Sciences; Nanosciences; Neurosciences; Philosophy; Physics and Political Science and Sociology.

Eligibility International and Italian students; Candidates who, irrespective of their citizenship, have an Italian Laurea Magistrale (MA/MS degree) or... Read More »

PhD Candidate in the Field of Energy Retrofit of Historic Buildings

Posted on August 24th, 2016 in PhD, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 9 September 2016 Open to: candidates with master thesis or comparable academic degree in a relevant field,  good knowledge of Italian and English, written and spoken and knowledge of building physics Scholarships: EUR 1,400 (max 36 months) plus funding for educational activities (EUR 1,370 per student)


The objective of this PhD position is to deepen the knowledge on how to save energy in renovation of historic and protected buildings in a cost efficient way with (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); out losing their heritage value. The research will assess replicable procedures on how experts can work together with integrated design to maintain both the heritage value of the building and at the same time make it energy efficient. At the same time, it will identify conservation... Read More »

Community Manager at PlayWood

Posted on August 10th, 2016 in Jobs & InternshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: ongoing application process Open to: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience Remuneration: paid position


PlayWood is a modular furniture system that uses 3d print connectors and boards to make desks, shelves and stools. The startup is based in Reggio Emilia Italy and as worldwide client. PlayWood has a mission to inspire creativity. Through t (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); he use of eco-friendly recyclable materials, the main aim is to satisfy the needs of clients. PlayWood products are innovative, easy to use and suitable to the evolution of your business. Most of working spaces were designed according to industrial models for business that have evolved into different directions.

The Community Managers are outgoing and reliable hands-on captains. They love making people happy, and are motivated to go above... Read More »

PhD Program in Economics and Finance in Milan

Posted on August 9th, 2016 in PhD, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 5 September 2016 Open to: applicants of all ages and nationalities who hold an Italian degree or a foreign academic qualification already recognized as equivalent Scholarships: EUR 13,600 -16,200 gross per year


The “Università Cattolica di Milano” and the “Università di Milano – Bicocca” offer a joint Ph.D. Pro (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); gram in Economics/ in Economics and Finance.

This program draws on the experience not only of the “Graduate Program in Public Economics” but also of the Ph.D. in Economics (DEP), and of the Ph.D. in “Financial markets and institutions” (MEIF).

The first four terms of the Program are devoted to advanced courses, details can be found here. During the second and third year students work on their individual research under the supervision of... Read More »

Sqore – Your Source for Opportunities!

Posted on August 9th, 2016 in ArticlesRespond to this post »

What started 6 years ago as a popular listing site called Student Competitions (www.studentcompetitions.com) has evolved into Sqore. A service that was built to take you places through competitions. Sqore challenges students and young professionals around the world to demonstrate their skills and win scholarships, travel grants, and more. The idea is simple, your background is irrelevant, it’s all about how much you know about a topic. Equ (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); al access opportunities for all! Why? Because Sqore believes that the best talent may not have the same financial outlook as others, but they deserve a chance to prove how good they really are. To do this, Sqore partners with Universities, High Schools, Business Schools, Companies, and more... Read More »

YE: “#RECRAFT16: Rural Entrepreneurship, Craft your future!”

Posted on August 4th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 10 August 2016 Open to: Italy, Poland, Czech Republic, Ukraine, Georgia, Armenia Venue: 1 – 9 September 2016, Giovinazzo, Italy


Youth unemployment is generally tied with countries economic state, however creativity and finding ways to bypass the big problems, may help young people in improving their economic well- being. The Youth Exchange “RE-CRAFT: Rural Entrepreneurship, Craft your future!” will be dedicated to the unemployment proble (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); ms and entrepreneurship opportunities of young people living in rural areas.

Eligibility Must be between 18-25 years old; Be highly motivated in crafting and entrepreneurship; Handcrafting skills relevant to enrich the project; Have experience in creating new things-objectsusing different materials; Have a good conduct in English. Costs

All costs regarding accommodation and food will be covered by organizers. Travel costs will be reimbursed... Read More »

Max Weber PhD Fellowship in Social and Human Sciences

Posted on August 2nd, 2016 in Fellowship, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 25 October 2016 Open to: PhD applicants in Social and Human Sciences from all nationalities Fellowship: EUR 2,000 per month, travel reimbursement and household


The overall aim of the Max Weber Programme (MWP), the largest postdoctoral training programme in the Social and Human Sciences in the world, is to support the fellows in the development of a successful academic career.

The most important benefits of the programme lie in the professional schooling it offers fellows. To this end they are affiliated with on (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); e of the EUI teaching departments, where they participate in seminars and workshops. Within the MWP, a broad variety of activities are organized for the fellows throughout the year with an individual focus on really developing to... Read More »

Training Course: “Stay Healthier Outside”

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Deadline: August 1, 2016 Open to: Italy, Romania, Turkey, Poland, Armenia, Lebanon, Ukraine, Georgia Venue: 7 – 14 November, Giovinazzo, Italy

“Stay Healthier Outside” is a two-stage project that aims to promote a healthy lifestyle among youth workers  and youngsters and to foster their competencies in planning and implementing outdoor activities related to good practices of healthy lifestyle (1st stage) and to motivate youngsters in participating in and spreading these kin (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); d of activities among young people, therefore increasing their awareness on the topics (2nd stage).

During the training course, youth workers will be challenged in:

Experiencing several outdoor activities that can be inspiring for their future commitments related to the topic; Learning how to use outdoor... Read More »

Call for Application: 4 Grants for the FILFest on Social Entreprises

Posted on July 21st, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 30 July 2016 Open to: social enterprises in fields such as social agriculture, responsible consumption, recycling and development of alternative ways for managing natural resources, waste, climate change and disaster risks. Venue: 4-6 December 2016 Catania, Italy


The FILfest is a annual festival on social businesses. This year the f (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); estival will resume its vocation for social entrepreneurship in order to understand what models may better respond to the challenges of collective global wellbeing; a result that will be achieved by twinning the festival with the project “For a Better Tomorrow: Social Enterprises on the Move (FAB-MOVE), funded by the EU Marie Sklodowska-Curie Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE). The idea behind the festival is... Read More »

Seminar “Open Rurality” in Italy

Posted on July 4th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 July 2016 Open to: participants interested and motivated to participate in a learning process shared on issues of rural and social innovation in rural areas, with diverse backgrounds Venue: 11-18 September 2016, Lecce, Italy


The overall objective of the seminar is to support the growth of human and social capital at European level, through a project of international mobility geared to the exploration of a topic of global interest: Open Rurality gives space and voice to our definition( (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); s) of “rural social innovation”, facilitating critical reflection on what is meant by this tag, globally and locally, in Europe and in particular in the countries involved in the project, allowing us to participate actively in the international debate and creating... Read More »