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ISA Visiting Fellowship

Fellowships from one to three months for well-established international scholars who work in research projects in collaboration with a Department or a Research Centre of the University of Bologna.

Professors and Researchers of the University of Bologna are invited to submit proposals for Visiting Fellowships.

Visiting Fellowships are aimed to attracting to the University of Bologna well-established international scholars for teaching and research visits (usually 1-2 months, exceptionally up to 3 months) to work in collaboration with a Department or a Research Centre of the University of Bologna.

Visiting Fellows will be required to deliver a lecture organized by the Institute and addressed to a general public, academic staff and students.

The Visiting Fellows will receive from ISA:

  • a contribution to be chosen between:
  1. a lump-sum compensation to cover travel, transportation and living expenses in the gross amount of 800,00 Euros for EU residents and 1,100 Euros for non-EU residents;
  2. a direct reimbursement of the mere travel expenses duly documented (up to 800,00 Euros for EU residents and 1,100 Euros for non-EU residents).

"EU resident" and "non-EU resident" are defined according to the European Economic Area plus Switzerland.

  • accommodation: in preference, but depending on availability, in a fully equipped apartment in Via De Rolandis 3, in the proximity of the Istituto di Studi Avanzati (Via Marsala 26, Bologna) and of the Rectorate or in a studio-apartment at the Residence Terzo Millennio, via Pietro Miliani 7/2, Borgo Panigale – Bologna(
  • Fellows room: a fully equipped study and reading room located at Palazzo Paleotti, via Zamboni 25 (Bologna).


Administrative information

In case of successful application, the Visiting Fellows will be kindly requested to sign a contract (in case of full fellowship) or an acceptance agreement (in case of lodging fellowship) with the Institute upon arrival in Bologna.

Before arrival, the Visiting Fellows will receive instruction and information about the fellowship and requested documents. The Visiting Fellows should read the instruction carefully and fill in the documents in order to comply with the requested administrative procedures, including visa and payment or reimbursement.

All requested documents and information should be sent within the dates indicated in the Instruction file: it is mandatory in order to proceed with the administrative activities and payment or reimbursement.

All documents must be scanned and emailed to the ISA Secretary(


Resident in Italy

In order to receive the contribution, Visiting Fellows holding dual citizenship can choose to use Italian citizenship or the one of the country where the Fellow is resident. Visiting Fellows registered with ISA as Italian citizens will have to fill in a specific form, which must be obtained directly from the ISA Secretary(


The apartments for Visiting Fellows
Visiting Fellows are accommodated in a studio-apartment located in via De Rolandis 3, in the historical center of Bologna and close to the Institute of Advanced Studies.
Convenzioni stipulate
The Tax Treaties between Italy and other countries.

Calls of competition

Calls of competition
See the section.

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ISA Secretary

Via Marsala, 26

40126 - Bologna - Italy

tel: +39-051-2087140

Visits by appointment.