The Adriatic Ionian Initiative Permanent Secretariat offers 10 two-years scholarships, financed by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, which will be granted to students coming from the Adriatic-Ionian region and the Western Balkans for enrolment in one of the five master's degree courses taught in English at the Marche Polytechnic University (International Economics and Commerce, Biomedical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Food and Beverage Innovation and Management, Green Industrial Engineering).

Each scholarship amounts to € 6.000,00, gross of all charges for the beneficiary’s account.

The deadline for the submission of the applications is set on 8 July 2022 at 13.00 a.m. CET.

Applications shall be submitted by accessing the online admission procedure under “International - Opportunities for international students – Scholarships for international students” at the following link:

Please find here the call for applications:

Further information can be found at the following link:

On 5-6 May 2022, the Albanian National Assembly hosted in Tirana the 18th Conference of the Presidents/Speakers of Parliaments of the Adriatic and Ionian Initiative (AII), organised in the framework of Albania’s one-year AII Chairmanship (from June 2021 to May 2022).

The AII Round Table, organized by the Durres Chamber of Commerce in cooperation with the Forum AIC and the Adriatic and Ionian Initiative within the AII Albanian Presidency, will take place on May 18th, 2022,  from 9.00 to 10.30 (Hotel Plaza, Tirana) and aims to learn more about the function of the different chamber systems of the Adriatic Ionian Area and understand the role they can play in the greater development of the EUSAIR.

The Marche Polytechnic University and the University of Banja Luka, in cooperation with the AII Permanent Secretariat, are organizing the 9th REDETE Conference to be held in Ancona on September 15-16. The topic of the Conference will be “Present and future challenges in regional development in the Adriatic-Ionian Region”.