Each year the University of Pavia and the Institute for University Studies (EDiSU) offer 10 scholarships for visiting scholars for a period of stay of 4 to 12 weeks at the University of Pavia. The scholarships are available for both junior and senior members of universities in developing countries and members of major research centres and international organizations with specific interests in the field of development studies.
The Technical-Scientific Committee of CICOPS approved a scholarship project aimed at fostering research collaboration between academic from Developing Countries and the University of Pavia.
The University of Pavia is one of the oldest universities in Europe. Today, it offers a total of 89-degree courses, participates in International research projects and has established strong links with the world of business.
Applicants must have good knowledge of the English Language.
Course Level: Scholarships are dedicated to professors and researchers who wish to carry out research with a professor at the University of Pavia.
Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded in the field of development studies.
Number of Awards: As of 2017, about 200 scholarships had been awarded to academics from more than 54 different countries to carry out research in Pavia. 10 scholarships for visiting scholars for a period of stay of 4 to 12 weeks at the University of Pavia.
Scholarship Award: Scholarship includes travel (economy class), board and accomondation expenses, health insurance policy and a pocket money of 150.00 Euro (gross) per week.
Scholarship can be taken in Italy
- The scholarships were designed for junior and senior members of universities in developing countries or members of major research centres and international organizations with specific interests in the field of development studies.
- Applicants must have either two years of either teaching experience or activity in international organisations and institutions.
- CICOPS scholarships are foreseen for research collaboration in the short period (from 4 to 10 weeks) in order to encourage the mobility of researchers from developing countries and cannot be awarded in case of doctoral studies or enrollment in a Postgraduate course at an Italian University.
Nationality: Students from developing countries can apply for the scholarship.
|Low-income economies ($1,025 or less)|
|Cambodia||Korea, Dem Rep.||Sierra Leone|
|Central African Republic||Kyrgyz Republic||Somalia|
|Congo, Dem. Rep||Malawi||Togo|
|Lower-middle-income economies ($1,026 to $4,035)|
|Armenia||India||São Tomé and Principe|
|Cameroon||Lao PDR||Sri Lanka|
|Congo, Rep.||Marshall Islands||Swaziland|
|Côte d’Ivoire||Micronesia, Fed. Sts.||Syrian Arab Republic|
|Egypt, Arab Rep.||Mongolia||Tonga|
|Guatemala||Papua New Guinea||West Bank and Gaza|
|Upper-middle-income economies ($4,036 to $12,475)|
|Antigua and Barbuda||Iran, Islamic Rep.||Romania|
|Bosnia and Herzegovina||Latvia||South Africa|
|Brazil||Libya||St. Vincent and the Grenadines|
|Dominican Republic||Namibia||Venezuela, RB|
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have either two years of either teaching experience or activity in international organisations and institution.
Test Requirement: No
English Language Requirement: Applicants must have good knowledge of the English Language.
How to Apply: The students can apply online. Applications must be supported by a letter of invitation from a teacher of the University of Pavia, someone who would work with applicant on a joint research while in Pavia. Without a formal invitation from a professor of the University of Pavia their application will not be taken into consideration.
Application Deadline: The application deadline is May 31, 2017.