150 Fully Funded PhD Degree Scholarships for International Students in Italy, 2017-2018

INTRODUCTION

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 level.

COURSE AND ELIGIBILITY

Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD degree programme. Scholarships are awarded in the field of Economics, Law, Political and Social Sciences and History. To qualify for a national PhD grant, applicants must meet the minimum degree requirements set by the relevant grant authority: . Austria: Completion of university studies (Magister/Masters degree) . Belgium: Master degree . Cyprus: Ptychion or equivalent degree . Denmark: Kandidateksamen . Finland: Ylempi korkeakoulututkinto/högre högskoleexamen, equivalent foreign degree . France: DEA (or Master) or equivalent to bac + 5 . Germany: Completion of university studies and the qualifications required to study for a doctorate . Greece: Higher education degree (ISCED 6), and masters degree or equivalent (ISCED 7) . Italy: Laurea (Vecchio ordinamento); laurea specialistica /Masters (nuovo ornament) . Latvia: Magistra grads vai magistrate grade limenim pielidzinata izglitiba (Masters degree or education equal to a Masters degree) . Netherlands: Doctoral examen or Masters degree . Norway: Masters degree or equivalent degree . Poland: Masters 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: Masters degree or equivalent degree . UK & Ireland: Good honours degree (min. Upper Second); preference to those with a Masters 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).

CAREER PROSPECTS

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 application form. 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: IELTS: 7.5 TOEFL (IBT) - EUI code 9408: From 110 Cambridge Proficiency: A/B/C Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): A/B

PAY PACKAGE

These scholarships are fully funded. Scholarship can be taken in Italy Important Dates: The application deadline is 31st January 2017.
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