Applicants must complete and submit the application form and upload the following materials (in English) by April 15, 2017 at 3.00 pm (GMT+1):

• A detailed Curriculum Vitae
• A statement of purpose
• One letter of recommendation

Applicants accepted in the program will be notified by April 25, 2017 via email. They must confirm their participation by May 2, 2017. Registration fees are also due by May 9, 2017. For further information please write to


Selected applicants will be asked to cover:

200 €  Enrollment Fees (including Welcome and Closing cocktails)

Payment of the enrollment fees is available via Bank Transfer to the Department of History and Cultures at University of Bologna

Bank Transfer Details:

• TO: Dipartimento di Storia, Culture, Civiltà dell’Università di Bologna
• Bank: Unicredit S.p.a.
• IBAN number: IT68V0200802457000102271585
• SWIFT code (when asked): UNCRITMMXXX – If this does not work (depending on the particular bank), try: UNCRITM1PM7

Selected students are required to confirm their registration by paying the fees and emailing their receipt to by June 5, 2017.


The Academy is offering the following grants for the 2017 edition of the Summer School in Global Studies and Critical Theory: 

Up to 10 grants covering fees and accommodation
Up to 5 grants covering fees
Up to 5 grants covering fees, accommodation, and travel costs for Global South participants (Asia, Africa, Latin America) sponsored by UNIPOL GRUPPO 
1 grant sponsored by FIBRA – Fondazione Culturale Italo Brasiliana covering fees, accommodation and travel expenses for a Brazilian participant
Up to 5 grants sponsored by FHI, Program in Literature, and Romance Studies for Duke graduate students
Up to 5 grants are available for University of Virginia graduate students

NOTE: In their statement of purpose, applicants must state if they are applying for grants. If so, they must also specify if their attendance is contingent on receiving grants.