In order to enrol at an Italian University, PREVIOUS SCHOOLING OR ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION are required:
undergraduate degree and Single cycle degree: Original/certified copy of your high school diploma (or equivalent certificate), obtained after at least 12 years of schooling, provided with a certified translation into Italian;
postgraduate degrees: Original/certified copy of your undergraduate degree achieved after at least 3 academic years provided with a certified translation into Italian (the translation into Italian is not required if the original document is issued in English).
If you hold a Diploma Supplement, this document may be provided as an alternative to all documents listed above (undergraduate degree provided with declaration of equal value/statement of comparability and transcript of records).
Language Requirements and Italian Language Course
(only if you do not have an Italian language certificate)
Italian language skills are mandatory for enrolling at the University of Tuscia for all courses taught in Italian.
If you have an Italian high school diploma (obtained in Italy or abroad) or have a B2 or a higher level language proficiency certificate issued by one of the members of the CLIQ (Quality Certification of the Italian Language, you are not required to sit for the Italian Language exam. Just upload the certificate as a required document.
If you do not have an Italian Language Certificate, you are required to sit for an Italian language exam to verify adequate language skills and knowledge. The University of Tuscia offers to all of its prospective students FREE ITALIAN LANGUAGE COURSES.
You can take the Italian language exam at the University of Tuscia. The Italian Language exams calendar for the enrollment of the academic year 2021-2022 can be found below:
July 5 2021, 14:00-18:00.
September 9 2021, 14:00-18:00.
October 7 2021, 14:00-18:00.
If you already have a basic knowledge of Italian (A2/B1) You can attend one of our free online courses reserved to prospective students
1st Round: from May 5th to June 30th- 60 hours duration-(recommended for students who want to sit the Italian language exam scheduled on July 5th 2021);
2nd Round: from July 6th to September 5th, 60 hours duration (recommended for students who want to sit the Italian language exam scheduled on September 9th 2021).
Apply for a scholarship reserved to international Postgraduate students here.
Apply for a Visa
When your pre-enrolment application has been validated by the University of Tuscia International Students Desk, schedule an appointment at the competent Italian Embassy/Consulate for the VISA application.
Please note that the decision on issuing a VISA for study purposes is the exclusive jurisdiction of the competent Italian Embassy/Consulate and the confirmation of acceptance, that you will receive in reply to your online application is to be considered a supporting document to the visa assessment procedures but does not automatically guarantee VISA issuance.
To obtain an entry visa for STUDY purposes for University Enrolment and, subsequently, of a residency permit, the foreign student must demonstrate being in possession of the following requisites: Economic means for subsistence during the planned stay. These means are quantified as € 460.28 per month for each month of duration of the academic year, equal to € 5,983.64 per year.
The availability in Italy of such means of support must be proven through personal or parental economic guarantees, or provided by Italian Institutions or Authorities of proven liquidity, including Universities, local Government, foreign Institutions or Authorities deemedreliable by the Italian diplomatic Mission; they cannot be demonstrated through the exhibition of a bank guarantee, or of a guarantee insurance policy, and neither with cash or guarantees supplied by third parties.
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EU Citizens and non-EU Citizens residing in Italy (not requiring visa). If you come:
from the European Union
Switzerland, Norway, Iceland, San Marino or Liechtenstein (EU-equated countries)
Or you come from a non-EU country but:
you hold a EU residence permit (for work, family, religion, university study)
you have refugee status in Italy (political asylum, special legal protection, humanitarian reasons)
Apply for a degree programme of First cycle (L) or Second cycle (LM) in the same way as Italian students do, via our online application service: https://studenti.unitus.it
See Step 4 in the “extra EU-students“ section above
See Step 6 in the “extra EU-students“ section above
Supportive tools for students
Through the call for application published in June by LazioDisco, the Regional Authority for the Right to Higher Education, you can apply for:
Scholarship (Euros 5.257,74 per year for non-resident)
Accommodation (University dormitory or private apartments)
If you are an Extra-EU exchange student within the Erasmus EU mobility programme, you can apply for contributions for international mobility (up to Euros 510.00 per month)
UNITUS International Help Desk support prospective students during the application process, including gathering of the needed documentation (e.g., income and asset statements to be provided by local Italian embassies)
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) offers grants in favor of foreign citizens in Italy and Italian citizens living abroad (IRE) for the academic year 2021-2022 in order to foster international cooperation in cultural, scientific and technological fields, to promote Italian language and culture and to support Italy’s economic system in the world.
The University of Tuscia’s call wish to face the gap between those who have effective access to information technologies and those who are entirely or partially excluded. In particular, Unitus has decided, with an unprecedented measure, to grant a large audience of 480 students the chance to use a tablet free of charge for the full duration of the degree course.
The University of Tuscia stands up for students with special needs and learning disabilities (LD). You can require supportive tools for disability and LD filling the dedicated forms and sending them to the e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
In particular, The University of Tuscia is involved in supporting students with dislexya through the European Project VRAILEXIA that has started in September 2020. VRAILEXIA designs and implements an e-learning adaptive digital platform (BESPECIAL) for supporting students with dyslexia through the use of virtual reality and artificial intelligence.