July 3, 2018




(Partially Funded)


Italy University of Gastronomic Sciences Undergraduate Scholarships 2018

The University of Gastronomic Sciences is currently accepting applications for a three-year undergraduate degree in Gastronomic Sciences and Cultures.

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The Three-Year Undergraduate Degree in Gastronomic Sciences and Cultures is designed to train multi-skilled professionals able to work and carry out research in many different fields connected to food systems.

The University of Gastronomic Sciences, founded in 2004 by the international non-profit association Slow Food in cooperation with the Italian regions of Piedmont and Emilia-Romagna, is a ministerially recognized, private non-profit institution. Its goal is to create an international research and education center for those working on renewing farming methods, protecting biodiversity, and building an organic relationship between gastronomy and agricultural science.

Required Languages

English, Italian

Applicants whose native language is not English must have a minimum level of English language proficiency equivalent to a B2-level, (in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) demonstrated at the English language entrance examination.

Applicants whose native language is not Italian must have a minimum level of knowledge of the Italian language equal to A1/A2 (in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) demonstrated during the Italian language interview/admission test.

Eligible Countries


Program Period

 Three Years 

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

 Students from all countries are eligible to apply.

  • Entrance Requirements: To be eligible for this scholarship you must meet the following requirements:
  • Italian high school graduates – students who have a secondary school diploma obtained in Italy;
  • Graduating Italian high school students – students who will obtain their high school diploma, in Italy, in 2017;
  • Non-Italian high school graduates* – students who have earned a non-Italian high school degree and are eligible for university enrollment (as reported on the Declaration of Value (Dichiarazione di Valore) issued by the relevant consular authorities).

*Important information for applicants with a U.S. High School Diploma: According to the “Regulations on foreign students’ access to university courses in the period 2011-2014?, updated on 15 April 2013, US candidates must possess one of the following:

(1) A U.S. high school diploma and at least 3 successfully completed Advanced Placement exams
(2) Two years of college or university credit with all exams passed

For more information, please contact the Italian embassy or consulate in the United States. All non-EU candidates must enroll through the Italian consulate nearest their place of residence. Candidates should contact the Italian consulate as soon as possible to ensure sufficient time to complete the enrollment process.

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

Scholarships are assigned exclusively to students beginning their first year and can be renewed for the second and third year. UNISG scholarships do not consist of a direct distribution of funds, but rather a partial or full exemption from university fees.

the applicant’s income from employment or similar, for at least two calendar
years preceding the year in which the application is made (e.g. an applicant applying
in 2018 will present income statements from both 2016 and 2017) is for each year
no less than respectively
– € 838 for citizens from low-income countries
– € 3,301 for citizens from lower-middle-income
– € 7,502 for citizens from upper-middle-income and high income countries
The above-mentioned amounts have been calculated according to the World Bank
list of Economies (list as of June 2017);

How to Apply

Application Procedure: In order to apply to the three-year undergraduate program in Gastronomic Sciences and Cultures, candidates must:

  • Complete the registration process
  • Upload the supporting dossier
  • Complete the written test
  • Complete an online interview  

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