How to enrol

ENROLMENT FOR A.Y. 2022/2023 

For assistance on how to enrol, follow the instructions of the videoguide.

Before enroling students must have received a positive pre-evaluation and then register on the IT ESSE3 platform by carrying out the procedures defined in the section “Registration”.

Registered Users may subsequently access the function of “Enrollment” to the chosen University Degree programme.

At the end of the enrolment procedure, students are due to pay the first instalment of the tuition fees of € 156. The enrolment cannot be completed without this payment.  The remaining amount of the tuition fees is calculated on the basis of a sliding scale. For income lower than 24.000 euros per year, the overall amount of the tuition fees is 156 euros. For further information visit the page Tuition Fees.

NOTICE: for the enrolment in the Vocational Master’s Degrees, please refer to the information reported in the dedicated sections listed here.

Upon arrival in Messina, students shall immediately get in contact with the Welcome Office Unit. Due to the current covid regulations, students will be received remotely on the Microsoft Teams platform. 

Students have to submit the documents listed below.

Notice: It is not necessary to book an appointment to deliver in person the Declaration of Value, that must be sent to
Incoming students who need signature on the confirmation of arrival must send an email to

  • A copy of High School diploma (for enrolment to Bachelor’s degree/Single Cycle Degree programmes) or Bachelor’s Degree (for enrolment to a Master’s Degree/Vocational Master’s Degree) issued in English or translated into Italian, legalized and accompanied by the Declaration of Value (DoV)  issued by the competent Italian Diplomatic/Consular Authorities or a declaration/statement of the Italian ENIC-NARIC centre (CIMEA). Please make sure either of this document states that the qualification is suitable for admittance to further studies in the country where it was issued and that it also states the number of school years prior to university enrolment.
  • Copy of a valid passport
  • Visa (non EU-students)
  • Two passport-size pictures
  • Copy of Italian language certificate (for programmes taught in Italian only) if the test of Italian language has not been taken at UniME
  • Codice fiscale” issued by the Italian Diplomatic/Consular Authorities (if available)

It is desiderable that students come with a scanned copy of the abovementioned documents.

For the a.y. 2021/2022, it is possible to complete enrolment on the ESSE3 portal, by entering the required documentation (qualification accompanied by a declaration of value / certification issued by the Italian ENIC-NARIC Centre – CIMEA; entry visa for study purposes / residence permit; payment of university fees, as established in the single document of the student contribution for the a.y. 2021-202 (prot. n. 134737 of 03 November 2021), by 28 February 2022 without the payment of any arrears.

Those who have already enrolled on the ESSE3 platform, but are still awaiting the issuance of an entry visa by the diplomatic / consular Missions, are authorized to take the exams in the sessions of January and February 2022 (first semester A.Y. 2021/2022) upon payment of the regional tax and stamp duty for a total of 156 euros (the so-called fixed amount of the student fee).

In the event of a subsequent visa denial by the Italian diplomatic and consular authorities, the student will not be able to enter the Italian territory and apply for a residence permit and complete enrolment. The University, therefore, undertakes to issue a certificate of the educational path and credits obtained, which can be recognized both in the case of enrolment in the following year, and in the case of enrolment in other national or international Higher Education Institutions. In the event of a visa issuance, the University also undertakes to maintain enrolment in the initially selected educational path.

For further information on how to carry out the enrolment procedure, please download the USER GUIDE available in English and Italian.

In order to carry out registration for the second year and subsequent years, students must have paid the total amount of tuition due from the previous year.  They must renew their registration through the online procedure on ESSE3 (it is not necessary to go to the Student Administration Office). The first university tuition payment must be paid at the moment of registration.