Institutional and Academic Partnership with Somali National University – scholarships 2022

UPDATE 20/06/2022: The deadline to apply for the following  Master of Science programs eligible for UNS5 scholarships has been extended to June 27 at 13.00 Italian time:

  • Università di Bologna – Legal Studies
  • Università di Firenze – Natural Resources Management for Tropical Rural Development

 

The Institutional and Academic Partnership with Somali National University (UNS 5) is a higher education initiative of the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation aiming at providing scholarships to researchers, public administration officers, social entrepreneurs and young leaders, who have graduated from the Somali National University.

 

The Partnership with Somali National University offers a unique opportunity for future leaders and change makers to develop professionally and academically, create an extensive network, experience Italian culture, and build lasting positive relationships with Italy.

The program offers a total of

Max. 18 Master of Science scholarships to study in Italy for 2 years (a.y. 2022-2023 and a.y. 2023-2024) at Politecnico di Milano, the University of Florence, the University of Bologna and the University of Rome- Sapienza

Max. 6 scholarships for a 10-month medical traineeship at the University of Pavia (a.y. 2022.2023)

 

All the scholarships are aimed for Citizens of Somalia who are resident in their home country and who are graduates from the Somali National University.

The Politecnico di Milano leads the program in close partnership with the University of Florence, the University of Bologna, and the University of Rome- Sapienza, the University of Pavia.

The partnership also includes the University of Bari, the University of Napoli Federico II, Roma3 University and the University of Trieste.

 

Application procedure

Applications for scholarships must be submitted no later than 15th June 2022 at 13.00 pm, Italian time.

English is the teaching language of most of the academic programs.

Academic activities are scheduled to start approximately from September 2022, depending on each institution’s academic calendar.

Applicants should pay careful attention to the admission requirements and documents, as they differ among universities.

Incomplete applications will be rejected. University websites usually provide a help desk for assistance.

Applications must be submitted no later than June 15th 2022 at 13.00 pm, Italian time.

Candidates are invited to carefully check the university website of their chosen program

  • Step 1 –  Application
  • You can apply for one university only.

Choose the most suitable option and submit the application through the appropriate university webpage within the above-mentioned deadline (June 15th 2022 at 13.00 pm Italian time).

 

The Master of Science programs eligible for these scholarships are:

Università di Bologna – Legal Studies (deadline postponed to June 27 at 13.00 Italian time)

Università di Bologna – Sicurezza e Qualità delle Produzioni Animali

Università di Bologna  – Food animal metabolism and management in the circular economy

Università di Firenze – Natural Resources Management for Tropical Rural Development (deadline postponed to June 27 at 13.00 Italian time)

Roma Sapienza – Finance and Insurance

Politecnico di Milano – Mechanical Engineering (Piacenza)

Politecnico di Milano – Mechanical Engineering (Lecco)

Politecnico di Milano – Electrical Engineering

Politecnico di Milano – Energy Engineering

Politecnico di Milano – Civil Engineering

Politecnico di Milano – Civil Engineering for Risk Mitigation (Lecco)

Politecnico di Milano – Building and Architectural Engineering (Milano, Lecco)

Politecnico di Milano – Management of Built Environment

 

The Medical traineeships available at the University of Pavia are in the following fields:

1) Medicine

2) Surgery

3) Paediatrics

4) Obstetric Gynaecology

 

Please check in the dowloadable pdf files  below all the instructions to apply for your university of interest.

Università di Bologna – Legal Studies

Università di Bologna – Sicurezza e Qualità delle Produzioni Animali

Università di Bologna  – Food animal metabolism and management in the circular economy

Università di Firenze – Natural Resources Management for Tropical Rural Development

Roma Sapienza – Finance and Insurance

Politecnico di Milano – All Programs

University of Pavia – All Programs

 

step 2 – notification

 

Submit the AICS notification form in order to inform the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS) of your application.

 

If either the university application form or the AICS notification form is missing after June 15th 2022 at 13.00 pm Italian time your candidature will not be considered.

 

👉 AICS notification form