Support for Research – Foscolo Europe Top-up

The call for applications for the 3rd Foscolo Europe Top-Up Fellowshipcompetition is now open. The main objective of this competition is to attract and retain outstanding PhD graduates in Europe, who might otherwise choose to begin and develop their career overseas.

The Foundation offers two 3-year top-up fellowships in economic and financial subjects to be assigned to the two best departments or research institutes in Economics or Finance participating to the PhD job markets (US job market or any equivalent organization in Europe) in 2017/18.

This top-up fellowship complements the salary and contractual terms of the standard tenure track assistant professorships and is awarded to each institution at the same time as a recruitment for such positions.

The competition is open to all departments in Economics or Finance from any university or research institute within the 14 countries of the UniCredit perimeter.

UniCredit & Universities Foundation awards €50,000 gross per year to each winning department for 3 years, for a total amount of €150,000 gross. The fellowships will start on October 1, 2018.

For further details on the requirements and admission procedure, download the announcement.

Submission deadline: September 30, 2017

The winners of the 2nd Top-Up Fellowship are:

– Mannheim University –top-up recipient Matthias Meier
– Università di Bologna – top-up recipient Enrico Cantoni