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  • 33 Italian Universities

    University Corridors for Refugees UNICORE 4.0

    Verified by UNHCR


    The project University Corridors for Refugees UNICORE 4.0 is promoted by 33 Italian universities with the support of UNHCR, Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Caritas Italiana, Diaconia Valdese, Jesuit Refugee Service and other partners. It aims to increase opportunities for refugees currently residing in Niger, Nigeria and Cameroon to continue their higher education in Italy.

  • Details at a glance

    All fields of study
    Until 29/04/2022
    Full scholarship for the full period of studies, Full scholarship for the first year, renewable
    There is no age limit
    0.00 USD
    In-person programme delivery
  • Requirements

    Targeted nationalities
    Targeted Country of Asylum
    Cameroon, Malawi, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    Accepted status documentation
    Refugee certificate
    Language of Instruction
    English, Italian
    Language Proficiency Level
    Which certificate do you require to prove the required language proficiency?
    It is not a requirement but please consider that if the programme you are applying for is in English you should have a good command of it.
  • More details about this opportunity

    • Opportunity timing
      Recurring annual opportunity
    • Duration of support provided
      For the duration of studies
    • What is covered in this program
      Application fees
      Language training
      Preparation courses
      Monthly stipend (e.g. food allowance)
      Local transportation expenses
      Health insurance
      Mentoring or psycho-social support
      Travel costs to the third country
      Pre-admission exam fees
      Settling in
      Transition of documents
      Work-study or part-time employment expected/permitted
    • Type(s) of visa/residency permit granted upon arrival
      Student residency permit
    • Is the student allowed to work while studying?
    • Can the nuclear family accompany or join the main applicant?
    • Are there options to stay after graduation?
      Work permit/temporary residency; asylum application Once you graduate, you can go back to Ethiopia or, if you have the requirements, you may consider applying for another residence permit to continue your stay in Italy. The selected students will get an information sheet with detailed information related t
    • How to apply?

      Detailed admission criteria and selection process is available in the following link: 

      You should consult the courses and universities available before applying in the following:


    • Application fee
    • Application period
      Specific date (annual opportunity)
    • Opportunity annual timing
  • For further questions contact the scholarship provider

  • Additional note

    The admission procedure for the selection of candidates will be carried out individually by the universities and is not under UNHCR’s responsibility. 



  • Disclaimer

    The content presented on this site has originated from the third party providers. UNHCR is not responsible for the application process or oversight of the opportunities presented here. Questions on a particular opportunity should be directed to the relevant provider.

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