CICOPS Scholarships 2021 for Researchers from developing countries for study in Italy


In order to promote international cooperation, particularly with Developing Countries, the University of Pavia and EDiSU (Institute of the Right to University Studies) provide 5 scholarships to visiting scholars for the year 2021 for a period of stay of 4 to 12 weeks at the University of Pavia.


  • Applicants must have at least two year of either teaching experience or activity within international organizations and institutions.
  • Pease read carefully the CALL and the FAQ before applying, and fill out the online APPLICATION FORM only once you have received the letter of invitation by your contact professor at the University of Pavia.
  • Please be informed that incomplete applications will be rejected, no exceptions will be made. In particular, the letter of invitation is essential for the application.  Applicants who do not have any contact, can write to CICOPS office which will send a research proposal form to be filled out and sent back to CICOPS together with the CV (e-mail: )

CICOPS will evaluate the research proposal and, in case of congruence of your research project with a research activity carried out at the University of Pavia, the Centre will send your proposal to the relevant Department.


Since the current Covid-19 crisis is still in place in Italy and in many EU and non-EU countries, visiting professors must be aware of the peculiar situation they will find on campus and carefully read the specific guidelines put in place by the University of Pavia with the aim to ensure their safety and security on campus. At the following link you can find the regularly updated guidelines:

Deadline for applications: 15 November 2020

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