For students in any of the member universities in the second year of their Master’s degree (laurea magistrale), who intend pursuing 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 and compete for internships abroad, supported by scholarships.
The reasearch 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 (September-December 2021 for Spring 2021 students and March-December 2022 for Fall 2021 students).
Students interested in applying for the Research Internships and Mobility program 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 (Fall 2020 for applications in Spring 2021).
Deadline for Applications:
February 17, 2021
>> 2nd semester of AY 2020-2021 Call for Applications
The link to the application form is available in the student's personal page.
Host organizations worldwide include:
Tsinghua University, Beijing China
- School of the Environment
Waseda University, Japan
- any graduate school
Duke University, USA
- Duke Global Value Chains Center
- Art, Art History and Visual Studies
- Nicholas School of the Environment
- Sanford School of Public Policy
Boston College, Chestnut Hill, USA
- Fine Arts department
- Lynch School of Education
- Carroll School of Management
Europe & Mediterranean:
Ludwig Maximilians Universitaet, Munich, Germany
- Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society
Tel Aviv University, Israel