Application deadline: June 9, 2022
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) offers scholarships in favor of foreign citizens and Italian citizens living abroad (IRE)** for the academic year 2022-23 to promote international cooperation in cultural, scientific and technological fields, promoting the Italian language and culture and to support Italy’s economy system in the world (according to Law 288/55 and its subsequent amendments and additions).
Scholarships are offered to complete studies and research/training programs at Italian public or legally recognized educational institutions.
Scholarships are only available for attending academic courses on Italian territory.
Applications should only be submitted via the STUDY IN ITALY portal. Applicants must be in possession of a valid passport or ID card. You must upload a legible photocopy of the document when registering, otherwise you may be excluded.
Applications can only be submitted by foreign and Italian students (IRE)* living abroad with a relevant academic qualification required to enroll in the Italian University/Institute (further information at: https://studyinitaly.esteri.it/en/Recognition-of-qualification).
Applicant for Master’s Degree/Higher Education in Arts, Music and Dance Programs (AFAM)/Advanced Italian Language and Culture should have reached the age of majority and not exceed the age of 28 years and 364 days until the deadline for this call for entries (9th 2022), excluding renewals.
Applicant for PhD programs should have reached the age of majority and not exceed the age of 30 years and 364 days until the deadline for this call for entries (9th 2022), excluding renewals.
Applicant for Research projects under scientific direction should have reached the age of majority and not exceed the age of 40 years and 364 days until the deadline for this call for entries (9th 2022).
Italian taught courses
In order to enroll in a course taught in Italian, applicants must provide a certificate proving their knowledge of Italian. The required minimum level is B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
Candidates who have been enrolled in an Italian course or in an Italian course at the university can present a language certificate issued by the person in charge of the above courses, which certifies the required level of Italian.
- Scholarship recipients may be exempted from paying enrollment and tuition fees, depending on the policies of each university in accordance with the regulations on academic autonomy. Regional fees are due anyway.
- The exemption does not apply to advanced courses in Italian language and culture, which require the payment of registration and tuition fees.
- The Winner of a MAECI Scholarship, based on the Scholarship Start Date and the number of months indicated in the “Dichiazione di assegnazione di borsa di studio” (Award Letter), will receive a monthly amount from 900 euros quarterly into the personal current account opened in his name with an Italian bank.
HEALTH AND MEDICAL INSURANCE
In the event of illness or accident, the scholarship holders are covered by health and health insurance taken out by MAECI. The insurance is only valid for the duration of the grant.
Excluded from the insurance cover are illnesses dependent on physical or pathological pre-existing conditions and dental care. Scholarship recipients from EU countries are advised to obtain the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC).
For more informations:
Visit the Italian Government Official Website for Bachelor, Masters and PhD Scholarships 2022/2023