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Cattolica Africa Scholarships 2013/2014 at Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (“Cattolica”), Italy

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Cattolica Africa Scholarships 2013/2014


Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (“Cattolica”) in Italy, as part of its mission to foster relationships with developing countries, has developed a special program for students from the African continent. This program will enable students to study on a partial scholarship for degree programs taught in English at Cattolica’s campuses in Milan, Piacenza and Cremona.


Students either citizens or residents from all African countries may apply for these scholarships that are applicable only for the following degree programs, all taught in English:


The Cattolica Africa Program consists of two programs:


Cattolica Africa Scholars Program


This program consists of five MSc programs (Laurea Magistrate), which all take 2 years to complete. These programs are preparing for an academic and/or professional career. Graduates of these MSc programs are also eligible to enter PhD programs at Italian universities.


  • MSc in Banking and Finance (Milan Campus)
  • MSc in Economics (Milan Campus)
  • MSc in Business Management (Milan Campus)
  • MSc in Business Management (Piacenza Campus)
  • MSc in Agriculture and Food Economics (Cremona Campus)


Cattolica Africa Leadership Program

This program consist of five specialized Master programs (Master Universitario), which all take 1 year to complete. These programs consist of one semester of coursework and one semester of internship and/or project activities. These programs are designed for students who seek to enhance their professional career through a specialized area of study, taught by top-academics and professional leaders from the field.


  • International MBA in Global Business and Sustainability (Milan Campus)
  • Master of International Business (Milan Campus)
  • Master of Corporate Communication (Milan Campus)
  • Master of International Relations (Milan Campus)
  • Master of International Cooperation and Development (Milan Campus)


Additional information, admission requirements and application procedure

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Research Position in Centre for Studies in Science Policy at JNU, India: Socio-economic Study of Rainfed Agriculture and Low Input Animal Husbandry in India

Applications are invited from senior, middle and junior economists for a project entitled “Socio-economic Study of Rainfed Agriculture and Low Input Animal Husbandry in India”. The Economic Research Unit based at the Centre for Studies in Science Policy, Jawaharlal Nehru University is mandated to undertake macro-economic analyses, simulation modeling and case-study based analyses to improve our understanding of the functioning of rainfed dryland agriculture and its possible macroeconomic contribution in India. The objective of the Research Unit is to build an evidence-based case for directing more public investment to rainfed areas and the precise form such investment should take in the relevant sectors. The project is funded by the Ford Foundation and will run through December 31st, 2012.
A series of positions are being filled over the next few months, ranging from junior researchers to senior fellows. These are not time-bound positions, and hence applications are invited on a continuing basis. Successful candidates will need to have a PhD in Economics and some combination of experience of conducting field surveys, demonstrable abilities with statistical and econometric packages and a reasonable publication record. Salaries  for the respective positions will be awarded as per agreed upon in the final project budget. For clarifications please feel free to contact the Project Director. The qualified candidates should apply with their resumes and a sampling of their publications to the following address. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the interview.

Scholarship Application Deadline: An application window is open from 1st May, 2011 to 1st September 2011.

Further Scholarship Information and Application

UK India Education and Research Initiative Study Summer Program 2011

UKIERI Study India is a three week summer programme that gives UK undergraduate students the opportunity to visit India first hand. The programme runs in Mumbai and Delhi, and offers a mix of language and culture classes, lectures on Indian history and commerce and visits to cultural and historic sites.
The programmes include; lectures on Indian culture and economics, trips to sites of historic and cultural interest, hindi classes, and a chance to spend time with the Student ambassadors from Indian Universities.
To be eligible to apply candidate must be: –
A full time student
– Studying undergraduate level
– At an English, Scottish, Welsh or Northern Ireland University or HE or FE College
– At least 18 years old at start of the programme
– In your first or second year of study or graduating in the same year as the programme.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 23 May 2011

Further Scholarship Information and Application