ITALY: Italian Government Grants for Foreign Citizens and Italian Citizens Living Abroad 2022-2023

 

 

The Italian Government (MAECI) is offering grants for foreign citizens and Italian citizens living abroad to study, and pursue training or research programmes at public and recognized Italian higher education institutions for the academic year 2022-2023 in Italy.

 

The purpose of the grants is to foster international cooperation in cultural, scientific, and technological fields, promote the Italian language and culture, and support Italy’s economic system in the world.

 

More information on the grants can be found at: https://studyinitaly.esteri.it/en/

 

 

Degree Level

 

Master’s and PhD

 

 

Non-Degree Offers

 

  • Higher Education courses in Arts, Music, and Dance;
  • Research under academic supervision;
  • Italian culture and language courses

 

 

Deadlines

 

Applications must be submitted by 14h00, Central European Time on 09 June 2022.

 

 

Who Can Apply?

 

  • Applicants not residing in Italy and Italian citizens living abroad;
  • Must hold an appropriate academic qualification required to enroll at an Italian University or Institute;
  • Applicants for Master’s Degree, Higher Education courses in Arts, Music, and Dance, and Italian Language and Culture Courses should not be over 28 years old by 09 June 2022 (with the exception of renewals);
  • Applicants for PhD Programmes should not be over 30 years old by 09 June 2022 (with the exception of renewals);
  • Applicants for Research Projects under academic supervision should not be over 40 years old by 09 June 2022;
  • Applicants for Italian culture and language courses must provide a certificate of Italian language proficiency. The minimum level required is B2 within the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). For information please visit: Common European Framework of Reference | Europass.

  

Language Proficiency

 

  • Applicants must provide a certificate of their proficiency in the Italian language. The minimum level required is A2 within the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR);
  • Proof of efficiency in Italian is not required for courses taught entirely in English. In this case, applicants must provide a language certificate of their proficiency in English. The minimum level required is B2 within the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

 

For more information, please refer to the Italian Government Grant Call for Application 2022-2023.

 

 

What the Grants Offer

 

  • Grantees may be exempted from the payment of enrollment and tuition fees depending on the policy of each university;
  • Grantees will be covered by a health and medical/accident insurance contracted by MAECI for the entire duration of the grant;
  • Grantees will receive a 900 Euros monthly allowance (approximately R15 314.46) on a quarterly basis, which will be paid in their Italian bank account;
  • Anything not stated above must be covered by the recipient him/herself, including international airfare;
  • Grants are awarded for a period of study from 01 November 2022 to 31 October 2022.

 

 

Application Process

 

Applicants must complete and submit the online application form available upon registration at the following link: https://studyinitaly.esteri.it.

 

Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.   

 

 

Contact

  

For inquiries, please contact the Italian Institute of Culture, 803 George Avenue, Arcadia, Pretoria, Tel: 012 342 0010, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Documents and Links

 

 

 

Note

 

Please note that this opportunity is not offered by the Department of Higher Education and Training. Applicants are required to undertake their own research into programmes and institutions and are responsible for ensuring that their qualifications will be recognised in South Africa. If there are any discrepancies in the details provided, the information given by the sponsor supersedes the details provided above. No additional financial support will be provided by the Department of Higher Education and Training.

 


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