Admission to UniME

All international students may enrol in one of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd cycle programmes of the Italian University System. To be eligible for enrollment in the Italian University system, students must be at least 17 years old and have completed 12 years of schooling.

The evaluation of foreign qualifications presented for enrolment in a course of study is the exclusive jurisdiction of each University. 

The decision on the issuance of a visa for study purposes is the exclusive jurisdiction of the diplomatic/consular Authorities. Documentation produced by Universities for candidates to enrol in degree courses in the process of requesting visas is to be considered only a support for the evaluation procedures of the diplomatic missions, and does not automatically imply the issuance of the visa.

Pre-enrolment at UNIME: evalutaion of foreign qualifications

For pre-enrolment in a “Laurea” (Bachelor degree – first cycle degree programme) or in a “Laurea magistrale” (Master’s degree – second cycle degree programme) students must write to foreignstudents@unime.it attaching the following documents: 

  1. High school diploma (for Laurea) /Bachelor diploma along with the Transcript of records of previous studies (for laurea magistrale). These documents must be in English or translated into Italian by the Italian Diplomatic/Consular representation abroad. 
  2. Copy of a valid passport
  3. Certificate of English/Italian language knowledge (on the basis of the chosen degree programme) – only if available.
Applications will be assessed by a Departmental Commission assigned to evaluate candidates’ previous qualifications considering the entry requirements of the selected course (Laurea or Laurea Magistrale). 
Students are allowed to submit no more than two applications. 
Only if positively evaluated, students will receive an acceptance letter and may start the pre-enrolment procedures at the Italian Diplomatic/Consular Authority. 
Deadline for pre-enrolment applicants is 18 JUNE.

 

For pre-enrolment at the Single Cycle Degree Course in Medicine and Surgery students must carry out the following procedures:

  1. register at the Universitaly portal: https://www.universitaly.it/#null for the admission test IMAT. Further information about the procedure for the registration (date, requirements, deadline, ecc.) will be available in the Call for admission to the Single Cycle Degree Course in Medicine and Surgery (to be published no later than the 1st week of July, 2019). 
  2. Start the pre-enrolment procedure at the Italian Diplomatic/Consular Authority in their country of residence.

 FAQ

Italian candidates with a foreign qualification, candidates from the European Union wherever resident and candidates from outside the European Union legally residing in Italy (according to art. 39, par. 5, Leg. Decree 25.07.98, n. 286) may have access to any degree programme on the basis of equal opportunities with Italian citizens (no quotas). Applicants may have to take an entry test  for admission to limited number/restricted access degree programmes. Applicants are not required to take an Italian language exam.

Enrolment procedure

The enrolment application in any UniME degree course is carried out online https://unime.esse3.cineca.it/AddressBook/ABStartProcessoRegAction.do

In case of enrolment in a Laurea (first cycle degree)  or in a Laurea Magistrale a ciclo unico (single cycle degree) students have to attach to the application the following documents:

  1. High school diploma obtained after at least 12 years of study with the “Dichiarazione di Valore” (Declaration of Value) issued by the Italian Diplomatic/Consular Authority or a certification released by ENIC-NARIC centres;
  2. Certificate of University admission (i.e. Selectividad in Spagna, Prova de Aferiçao or Prova Geral de Acesso ao Ensino Superior in Portugal, etc.)  if entrance exams are established for university admission in the country of residence

Students with qualifications obtained in less than 12 years of study (11 years): candidates must submit an academic certificate stating that they have passed all the required exams for the first year of university studies in addition to the above-mentioned documents.

In the case of local school systems of ten years,  in addition to the above mentioned documents candidates must submit an academic certificate stating that they have passed all the required exams for the first two years of university studies.

SPECIAL CASES

If students hold a US qualification (American High School Diploma), they must demonstrate to have passed at least 3 US Advanced Placement (AP) exams, with a score from 3 to 5, in subjects which are different from one another and related to the chosen degree programme. Please remember that APs are only courses accredited by the College Board.

If students hold a UK qualification, Greek qualification or a qualification issued by ecclesiastical universities located in Italy and approved by the Holy See, please read Annex 1 of the Ministerial Memo for A.Y. 2018/19 to learn about the requirements for the suitability of the qualifications.

 

Every year, a quota of reserved places for non-EU students with residency abroad is set for each degree programme. Find out how many reserved places there are by consulting the online database on the MIUR website.

For restricted access degree programmes, the quota is also indicated in the calls for applications: http://www.studiare-in-italia.it/studentistranieri/elenco2018/index.html

For closed number degree programmes, the quota is also indicated in the calls for applications: http://www.studiare-in-italia.it/studentistranieri/elenco2018/index.html

To enrol in a Degree programme non-EU nationals must apply at the Italian Diplomatic/Consular Authority in accordance with Ministerial rules and regulations. Deadline for application is published yearly on the Italian Ministry of Education webpage (http://www.studiare-in-italia.it/studentistranieri/). Pre-enrolment at the Italian Embassy alone does not grant admission to degree programmes. In order to matriculate you also need to complete the admission procedures.

Non-EU students have to pass a test of Italian language (B2 level) unless:

– they apply to a Degree course taught in English

– They hold an Italian language competence certificate corresponding at least to level B2 as determined by the Council of Europe, issued within the CLIQ system (Certificazione Lingua Italiana di Qualità) by the University of Rome III, the University for Foreigners in Perugia or Siena, or the “Dante Alighieri” Society, or in agreement with Italian cultural institutions abroad or other institutions.

– they have an Italian high school diploma (obtained in Italy or abroad);

– they have a supplementary Middle School diploma attained in Argentina, confirming attendance in an Italian-language curriculum for at least 5 years;

UniME arranges the language test ONLY via Skype. Candidates will be contacted to provide their Skype address.

The enrolment application in any UniME degree course is carried out online https://unime.esse3.cineca.it/AddressBook/ABStartProcessoRegAction.do

Please note that applicants must also show a copy of the residence permit or the receipt issued by the Questura confirming that a residence permit has been requested.

Enrolment procedures

In case of enrolment in a Laurea (first cycle degree)  or in a Laurea Magistrale a ciclo unico (single cycle degree) students have to attach  the following documents to the application:

  1. High school diploma obtained after at least 12 years of study with the Dichiarazione di Valore issued by the Italian Diplomatic/Consular Authority or a certification released by ENIC-NARIC centres;
  2. Certificate of University admission (e.x. Selectividad in Spagna, Prova de Aferiçao or Prova Geral de Acesso ao Ensino Superior in Portugal, etc.)  if entrance exams are established for university admission in the country of residence (of pass grade of an eventual special academic competence exam required for entry to University in the Country of origin. 

Students with qualifications obtained in less than 12 years of study (11 years): candidates must submit an academic certificate stating that they have passed all the required exams for the first year of university studies in addition to the above-mentioned documents.

In the case of local school systems of 10 years,  in addition to the above-mentioned documents candidates must submit an academic certificate stating that they have passed all the required exams for the first two years of university studies.

SPECIAL CASES

If students hold a US qualification (American High School Diploma), they must demonstrate to have passed at least 3 US Advanced Placement (AP) exams, with a score from 3 to 5, in subjects which are different from one another and related to the chosen degree programme.

Please remember that APs are only courses accredited by the College Board.

If students hold a UK qualification, Greek qualification or a qualification issued by ecclesiastical universities located in Italy and approved by the Holy See, please read Annex 1 of the Ministerial Memo for a.y. 2018/19 to learn about the requirements for the suitability of the qualifications.