Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs “Grants for Foreigners” Programme

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The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International CooperationDirectorate General for the Country Promotion – Office VII – awards grants to doctoral candidates from:

Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine Uzbekistan and Turkey.

Grant Information for PhD Candidates

To qualify for a national grant, you must meet the specific requirements set by the national grant authorities. These may include conditions with regard to your nationality, residence, degree and its time of award.

The application for admission to the EUI doctoral programme is automatically an application for a national grant, with the following exceptions: SloveniaSpain,  Portugal and the United Kingdom. If you apply for a grant from one of these countries, your application to the EUI can ONLY be accepted if you separately apply also for the national grant by the deadline specified by the relevant grant authority.

Grant and Allowances

  • Monthly Grant: € 1,150
  • Family allowance: no
  • Health insurance: yes
  • Travel allowance: yes (provided by the EUI)


  • Academic Service Admissions Office
  • Tel. +39-055.4685.373
  • Fax +39-055.4685.444
  • E-mail:

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs “Grants for Foreigners” Programme

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