Applicants must complete and submit the application form and upload the following materials (in English) by MARCH 15, 2020 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 6, 2020 via email. They must confirm their participation by April 13, 2020. Registration fees are also due by April 20, 2020. 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: Dept. of History and Cutlures at Unibo - H275
• 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 April 20, 2020.


The Academy is offering the following grants for the 2020 edition of the Summer School in Global Studies and Critical Theory: 

Up to 7 grants covering fees and accommodation
Up to 5 grants covering fees
Up to 8 grants covering fees, accommodation, and travel costs (up to 1000 euros) for Global South participants (Asia, Africa, Latin America) sponsored by UNIPOL GRUPPO
Up to 5 travel grants are available for Duke students admitted to the Summer School (funds provided by the Duke Graduate School and administered by the Franklin Humanities Institute). If accepted, please contact the FHI Associate Director
Up to 5 grants are available for graduate students at University of Virginia (when selected, please contact the Associate Dean of Arts & Humanities).

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.