Study in Italy Grants for Foreign and Italian Citizens Living Abroad 2023

Study in Italy Grants for Foreign and Italian Citizens Living Abroad 2023

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) is delighted to announce the Italian Government grants for foreign citizens and Italian citizens living abroad (IRE) for the academic year 2023-24

These grants are offered in order to foster international cooperation in cultural, scientific and technological fields, to promote Italian language and culture and to support Italy’s economic system in the world (according to Law 288/55 and its subsequent changes and additions).

Grant Sponsor(s): Italian Government

Grant Type: Academic Award

Host Institution(s): Legally recognized Italian educational institutions.

Grant Amount: Equivalent of Tuition fee

Number of Awards: Several

Study Level: Masters & PhD

Nationality: Domestic & International Student

DETAILS | Study in Italy Grants for Foreign and Italian Citizens Living Abroad 2023

Grants are offered to complete study courses and research/training programs in public or legally recognized Italian educational institutions. Scholarships are available to attend academic courses on the Italian territory only.

The number of months assigned to the winners and the exact starting date of the grant will be notified by sending the “Dichiarazione di assegnazione di borsa di studio” (Awarding Letter) by the competent Italian diplomatic mission. This document represents the official act awarding the grant. The grantee will have to initiate the university enrolment procedures before the starting date of the grant.

 Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the grants, applicants are expected to meet the following conditions:

  • Application is open to all nationalities
  • Applicants must be in possession of a valid passport or identity card. They must upload a legible photocopy of the document at the time of registration, under penalty of exclusion
  • Applications must only be submitted by foreign and Italian students living abroad (IRE) holding an appropriate academic qualification required to enrol to the Italian University/Institute(more information on:

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: In order to apply for Study in Italy Grants for Foreign and Italian Citizens Living Abroad, Applicants must submit the application online, available upon registration on Study in Italy platform at the following link:

You are recommended to register through a frequently used email address, as further communications will be sent to the chosen email address.

Application Deadline: June 9, 2023


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