Galilean School of Higher Education international awards in Italy

  • Master
  • Up to €10,000 living allowance + benefits
  • 14 March 2022

The Scuola Galileiana di Studi Superiori (Galilean School of Higher Education) is the University of Padua’s school of excellence. It combines traditional university education with a series of special in-house courses comprising seminars and lectures by renowned international visiting professors.

Up to four highly talented international students are selected each year. If you are admitted, you will attend both the course units at the University of Padua and the internal courses of the Galilean School, and you will be provided with free board and housing, language courses and personal study and career tutoring. As an international student, you may additionally be offered a reimbursement of travel expenses and a living allowance. You are expected to share rights and duties of all Galilean students.


  • hold (or expect to hold by 31 July) a non-Italian first-cycle/Bachelor's degreee
  • have been admitted OR are eligible to be admitted to a Master's degree programmes at the University of Padua
  • be no older than 26 at the time of application

Available degree courses: you may choose any Master's degree programme offered by the University of Padua


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1 round trip ticket from/to your home country (up to €1,500) per academic year; free board and accommodation at University of Padova canteens and residences; reimbursement of documented expenses such as books, etc.; up to €5,000 living allowance per academic year. See the Call for detailed information, requirements to maintain the scholarship, etc.


Applicants must have pre-enrolled in a Master's Degree Course at the University of Padova and then send the required documents at the Galilean School's email address. To read the Call and find all the instructions to apply please visit the School’s website.

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