FUNDING PROGRAMMES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR Ph.D. STUDENTS

 

MOBILITY PROGRAMMES

MARCO POLO PROGRAMME

The Marco Polo is a programme funded by Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences for providing financial support for young researchers working at DISTAL in order to spend a period toward foreign research centers. The Council of the DISTAL decided that Ph.D. students in STAAA have high priority in access the Marco Polo budget. 

Applications are open until May, 30th, 2022

ERASMUS+ MOBILITY FOR TRAINEESHIPS

PhD candidates are also eligible for Erasmus+ studio and internship.

Erasmus+ studio: The call for Erasmus+ studio is usually opening in January and closing in February. With Erasmus+ studio is possible to spend abroad a period ranging from 3 to 12 months. Please note that not all the agreements are opened for PhD candidates so it will be important to check each agreement individually. 

Erasmus+ traineeship: Within the Erasmus + Mobility for traineeship scheme a.y. 2021/22, a second call is issued for applications to do two/three-month paid traineeships in European Union countries. Please note that Erasmus+ internship is open to PhD candidates with no restrictions. This programme is not based on the agreements sign by the Department but it depends on specific agreements signed with companies or other institutions where the internship will be performed. PhD candidates are welcome to identify companies or institutions where they might perform the internship.

Deadline: closed on last 11 May 2022, 1 p.m;

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE SUPPORT RECEIVED WITH ERASMUS+ STUDIO AND ERASMUS+ INTERNSHIP IS FULLY COMPATIBLE WITH THE PHD SCHOLARSHIP.

MOBILITY PROGRAMME BETWEEN ITALY & GERMANY

There are available mobility programmes for PhD students between Italy and Germany. A special programme is now available for research period to be conducted in Germany (duration: 1-6 months; scholarship: 861-1,200 euros/month). All information are available on the following link: daad.it/it/cercare-una-borsa-di-studio/borse-di-studio-daad-italia. You can also join informative meetings.

Deadline for application: April 1st, 2002.

MOBILITY PROGRAMME BETWEEN ITALY & FRANCE

There are available mobility programmes for PhD students between Italy and France.

Deadline for application: to be checked.

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FUNDING PROGRAMMES

CALL FOR SPIN-OFF IDEAS

This Call offers access to training activities and services aimed at developing business projects. Partecipation is open to professors, researchers, post-doc and PhD students of the University of Bologna, with research projects with entrepreneurial potential in all disciplinary fields 

Deadline for application: Expired on 22 February 2021

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OPPORTUNITIES

REACTOR

ReActor is a school of entrepreneurship and innovation also for Ph.D. students with innovative ideas and a high growth potential. With a strong practical-applicative mindset, the project aims to provide methodologies, tools, and applicable experiences to approach entrepreneurship as a possible path of professional and personal development. Participation in the project is free.

Deadline for application: Expired on 25 January 2021

ALMACUBE SPIN-OFF

AlmaCube work to transform a research project into a product, and to find PhD students who want to develop their entrepreneurial attitude. They facilitate the contact between projects and market and we foster their collaboration with established enterprises. With the support of the Spin-Off Commission and the Knowledge Transfer Office of the University of Bologna, Almacube detects the best tech projects of the University and transforms them into companies. Moreover, the incubated spin-offs are provided with an easy access to the facilities and the laboratories of the University of Bologna, as well as to the knowhow of Alma Mater Community.

T-ER INTERNATIONAL TALENTS EMILIA-ROMAGNA

This programme is especially dedicated to international PhD students/PhDs living in Emilia-Romagna region or PhD students and professionals (who was born or who studied in this territory) come back after a period abroad, aiming to connect with other talents in the region and to share her/his experience through this network. 

https://internationaltalents.art-er.it/knowledge-workers/get-involved/it-er-ambassador

START CUP ER 2021

Start Cup ER 2021 is an additional interesting initiative launched by Emilia-Romagna region. This is a competition between innovative projects presented by master students, PhD students and young researchers. Deadline expired on May 3, 2021.

EVENTS

30 MAY
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01 JUNE 2022
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UNA Europa PhD Workshop - Digital Cultural Heritage: Mobilities, Mutuality and Heritage Futures

01 JUNE 2022
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Webinar - STAAA PhD OPEN DAY (Dipartimenti di Eccellenza 2018-2022 DISTAL) The Nexus Approach for Sustainability in Agriculture, Food, Energy & Water

07 JUNE
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10 JUNE 2022
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6th International Conference on Food and Wine Supply Chain

07 JUNE
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12 JUNE 2022
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Green Week – Festival della Green Economy

09 JUNE 2022

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The Final Conference "Dipartimenti di Eccellenza 2018-2022 – DISTAL The Nexus Approach for sustainability of Water, Food and Energy

16 JUNE 2022

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Final exam 34° Cycle - Summer session #2022 - Research topics “International Cooperation and Sustainable Development Policies” & “ Agricultural and Food Economics and Policy”

22 JUNE
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24 JUNE 2022
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9th EAAE PhD Workshop

24 JUNE 2022

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Final exam 34° Cycle - Summer session #2022 - Research topics “Microbial Ecology and Plant Pathology” & “Tree Production Systems, Fruit, Forest and Ornamental Trees and Grape”

28 JUNE 2022

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Final exam 34° Cycle - Summer session #2022 - Research topic "Agronomy, Herbaceous Crops, Flowers and Vegetables Systems, Agricultural Genetics and Agricultural Chemistry"

01 JULY 2022

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Final exam 34° Cycle - Summer session #2022 - Research topic "Water-Food-Energy-Sustainable Agriculture Nexus"

05 JULY 2022
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Final exam 34° Cycle - Summer session #2022 - Research topic "Food Science and Biotechnology"