Enrollment procedures

Enrollment procedures and documents to be prepared are different depending if you are a EU citizen or a non-EU citizen. 

Admission requirements for International Students (EU and non-EU students):

  • students having a High School Diploma attained after a total period of 12 years of Education may apply to first cycle (bachelors) and long single cycle degree programs
  • students having a Bachelor Diploma (at least 3 years of University education or 180 ECTS for EU citizens) may apply to second cycle (master) programs
  • students having a Master Diploma (at least 2 years of University graduate education or 300 ECTS as a sum of first and second cycle studies for EU citizens) may apply to third cycle (PhD Programs)

Free access First Cycle Degree and Single Cycle Master Degree Programs (Bachelors and Long single cycle degree in Law)

Students willing to apply to such programs first have to register online

Then, using the assigned credentials, they are required to fill in the online application

At the end of the online application procedure a payment form for the enrollment fee will be automatically generated; print it and pay it in any Italian bank.

To finalize your enrollment you’ll have to submit the following documents to the Students Office:

  1. High School Diploma (in original or as a legalized Copy)
  2. Any document declaring the attainment of such qualification after a total period of 12 years of school education (ENIC-NARIC declaration, declaration of the Ministry of Education or the Dichiarazione di Valore - Declaration of Value issued by the Italian embassy)
  3. Certification of admission to Higher Education studies (only if mandatory in your country).
     

Programmed access First Cycle Degree and Long Single Cycle Master Degree Programs (Medicine, Dentistry and Healthcare professions)

Medicine, Dentistry and Healthcare professions are programmes with limited enrolment through an admission test, with specific deadlines and procedures established yearly by the Ministry of University and Research (MIUR), generally published by the end of February.

Students willing to apply to such programs first have to:

  1. send the application and choose the University 
  2. apply for admission test at Università degli Studi dell’Insubria

If positively assessed, they will have to register online and follow the instructions mentioned above and finalize their enrollment by submitting the above-mentioned documents to the Students Office.
 

Second Cycle Degree Courses (Masters)

Students willing to apply to such programs first have to contact the Program Coordinators for a qualification assessment: please send a CV European Format, copy of ID/Passport, Transcript of Records of your Bachelor Degree, Motivation letter and English certificate to:

If positively assessed, students will have to register online and follow the instructions mentioned above and finalize their enrollment by submitting to the Students Office:

  1.  Diploma Supplement in the European format
  2.  Admission Letter.
     

Third Cycle Degree Courses (Ph.Ds)

Students willing to apply to such programs first have to register online

Then, using the assigned credentials, they are required to fill in the online application for the participation to the slections published in a specific call  following the instructions available here
 

Online registration guides:

All international candidates from non-EU countries who wish to apply for a Bachelor's Degree or a Single-Cycle Degree must start their application procedure through Universitaly. For Master's Degrees, a pre-assessment of records before the pre-enrolment on the portal is highly suggested. Students can find the proper e-mail address in the “FOR INFORMATION” section on the course webpage. 
Further information on: Pre-enrollment procedures for non UE international students.

All prospective students shall apply for a Visa for study reasons. The Visa will be issued by Italian Consulates Embassies or Institutes of Italian Culture in your Country, after the admission to the University programs that will be notified them through the Universitaly System.

After having obtained a visa for study reasons, international candidates may then apply following the same procedures described in the EU Citizens paragraph

Once in Italy, by 8 days from your arrival, you will have to apply for a residence permit, in order to do this:

  • Go to a post office and collect the “residence permit Kit” fill in the form 1 with your data and attach: 
  1. A full copy of your passport (even the blank pages)
  2. The admission letter or a certified copy of it
  3. A copy of a Health insurance valid in Italy (private or public, national or international as far as it is valid for at least three months in Italy)
  • Put all documents in the Kit envelope and submit it to a post office
  • Pay the due revenues, collect the application receipt and keep it always with your ID, collect the notification for an appointment at the immigration section of the police offices
  • Go to the immigration section of the police offices in the appointment date and follow their instructions
  • Wait for the notification of your residence permit is ready

Please note that the EU and Italian laws consider PhD candidates as third cycle students, therefore successfully selected international PhD candidates shall apply for a Visa for study reasons. In order to obtain it, ask the PhD School to send you an admission letter and apply for a Study Visa, according to the Italian Embassy/Consulate in your Country rules, attaching all the additional documents needed.

Tuition fees

In order to finalize the enrollment, students are required to pay a registration fee of 156 euros to be paid by September 30th. The tutition fees, in two installments in December and May, are calculated depending on the country of origin and the chosen programme.

The tuition fee consists of two parts:

  • a Registration fee € 156,00
  • a Tuition fee

The tuition fee has to be paid in two steps:

  • Deposit by December
  • Balance by May.

For details and the possibility of waiving, see https://www.uninsubria.it/formazione/opportunita-gli-studenti/diritto-allo-studio 

International students fees are different depending on the country of origin and the chosen programme, in particular:

 

Country of Origin Flat rate Program K tuition fees
GROUP 1

200

1

200

GROUP 1

200

1,1

220

GROUP 1

200

1,2

240

GROUP 2

700

1

700

GROUP 2

700

1,1

770

GROUP 2

700

1,2

840

GROUP 3

3300

1

3300

GROUP 3

3300

1,1

3630

GROUP 3

3300

1,2

3960

 

Country of Origin
Group 1: Low income Countries; Group 2: Medium income Countries; Group 3: High income countries, as defined by the WB.

Program
K=1: Global Entrepreneurship Economics and Management, Economics Finance and Business Law, Communication Sciences and Techniques
K=1,1: Mathematics, Computer Science, Languages, Engineering
K=1,2: Chemistry, Physics, Environmental Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Biotechnology for the Bio-based and Health Industry.

Check the Country Group Chart

For information

International Relations Office

Via Ravasi 2, 21100, Varese – Italy

For Erasmus Programme: erasmus@uninsubria.it

For International Cooperation: relint@uninsubria.it