Applicants must complete and submit the application form and upload the following materials (in English) by April 9, 2018 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 20, 2018 via email. They must confirm their participation by April 26, 2018. Registration fees are also due by May 3, 2018. For further information please write to


Selected applicants will be asked to cover:

300 €  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 May 30, 2018.


The Academy is offering the following grants for the 2018 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 3 grants covering fees, accommodation, and travel costs (max 1000 euros) for Global South participants.
Up to 5 grants covering fees, accommodation, and travel costs for Global South participants (Asia, Africa, Latin America) sponsored by UNIPOL GRUPPO
Up to 5 grants are available for Duke students (sponsored by the FHI, Program in Literature, and Romance Studies). Duke students should indicate on the Summer School application form that they are seeking grant funds – there is no need to apply in advance to the FHI, Literature, or Romance Studies. If you are accepted, the Summer School administrators will direct you to the appropriate Duke sponsor to arrange travel funding
Up to 5 grants are available for University of Virginia graduate students (when selected, please contact the office of the dean).

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.