How to apply
If you are an international student and you want to enrol in a First, Second or Single Cycle Degree Programme at the University of Pavia, find out all the information needed to help you choose and register for a programme, completing the procedures in good time.
Enrolment procedure for non EU-citizens residing outside Italy
Pre-enroll at the italian embassy
The regulations concerning the enrolment of EU and international citizens in Italian universities are outlined in the MIUR. International students residing abroad have to contact the Italian embassy or consulate in their country and submit a pre-enrollment application to our university DIRECTLY to them, the deadline is July 24, 2019. Pre-enrollment is not necessary if you are already in Italy with a regular permit of stay. It takes time to prepare documents and get an appointment, so contact the Italian embassy well in advance. Find here the Italian embassy in your country and check in their webpage which documents they ask.
Italian language examination
International candidates, who wish to enrol in degree courses taught in Italian, must pass the Italian language examination. Only candidates that pass the Italian examination can enrol in Pavia University. The examination will be held on September 2. In order to take the test prospective Students are requested to display the proof of payment of the registration fee (amount due: € 60.00).
General culture examinations
If you have a compulsory test in your country to access the university, you will need to sit a test also in our free access courses. If you pass an access test, no culture test is required.
Students who are not in the rankings, or are not in a suitable position to be accepted, can submit a request, within specified dates and after the publication of remaining seats, about:
- Admission to another Unipv course (at the condition that the DOV states that the previous diploma is eligible for that academic course)
- Re-assignation, for the same academic course or for another, in another University. Interested students must contact the Institute in which they want to apply for details about their enrolment procedure.
Candidates who have done the admission test in a different University can ask the re-assignation in a Unipv course at the condition that the DOV states that the previous diploma is eligible for University enrolment. To submit the re-assignation request, interested students must send a Direct Line through this link, attaching the certification of Italian language proficiency (or a document that shows its exemption) and the permission from the chosen University. Requests must arrive within the dates chosen by the University. After the deadline, reassignation will be completed.
In order to access the Master's Program, the applicant is required to hold a 5-year or 3-year degree, a 3-year diploma, or a foreign qualification degree as far as it is recognized by the Authorized University Board. English Language Requirements IELTS band: 4.5 TOEFL iBT® test: 60