Visiting Professors - Research

Sapienza University annually finances the implementation of joint research activities by foreign visiting professors. 

The Call for 2019 was published on April 15, 2019. Sapienza professors may present visiting professor applications from April 15 to May 23, 2019.

Sapienza professors can apply for funding, according to the procedures foreseen in the call, for the following types of visits for research activities:

  • Category A: Visits for periods of 30 days, to be carried out on an ongoing basis;
  • Category B: Visits for periods of 90 days, to be carried out on an ongoing basis.

Category A visits are reserved for visiting professors that are deemed "outstanding researchers or professors" (i.e., researchers and professors with an excellent track record and in possession of international awards for their scientific and / or academic achievements).

The contribution for the visiting professor, subject to current tax legislation, is equal to:

  • € 5,000.00 gross / month for Category A visits;
  • € 3,000.00 gross / month for Category B visits.

In the event that the application is presented by Professors belonging to the Departments included in the scientific-disciplinary macro-areas A, B, C and D (as redefined in the Deliberation of the Academic Senate session of February 15, 2011), at least 10% of monthly amounts is charged to the budget of the host department as co-financing,


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