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. 

Call is now open (deadline: October 30th, 2020)

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. 2020/21, 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.

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

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 24 May 2019

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OPPORTUNITIES

THE EUROPE WE WANT

Competition of ideas launched by the Academy of Sciences of the Institute in collaboration with the Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, the Municipality of Bologna, the Emilia-Romagna Region and with the contribution of the "Fondazione dell Monte di Bologna e Ravenna".

The prizes will consist in the publication of unpublished essays that will be winners and a contribution of the amount of 5,000 euros each, to be used toward an European university or a research institute of recognized international relevance.

Deadline for application: October 30th, 2020

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 23 January 2020

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.