Selection for 40 ‘Call Me Buddy’ tutoring grants for the reception and integration of international students at UniME

The University of Messina will proceed with the awarding of 40 ‘Call Me Buddy’ tutoring grants for the reception and integration of international students enrolled (degree-seeking students) or who carry out a mobility period (exchange incoming) at the University of Messina, reserved for students enrolled in Single-Cycle Degree Courses and Master’s Degree Courses with adequate skills in English and / or Spanish, already included in the ‘long list’ of capable and deserving students for the current year, containing the merit ranking referred to in ‘Article 15 of the Framework Regulation relating to the collaborations provided by students to the University services and to peer tutoring’.

Students interested in participating must meet the following requirements:

  1. to be included in the above-mentioned long list;
  2. possession of English and / or Spanish language certification issued by an Institution recognized by the MUR (Ministry of Education, University and Research), level no less than B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference, or enrollment in an International Study Course taught in English;
  3. documented participation in an international mobility programme promoted by UniME with a stay abroad for a period of not less than 2 months with teaching / training activities carried out in English or Spanish. Candidates who refer to this point and do not possess an International Language Certification will be invited to an interview for linguistic assessment.

The Buddy tutors will also have the task of supporting the international student in carrying out the necessary administrative procedures and formalities.

The Buddy tutors will carry out a total activity of 25 hours, receiving € 20,00 per hour, in accordance with the provisions of Article 23 ‘Consideration and insurance coverage’ of the Framework Regulations relating to the collaborations provided by students to University services and to peer tutoring.

The buddy tutoring activity will be coordinated by the administrative offices in charge of orientation, placement and services for international students. The offices will draw on the log list, as above specified, considering the specific needs of the Front Offices of the Teaching Departments and

the international mobility flows and, therefore, must be carried out at the Departments in which Study Courses taught in English are held and at the central administration.

Students interested in participating can apply by 12 September 2022 at 13:00 by filling in the online form.

Original NOTICE (in Italian)

Double Degree Course in “International Management”

The Department of Economics of the University of Messina selects no more than n.10 students enrolled in the first year (A.Y. 2022/23) of the Master Degree Course in “Consulenza e Gestione di Impresa (curriculum International Management)”, to participate in the Double Degree programme in International Management with the AGH University of Science and Technology of Krakow (from now on AGH) (Poland).

The application MUST be submitted in pdf format via email to protocollo@unime.it and, in carbon copy, to dipartimento.economia@unime.it indicating in the object field of the e-mail “Domanda per selezione Doppio titolo Messina – AGH, Master Degree in International Management”, by and no later than 16 September 2022.

CALL Double Degree International Management AY 2022-2023 – English version

More information available at the following link (in Italian): https://www.unime.it/it/informa/notizie/nuovo-double-degree-international-management%E2%80%9D

For further information please contact:
prof. Giovanna Centorrino – coordinator of the Master Degree Course at UniME – e-mail: giovanna.centorrino@unime.it
Prof. Roberta Salomone – coordinator of the double degree agreement with AGH – e-mail: roberta.salomone@unime.it

 

AEI-ASEM Summer School 2022 (Online) 15-31 August 2022 (Lecture Modules: 22-25 August)

AEI-ASEM Summer School 2022 (Online)

Civic Engagement and Sustainable Development15-31 August 2022 (Lecture Modules: 22-25 August)

The AEI-ASEM Summer School is an ongoing initiative to enhance the balanced mobility of students, researchers and academics between Asia and Europe in line with one of the decisions of ASEMME 4 in May 2013, Kuala Lumpur. This year’s summer school, themed “Civic Engagement and Sustainable Development” will focus on a student-led workshop and forum which allows students to discuss and explore different aspects of the theme in a multicultural setting with participants from Asia and Europe.

This year’s online summer school is a flexible 2-week program where participants will work in facilitated groups to discuss cross-cutting issues, engage in interactive group work and prepare for a student-led forum at the end of the program. Participants will also attend online modules with speakers covering various modules in line with the theme.

Registration Link: https://forms.gle/6QosUnU9jJr1RLEA7Registration Deadline: 10 August 2022

  • Registration is on a first come first serve basis.
  • Registration is free and e-certificates are provided to all participants
  • For enquiries, kindly contact Mr. Arief Izuadin Ahmad Jefferi (ariefizuadinjefferi@um.edu.my | +6011 3922 6339)

For more information: https://aei.um.edu.my/ss2022#

Hosted by:Asia-Europe Institute, Universiti Malaya and TH Aschaffenburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany

“STUDENTS AROUND THE WORLD” (SAW) Call for Scholarships for UniME students for study at the Extra-European Universities in the context of International Cooperation Agreements

WHO: Undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at UniME

WHEN: A.Y. 2022/23

DURATION: minimum 3 months (and 12 ECTS per semester), maximum 12 months (except traineeships at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science  – min. 1 month, max. 2 months)

WHERE: Partner universities outside Europe

HOW to apply:
1 . Students who are interested in participating should apply online using the ESSE3 platform.  It must be sent by 8 July, 2022 at 23:59 CET. The application must include the following documents:

– document attesting linguistic competence (art. 9 of the Call);

– Learning Agreement for Studies or Learning Agreement for Traineeships, correctly filled out and signed by the student, the Referent for International Mobility from student’s Degree Course /Commission for international mobility from student’s Department and the Referent for international Mobility for the hosting University;

– ISEEU certificate of income, ONLY for students who have not presented it at the time of annual enrolment at UniME and for which therefore it is not deduced from ESSE 3 system. ISEEU can be asked to an authorised C.A.F. office. In order to obtain it, you need to bring the Family or Personal Income Statement that you received from the Italian Embassy to the C.A.F. office. This document is not mandatory but will determine the amount of your scholarship. In absence, your scholarship will be set at the minimum level (€500/month).

DEADLINE:
Application: 08 July, 2022 at 23:59 CET

SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT: Min. €500/month, max. €950/month plus contribution for the flight ticket

For further information contact the International Cooperation Unit, cooperazione@unime.it, or consult the Italian version of the Call available at the following link: https://www.unime.it/it/international/evidenza/bandosaw

ERASMUS+ KA 107 INTERNATIONAL CREDIT MOBILITY (ICM) CALL FOR SCHOLARSHIPS FOR UNIME STUDENTS FOR STUDY AND TRAINEESHIPS AT EXTRA-EUROPEAN UNIVERSITIES

WHO: Undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students enrolled at UniME

WHEN: A.Y. 2022/23

DURATION:  minimum 3 months maximum 6 months for study mobility, minimum 2 months maximum 3 months for traineeship mobility

WHERE: Extra-EU Erasmus+ Partner universities (Jordan, Israel, Morocco and Tunisia)

HOW to apply:

APPLICATIONS FOR ERASMUS + STUDY AND ERASMUS + TRAINEESHIP (STUDENTS)
Students who are interested in participating should apply online using the ESSE3 platform.  It must be sent by 6 July, 2022 at 23:59 CET. The application must include the following documents:

– document attesting linguistic competence (art. 10 of the Call);

– Learning Agreement for Studies or Learning Agreement for Traineeships, correctly filled out and signed by the student, the Referent for International Mobility from student’s Degree Course /Commission for international mobility from student’s Department and the Referent for international Mobility for the hosting University; for students who intend to carry out a research period and for Ph.D. students the pre-acceptance of the proposed research (Research Proposal) is also required;

– only for Ph.D. students: the authorization of the Doctoral Coordinator/College Reference teachers for carrying out the period abroad;

– any needs and special needs adequately motivated.

DEADLINES:

Application: 6 July, 2022 at 23:59 CET

SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT:  €700/month, plus a contribution for the flight ticket

For further information contact the Extra-EU Mobility Programs Unit, erasmusicm@unime.it, or consult the Italian version of the Call available at the following link: https://www.unime.it/it/bando_erasmus_icm

UniME for Ukraine sholarship programme

The UniME for Ukraine Programme is a special programme to support Ukrainian students forced to interrupt their studies in Ukraine due to the war.

UNIME is highly motivated to receive Ukrainian students and safeguard their right to study through the extraordinary economic intervention  of the UniME for Ukraine Programme. The University, therefore, will provide up to 50 scholarships for Ukrainian students who enroll for the A.Y. 2021/22 for single courses and possess the following access requirements:

  • They are Ukrainian citizen residents in Ukraine
  • They have an international protection residence permit (refugee status or subsidiary protection) for special protection reasons or able to certify other forms of temporary protection pursuant to the Italian and European regulations in force on immigration following the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Ukraine
  • They have interrupted their university studies in Ukraine and  entered Italy following the ongoing crisis that started on February 24, 2022

The list of single courses for  the undergraduate, Master’s and single-cycle degree courses of the University of Messina for the academic year 2021/22 is available on line

SCHOLARSHIP
The  scholarship will provide € 2000 to support Ukrainian students who will enroll in the individual training activities for the A.Y. 20 21/2022.  It will be paid in the following ways:

  • 1st installment € 1200 following arrival in Messina and registration for single courses
  • 2nd installment € 800 to complete the selected individual courses whose exams are taken and recorded by the end of the 2021/2022 academic year (30 September 2022).

Students will be able to follow the lessons that are still taking place, take the exams and acquire the credits of the courses in both the first and second semester of the A.Y. 2021/22. The credits obtained may be recognized for possible future enrollment in a UniME degree course. Candidates who finalize enrollment in individual courses will be exempt from paying the registration fees regardless of the number of courses and credits selected. Candidates will be only asked to pay € 16,00 marca da bollo for the registration to single course unit.

HOW TO APPLY
Students who intend to compete for the scholarships must register for the “UniMe for Ukraine” programme by 15 June 2022 on the ESSE3 platform available on-line. The following documents must be attached:

  • Copy of the passport
  • Copy of the residence permit for international protection (refugee status or subsidiary protection) for reasons of special protection; or a certification of  other forms of temporary protection pursuant to the Italian and European regulations in force on immigration following the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine (as defined by EC Decision 2022/382); or the request for the issuance of a residence permit for temporary protection presented at one of the Immigration Offices of the Police Headquarters
  • tax code issued by the Italian Revenue Agency
  • document certifying, or from which it can be inferred, the previous enrollment in a Ukrainian university in the academic year  2021/2022.

After all documents have been verified, an e-mail  will be sent explaining the registration to the chosen to single course units as well as payment of the € 16,00 marca da bollo for the registration.

At the following link you can find a videotutorial on how to apply.

SELECTION CRITERIA
The scholarship is granted to candidates who meet the mentioned requirements starting from the date of publication of this call and until all available funds are used up.

SELECTION RITERIA
Candidate will be selected on a first come first served basis following confirmation of the registration to one or more single-course unit. The results of the assignment will be communicated on an ongoing basis based at the time of the enrolment confirmation in individual courses. The amount will be transferred to the current account (using IBAN number) as indicated in the application form.

Further information or clarification can be requested at this email address: unimeforukraine@unime.it.

2021-2022 CALL FOR THE ‘CASA UNIME’ PROGRAMME

The 2021-2022 call for the ‘Casa UniME’ programme has been published. ‘Casa UniME’ is an innovative initiative of the University of Messina, which – for this academic year – makes available to non-resident students a total of 300,000 euros (based on income), so that they can easily attend the lessons of their Course of Study.

The allocated sum can be used by UniME students domiciled in Messina and resident in another municipality, who have stipulated and registered a regular lease contract for a property located in the municipality of Messina, for at least 10 months. Further criteria are available in the attached call.

The winners will be able to obtain a reimbursement of the rent, up to a maximum of 2,000 euros.

In order to apply, students have to access the ESSE3 platform, with their own credentials, at the link https://unime.esse3.cineca.it/, and follow a specific procedure within 15 days from the date of publication of the call.

Deadline June 14, 2022.

The opening of the Esse3 platform to apply for the call is scheduled for today (May 31) starting at 12:00 CET

View  application call

END OF COVID STATE OF EMERGENCY

Starting from April 4th,  lectures will be held in person.

Distance learning will be provided only for students positive for COVID19 and for other categories, which will be identified in accordance with the provisions of the legislation.

Further information will be available soon.

The state of emergency related to the pandemic SARS-COV-2 infection ends on March 31st. It started on January 31st, 2020 and was extended several times.

In accordance with the last measures adopted by the Italian government, from April 4th teaching activities will be exclusively in presence. Remote teaching can only be activated for students who must undergo the measure of home isolation for having contracted the viral infection. In any case, students must send the outcome of the swab test certifying the positivity to COVID-19 by e-mail to the Coordinator of the Degree Course.

Subsequent readmission to face-to-face teaching activities is subject the presentation to Coordinator of an antigenic or molecular test certifying the negativization to COVID 19.

For students and teachers who have had contact with a positive subject, however, it is not provided any particular restriction.

These people are allowed to continue to attend lectures and to carry out their activities as, according to current regulatory provisions, the so-called “contact quarantines” are not prescribed and this regardless of the vaccination status. In the absence of specific symptoms, it is only required the health self-surveillance and the obligation to wear FFP2 masks for a period of 10 days from the date of the last contact with a positive subject.

Students and teachers who have had contact with a positive subject have to carry out a rapid or molecular control antigen test at the first onset of symptoms and, if still symptomatic, on the fifth day following the date of the last contact.

Furthermore, all people at the University must use the respiratory protection devices and respect an interpersonal safety distance, and not to enter the facilities or remain in the classrooms if suffering from respiratory symptoms or, in any case, in the presence of body temperature above 37.5°.

Given the epidemiological trend of the disease and the increase in infections, the whole UniME community appeals to all of you for the general respect for the well-known rules of caution and common sense, recommending the adoption of appropriate protective measures to ensure respect for our health, in its dual individual and collective projection.

Notice in Italian

 

International Medical Admissions Test (IMAT): Guide for students

 

The International Medical Admissions Test (IMAT) is held once per year and is valid for entry the UniME Medical School in the same year.

IMAT can be taken at authorised centres all over the world. 

Registrations for a.y. 2022/2023 will be available at Universitaly.it.  Bookings need to be made on the Universitaly website selecting the section Accesso programmato IMAT.

Before applying for the IMAT test on the Universitaly portal, candidates who intend to apply for the Single Cycle Degree in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Messina must receive a pre-evaluation of their profile by registering at the UniME Applicant Portal. Further information here.

IMAT TEST DATE:  13 September 2022.

VENUE:  It will be communicated timely before the test.

Candidates will be permitted to take the test only if they show:

  • an original valid identification document in compliance with Italian law DPR 445/2000 (preferably the same document they used when they registered for the test);
  • the test payment receipt;
  • the receipt for the online registration for the test.

Please, read carefully the IMAT IMPORTANT NOTICE TO CANDIDATES.

For further information go to  the UniME Medicine and Surgery info page (in Italian)

60 multiple choice questions (10 logical reasoning, 12 culture and general knowledge, 18 biology, 12 chemistry, 8 physics and math). 5 possible answers. Negative points for wrong answers. 100 minutes to complete exam.  For further information visit the Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing IMAT page