The EIB Institute has signed a STAREBEI research grant contract with the European University Institute, Florence for a  research on “The European Investment Bank and the “Mezzogiorno” in the context of regional development (1958-1973)”. The research will start on 16 April and last one year.

STAREBEI (STAges de REcherche BEI-EIB research internships) is a programme that provides grants to universities in order to finance junior researchers carrying out research projects proposed by the EIB Group (EIB and EIF) under the joint supervision of a university tutor and an EIB co-tutor.

To date, 42 young researchers from 30 universities in 11 European countries have benefited from the STAREBEI programme.