UniversitÓ Iuav di Venezia is a partner of University Corridors for Refugees 4.0 (UNICORE 4.0), a project coordinated by UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees) to support inclusive education and promote refugees' access to university education, social integration and active participation in the academic life.


In the frame of UNICORE 4.0 project, Iuav offers 2 scholarships of € 5.000,00 each to candidates who are refugees in Cameroon, Nigeria and Niger to attend a masters’ degree.

More benefits are to be provided by Caritas Venezia as described in the call for applications.


Specifically, candidates shall opt for one of the following master’s degrees taught in English:

MA in Architecture

MS in Urban Planning for Transition



how to apply


To apply to UNICORE 4.0 scholarship, candidates are required to:


1. read carefully the call for applications NEW DEALINE SET ON 31st MAY 2022


2. send the application form to study@iuav.it by 31st May 2022 at 12:00 PM (UTC+1)


3. attend the interview that will take place starting from 21st June 2022 to 10th July 2022 and will be held on-line.



Please note that presenting any fraudulent school certificates or university diplomas is a crime. All the documents that you submit will be carefully checked by experts. Should you present fraudulent documents there will be serious consequences including your disqualification from this and other opportunities. UNHCR may also report the incident to the police authorities.