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Scholarship recipients are exempt from paying tuition fees except for the regional cost of a fee of around €150. As far as the total amount of the scholarship is concerned, this is money designed for the cost of living in Italy, including the first compulsory expenses such as accommodation, stamp duty for the residence permit, health insurance, and so on.

However, please make sure to carefully read each call for applications you might want to try, as there may be different technicalities.  


International students may apply for different scholarships:

  • Scholarships granted by Italian Higher Education Institutes: terms & conditions for the scholarship depend on the institution that grants it.
  • Scholarship granted by the regional office for the Right to Study can give international students the opportunity to have free accommodation, free meals, free tuition fees or other kind of facilities. Please check the Regional Office for the Right to Study website according to the institutions you are going to apply to.
  • Invest Your Talent in Italy scholarship opened to students from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Brazil, Colombia, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Mexico, People`s Republic of China, Republic of Korea, Tunisia, Turkey and Vietnam.
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  • Scholarship granted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation to foreign citizens and to Italian citizens living abroad (IRE). The aim of these scholarships is to foster international cultural cooperation, spread the knowledge of the Italian language, culture and science, as well as promote the Italian economic and technological system throughout the world.
    For more information ch
    eck the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation website.  

If international students meet all the requirements of a scholarship call, it does not mean automatically that it will be assigned to him/her.  


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