There are two different types of foreign students, depending on their country of residence:
The main difference between EU/EU-levelled students and non-EU ones living abroad concerns the need for pre-enrolment with entry visa procedures clearance that non-EU students must follow. Moreover, EU and EU-levelled future students are not required to sit for the Italian language test and should enrol at the Student Administration Office of the School of choice, whereas non-EU students enrol via the International Desk.
Main deadlines of the various matriculation and enrolment procedures for the new academic year.
All students enrolling in programmes with unrestricted access need to take the self-evaluation test before sitting for any exam. More information on self-evaluation and on admission tests and their calendars.
Students enrolling in set quota programmes need to take an admission test.At the time of enrolment students must pay the first instalment of fees and charges. For detailed information please refer to the Manifesto degli Studi (in Italian), the official source of all relevant information about studying at the University of Florence.
Non-EU students residing abroad who intend to enrol in the first year of an first cycle degree (laurea triennale, L) or single cycle degree course (laurea magistrale a ciclo unico, LM c.u.) must:
Non-EU students residing abroad who intend to enrol in a second cycle degree (laurea magistrale, LM) program must:
To enrol in any unrestricted access programme, you need to register with the Online student services first and then complete the online application form starting from 9 September up to:
The online system, at the end of the data registration, allows you to print the matriculation tuition and fees bill (payable by MAV slip to any Italian bank) which must be paid within the aforementioned deadlines.
It is possible to complete the online enrolment application or pay the resulting fees and charges calculated by the system even beyond the above deadlines until 24 February 2020 by paying an additional late fee of € 100.
All candidates wishing to enrol must complete the online application from the Online student services and hand it in to the International Desk, together with the following documents:
For first cycle degree and single cycle degree course:
For second cycle degree (laurea magistrale, LM), future students must also provide:
The test of knowledge of the Italian language for admission to the courses of study is the same for access to all the courses, the date, location and examination procedures are published in Italian language test).
The candidates who do not pass the Italian language test cannot take the admission tests for the restricted access study programmes nor can they enrol in the free access courses.