Applications are offered for UNIDROIT Research Scholarships in Italy. Applications are invited for international students to conduct their research at the Institute in the fields of uniform law and comparative private law.

The aim of this scholarships is to encourage and support academically able and talented students.

Deadline : 31 October 2018
Study in : Italy
Providers : International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT)
Course Level : Research scholarship
Field of Study : The subject of the candidate’s research project, which must be related to uniform law / international private law.

Benefits of UNIDROIT Research Scholarships: 

A scholarship (average duration: two months, minimum duration: six weeks, depending also on the special terms and conditions attached to each scholarship) may cover all or part of the cost of living in Rome for the designated period, but beneficiaries are in principle expected to cover their own travel expenses and their medical insurance for the duration of their scholarship.

Number of Scholarships: Between 15 and 20 scholarships are awarded each year for an average period of two months.

Nationality: International students

Eligibility for UNIDROIT Research Scholarships:

Eligible Countries: International students can apply for these scholarships. Special attention will be given to applicants from developing and emerging countries.

Entrance Requirements: Scholarships are awarded to applicants with outstanding qualifications according to the following criteria, subject to any specific requirements on the part of donors:
-The subject of the candidate’s research project, which must be related to uniform law / international private law (see details of the holdings of the UNIDROIT Library indicated in the Library’s online catalog). Priority is given to the topics that correspond with the Organisation’s Work Programme;
-The project’s potential for practical application in the beneficiary’s country of origin. Priority is given to projects relating to the drafting of national laws or those aiming at promoting the study, implementation or adoption of uniform law instruments;
– The candidate must be a post-graduate, academic, civil servant, judge, practitioner or other, with outstanding academic credentials.

English Language Requirements: A good working knowledge of English and/or French is a prerequisite (please attach a certificate of proficiency (i.e. TOEFL / DELF level)).

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