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Cultural cooperation


Cultural cooperation

 Study in Italy

  • UNIFE - Università di Ferrara - Ph.D. Couses

  • LUISS (Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali Guido Carli di Roma)  - Admissions for international students – Undergraduate courses. rules and criteria

  • ISTITUTO EUROPEO awards, more than 100 Italian Cultural Institutes, school or Universities, Consulates or Embassies, scholarships for a 100 percent reduction and scholarships for 50 percent reduction in the cost of a 4L course (4 weeks/80 lessons). If you wish to apply for one of our scholarships, you are requested to contact the Italian Embassy in Abu Dhabi, enclosing a reference from your Italian teacher, and stating the precise name and address of your school/university, and of the teacher concerned about the scholarship. The scholarships do not include accommodation. For more information, please visit the website. Scolarship applications can be submitted to the Embassy of Italy through

  • The University of Bologna offers study grants and full or partial exemptions. Read the brochure to know more.

  • University ITALICON has recently signed an Agreement with the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs for their offer of an online three-year Degree Programme in Italian language and culture, open to Foreigners and Italian citizens resident outside Italy. Admission requirements are: an advanced knowledge of Italian and the possession of an educational qualification allowing the student admission to the Italian University. See the program.

  • In August 2009, in Rome, “Istituto per l’Oriente Carlo Alfonso Nallino” ( signed an agreement on reciprocal translation of literary works of both Countries with the Abu Dhabi Authority for Cultural Heritage (

For more information about the Italian Academic Offerings visit the Ministry of Education website:


Promotion of the Italian language

In the UAE

• Italian language courses are organized both by local universities and schools, and by Italian cultural associations located in Abu Dhabi (Cicer Abu Dhabi) and Dubai (AI Dubai).
• There is an active area of Italian Language courses for the local Army and, for the first time, for Italian children resident in the UAE. Read more.
•Online Italian language courses available through ITALICON Group.

In Italy

  • Opportunity to have fees refunded for Italian citizens attending Scuola estiva in lingua e cultura italiana dell'Università di Bologna. for summer school 2014. Deadline 14.05.2014  Read more
  • Accademia Linguistica Italiana offers language courses for groups and individuals plus a series of thematic classes in music, art & culture, fashion, cooking & wine tasting, computer all in its headquarters in Florence. To know more open the link.


Study in the UAE

  • Masdar Institute of Technology and IRENA scholarship programme. Check on the website for more information