CHINA SCOLARSHIP COUNCIL (CSC)

The STAAA PhD programme is glad to welcome applications by candidates with Chinese citizenship interested in CSC scholarships and planning to apply to the University of Bologna. The University of Bologna and the China Scholarship Council signed a Cooperation Agreement promoting the enrolment of excellent Chinese graduates also in STAAA Programme.

Applications for the 2022-2023 a.y. are expired (deadline 14th January 2022).

Currently, the following 13 PhD students with CSC scolarship are enrolled in our PhD programme:

 #1. AGRONOMY, HERBACEOUS CROPS, FLOWERS AND VEGETABLES SYSTEMS, AGRICULTURAL GENETICS AND AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRY

LI Kai

ZHANG Yanxin

ZENG Xinying

CHANG Xinyue

 #2. INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT POLICIES

ZHUANG Qian

 #3. MICROBIAL ECOLOGY AND PLANT PATHOLOGY

MA Lijing

ZHANG Jing

GUO Yi

GUAN Lubin

#4. AGRICULTURAL AND FOOD ECONOMICS AND POLICY

WANG Jing

#6. AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING

NAN Xi 

 #7. FOOD SCIENCE AND BIOTECHNOLOGY

LAN Qiuyu

WANG Guanghao

Feel free to contact them for having more information. The Coordinator and Members of the Board are also available to assist applicants and provide advice throughout the whole process.

In order to get the pre-acceptance letter from UNIBO, Chinese applicants must submit the following documents:

  • Copy of a valid Passport or ID with photo with translation in Italian or English
  • CV and academic background
  • Degrees and translation into English
  • Research project
  • language proficiency certificates



For assistance during the application phase, please contact UNIBO PhD Unit, National and International Agreements Office (email: aric.dottorato-internazionale@unibo.it) and China Association College (email: tutor@collegiodicina.it).

In compliance with the provisions set forth in the Cooperation Agreement, the selection is a two-fold process: a pre-selection at UNIBO and a further selection at CSC.

The first step will be carried out exclusively online and is aimed at selecting applicants willing to enrol in a PhD Programme in Bologna. 
At a later stage, preselected applicants will then have to apply to CSC call on the CSC website, according to the deadlines mentioned there, for the prospective awarding of a scholarship.