2018 CICOPS Scholarship at University of Pavia (UNIPV) for Developing Countries



Application for 2018 CICOPS Scholarships is currently available at The University of Pavia (UNIPV) Italy, and the Institute for the Right to University Studies (EDiSU) ,interested applicants are encouraged to send in their applications.

The CICOPS Scholarships  is designed  for Developing Country’s scholars in order to promote international cooperation and encourage the mobility of researchers from developing countries..

The scholarships will cover travel, board, lodging and spending money; and are available for both junior and senior members of universities in Developing Countries or members of major research centers and international organizations with specific interests in the field of development studies.

Course(s) Offered: Development related
Course Level: Graduate (research – masters, PhD, PostDoc)
Provider: UNIPV
Country to Study in: Italy


Applicants must have at least two years of either teaching experience or activity in international organisations and institution.

Applicants enrolled in a Doctoral or Postgraduate Course at an Italian University are not eligible to apply.

Eligible groups
Citizens of Developing Countries (as defined on the World Bank List)

Participating Institution(s)
Institute for the Right to University Studies (EDiSU), University of Pavia (UNIPV), Pavia; Italy

Fields of study
Fields of Development studies

Number of awards
Ten (10) scholarships are granted yearly by UNIPV and EDiSU for the visiting scholars. As of 2017, about 200 scholarships had been awarded to academics from more than 54 different countries to carry out research in Pavia.

Sponsorship duration
A short period of between 4 to 12 weeks stay at UNIPV

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

Method of Application
Fill out the online application form found on the official web site (link is below). Together with the online form, applicants must send requested documents to CICOPS.

Applications must be supported by a formal letter of invitation from a collaborator/teacher at the University of Pavia. Without a formal invitation from a collaborator at the University of Pavia your application will not be taken into consideration.

Filling out the online application form available on the CICOPS website

It is important to read the CICOPS Scholarships 2018 – Call for Applications(pdf)

Applications must be sent no later than May 31st 2017.

Application Deadline: 31 May 2017
Open for International Students:



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