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 centers 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.
Scholarship includes travel (economy class), board and accommodation expenses, health insurance policy and pocket money of 150.00 Euro (gross) per week.
Eligible Countries: Students from developing countries can apply for the scholarship.
Low-income economies ($1,025 or less)
Korea, Dem Rep.
Central African Republic
Congo, Dem. Rep
Lower-middle-income economies ($1,026 to $4,035)
São Tomé and Principe
Micronesia, Fed. Sts.
Syrian Arab Republic
Egypt, Arab Rep.
Papua New Guinea
West Bank and Gaza
Upper-middle-income economies ($4,036 to $12,475)
Antigua and Barbuda
Iran, Islamic Rep.
Bosnia and Herzegovina
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
The scholarships were designed for junior and senior members of universities in developing countries or members of major research centers 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 organizations 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.
English Language Requirements: Applicants must have good knowledge of the English Language.
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 the applicant on 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.