Italy Master and PhD scholarship for Afghanistan and other countries through Partnership for Knowledge (PfK) Program


Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 5616

Opportunity Description

Deadline: March 15, 2019

Are you a researcher, public administration officer, social entrepreneur or young leader and have commitment for developing your professional and academic skills? If yes, you can apply to PfK Scholarship to pursue your master or PhD and strengthen your capacity, expand your network of international like-minded people.

Selected applicants are expected to make a positive difference in their home contexts.


Number of scholarships : 22 for master degree and 5 for PhD

Funding authority: Italian Agency for Development Cooperation

Level of study:

  • Master
  • PhD


  • Rural development and Spatial management
  • Health, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene – W.A.S.H.
  • Sustainable energy, Environment and Industrial innovation
  • Cultural heritage and Sustainable tourism

Language of instruction: English

Location: Italy



  • Master program : two years (24 months)
  • PhD program: 3 years (36 months)

Scholarship benefits:

  • One round trip Travel support
  • Health insurance
  • Tuition fee
  • Visa expenses
  • Monthly stipend for living expenses


Applicants eligibility criteria:

  • Be Citizen of eligible partner country
  • Possess a bachelor degree to apply for master degree and MSc degree to apply for a PhD program
  • Have two years of work experience in the field of the selected course (recommended )
  • Meet language requirement


Application procedure:

Applicants should apply for the most suitable course through the appropriate university website.

After applying to the university, you should inform the Agency of your application via filling AICS notification form

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