Call for entries: Italian Embassy’s Invest Your Talent in Italy scholarships

Invest your Talent in  Italy  offers you  an opportunity  to develop  your skills through  a  range  of Masters and  Postgraduate  courses in English  geared towards improving your  academic, technical and professional skills. 

The Italian Embassy has announced that Ghanaian graduate students can now apply for its Invest Your Talent in Italy scholarships.

Invest Your Talent in Italy is a Programme sponsored by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in partnership with ITA – Italian Trade Agency and Uni – Italia, with the support of Unioncamere (Italian Chambers of Commerce) and Confindustria (Conferderation of Italian Industries) to provide 84 scholarships to students from Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Colombia, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana (the ONLY West African Country), India, Indonesia, Iran, Mexico, Tunisia, Turkey and Vietnam.

“Scholarships and student support services will aid you throughout your stay in Italy, with a yearly sum of €8,000, including exemptions of university fees, welcoming and orientation, and Italian language courses,” a press statement said.

On-the-job  training  at leading Italian companies, while completing your  academic  work, provides practical skills for  your  future career.  Scholarships and  student support services  will  aid  you throughout  your stay  in  Italy.  

More  than  130  Postgraduate Courses  in  Engineering, Advanced  Technologies, Architecture, Design, Economics and  Management.   Participating Universities: 

-University of Brescia 

– University of Calabria 

– University of Ferrara University of Firenze 

– University of Genova 

– University of Salento 

– University of Macerata IULM  

–  University  of Milano “Bicocca”  –  Politecnico di Milano  

–  University  of Modena  and Reggio 

–  University  of Padova 

–  University  of Pavia  

–  Link Campus  University  

–  LUISS  Guido Carli  

–  University  of Roma “La  Sapienza”  

–  University  of Roma  “Tor Vergata”  

–  Politecnico di Torino  

–  University  of Trento  

–  University  of Udine  

–  University  of Verona  

–  University  of Venice “Ca’ Foscari”  

–  University  of Camerino 

General entry qualification required:  A three  or  four  year bachelor’s degree.  Specific  entry requirements will depend  on the chosen  course.

PLEASE NOTE that “Laurea Magistrale” corresponds to a Master Degree which is the only degree that grants access to third cycle programmes, also known as PhD, and a “Masters” corresponds to a Postgraduate Degree which is a two-year programme for specialization in courses, which guarantees a more practical education but does not give access to further level of studies.

Why “Invest Your  Talent in Italy”? You will have  the opportunity  to take  the first steps that may  shape  your career and  your future  and make  yourself branded…Made  in  Italy! 

More  info:   

Source: Italian Embassy (Ghana) website/


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