Global at Venice Fellowship Programme

17 Mar, 2021

The first call for the “Global at Venice - Research and Training for Global Challenges” Co-fund Fellowship Programme is now open!

The programme, funded through the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions COFUND scheme, gives 15 talented researchers from all over the world the opportunity to undertake their research and training activity at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice. The programme is supported by the University’s corporate partners, including research centres, non-academic networks of spin-offs, and small and medium enterprises, where Fellows will have the opportunity to complete secondments, bridging the gap between academic and applied research, and between research and market.

The “G@V - Research and Training for Global Challenges” Cofund Fellowship Programme will last for 60 months and is jointly funded by the European Commission (Grant Agreement no. 945361). It started on 1 January 2021.

The first call for proposals will award a maximum of 8 Fellowships, each lasting 24 months.

The opening date is 15 March 2021. The deadline to submit applications is 5pm (CET) June 30 2021.

Applicants are requested to submit their research proposal in one of the six interdisciplinary Research for Global Challenges Institutes (RGCI) that will support them with their individual research and training needs.

Applicants are required to choose a potential supervisor whose role is to integrate the research within the Research for Global Challenge Institute.


Research Fellows of any nationality on the date of the deadline (5 pm CET 30 June 2021) must meet the following criteria to apply:

  • Be in possession of a PhD degree awarded not later than 8 years prior to this call.
  • Have at least one major publication without their PhD supervisor (either accepted, in the press or published) at the time of
  • Have not resided or carried out their main activity in Italy for longer than 12 months during the 3 years prior to the call deadline, in compliance with the MSCA mobility

All information about the call is available on the dedicated website:

For further information and contact: Email Project Manager: Sara Venerus