Art. 41 - SINGLE COURSES

It is possible, for one academic year, to attend single subjects (hereinafter, “single courses”) created in bachelor’s degree programmes and master’s degree programmes, take the relating exams and obtain a certificate also including the ECTS acquired. Please find as follows the cases in which it is possible to enrol in single courses:

1. For purposes of cultural development and enhancement of professional skills. In such cases, enrolment is only allowed in single courses of bachelor’s and master’s degree programmes without restricted access. Enrolment is open to:

a.    people enrolled neither in Sapienza nor in other universities degree programmes (in this case only, up to maximum two single courses per each academic year may be attended);

b.    students enrolled in Sapienza post-lauream degree programmes (PhDs, postgraduate courses, Professional Master Courses), subject to prior authorisation of the competent educational bodies;

c.    students enrolled in other Italian universities;

d.    foreign university students enrolled in foreign universities, subject to evaluation and approval of the competent consulates.

2.    To achieve curricular requisites (exams and ECTS) required to enrol in master’s degree programmes (for the current academic year or the following one).

In such case, enrolment in courses of restricted access bachelor’s and master’s degree programmes is also allowed, but only after requisite assessment. Enrolment is open to:

a.    graduates from Sapienza and other Italian and foreign universities;

b.    graduands from other Italian universities, subject to prior authorisation of the competent educational bodies.

In such case, for graduates from Sapienza, the exams taken as single courses will be added to the students’ academic career; for graduates from other universities, such exams will be only certified.

The certificate of the exams taken in single courses will only be issued after the enrolment procedure for the master’s degree programme has been completed.

Exams taken in single courses cannot be taken into account when applying for programme shortening nor can they be included in the study plan of the degree programme in which students are enrolled.

Such exams cannot either be included in the bachelor’s degree programme or counted to average grades.

3. To achieve the requisites needed for admission to postgraduate schools or public competitions.

In this case, enrolment is also allowed in courses of restricted access bachelor’s and master’s degree programmes. Enrolment is open to:

a.    graduates from Sapienza and other Italian and foreign universities;

b.    graduands from other Italian universities, subject to prior authorisation of the competent educational bodies. In such case, for graduates from Sapienza, the exams taken as single courses will be added to the students’ academic career; for graduates from other universities, such exams will be only certified.

4.    To take in advance two exams of a master’s degree programme (without restricted access) in which students intend to enrol with this University in the 2020-2021 academic year.

In such case, enrolment is only allowed in courses of master’s degree programmes without restricted access and subject to prior authorisation of the Programme Area Council. After enrolment, students must submit an application on stamped paper to have their exam recognised. Enrolment is allowed to Sapienza graduates only.

5.    To take exams for the acquisition of the 24 ECTS in compliance with Ministerial Decree no. 616/17 thanks to the enrolment in specific single courses indicated by the University and included in the Course Catalogue of the 2019-2020 academic year.

6.    Costs. All students who intend to enrol in single courses at Sapienza University and who hold an Italian or foreign degree, although they have been awarded state scholarships, must pay for each single course, by way of tuition fees:

  • € 360 for the single courses referred to in points 1 and 3;
  • € 100 for single courses referred to in points 2 and 4;
  • an amount calculated on the basis of the ISEE value up to maximum € 100 each for the single courses referred to in point 5.

7.    Exemptions from tuition fees. The students indicated hereinafter are exempted from payment of tuition fees:

  • foreign students enrolled in foreign universities who apply to enrol in single courses within the framework of international mobility programmes and agreements characterised by conditions of reciprocity;
  • students enrolled in Sapienza interuniversity bachelor’s and master’s degree programmes, even in partner universities, who enrol in single courses in order to acquire the ECTS provided for the students’ elective courses, with the exception of the tele-teaching’s.

8.    When to submit the application. There are no deadlines to submit the application.

The application must be submitted through Infostud after having requested from the Educational Affairs Office of reference the code of single courses and/or any prior authorisations. After the application has been submitted, Infostud will create a paying-in slip with the amount to be paid. The Student Office, after carrying out the due controls, will enable students to carry out the exam booking procedure through Infostud.

9.    Deadline to take the exam. The exam relating to the single course attended must be taken within the academic year of application. Failure to take such exam within the prescribed deadline entails the impossibility to be reimbursed.

10.   Citizens with a foreign degree who wish to attend single courses, in addition to the above procedures, must submit a copy of their passport and residence permit to Hello Help Desk – Foreign Students.

As provided for by Presidential Decree of March 26, 1970 no. 825, on no account may the courses attended by students coming from foreign universities be taken into account for enrolment in ordinary degree programmes or diplomas.

Non-EU citizens residing abroad must submit a pre-enrolment application to the Italian Embassy or Consulate of their country within the following deadlines:

-      August 30, 2019 for courses held in the first semester;

-      December 31, 2019 for courses held in the second semester.

11.    Single courses held at other universities. Students enrolled in Sapienza University who wish to attend single courses at other universities must obtain a prior written authorisation from the competent educational bodies for the subsequent recognition of the exams taken. Such authorisation must be submitted to the competent Student Office.

 

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