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Fulbright Scholar Award

Fulbright-LUISS Research Lectureship in Business, Economics, Law and Political Science

Europe and Eurasia


Award Details
Award Activity

The scholar will teach one course at the graduate level - four to six hours per week. The main style of teaching will be based on workshops, classes, labs, or business-case discussions. Average class size is approximately 60 students.

The specifics of the course will be decided depending on the specialization of the scholar. The  scholar is required to draft the syllabus by the Spring 2022 (s/he will be informed by the hosting Department).

The scholar will also be required to hand in a final evaluation of students (based on a written test, paper, or final interview and class discussion) at the end of the course.

Classes are usually held on two or three days, with the rest of the week free for individual research and other activities.

Other activities:

The university heartily recommends the development of joint research activities and collaboration with Luiss Guido Carli University in Rome (LUISS) professors.

The scholar will be able to conduct research with LUISS professors, and participate in or lead seminars or Ph.D. lectures at LUISS University and other universities or institutions linked to LUISS University.

During the grant, the scholar may also be invited to take part in academic meetings, conferences, seminars, and other program-related activities organized by the University.

Academics wishing to pursue collaborative research projects and/or establish partnerships with their universities are welcome.

Scholars selected for this award will be required to:
  • Advise and/or mentor students
  • Conduct a research project of the applicant’s choosing
  • Teach graduate and/or undergraduate courses of the applicant’s choosing
Award Length
Four months
Award Dates

Possible grant starting dates:

Fall Term: September 1, 2022 - December 15, 2022

Spring Term: January 15, 2023 - May 15, 2023


Luiss Guido Carli University in Rome (LUISS), www.luiss.edu 

Department of Business and Management, https://impresaemanagement.luiss.it/en

Department of Economics and Finance, https://economiaefinanza.luiss.it/en

Department of Law, https://giurisprudenza.luiss.it/en

Department of Political Science, https://scienzepolitiche.luiss.it/en

Flex Option
Discipline Type
Only applications in the following disciplines will be considered
International Relations
Political Science
Areas of Interest

Business and Management: accounting and performance measurement systems; business, corporate and international strategy; corporate governance, ethics, responsibility and sustainability; digital innovation and transformation; finance and banking; innovation and industry evolution; law and economics; marketing and consumer behavior, brand and corporate reputation management; organization theory and HRM, organization design, cross-cultural management, organizing for AI and digital transformation; computer and data science.

Economics and Finance: Asset management, Asset pricing, Macroeconomics, Public policies, Corporate finance, Economic growth and development

Law: Public comparative Law, International Law, International Private Law, Business Law, Innovation Law

Politics and International Relations: Transatlantic relations, Security and Defense, US role in the world, EU politics and policies, Post-war comparative political history.


Special Features

Located in the eternal city of Rome, LUISS is an international university specialized in the fields of social sciences, providing a diverse learning environment based on entrepreneurship, responsibility, and sustainability.

At LUISS, we inspire and enable a better world, believing that social sciences play - and will continue to play - a central role in the emerging digital society.

Since its founding, LUISS has developed privileged relationships with the business community, through its affiliation with Confindustria, the General Confederation of Italian industry, as well as with legal studios, government institutions, and civil society.

LUISS has also forged special relationships with European and Italian institutions, thanks to the numerous faculty members that have served within them.

The LUISS educational model combines academic rigor with practical relevance.

Its main features are:

Research-led: LUISS faculty members are top experts in their fields, actively engaged in their research communities as well as in their professional and management communities.

Experience-based: LUISS relies upon a highly selected pool of top executives, chartered consultants, and diplomats to discuss topics they experience systematically.

Problem-driven: our programs require students to engage in projects and research, in which they are expected to develop solutions to real-world problems.

The LUISS model is strengthened by a lifelong learning approach that challenges students’ intellectual curiosity, inspires  individual effort and self-discovery, and encourages independent and critical thinking.

The university is organized into four departments: Economics and Finance; Business and Management; Political Science; Law. Within these departments, approximately 50% of the courses are entirely taught in English, and we have a significant level of international cooperation, including almost 50 double degrees in all continents.

According to the nation’s leading ranking system, LUISS is the best private university in Italy. QS ranking considers our political science department among the top 50 in the world. According to the Financial Times, LUISS' Master in Management is ranked among the world’s top 100 master's programs. Since 2015, LUISS has ranked in the top 1% in the world for its business school and Department of Business and Management. 

In the last few years, LUISS University has engaged in an internationalization process aimed at enriching its international partnerships.

LUISS EnLabs,  Startup factory, hosting 40 startups

Milano LUISS Hub, For makers and students - a digital manufacturing lab in the heart of Milan’s startup scene

Amsterdam Fashion Academy, LUISS Business School’s Hub for international activities and an inspirational venue for young people in Northern Europe

“Veneto delle Dolomiti” Hub, the Hub is the new advanced training center of the LUISS Business School, particularly aimed at companies in Northern Italy. Established in collaboration with Confindustria Belluno Dolomiti and local public institutions













Application Deadline
Activity Type
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Career Profile
Early Career Academics

Awards are open to those who have been working in the capacity of a teacher or scholar for no more than seven years.

Mid-Career Academics

Awards are open to those who have been working in the capacity of a teacher or scholar for more than seven, and less than 13, years.

Senior Academics

Awards are open to those who have been working in the capacity of a teacher or scholar for more than 13 years.

Number of Recipients
Approximately 1
Program Staff
Jaclyn Assarian
Outreach and Recruitment Specialist

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