Study in Italy
Italy is considering a country with beautiful cities and landscapes, vibrant and friendly people. It has truly rich culture with amazing history and famous universities with a huge variety of various subjects. Many students around the world are wishing to live andStudy in Italy .
Italy is a country which has ancient universities and better education system in Europe. Now a days Italy has more opportunities for international students to get explore their careers in abroad after completing their studies.
There are total 90 universities in Italy, in which majority is publicly funded to Study in Italy . It also has many polytechnics, specialized postgraduate centers and academia, which are the part of education sector.
27 Italian Universities are feature in World University Ranking. All of these universities have opens their door for international students to Study Abroad in Italy.
This guide will help-out Pakistani students to get all information in a book where he will know about admission, academic requirements, study costs, and Italy Student visa details to enroll in Italian universities.
Important Questions about Study in Italy: A Guide for Pakistani Students
Best universities to study in Italy for international students?
Top ten universities in Italy for international students to study in Italy are under below:
QS World University Ranking list 2016/17
|Sapienza University of Rome||Rome||223|
|Polytechnic University of Turin||Torino||305|
|University of Padua||Padova||338|
|University of Milan||Milan||370|
|University of Pisa||Pisa||431-440|
|University of Trento||Trento||441-450|
|University of Florence||Firenze||451-460|
|University of Rome Tor Vergata||Rome||481-490|
|University of Naples Federico II||Napoli||481-490|
|Catholic University of the Sacred Heart||Milano||491-500|
How much the Average tuition fee for undergraduate or post graduate courses in Italy?
International student who want to study in Italy must have complete research on diverse top universities of Italy. In Italy, tuition fee is very affordable for international student as compare to other European universities. The average tuition fee for undergraduate or post graduate courses Italy is based on the 850 to 1,000 EUR annually in mostly public universities. The fee of private universities in Italy quite higher as compare to public universities.
Will it be allowed to work while I am studying in Italy?
There are some restrictions for international students to work in Italy during their study period. International students work only 20 hours per week during their studies duration and work full time during holidays.
Students who come for long terms studies have restriction stamp on the passport. International student cannot involved any kinds of profession work or business during on student visa. Students come for only 6 months or less course cannot work in Italy. Students will be face the fine of up to 1,000 EUR, if break kind of rule.
International students can multiple part time jobs during their studies in Italy such as agents call center, media jobs, trade fair assistants, waiters, IT jobs etc. International student can around 5 to 15 EUR per house from these jobs.
Where and what kind of accommodation are in Italy for international student?
There are two types of accommodation for international students are University accommodation and private accommodation. University accommodation is based on hall of residences and private accommodation is based on the house and rental flats.
Mostly, international students who come Italy for studies are chose private accommodation. But residence halls of universities are better for international students, they can easily make connections and get information about university.
What kind of financial help or grant in Italy for International students?
There are multiple scholarships offered by the government or non-government organizations and universities in Italy. Every year these scholarships open for students from all over the world. Students must check the official websites of these scholarship. We share some important scholarships for international students.
- Bocconi Scholarships in Italy for International candidates
- Italian Government Scholarships for Foreign applicants
- UNIPV International Awards for Emerging states
- Bologna university awarding Education Scholarships
How can I find out, my educational background will be accepted by the Italy University?
International students can contact to the Italian universities authorities to find out that, their educational background will be accepted by the University or not. The university will issue the letter for students that explain about the student’s qualifications acceptable by the university.
What’s the usual application process for Masters level courses in Italy?
Students must contact to the any interested Italian university to find their grades and qualification accepted by the university or not. After verification international students can submit the pre application to the embassy of Italy nearby you.
There are documents require for that application such as application form completed, educational eligibility letter, copy of school leaving certificate, and 2 photograph. This application will submit to Italian embassy and document to the higher education institution you select to apply. The admitted students list will be published by the Italian embassy and the date will be issue by the embassy.
International students who want to apply for Graduate level courses will have to submit some important documents to the higher education of Italy for admission in any interested course.
Documents for Masters Application:
- Documents of Identity
- Educational transcript
- Application form
- Description of course
- Recommendation letter
- Motivation letter
- Certificates of Language proficiency (English or Italian)
- Project Portfolio
- Authorized score SAT or ACT
Deadline of Application
Students can contact to the Italian Embassy to find out the deadline of Master application for international students. Applicants who want to study in Italy must be apply 9 to 10 before the application deadline. Application process for admission takes much time so students plan out each n everything before time.
What are the language requirements for international students to study in Italy?
International students who want to study in Italy, they must have some knowledge about the Italian language to live in Italy. Those candidates who want apply for university, where medium of instruction is Italian language, than there are some certificates require to proof of their Italian language proficiency skills. CILS or CELI is language certificates for international students. Universities also organize the language test and courses for students.
International students who are apply for degree, where medium of instruction is English, they must have English language proficiency test certificates. There some English language test accepted by the universities such as IELTS, TOEFL and Cambridge.
How much money will I need during my Masters level studies in Italy?
During the Masters level studies in Italy, students must have sufficient amount to complete their degree program in Italy. Mostly, tuition fee of Italian universities are very affordable for international students. per year students will have to bear the cost of 850 to 1,000 EUR in any public Italian Universities and private universities’ degree cost is much higher.
There are two types of accommodation in Italy for students, one is University accommodation halls of residence and other one is private accommodation house/flats. International students will pay around 600 to 1200 EUR according to their living style and budget for living in Italy.
Where do I apply for my student visa?
International students must contact to Italian Embassy or consulate for student visa. Students must be start this visa procedure as early as possible, because its takes time to process. For complete information about the visa requirements, students can visit nearest Italian embassy.
There are some important documents require to apply for Italian students visa such as valid ID or passport for enter in Italy, university acceptance letter, financial statement proof to support study and living cost in Italy, and health certificates. International students must prepare these documents before apply for student visa.
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