5th Top-up Foscolo Fellowship

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15 July 2019 – It’s open the 5th Top-up Foscolo Fellowship competition. This year offers offers three 3-year top-up fellowships in economic and financial subjects to be assigned to the 3 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 2019/20.

Main objective of this competition is to attract and retain in Europe outstanding PhD graduates that might otherwise choose to begin and develop their career overseas.


The competition is open to all departments in Economics or Finance from any university or research institute of the 14 countries* where UniCredit operates which will participate to the job markets in 2019/2020 in order to offer a tenure track position or post-doc position to outstanding job market candidates.


The top-up fellowships will start on October 1, 2020. Each top-up fellowship is worth € 50,000 per year and has a 3-year duration. The Foundation will pay the prize directly to the winning departments in a unique annual installment. This top-up fellowship complements the salary and contractual terms of the standard tenure track assistant professorships.


Submission deadline: 30 September 2019


For more information  download the announcement

Click here to Proceed with the application process



*The countires included in the UniCredit’s geographical perimeter are the following: Italy, Germany, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia and Turkey



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