• Fondazione Flaminia/University of Bologna, Shanghai 2010
  • Princeton University, Program in Hellenic Studies, Visiting Fellowship in Research 2007-2008
  • Accademia dei Lincei and Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien 2005
  • Fondazione Flaminia, 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, Short Term Mobility, Athens 2001
  • University of Bologna, Postgraduate 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
  • 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’ Centre for Scientific Culture, 3rd Workshop of the International School for the Study of Eastern Europe, Erice 1990
  • European Union Erasmus Program, Köln 1989-1990
  • ‘Ettore Majorana’ Centre for Scientific Culture, 2nd Workshop of the International School for the Study of Eastern Europe, Erice 1989