Conditions for admission

Access is open to candidates of any nationality who have the academic level qualifying them to carry out postgraduate studies in their country of origin.

Conditions to be admitted to the Master Programmes are:

  • holding a University Degree awarding at least 180 ECTS;
  • having completed four out of five years of University studies, upon agreement between the sending University and CIHEAM Bari (the year attended at CIHEAM Bari is recognized as final year in order to graduate at the University of origin).

Candidates will be required to prove their knowledge of the English language (minimum level: Intermediate).


How to apply

Applicants are invited to follow the online application procedures by clicking on the following form:

Opening date for applications 2022-2023: 1 April 2022

Closing date for applications 2022-2023: 31 May 2022


Selection process

Selection is made on the basis of:

  1. Screening of documents sent online by candidates to support their application;
  2. Online interview.

It takes into account academic results and a professional experience of at least two years acquired in the chosen field of specialization, as well as motivations and language skills.

Successful candidates are notified online of their admission.


Applicants who have been admitted to a Master Programme at CIHEAM Bari receive a "Letter of Acceptance" and enter a ranking list including the type of scholarship they will be granted. 

Beneficiaries and Scholarships

CIHEAM Bari programmes are open to candidates of any nationality. Priority is given to applicants from Southern and Eastern Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Countries. In particular, courses are addressed to:

  • graduate students;
  • young researchers;
  • extension agents;
  • civil servants;
  • professionals in agriculture and rural development.

A given number of residential full scholarships is granted every year to candidates coming from CIHEAM Member countries and other Mediterranean, Balkan and Middle Eastern countries whose applications rank first in the selection process. Full scholarship covers: registration fees (200€/year), tuition fees (500€/month), travel expenses from and to the country of origin, board and lodging in the students’ residence, insurance and medical assistance, pocket money (170€/month).  

Other candidates are admitted with a partial scholarship covering tuition fees and accommodation as long as rooms in the campus residence are available.

Full or partial scholarships are assigned according to a ranking list.

Candidates can apply for scholarships in the application form. 
Students from non-priority countries who are interested in CIHEAM Bari courses are anyhow allowed to participate at their own expense or through other sources of financing (governments or other bodies).


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