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Deadline extended - PhD scholarship opportunities in the framework of the initiative “Partnership for Knowledge” funded by the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation

Partnership for Knowledge - PfK - is a higher education initiative of the Italian Cooperation aimed at providing scholarships to researchers, public administration officers, social entrepreneurs and young leaders.

PfK offers a unique opportunity for future leaders and influencers to develop professionally and academically, network extensively, experience Italian culture, and build lasting positive relationships with Italy.

The programme offers a number of Master of Science scholarships and PhD fellowships in the following thematic academic platforms:

Health and W.A.S.H. (Water Sanitation and Hygiene). The platform trains experts in biotechnology, molecular biology, genetics and neurosciences, as well as in civil engineering for water sanitation and hygiene. 12 PhD Fellowships for Citizens of Bolivia,Palestine, Sudan, Ethiopia, Senegal, Jordan and Lebanon who are resident in their home countries. click for flyer

Sustainable energy, Environment and Industrial innovation. The energy profile trains highly skilled technicians in renewable energy systems, energy efficiency and energy planning. The environment profile focuses on risk protection and prevention, climate change and water management. The industrial innovation profile promotes the new frontiers of innovation. 6 PhD Fellowships for Citizens of Kenya,Mozambique,Tunisia, Pakistan, Albania, Lebanon and Ethiopia who are resident in their home countries. click for flyer

Cultural heritage and Sustainable tourism. The platform aims at building value around cultural heritage and sustainable tourism as engines for sustainable development. 6 PhD Fellowships for Citizens of Cuba,El Salvador, Lebanon, Egypt, Sudan, Eritrea, Tunisia, Myanmar and Jordan who are resident in their home countries. click for flyer

Application procedure

The call for the PfK PhD programis now open. Applications for PfK scholarships must be submitted no later than 20 June 2019 at 12.00 pm, Italian time.

English is the teaching language of all academic programs.


Please check the website for more information