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AGENZIA ITALIANA PER LA COOPERAZIONE ALLO SVILUPPO  - Libano e Siria - Sede di Beirut | – ITALIAN AGENCY FOR DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION - Lebanon and Syria - Beirut Office Ambasciata d'Italia a Beirut European Union Presidency of the Council of Ministers - Lebanon

PhD scholarship opportunities in the framework of the initiative “Partnership for Knowledge” funded by the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation

Partnership for Knowledge - PfK - is a higher education initiative of the Italian Cooperation aimed at providing scholarships to researchers, public administration officers, social entrepreneurs and young leaders.

PfK offers a unique opportunity for future leaders andinfluencers to develop professionally and academically, network extensively, experience Italian culture, and build lasting positive relationships with Italy.

The programme offers a number of Master of Science scholarships and PhD fellowships in the thematic academic platform of Cultural heritage and Sustainable tourism. The platform aims at building value around cultural heritage and sustainable tourism as engines for sustainable development.

In years 2019-2022 the PfK program provides a total of 21 MSc scholarships and 5 PhD Fellowships for Citizens of CubaEl SalvadorLebanon and Jordan who are resident in their home countries.

Application procedure

The call for the PfK PhD programis now open. Applications for PfK scholarships must be submitted no later than 30 April 2019 at 12.00 pm, Italian time.

English is the teaching language of all academic programs.


Please check the website for more information