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Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards


Fulbright Lectureship in Energy and Environment at the Università degli Studi di Napoli “Parthenope”

Europe and Eurasia


Award Details
Grant Activity

The visiting Scholar is expected to provide a 24 hour course (2-4 hours per week – 20/30 students) to the undergrad and Master students (Department of Sciences and Technologies, Department of Engineering, Department of Economics) as well as a 25 hour module to the students of the PhD curricula carried out in the Departments of Science, Engineering and Economy at Parthenope University (limited to 15-20 students). Students have their own books, internet access, laptops, but reading material from the visiting Professor is welcome.
The choice of the course contents depends on the Scholar’s specific expertise and will be agreed upon with the Fulbright Program Coordinator in the host University. After agreement is reached, a syllabus for both courses is required.

Other Grant activity: The visiting Scholar is expected to provide the undergrad students with an overall picture of the organization of undergrad and grad curricula in the United States, in order to make them able to decide about spending a study period in this country. The Scholar is expected to interact with some of the PhD students, suggesting options, research pathways, hypotheses and other tutorial activities, supervising presentations and seminars.
Finally, he/she is also expected and warmly invited to interact with local Researchers in the same field as well as with Faculty of undergrad and PhD students, in order to promote/implement new bilateral research options and training curricula in the field.


In addition to being a prestigious academic exchange program, the Fulbright Program is designed to expand and strengthen relationships between the people of the United States and citizens of other nations and to promote international understanding and cooperation. To support this mission, Fulbright Scholars will be asked to give public talks, mentor students, and otherwise engage with the host community, in addition to their primary activities‎.
Grant Length
Three, four or five months
Grant Dates

February 2020 (Spring semester). Starting dates are flexible.


Department of Sciences and Technologies; Department of Engineering Department of Economy, depending on the selected candidate.

Flex Option
Discipline Type
Only applications in the following disciplines will be considered
Environmental Sciences

Energy and Resource Use, Life Cycle Assessment, Environmental Impact Assessment, Circular Economy, Green Management, Sustainable finance.

Special Features

Parthenope University is eager to support the visiting Scholar in his/her research activity in strict collaboration with Italian colleagues. The possibility of submitting jointly authored papers is appreciated. The collaboration may lead to the design of new joint projects and the submission of proposals to international or national Boards for funding.
Parthenope University will support the visiting scholar to organize lectures in other Italian Universities and Institutions, in order to expand his/her collaboration options and also to increase the visibility of the Fulbright activities in Italy.
Parthenope University will also rely on its Europe-wide links in order to provide the Scholar with options of additional collaboration. This may lead to the participation in European Conferences or Workshop of interest to the Scholar and the collaborating Parthenope colleagues.

Number of Grants
Core (Open to all levels of scholars, including early career)
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Application Deadline
Program Staff
Michelle Bolourchi
Outreach and Recruitment Analyst

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