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Wednesday, 26 October 2016
150 Fully Funded PhD Degree Scholarships for International Students in Italy, 2017-2018
European University Institute (EUI) is pleased to offer 150
Fully Funded PhD scholarships
for international students for the academic year 2017-2018.
These scholarships are awarded in the field of Economics, Law, Political and
Social Sciences and History.
The European University Institute (EUI) is a unique
international centre for a doctorate and post-doctorate studies and research,
situated in the Tuscan hills overlooking Florence.
The expected level of English proficiency is level C1 of the
Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR). Applicants are required to
submit an English international language certificate to demonstrate their
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing
PhD degree programme.
Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the field of
Economics, Law, Political and Social Sciences and History.
Scholarship Award: These scholarships are fully funded.
Scholarship can be taken in Italy
Eligibility: To qualify for a national PhD grant,
applicants must meet the minimum degree requirements set by the relevant grant
Austria: Completion of university studies (Magister/Master’s
Latvia: Magistra grads vai magistrate grade limenim
pielidzinata izglitiba (Master’s degree or education equal to a Master’s
Netherlands: Doctoral examen or Master’s degree
Norway: Master’s degree or equivalent degree
Poland: Master’s degree (magister or an equivalent degree)
Portugal: Licenciatura and qualifications required to study
for a doctorate in Portugal
Romania: Candidates should have an undergraduate degree + a
master degree (usually 3 + 2 years) or an equivalent qualification needed to
study for a doctorate
Spain: Estudios de grado o licenciado y un master al menos
de 60 créditos
Sweden: General entry requirements (According to the Swedish
Higher Education Ordinance). A person meets the general entry requirements for
third-cycle courses and study programmes if he or her: 1. has been awarded a
second-cycle qualification. 2. has satisfied the requirements for courses
comprising at least 240 credits of which at least 60 credits were awarded in
the second-cycle, or 3. has acquired substantially equivalent knowledge in some
other way in Sweden or abroad.The higher education institution may permit an
exemption from the general entry requirements for an individual applicant if
there are special grounds. Ordinance (2010:1064)
Switzerland: Master’s degree or equivalent degree
UK & Ireland: Good honours degree (min. Upper Second);
preference to those with a Master’s degree
EUI Special Doctoral Fellowships: Master or equivalent
degree in an academic discipline relevant to the doctoral programme of the
selected EUI Department and to the research proposal
Other countries: Diploma equivalent to the minimum
qualification needed to study for a doctorate in a given country
Nationality: Grants are available for nationals of some
EU member states (Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France,
Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Poland,
Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, Norway and
Switzerland) and some limited grants for nationals of non-EU member states
(Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova,
Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan and Turkey).
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: Applicants must meet the minimum
degree requirements set by the relevant grant authority.
Test Requirement: GRE (EUI code 7395 – departmental code
1801). The online or unofficial version of GRE – Examinee Score Report is
acceptable. Candidates must directly upload mandatory GRE scores to the online
English Language Requirement: The expected level of English
proficiency is level C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).
Applicants are required to submit an English international language certificate
to demonstrate their level. Candidates who are English native speakers, or have
a degree from a university programme entirely taught in English and who have
written a thesis in English in such a programme, are exempt from submitting a
certificate of English proficiency. Applicants who submit a certificate with a
test score below the threshold indicated hereunder may be conditionally
admitted but will have to take English language courses during their first
year. Sufficient progress in English language skills will be a criterion for
admission to the second year. The following international certificates of
English proficiency are recognised by the EUI:
How to Apply: Applicants must submit an application and
all required documents via the interactive online application form. There are
two distinct phases in the application process
Register as early as possible: You are encouraged to
register, insert your personal and referee details as soon as possible. This is
important to allow sufficient time for your referees to submit the reference
letters before the deadline. Reference letters will not be accepted after the
deadline 31 January 2017 (24:00 – CET).
Complete and submit application by the deadline 31 January
Before starting online submission, prepare the required
A one or two page CV
The research statement of 1500 words (See above)
A degree transcript, issued by your university listing the
exams/courses taken at university, grades/marks awarded and (if applicable) the
final degree result (electronic size max 1 MB). Submit your transcript as a
scanned file to the on-line application. If pertinent, you may attach more than
one transcript from previous degree/s. Do not attach or send supplementary
documents that are not strictly requested, such as the copy of your official
diploma, traineeships diplomas etc.
International English language certificate (See above).
GRE (EUI code 7395 – departmental code 1801). The online or
unofficial version of GRE – Examinee Score Report is acceptable. Candidates
must directly upload mandatory GRE scores to the online application form.
Application Deadline: The application deadline is 31st