Fondazione Flaminia/University of Bologna, Shanghai 2010
Princeton University, Visiting Fellowship in Research in the Program in Hellenic Studies 2007-2008
Accademia dei Lincei and Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien 2005
Fondazione Flaminia/University of Bologna, Ravenna 2005
Centro Studi sulla Civiltà del Tardo Medioevo, San Miniato 2002
Istituto Internazionale di Storia Economica “F. Datini”, Prato 1999
University of Bologna, Marco Polo Project, Athens 2002
EU-Spinner Consortium, Bologna/Ravenna 2001
National Italian Research Council, Athens 2001
University of Bologna, Postdoctoral scholarship 1999-2000
Brown University, Providence RI 1998
Centro Italiano di Studi sull’Alto Medioevo, Spoleto 1997
University of Bologna, Ph.D. scholarship 1995-1999
A. Onassis Foundation, Athens 1996-1997
Hellenic Institute for Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Studies, Venice 1995-1996
University of Bologna, Post-Laurea specialization abroad, Athens 1993-1995
‘Ettore Majorana’ Center for Scientific Culture, Erice 1990
Erasmus Program, Köln 1989-1990
‘Ettore Majorana’ Center for Scientific Culture, Erice 1989