Art. 16 - STUDENTS HAVING A FOREIGN DEGREE

 

1.    Non-EU citizens permanently residing abroad and having a foreign degree.

The above citizens have a reserved “quota”.

Entrance, residence and enrolment procedures. Non-EU citizens permanently residing abroad and having a foreign degree who intend to enrol in bachelor’s degree programmes, master’s degree programmes or single cycle master’s degree programmes and who have submitted a pre-enrolment application to the Italian Embassies or Consulates in their countries of residence by means of the A Form within July 24, 2019, must follow the same entrance, residence and enrolment procedures in Italian advanced training courses as the international students for the 2019-2020 academic year indicated by the MIUR interministerial circular at http://www.studiare-in-italia.it/studentistranieri/moduli/2019/Circolare...

http://www.studiare-in-italia.it/studentistranieri/.

Italian language tests. If the selected degree programme is taught in Italian, students must undergo the mandatory Italian language test that will be held on September 2, 2019 at the venues indicated on the Hello Help Desk – Foreign Students webpage at Sapienza website (except the cases of exemption indicated in the circular referred to in the above paragraph).

Non-EU citizens permanently residing abroad and having an Italian degree are exempted from the Italian language test.

2.    Italian citizens, EU citizens residing anywhere, non-EU citizens legally residing in Italy and having a foreign degree.

Italian citizens, EU citizens residing anywhere, non-EU citizens legally residing in Italy as per law no. 189 of July 30, 2002, holding a foreign degree, are admitted to bachelor’s or master’s degree programmes without any quota restrictions.

3.    Admission procedures to degree programmes. To enrol, it is necessary to take the admission test specific of the selected degree programme by sticking to the deadlines and procedures indicated in each call for applications available at https://www.uniroma1.it/it/pagina-strutturale/corsi-e-iscrizioni under “Enrolment”. Students need to register on Infostud at https://www.studenti.uniroma1.it/phoenixreg/#/ and to obtain their student ID number both to take part in the admission test and to enrol.

4.    Documents for enrolment. Students must go to Hello Help Desk – Foreign Students (University Campus – General Affairs Building – Stairs C – II floor) with their student ID number and the following documents:

to enrol in bachelor’s degree programmes or in single cycle master’s degree programmes:

a.    original and copy of a valid ID document (all);

b.    original and copy of the student visa issued by the Italian Embassies or Consulates of their country of residence, together with the original and copy of the receipt of the application for residence permit and the original of the A Form (for non-EU candidates who submitted the enrolment application through the Italian Embassies or Consulates);

c.    original and copy of the residence permit (only for non-EU students legally residing in Italy);

d.    certified copy of the upper secondary school diploma, translated into Italian, legalised and accompanied by a declaration of value issued by the Italian Embassies or Consulates of the country of the university that issued the Regulations and the title of study. Such title of study must have been achieved after a course of studies not shorter than 12 years.

to enrol in master’s degree programmes

a.    original and copy of a valid ID document (all);

b.    original and copy of the student visa issued by the Italian Embassies or Consulates of their country of residence, together with the original and copy of the receipt of the application for residence permit and the original of the A Form (for non-EU candidates who submitted the enrolment application through the Italian Embassies or Consulates);

c.    original and copy of the residence permit (only for non-EU students legally residing in Italy);

d.    certified copy of the upper secondary school diploma, translated into Italian, legalised and accompanied by a declaration of value issued by the Italian Embassies or Consulates of the country of the university that issued the Regulations and the title of study. Such title of study must have been achieved after a course of studies not shorter than 12 years;

e.    certified copy of the academic title of study translated into Italian, legalised and accompanied by a declaration of value;

f.     certificate of the exams taken issued by the University, attesting the exams passed, translated and legalised by the Italian Embassies or Consulates (for English language courses only, it is possible to submit the above certificates in English; in alternative, exams and ECTS may be attested by the Diploma Supplement, if provided).

5.    Tuition fees. The EU or non-EU international students residing abroad must pay a fixed amount, indicated as follows:
 

Fixed amounts for international students

Total

I instalment

II instalment

III instalment

From developing countries*

€ 500

€ 150

€ 175

€ 175

From all the other countries

€ 1,000

€ 300

€ 350

€ 350


*List of developing countries as per Decree of MIUR of September 16, 2015, no. 689: Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo Democratic Republic, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Kenya, Kiribati, Korea Dem. Rep., Lao People's Democratic Republic, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, São Tomé & Príncipe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Syria, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
 

To the above amount, the regional tax and the stamp duty must be added, to be paid both upon payment of the first instalment.

The international students, either EU or non-EU, fall within the following typologies:

  • foreign university student non residing in Italy;
  • Italian university student non residing in Italy;
  • dependant foreign university student residing in Italy.

In compliance with Decree of the Prime Minister no. 159 of 2013, art. 8, international students may, in alternative, request from a CAF the calculation of ISEE equivalent, by submitting the documentation certified by the competent authorities of the country where the income have to be returned, translated into Italian by the competent Italian Embassies or Consulates. The ISEE declaration must attest the number of family members, income and estate owned in the reference year. The value, as determined and certified by CAF, may be submitted to the competent Student Office, that will calculate tuition fees.

Foreign students who return their income in Italy may have their 2019 ISEE for the right to academic education calculated and take the document issued by CAF to the Student Office, that enters such value in Infostud.

6.    Means of subsistence. International students are reminded that, to obtain the student visa and subsequently the residence permit, they have to demonstrate to have sufficient means of subsistence for their stay (INPS Circular no. 8 of January 17, 2017).

7.    Single courses. With regard to enrolment in single courses, art. 41 of these Regulations will apply.

8.    Withdrawal from studies. Withdrawal from studies (as per art. 48) made by non-EU citizens provided with a student visa will imply the forfeiture of the residence permit and therefore will prevent students from enrolling in other Italian universities in the same academic year. To enrol in subsequent years, students must address the competent Italian Embassy or Consulate in their country from April to June and follow the procedures provided for.

9.    Part-time learning. International students applying for part-time learning (art. 50) will go on paying tuition fees as per paragraph 5 of this article without any reductions. In case of international students who have been returning their income in Italy for at least two years and holding an ISEE declaration may benefit from the tax system provided for part-time students.

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