Galileian School of Higher Education International Scholarships in Italy, 2021

The University of Padua, through the Galilean School of Higher Education, is offering up to 4 prestigious scholarships for exceptionally talented international students. These scholarships aim to support students pursuing postgraduate studies at the University of Padua in Italy.

The Galilean School of Higher Education is renowned for its excellence in blending conventional university education with specialized courses, including seminars and lectures by globally recognized visiting professors.

Application Deadline: January 2021

Brief Description:

  • University: University of Padua
  • Department: Galilean School of Higher Education
  • Course Level: Master’s degree
  • Awards: Up to €5,000
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: Four
  • Nationality: International
  • Location: Italy

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Eligible Countries: All nationalities
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: Applicants may choose any Master’s degree program offered by the University of Padua.
  • Admissible Criteria:
    • Candidates must hold or expect to hold a non-Italian first-cycle/Bachelor’s degree by 31 July.
    • Applicants must have been admitted or are eligible for admission to a Master’s degree program at the University of Padua.
    • Candidates should be no older than 26 at the time of application.

How to Apply:

  • Interested students can apply directly when completing the application form for their chosen Degree Course at the University of Padua. For more information about the Galilean School, visit the School’s website.

Supporting Documents:

  • Applicants must submit a copy of an ID document (ID card or passport) and any other documents requested by their chosen degree course.

Admission Requirements:

  • Candidates must possess an undergraduate degree from a recognized university.

Language Requirement:

  • Proficiency in English or any other language required by the chosen course (refer to course descriptions and the Call for Applications for detailed information).


  • Each scholarship recipient will receive:
    • One round-trip ticket from/to their home country (up to €1,500).
    • Free board and accommodation at University of Padova canteens and residences.
    • Reimbursement of documented expenses such as books, etc.
    • Living allowance of up to €5,000.

The Galilean School of Higher Education International Scholarships provide a fantastic opportunity for exceptional international students to pursue their Master’s studies at the prestigious University of Padua. Apply now and embark on an enriching academic journey in Italy.

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