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Conditions of Award



The fellowships are open to established academics with an international reputation. Former professors or fellows of the EUI are eligible after three years have elapsed since their last contract with the EUI.


Candidates of all nationalities are eligible.


Fellows should have a good knowledge of English and of any other language relevant to their proposed research.

Duration and Residence

The fellowship lasts up to 10 months. Candidates must indicate their intended length of stay in the application but the hosting department may propose a different and/or shorter period to successful candidates subject to available funding. Fellowships are not normally awarded for the months of July and August.

Fellows must live in Florence for the duration of the fellowship so that they can take an active part in the academic activities of their Department.

Stipend and Taxation

The monthly stipend is € 3,000. The amount of the grant for successful applicants whose normal place of residence is within 90 km of Florence will be fixed at a lower rate.

The fellowships are not taxed by the Institute. Fellows are, however, required to comply with any tax provisions which may be applicable to them.

Medical Insurance

Fellows must have adequate medical insurance cover during their stay at the Institute. They can either provide proof of their own insurance scheme or subscribe to the EUI's private sickness and health insurance scheme at their own expense. See the Cigna Insurance Scheme for conditions.



Travel and Removal/Installation Expenses 

There is no provision for travel expenses.There is no provision for removal or installation expenses.


Page last updated on 20 August 2017