The Italian Government awards scholarships for studying in Italy both to foreign citizens and Italian citizens resident abroad (IRE). The scholarships are offered for the following type of courses: Undergraduate University courses (renewals only); Postgraduate University courses; Master's Degree courses (Levels I or II); Specialisation Schools; Research under academic supervision; Courses of Higher Education in Art, Music and Dance (AFAM); Advanced Courses on Italian language and culture Courses for Teachers of Italian as second language.
Field(s) of Study:
Eligible field(s) of study offered by participating Italian Universities.
The scholarship duration can be three, six, or nine months.
Normally, the scholarship holders are exempt from the payment of the university tuition fees, in accordance with existing regulations. However the Universities, as part of their autonomy, may not allow such exemption. Candidates are therefore recommended to contact the chosen Institution in order to be informed on eventual taxes or tuition fees.
For the sole period of the scholarships granted by the Italian Government, the scholarship-holders are covered by an insurance policy against illness and/or accident. Air tickets are not granted, except for Chilean citizens.
Detailed information regarding the scholarship offer, can be requested to the Italian Embassy or Italian Cultural Institute in the applicant's country of citizenship.
All applicants must fill in the on-line application form at "Borse on Line" by 00:00 am (Italian time) on Friday, 15 April 2017.
Study in: European Countries
Course starts :Aug-Sept 2017
The Erasmus Mundus Scholarships, funded by the European Union, are exclusively awarded to students coming from both EU and non-EU countries that have been selected to attend one of the Erasmus Mundus Joint Programmes at Masters Level.
European University Scholarship Program
European Universities/Institutions participating under approved Erasmus Mundus Action Joint Programmes.
Field(s) of Study:
About 116 Masters Courses are supported by scholarships. The field(s) of study covered are: Agriculture and Veterinary, Engineering, Manufacture and Construction, Health and Welfare, Humanities and Arts, Science, Mathematics and Computing, and Social Sciences, Business and Law.
Number of Awards:
Category A Scholarships: Nationals from another country than the European Union Member States and Switzerland, Iceland, Norway and Liechtenstein all together.
Category B Scholarships: Nationals from the European Union Member States, or from Switzerland, Iceland, Norway or Liechtenstein.
The programme offers full-time scholarships and/or fellowships that cover monthly allowance, participation costs, travelling and insurance costs of the students. Scholarship amounts can vary according to the level of studies, the duration of studies, and the scholar's nationality (scholarships for non-EU students are higher than for EU students).
Please note that each Erasmus Mundus Joint Programme defines its own selection criteria and admission procedures.
The next application round for courses starting in the academic year 2017/2018 will start to open in the last quarter of 2016.
Deadline varies depending on the programme but falls around December to January.