Study or research in Italy; Collegio dei Fiamminghi

Every year the Collegio dei Fiamminghi offers two scholarships for study or research in Bologna.
The scholarship amounts to 7000 euro and includes accommodation during 8 months study or research (1 academic year) at U. Bologna or another research institute in Bologna (IT).

Target group: graduating students and holders of a MA degree, young researchers.
The call is open for all disciplines and all nationalities.

Eligibility criteria

You are obtaining a master degree at a Flemish university this year, or you have already obtained it.
Your application should comprise the following documents

  • A proof of a good command of the Italian language
  • A motivation letter
  • A elaborated proposal for study or research (or a combination of both)
  • Transcript of records; excellent study results are required
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Reference letters and/or invitation letters
  • Other relevant documents

Applications – time table

Candidates for ‘21-‘22 should address their online application (incl. the above mentioned documents!) to Mr. Frederik De Decker, Head of the International Relations Department, via before June 10th 2021 (12 p.m. Brussels time).

Each Flemish university may put forward two candidates for the inter-university final selection within the VLIR. Candidates will be informed about the final selection results by the beginning of July.
Depending on the evolution of the Covid19-pandemic, in ’21-22 the Collegio may decide to award only one scholarship instead of two.

  • At U. Bologna the academic year usually starts in September but departments may have a different starting dates. Accommodation is normally provided from October/November until July 31st; early arrival may be admitted to get acquainted to the city and to practice Italian.
  • The scholarship of the Collegio is not compatible with any other scholarship or grant.
  • In case of departure, the travel advice from the FPS Foreign Affairs will of course be consulted and followed.

More info


Laïla Boulyou
Dept. of Educational Policy
International Relations Office