For students enrolled in any master’s degree (including Laurea Magistrale) or 4-year bachelor's degree at one of VIU member universities who intend to pursue research for their thesis in themes related to the Globalization Program.
Participation includes attendance in a semester of the Globalization Program attend the semester of courses at VIU followed by a research internship supported by a scholarship.
The research mobilities are for two to four months and start and end dates are fixed in collaboration with the host organization and depending on the projects which the students will pursue, and are usually completed by the end of December in the academic year following the courses at VIU (February-December 2023 for 1st semester 2023-24 students and September-December 2024 for 2nd semester 2023-24 students).
Students interested in applying for the Worldwide Mobility for Research Internships must complete at least two courses at VIU, during the same semester. VIU will also accept applications from students who have already completed at least two courses in the semester immediately previous.
Deadline for Applications: September 22, 2023, 3pm CEST
Info session: Tuesday, September 12, 2023 11 am, in person at VIU. (a registration of a previous presentation of the opportunity is available in the GP news section at this link)
Applicants must be pre-registered for the Globalization Program in order to apply. Please consider that registration for the Globalization Program closes on September 13, 2023.
How to Pre-register
The application form is available on the student's personal page on the VIU website once their pre-registration is approved.
A candidate may request to visit any member universities in a different country to their home university.
In the past, VIU students have successfully completed their Research Internships at:
Boston College, Chestnut Hill, USA
- Fine Arts department
- Lynch School of Education
- Carroll School of Management
Duke University, USA
- Duke Global Value Chains Center
- Art, Art History and Visual Studies
- Nicholas School of the Environment
- Sanford School of Public Policy
European University of Saint Petersburg, Russia
KU Leuven, Belgium
Ludwig Maximilians Universitaet, Munich, Germany (Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society)
Stellenbosch University, South Africa
Tel Aviv University, Israel
Tsinghua University, Beijing China
- School of the Environment
University of Bordeaux, France
University of Exeter, United Kingdom
University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Waseda University, Japan
- any graduate school
Any candidate from an Italian member university who is interested in a European member university is advised to consult also the open calls for Erasmus+ mobility www.univiu.org/erasmus.