Any student with a non-Italian academic diploma, degree or equivalent should contact our International Admissions Office . To be eligible for admission to an Italian university programme, you will need a 12-year school record.
First, please determine which of the following categories you fall into:
- Citizens from an EU country;
- Citizens from Norway, Iceland, Lichtenstein, Switzerland or the Republic of San Marino;
- Foreigners who already reside legally in Italy (including refugees and individuals with subsidiary protection);
- Staff on duty in foreign diplomatic delegations or in international organisations established in Italy and that are accredited by Italy or the Holy See, and their children.
NON-EU CITIZENS RESIDING IN ITALY
- Non-EU citizens who have been legal residents in Italy for no less than one year as of test date registration and who have obtained an Italian university degree;
- Non-EU citizens who possess a secondary school diploma from an Italian school abroad or a foreign or international school (either in Italy or abroad) legally recognized via governmental bilateral agreements or special legislation;
- Non-EU citizens with a valid residence permit for studies, who already enrolled in an Italian university in a previous academic year.
NON-EU CITIZENS RESIDING ABROAD
- All other categories
Please note: Italian citizenship is considered prevalent in case of dual citizenship.
- EU citizens: steps 1-6
- Non-EU Citizens residing in Italy: steps 1-7
- Non-EU citizens residing abroad: steps 1-8
- Student registration code - you will receive this after registering your personal and academic data on Infostud, the University’s internal student information portal: https://stud.infostud.uniroma1.it/Sest/registrazioneStudenti/initRegistrazione.do
- Photocopy of your high school diploma (obtained after at least 12 years of studies),translated into Italian, legalised and accompanied by the Statement of Equal Value issued by the competent Italian diplomatic authorities (Embassy or Consulate) in the country where the student attended high school
- Photocopy of your University-level qualification* (degree, diploma, title) ), translated into Italian, legalised and accompanied by the Statement of Equal Value issued by the competent Italian diplomatic authorities (Embassy or Consulate), in the country where you obtained your qualification (see section 2)
- Photocopy of your academic transcript issued by your university, including all examinations taken, translated into Italian and legalised by the competent Italian diplomatic authority
- Detailed university study plan for each single subject together with the total number of study hours for theory and training as required to obtain the degree, in the original language. This document must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Copy of your ID (Identity Card) or Passport
- Copy of your residence permit (only for Non-EU citizens living abroad) together with the grounds for its issue. If you are renewing you residence permit, you will need a copy of your expired residence permit: the post office receipt (concerning the renewal application request).
- Copy of your study Visa (only for Non-EU citizens living abroad)
EU citizens and Non-EU Citizens with a Foreign Degree and Residing in Italy
- Applicants falling into one of these categories must follow the instructions and deadlines provided in specific calls and:
- Register on the INFOSTUD System and provide: Personal details and citizenship (Select Titolo straniero if you have a non-Italian degree). After registering, you will receive a student number (matricola);
- Create a payment slip (bollettino) for the undergraduate or graduate programme that you are applying to and make the payment by the deadline indicated on the specific call;
- Prepare all necessary documents as indicated by Articles 21-23 of the Manifesto degli Studi.
Non-EU Citizens Residing Abroad
- Must have presented a pre-enrolment application at the Italian Embassy or Consulate in their country of residence by:
Dates: February 19 - July 24, 2018
- Register on the INFOSTUD System and provide: Personal details and citizenship (Select Extra-EU senza soggiorno (Non-EU citizen residing abroad) and Titolo straniero (non-Italian degree). After registering, you will receive a student number (matricola);
- Create a payment slip (bollettino) for the undergraduate or graduate programme that you are applying to and make the payment by the deadline indicated on the specific call.;
- Once you have registered, send an e-mail to the International Admissions Office providing the following details:
- Student Number (matricola)
- Name and Surname
- Country of Residence
- Selected Programme (as indicated in Form A submitted to the Italian Embassy or Consulate in your country of origin)
ADMISSION TESTS FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2018-19
- Single Cycle Degree in Medicine and Surgery and Dentistry and Dental Prostheses (in Italian) – SEPTEMBER 4, 2018
- Single Cycle Degree in Architecture – SEPTEMBER 5, 2018
- Health Professions Degree – WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2018
- Single Cycle Degree in Medicine and Surgery in English (IMAT) – THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2018
ITALIAN LANGUAGE EXAM FOR NON-EU CITIZENS LIVING ABROAD
For admission to Bachelors and Masters programmes held in Italian, you will also have to take the Italian Language Exam. The date (normally at the beginning of September) for the Italian Language Exam is determined nationally by the Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR). Students who do not pass this exam will not be able to enrol at Sapienza for a given academic year.
The minimum accepted language levels are: B2, C1, C2.
You can be exempted from the Italian Language Exam by providing one of the following accepted language certificates:
- Italian language certificates with grades corresponding to European Council levels C1 and C2 (issued with a CLIQ system quality);
- Students with a secondary school diploma (4-5 year) that has been issues by a recognised public or private Italian school abroad;
- Students with a complementary grade school certificate obtained in Argentina (years 6-8) certifying that at least five years were conducted in Italian.
Please note: students applying to degree programmes held entirely in English are not required to take the Italian Language Exam.
PRE-SELECTION PROCESS FOR MASTERS PROGRAMMES IN ENGLISH
NOVEMBER 2017- APRIL 2018
Deadline for Non-EU students: April 15, 2018.
Reminder: Non-EU students must pre-enrol at an Italian Consulate or Embassy