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Italian government Scholarships for foreign and IRE students


Italian government Scholarships for foreign and IRE students


The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) offers grants in favor of foreign citizens not residing in Italy and Italian citizens living abroad (IRE) for the academic year 2019-2020 in order to foster international cultural, scientific and technological cooperation, to promote Italian language and culture and to support Italy’s economic system in the world (According to Law 288/55 and its subsequent changes and additions).

Grants are offered to pursue study, training, and/or research programs at Italian Higher Education Institutes, both public and legally recognised. The list of these institutions is available on the following website:

The list of eligible foreign countries can be found on the website Study in Italy:

Courses for which grants are available:

Master’s Degree (Laurea Magistrale 2° ciclo) Courses of Higher Education in Arts, Music, and Dance (AFAM) PhD programmes Research under academic supervision (Progetti in co-tutela) Italian Language and Culture Courses

All Online applications must be submitted by 2 p.m. (C.E.T.) of the June  12th, 2019 through the platform “Study in Italy”.