International Admissions

Everything you need to know to apply to Sapienza University as an international student

 

ACADEMIC YEAR 2021-2022
IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR ALL NON-EU STUDENTS NEEDING TO APPLY FOR A VISA

 

- UNIVERSITALY is now available for the a.y. 2021-2022 at https://www.universitaly.it/index.php/. The deadline to submit applications is 30th November 2021. Online pre-enrolment is mandatory for all non-EU students living abroad and requiring a study visa, including those who have already gone through Sapienza's pre-selection process.

- If you are applying for one of the programmes available on our pre-selection platform, please note that you should submit a Universitaly application ONLY AFTER having obtained a pre-selection letter through said platform.  Universitaly applications for pre-selection programmes WITHOUT a pre-acceptance letter be rejected.

- Chinese students taking part in the international mobility program Marco Polo for the a.y. 2022-2023 can submit their pre-enrolment applications starting from 14th May 2021. In the online pre-enrolment application, students have to select the Italian Embassy/Consulate in their country of residence.

Non-EU citizens residing in Europe have to select the Italian Embassy/Consulate in the European Country where they reside. 

- If you are unsure whether or not you need a visa to enter Italy, please visit: https://vistoperitalia.esteri.it/home/en

For further information, please write to accesso.sapienza@uniroma1.it and check the admission guidelines and calls for applications for your chosen programme: https://corsidilaurea.uniroma1.it/en

Go to Course Catalogue

 

Online pre-selection for 2021-2022 programmes Now Open

https://www2.uniroma1.it/internazionale/incoming/

Bachelors and Masters programmes

  • International students can apply to our programmes at Bachelor’s or Master’s levels by following the instructions below. If you are interested in one of the programmes available on our pre-selection platform, please refer to the first set of information; for all other programmes offered by Sapienza, please read carefully all the information provided on this page. 
     
  • Applications for all other programmes must be sent according to your chosen programme's regulations and call for applications, available through our Course Catalogue: https://corsidilaurea.uniroma1.it/en (Apply section) - Please note that the 2021-22 Calls will most probably be published in May or June of this year

Please note: The online pre-selection application is meant for degree-seeking students only. Incoming exchange students must refer to the Erasmus+ UE, Erasmus+ ICM, and Bilateral Agreements webpages.

Running from NOVEMBER 2020 - MAY/JULY 2021 (for Non-EU students, deadlines vary according to the chosen programme) or SEPTEMBER 2021 (for EU students)

Read carefully:

  • The online pre-selection is available for a select number of degree Sapienza programmes, including most of our English-taught programmes and a small number of programmes in Italian. If your chosen programme requires a national admission test (e.g. Medicine and Surgery), you will not be able to apply for it through the pre.selection platform and will need to visit www.universitaly.it instead.
  • You can apply for a maximum of two programmes on our platform; multiple applications, by using different email addresses, are strictly prohibited. If you are admitted to both of them, you will be asked to confirm the pre-acceptance to only one programme. The selected programme will be the one issuing your pre-acceptance letter, which will allow you to complete all remaining procedures for your enrollment. Please take care of all your personal information when applying as all relevant fields (name, family name, passport number etc…) will be indicated on your pre-acceptance letter automatically.
  • IMPORTANT: Sapienza does not require any fee for the application on our platform or for applying to scholarships. Only once you are pre-selected, you will be asked to pay mandatory administrative fees, as explained in your on your pre-acceptance letter.

Course Catalogue - 2021-22

The 2021-22 catalogue of currently active degree programmes is now online.
In the catalogue, you can find information on learning outcomes, job opportunities, and contacts for each degree programme.
Calls for each admission tests will be issued by the end of July.

Course Catalogue

Engineering: Tolc-I 2021-22 Call for restricted-access Bachelor's degree programmes

Admission procedures are now open for the restricted-access Bachelor's Degree Programmes for the following faculties: 

  • Faculty of Civil and Industrial Engineering (ICI)
  • Faculty of Information Engineering, Computer Science and Statistics (I3S)

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Candidates with foreign qualifications, besides completing the full procedure described in the call, must get in touch with the Office for Students with International Degrees in order to know the modalities in which the enrolment process (including pre-enrolment, completion, submission, and check of mandatory documents), will be carried out during the COVID-19 health emergency.

For further information visit Office for students with International Degrees Email: studentistranieri@uniroma1.it

Tolc-I 2021-22: Engineering and ACSAI rankings published 

Currently available rankings for Engineering and Applied Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence (ACSAI) courses have been published.

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Eligibility criteria

  • To be eligible for Italian higher education at the Bachelors level, it is mandatory to have a High School diploma earned after no less than 12 years of studies. If you do not possess this requirement, please visit our Foundation Year webpage.
  • To be eligible for Italian higher education at the Masters level, it is mandatory to have a High School diploma and a Bachelors degree earned after no less than 15 years of studies (of which at least 3 must be at university level).

First, please determine which of the following categories you fall into:

EU CITIZENS

  • 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 international organizations 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 their test registration date and who have obtained an Italian university degree;
  • Non-EU citizens holding a high 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 as currently enrolled at an Italian University, only from the year after their first residence permit was issued.

NON-EU CITIZENS RESIDING ABROAD

All other categories

Please note: Italian citizenship is considered prevalent in case of dual citizenship.

Required documents

For detailed information on the documents required to enroll, please visit https://www.uniroma1.it/en/pagina/office-students-international-degrees and click on "Required documents"

Application procedure

Whether you have obtained a pre-acceptance letter from our online platform or you wish to apply to a programme not listed there, which is actually the majority of programmes offered by Sapienza, please read carefully the procedures to complete your enrollment, approximately from May to July, each year.

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 16-17 of the Manifesto degli Studi.

Non-EU Citizens Residing Abroad

Contact the Office for students with International Degrees, by Email: studentistranieri@uniroma1.it or via Skype: settore.studentistranieri, in order to know modalities in which the enrolment process (including pre-enrolment, completion, submission, and check of mandatory documents), will be carried out during the COVID-19 medical emergency.

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;

Postgraduate Courses

For more information on our postgraduate courses (PhDs, Professional Courses, etc.), please visit our Graduates page

 

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