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Promotion campaign launched for the 2017/2018 Invest Your Talent in Italy programme

Following the success of the 2016/2017 Invest Your Talent in Italy 2.0 programme, which attracted 54 international talents to Italy from Azerbaijan, Colombia, Kazakhstan, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Indonesia, Mexico, Vietnam and Turkey, the new promotion campaign for IYT has been launched to attract talents graduating in 2017/2018.The first stops on the promotional tour were Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan, where “Invest Your Talent in Italy” was presented during the “Study in Italy” event (, dedicated to graduate and post-graduate study in Italy. Organised by Studies and Careers, with the support of the Italian Embassies in Astana and Baku, the event attracted a big audience, with over 300 people attending the stops in Almaty (29th October) and Astana (30th October) and over a thousand people registered for the Baku event on 1st November.

Invest Your Talent in Italy – The Programme

Promoted by the Directorate General for Cultural and Economic Promotion and Innovation, together with ICE – Agenzia e Uni – Italia, with the support of Unioncamere and Confindustria, Invest Your Talent in Italy offers international talents a classroom training programme in one of the participating Italian universities, completed by a 3-month internship in a company. Scholarships provided by public and private partners to encourage the most deserving students, support services, exemptions from university enrolment fees and Italian language courses complete the package offered by the Programme.

Over 130 higher education courses (Bachelor’s or Master’s Degrees) taught entirely in English and available in 23 Italian universities in the following sectors: Engineering / High Technology; Design / Architecture and Economics / Management . Ten priority countries from which to attract students: Azerbaijan, Colombia, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Turkey and Vietnam. 

Invest Your Talent in Italy – Opportunities for businesses

Invest your Talent in Italy offers companies an operational tool to support their internationalisation in strategic markets, with the chance to avail themselves of international students trained in Italy and with skills in the sectors in which they operate.

Interested companies can send an internship offer, selecting the education sectors and markets of interest, via the platform at Offers of internships starting in September 2017 are currently being selected.