Postgraduate studies

The Province of Bozen/Bolzano provides scholarships for post-graduate students. These courses include:

  • post-graduate studies or specialization courses

  • compulsory internships or vocational internships

  • postgraduate doctoral degree (PhD)

  • university education to obtain a teaching qualification at the Free University of Bozen/Bolzano.

You can find these forms and further important information on the website of the provincial administration.


Reference period: 1 October 2020 - 30 September 2021

Application period: 15 January 2021 - 30 September 2021

Intermediate deadline: 20 April 2021

Final deadline: 30 September 2021

Eligibility requirements

Citizenship and residence:

  • Universities in South Tyrol:

    • be an EU citizen,

    • be a non-EU citizen with an unlimited residency permit or a person granted refugee status or a person under subsidiary protection,

    • be a non-EU citizen with a limited residency permit who has been residing continuously in the Province of Bolzano for at least one year at the date of submission for the application.

  • Universities outside the province: all persons who have been residing in South Tyrol for at least two years at the date of submission for the application.

Additional requirements:

  • for the majority of training courses: completion of a study course lasting at least 4 years

  • instruction must be undertaken within six years of completion of the first university study course (bachelor's degree or master's degree/single-cycle)

  • the student must not have completed another postgraduate course of the same type

New: the postgraduate courses can also be held in distance-learning (because of the pandemic) and still be eligible for the grant.