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505 Scholarships in Italy Currently open for application

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With its undeniable cultural and artistic wealth, Italy attracts many foreign students. As for education, a large network of institutions distinguishes Italy from many countries : Universities are located in both large cities and small provincial towns. Studying in Italy is not only an opportunity to integrate a high-quality and world-wide recognizable education system, but also offers the chance to dive into centuries of Italian history, art, and architecture.

Some universities are very well known in the world, such as the Bocconi University in Milan, the University School of Architecture in Venice or the “Politecnico” in Milan and Turin. Choosing to study in Italy is also the pleasure of practicing a language and adopting a way of life without equal.

According to Statista, Italy welcomed 16,300 foreign students in 2019, makingit the 11th most popular destination for studying aboard in the world. The degrees offered by Italian universities are recognized at the European level and thus all over the world. 

Statistic: Number of foreign students enrolled at university in Italy in academic years between 2014 and 2020 | Statista

Scholarships to study in Italy allow you to be exempted from some or all of the costs of your education. Some of them are fully funded scholarships and will be covering your life expenses and accommodation. So, here are 505 scholarships in Italy that are currently open for applications. Hurry-up and apply now!

1. University of Pavia Scholarships

The University of Pavia (UNIPV) is a public university located in Pavia, Lombardy, Italy. It is one of the oldest universities in the world. UNIPV has over 20,000 students from Italy and around the world. UNIPV scholarships are awarded in the form of a fee waiver.

DEADLINE: May 31, 2022.
LEVEL: Bachelor, Master.
FUNDING: Tuition fee waiver.

More details about University of Pavia Scholarships.

2. University of Milan Scholarships

The University of Milan Excellence Scholarships will be awarded to the best 155 applicants among all those who have applied for admissions to a master’s program. Some scholarships will be reserved for applicants in the Medicine and Surgery program.

LEVEL : Master.
DEADLINE : May 30, 2022.
FINANCING : €6000 and tuition waiver.

More details about University of Milan Scholarships.

3. University of Calabria Scholarships

University of Calabria scholarship recipients are exempt from paying tuition fees. In addition, they will be entitled to free accommodation, access to the University’s on-campus canteen and a stipend of approximately €2,500.

LEVEL: Bachelor, Master.
DEADLINE: April 14, 2022.
FUNDING: Fully funded.

More details about University of Calabria Scholarships.

4. University of Bologna Scholarships

The University of Bologna is a public research university in Bologna, Italy. Founded in 1088. It is the oldest continuously operating university in the world. It is one of the most prestigious Italian universities, generally ranking first in national, European and international rankings both as a whole and for specific fields. The University of Bologna offers to selected candidates two types of scholarships: full exemption from tuition fees and annual allowances of €11,059 euros.

LEVEL: Undergraduate,
DEADLINE: 31 May 2022.
FUNDING: 15 scholarships worth €11.059 and several full exemptions from tuition fees.

More details about University of Bologna Scholarships.

5. Normal Superior School of Pisa Fellowships

The Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa (SNS) is an Italian public higher education institution with two campuses in Pisa and Florence. She has given Italy three Nobel Prizes and many Presidents of the Republic Prizes. All students admitted to a doctoral program receive a scholarship, including accommodation, and free meals on school premises.

DEADLINE : August 25, 2022 (Florence campus), Closed for Pisa campus.
FUNDING : Fully funded.

More details about Normal Superior School of Pisa Fellowships.

You didn’t like these programs, hold on for these upcoming scholarships :

  1. The University of Turin scholarships : expected to be open later this month.
  2. The Politecnico di Torino scholarships: expected later next month.
  3. The Politecnico di Milano University: expected to be open May, 20, 2022.
  4. The University of Salento’s “Unisalento4Talents” Program : expected to be open in the next few days.

Will you apply for one of these scholarships in Italy? I’d love to hear about it in the comment.

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