For students in any of the member universities in the second year of their Master’s degree (Laurea Magistrale), who intend to pursue research for their Master’s thesis in themes related to the Globalization Program, and for advanced undergraduate students who are studying for a 4-year bachelor degree, who intend undertaking a final research thesis/project for credit.
Successful applicants 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 2022 students and September-December 2023 for 2nd semester 2023 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 previous semester (2nd semester 2021-22 for applications in 1st semester 2022-23).
Deadline for Applications: September 9, 2022, 3pm CEST
Applicants must be pre-registered for the Globalization Program in order to apply. How to Pre-register
The application form is made available in the student's personal page.
Host organizations worldwide include:
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)
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