Visiting professors and scholars

The Department of Sociology and Social Research welcomes scholars, researchers and PhD. Students to apply to our international programs to become a:

  • Visiting scholar (full and associate professor): a scholar can apply to become a visiting professor, if she/he intends to stay at the Department at least for 1 month for teaching and / or research;
  • Visiting researcher and post-doc researchers: a researcher can apply to become a visiting researcher, if she/he intends to stay at the Department at least for 1 month for teaching and / or research;
  • Visiting PhD. student: a PhD. Student can apply to become a visiting researcher, if she/he intends to stay at the Department at least for 1 month for teaching and / or research;
  • Erasmus professor / researcher: an Erasmus professor/ researcher is a scholar, who teaches at the Department thanks to an EU agreement.

Multilateral meetings with international scholars are also encouraged in order to promote exchange programs, joint projects, teaching activities.

During her/his stay the visiting scholar and researcher should contribute actively to research and learning activities. 

A Faculty member will function as a contact person for the visiting scholar for any information she/he may need.

At the end the visiting scholar will receive an official certificate about her/his commitment at the Department.

Publications which have been made possible thanks to the stay at the Department of Sociology and Social Research, University of Milano-Bicocca should recognize that

How to apply
Visiting scholars should apply for their visit and stay sending the following documents to the Director, Prof. Sonia Stefanizzi (sonia.stefanizzi@unimib.it), and in c/c to Prof. Marina Calloni (responsible for International Programs and Erasmus Coordinator, marina.calloni@unimib.it) and to one of the Faculty members (if already in contact):
  • a formal letter, indicating: motivations, the title of the research to be conducted, the period of stay and weather a Visa is needed;
  • brief description of the research;
  • an update C.V.
 
PhD. Students should also add:
  • a letter of support by their supervisor.

Facilities

The Department do not offer fellowships but facilities as follows:

  • if available, a desk with a computer and a printer
  • the access to the library
  • canteen and services reserved for university personnel
  • the possibility to book a room at the guest quarters.

For further information, you can write to Faculty members or to the secretary: Dott. Valeria Cazzaniga (valeria.cazzaniga@unimib.it).