Exemptions and Benefits
The benefit and exemptions on this page are for students enrolling in Bachelors and Masters degree programmes.
For further information, please see Students Regulations.
You have the right to a full exemption if…
Your ISEE is less than 14.000 euro and meet the requisites
If you enroll in Academic Year 2019-20 and your ISEE Declaration does not exceed 14.000 euros, you do not pay to pay tuition fees. You can keep this benefit if you complete no less than 10 CFUs during your second year and 25 CFUs during the following years, by August 10, and do not end up "fuori corso."
You only pay 30 euro if…
This is only valid if you don't have an exemption
You have at least a 66% recognized disability
According to law 104/1992, art.3. if you have at least 66% of disability you only pay 30 euro for the whole duration of your degree.
Sapienza has a dedicate Office for students with disabilities and learning disabilities.
Students who require extra time for admission tests must indicate this through the Infostud System before printing the test registration form.
If you are winner, or suitable for a Laziodisu Scholarship
You receive the highest marks for your Bachelors Degree or High School Diploma
If you completed your secondary education with 100/100 with honors for school year 2018-19 (applies to Italian maturità exam), you only pay 30 euro. You can keep this benefit if you achieve no less than 40 CFUs by August 10, 2019 with an average exam grade of 28/30 and no marks below 27. If you keep up the good work throughout your Bachelors degree programme and graduate with 110/110 with honors and keep up the good grades, you can take advantage of this benefit also for your Masters degree programme.
If you graduated from High School with a mark between 99 and 95 you have a reduction of 300 euros on your fees as calculated with your ISEE declaration.
You are accepted to the School for Advanced Sudies Call
If you apply and are accepted to the School for Advanced Studies, you only have to pay 30 euro.
The Sapienza School for Advanced Studies (SSAS) selects the best students, who attend university courses and activities that encourage and develop their capabilities and skills through scientific, cultural and interdisciplinary activities.
You have particular athletic merits
Sapienza actively promotes sports. If you have particular merits in sports, you only have to pay 30 euro, regardless your ISEE Declaration.
Students who benefit from this exemption still have to pay the 140 euro regional fee, if required. To request an exemption, students must provide documentation attesting their status of "athlete" to the Students Affairs Office. The Rector's Delegate for Sport and the Students Affairs Office will review your request.
You benefit from a government scholarship
If you have a government scholarship that lasts no less than 9 months, you only have to pay 30 euro.
Belong to one of the categories defined by Bill N.118, Art. 30, May 30, 1971
If you fall into one of these categories, you only have to pay 30 euro for your entire course of studies. You will have to present documentation to the degree programme office.
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You have reductions if …
Your ISEE is between 14.001 and 30.000 euros
According to law 232/2016 and based on further benefits provided by Sapienza, your tuition fees are calculated as follows:
(Your Isee – 14.000)*0,074375
You will have benefits if:
- you enroll in the academic year 2018-19
- you enroll in the second year and you have achieved at least 10 CFUs between August 11, 2017 and August 10, 2018
- you enroll in years following the first and regularly complete 25 CFUs between August 11, 2017 and August 10, 2018
if you enroll from the second year as a "fuori corso" and you have achieved 25 CFUs between August 11, 2017 and August 10, 2018 you will pay:
1,5*(your Isee – 13.000)*0,07 with a minimun of 200 euros.
Have a "Maturità" Exam Grade between 95 and 99
If you have a grade of 95-99 on your "maturità" exam, you are entitled to a 300 euro reduction on your ISEE-based tuition fees.
f you completed your secondary education with 100/100 with honors for school year 2018-19 (applies to Italian maturità exam), you only pay 30 euro.
You pass a high number of exams with good grades
If you pass a certain number of exams with good grades, you could be entitled to a tuition fee reduction. Naturally, you will be competing against all other students on your degree programme. All exams taken since your first year count towards this grant. You can check to see if you qualify on your Infostud Page.
You have Brothers, Sisters or Parents enrolled at Sapienza
Parents and siblings must be enrolled in Sapienza and have your same address and Isee. You and your siblings may qualify for a bonus, based on your grades, as desceribed in the Student Regulations.
You enrol in a course of particular community interest
If you enroll in one of the Degree Programmes in the following classes, you will receive a partial refund, according to Ministerial Decree N. 976 of 29/12/2014 issued by the Ministry of the University. Further details will be published on Sapienza website, on the page dedicated to Fees.
The degree programmes for which you can have facilitations are:
L-7 Civil and Environmental Engineering
L-8 Information Engineering
L-9 Industria Engineering
L-27 Chemical Science and Technologies
L-30 physics Science and Technologies
L-31 information Science and Technologies
L-35 Mathematical Sciences
L-34 Geological Sciences
You study part-time
If you choose to study part-time you will have a progressive reduction of fees up to the 40%.
You participate in a Faculty Excellence Programme
If you pass the selection to access the Excellence Programme proposed by your Faculty, at the end of the course you will have a prize equal to the amount of the contributions paid in the final year. The Excellence Programme is aimed to students enrolled in a programme for worthy students and are interested in activities of study and cultural integration. The path of excellence consists of additional training activities and issues a final certificate.
The faculties that activate the paths of excellence issue special annual calls.
You can obtain a Scholarship if…
You graduated from another University but you enroll in a Masters Degree at Sapienza
You can participate in the Contest Wanted the Best to win a scholarship.
You graduated from an International University but you enroll in a Masters Degree at Sapienza
You can participate in the Contest Don’t Miss your Chance to win a scholarship.
You can obtain a Student Work Scholarship if...
You are a winner in the ranking of one of the calls issued by the Universituy structures
Structures considered for Student collaboration Scholarships are:
- Libraries open to students
- Didactic laboratories
- Didactic structures (classes, reading rooms ets)
- Reception centers, information centers and management services for students (Hello, SORT Office Etc)
The Student collaboration Scholarships amounts to €1095 and had a 150 hours duration.
The first part of the fees must be paid by the date on the access forms for new enrolled students, by November 4, 2019 for students enrolled in the following years.
The second part must be paid by December 20, 2019.
The third part must be paid by March 30, 2020.
The ISEE Declaration can be calculated and certified by any Tax Assistance Centre (CAF) or online with the INPS website.
Calculating your Isee takes several weeks and must be declared by December. Students are encouraged to require their ISEE certification as soon as possible. To obtain reductions for your Isee you can follow the Acquire Isee procedure on Infostud.If you do not declare Isee you will pay the fees in the ordinary amount (maximum amount).
Please note: after December 31st, CAFs can no longer issue ISEE Declarations for the year.