Research opportunities

Coimbra Group Scholarship Programme

The University of Siena, as a member of the Coimbra Group Network, has been providing, since 2008, young researchers  with the opportunity to spend a short period (generally 1 to 3 months) at one of its 15 Departments to carry out part of their research there.

  • Scholarship Programme for Young Professors and Researchers from Latin American Universities (All Latin American countries are eligible).
  • Scholarship Programme for Young African Researchers (All African countries are elegible except Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia. A applicants from these countries are eligible under the Scholarship Programme for Young Researchers from the European Neighbourhood).
  • Scholarship Programme for Young Researchers from the European Neighbourhood (Eligible countries: Albania, Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Egypt, Georgia, Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Libya, Moldova, Montenegro, Morocco, the Palestinian Authority, Republic of Northern Macedonia, Russia, Serbia, Syria, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan)
Research fellowships (Assegni di ricerca)

A research fellowship is a kind of reseach contract envisaged by art. 22 of Law 240/2010 for scholars with a scientific-professional curriculum appropriate for conducting research.

 

Research fellowships are envisaged by art. 22 of Law 240/2010 for scholars with a scientific-professional curriculum appropriate for conducting research.

The fellowship is assigned by a public selection procedure on the basis of qualifications and interview

Post-doc appointments correspond in Italy to the research fellow position. 

This kind of positions is intended as a transition status preparing the researcher to acquire the necessary professional skills to become mature and independent researchers. 

The University of Siena has adopted a dedicated internal regulation on Research fellows.