Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation scholarships (MAECI)

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation offers grants in favor of foreign citizens not residing in Italy and Italian citizens living abroad (IRE).

The amount and duration of each scholarship can vary according to the type and level of the course selected (master of science, PhD, 1st and 2nd level specializing master, specialization schools, research under academic supervision).

In order to apply for MAECI scholarships, candidates who enroll to courses held in Italian must possess an Italian language certificate level B2.

Candidates who enroll to university courses held in English must refer to the language requirements of the specific University.

Scholarships are offered for the following courses:

  • Master of science
  • PhD
  • Research under academic supervision

The call for application for 2019/2020 a.y. is available in the Foreign Affairs Ministry website (GRANTS section at this LINK).

Please note, applicants will have to submit online application at PoliTO according to the deadlines at the following LINK 


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