CICOPS Scholarships for Researchers from Developing Countries for Study in Italy, 2017

CICOPS Scholarships for Researchers from Developing Countries for Study in Italy, 2017

Application Deadline: May 31st, 2016

CICOPS Scholarships are now being accepted for 2017. Academics and other reserchers from Developing Countries who wish to carry out research in collaboration with a professor at the University of Pavia are welcome to apply.

In 1996, 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. The scholarships were designed for both junior and senior members of universities in Developing Countries or members of major research centers and international organizations with specific interetes in the field of development studies.

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Since 1998, the University of Pavia and the Institute for University Studies (EDiSU) have offered about ten scholarships yearly for a four to ten week stay in Pavia, during which time the scholars carry out research with professors in the department that hosts them and often hold seminars.

As of 2016, about 200 scholarships had been awarded to academics from more than 40 different countries to carry out research in Pavia.


  • Applicants must have the support of a collaborator at the University of Pavia who invites them with a formal invitation letter (applications without invitation letter won’t be taken into consideration).
  • Applicants must have at least two years of either teaching experience or activity in international organizations and institutions.
  • CICOPS scholarships are foreseen for research collaboration in the short period in order to encourage the mobility of researcher from developing countries.
  • Applicants enrolled in a Doctoral or Postgraduate Course at an Italian University are not eligible to apply.
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Scholarship Worth

Scholarship includes travel (economy class), board and lodging expenses and a pocket money of 150.00 Euro (gross) per week.

In order to encourage contacts with staff and students, the period of stay should take place within the following dates: January 9th – July 14th 2017 and September 18th – December 15th 2017

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For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the CICOPS Scholarships 2017 for Researchers from Developing Countries

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