Italy

  • Florence: Fellowships at the Institute for Art History in Florence – Max-Planck-Institut for art historians and heritage scholars
  • Free University of Bozen-Bolzano: Ukrainian students will be allowed to enroll in single courses. They will be exempted from tuition fees, receive a monthly financial support during the 2nd semester of the current academic year, can eat in the university canteen, enroll in the special course offerings of the Language Centre and use the provincial mobility services free of charge. In addition, the Provincial office of Education Support is making an effort to find free accommodation for them. Ukrainian refugee PhD students can be accepted as Visiting PhDs to the PhD programmes of unibz and complete a research stay at unibz, provided that their research area corresponds to the research area of one of the unibz programmes. Ukrainian refugee professors can be assigned as visiting professors (or research assistants AR)
  • University of Macerata: “UniMC for Ukraine” scholarships program is aimed to support Ukrainian students who intend to start their studies at the University of Macerata. The scholarships are reserved to students of Ukrainian nationality, resident in the war zones who intend to enroll in a bachelor’s degree (three-year) or a master’s degree (two-year) programme of the University in the a.y. 2021/2022.
    Each scholarship amounts to Euro 8,500. The deadline to apply is 29.04.2022
  • Milan:
    • University of Milan:
      • Set up 20 scholarships worth 6 thousand euros each for Ukrainian students. Moreover, we are encouraging them to apply for grants awarded by the Intesa SanPaolo Foundation
      • Granted financially challenged Ukrainian students a temporary waiver of tuition and accommodation fees;
      • Allocated free places in University halls of residence to both our existing Ukrainian students and those from Ukrainian universities;
      • Created 4 visiting-scholar-at-risk positions for Ukrainian scholars.
    • Politecnico di Milano
  • Neuromed offers to host Ukrainian researchers in the neuroscience field, but also other fields, and offer them to cover the travel, accommodation and research costs to allow them to continue their work away from the war
  • The University of Pisa offers financial support through flat rate study grants for students and visiting fellows: Visiting Fellow 2022-2023 at UNIPI for Ukrainian scholars, for a period between 1 and 12 months, apply by 30 April. General contact: emergenzaucraina@unipi.it and, in addition, Prof. Rosa Lo Frano can offer some support to interested applicants. If you need any further information, do not hesitate to get in touch. Free Italian language course organized by the Centro Linguistico Interuniversitario (CLI) for all those welcomed by the University of Pisa. Benefits in collaboration with the Tuscany Region and the ARDSU: free access to the university canteens and free accommodation until 31 December 2022. Info for Ukrainian Refugee Students
  • Rome:
  • The University of Tuscia (UNITUS) promotes supporting initiatives for students, teaching and technical-administrative staff from Ukraine by activating the following measures: (a) 20 scholarships of the duration of 6 months, for a total amount of € 4000 each (€ 666,67/month), destined to students enrolling in a UNITUS program, either taught in English or in Italian; (b) 4 contributions of the duration of 6 months, for a total amount of € 6000 each (€ 1000/month) for Ukrainian researchers, professors, lecturers, teachers, and technical-administrative staff. The University of Tuscia is making an effort to raise more funds to increase the number of contributions and scholarships. In addition, the University is committed to provide Erasmus+ grants to: 22 students on Erasmus+ ICM mobility for 3 months each, extendable until funds are available; 20 teaching and administrative staff in Erasmus+ ICM mobility for at maximum 2 months each. Erasmus+ mobility grant will be provided to students, researchers, professors, lecturers, teachers, and technical-administrative staff from the following Ukrainian universities with which UNITUS has active cooperation agreements:
    • Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv
    • Ivan Franko National University of Lviv
    • V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University
    • Lviv Polytechnic National University

The University of Tuscia could sign new agreements with other Ukrainian universities, upon request. For further info, please send an email to ukraine@unitus.itTo participate, the incoming students, researchers and staff have to fill in the form. (Also see this article in Ukrainian)