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Admission Requirements in Italian Universities 2024 for Pakistani Students

undergraduate and postgraduate admission requirements for Pakistani students in Italy universities

Timeline To Get Admission In Italian Universities


Research of best program or university

1 week

Apply to University online

8 – 10 days 

University acceptance process

35 – 40 days  

Visa process

15 – 30 days  


Note: These timelines are estimated and may change from case to case.

Italian universities are globally recognized and welcome thousands of international students every year. To attain admission in any of the Italian universities, international students are required to fulfil the admission criteria.

Requirements For Admission At Italian Universities

The basic requirements for the respective academic programs are as follows.



For an undergraduate degree program

  • The basic eligibility criteria to enroll in an Italian university is that students must be of at least 17 years of age

  • Proof of high school completion certificate (must have 12 years of education)

  • Statement of purpose 

For master’s degree program

  • Relevant bachelor’s degree

  • Statement of purpose

  • Research proposal

  • Recommendation letter (2-3)

PhD programs

  • Relevant master’s degree certificate with research work

  • Research proposals

  • Recommendation letters (2-3)

National Entry Tests Require For Admission In Italy

Students are informed that test is required to get admission in any of the following subject area.

  • Architecture

  • Medicine and Surgery

  • Dentistry

  • Veterinary Medicine

  • Health Care Professions

  • Educational Sciences

Tests For Admission In Different Study Fields Are As Follows

  • "Medical Admissions Test" (Test di Ammissione ai Corsi di Laurea in Medicina e Chirurgia): To get admission in medicine and dentistry. 

  • "Admission Test for Architecture" (Test di Ammissione ai Corsi di Laurea in Architettura): This exam assesses candidates' spatial and visual perception, artistic abilities, and architectural aptitude to study Architecture.

  • "Veterinary Admissions Test" (Test di Ammissione ai Corsi di Laurea in Medicina Veterinaria): To study veterinary medicine. 

Language Proficiency Tests Require For Admission In Italy 

One of the mandatory requirements for admission to Italian universities for international students is the language proficiency tests. There are several English language proficiency tests including IELTS, TOEFL, and more. Candidates are required to submit the results of the test along with their application. However, each test has a score or band that must be attained to avail yourself of admission. The score/ band requirement might vary among different universities or degree programs. However, a general requirement of language proficiency test is mentioned below.



Minimum Score

IELTS (Academic)

British Council; IDP; Cambridge Assessment English



Educational Testing Service (ETS)


Cambridge English Preliminary (PET)

Cambridge Assessment English


Cambridge Assessment English

Cambridge C1 Advanced


Admission Process for International students

  • Visit the official website of university, you are going to apply for

  • Upload all the mandatory documents with application to the admissions department of the university

  • After the approval you will receive the conditional acceptance letter

  • Candidates are required to submit their tuition fee to confirm their acceptance (some of the universities may offer unconditional offer letter that does not require any tuition fee before visa application)

  • Apply for a student visa, after receiving your official acceptance documents

  • Fulfil the visa requirements to complete your process soon.

Required Documents for Admission in Italy

The general documents required for enrollment are mentioned below.

  • Application form

  • Application fee (if any)

  • Scanned passport sized photographs

  • Scanned passport

  • Scanned copies of academic certificates including all supporting documents and translations

  • Scanned language proficiency certificates (IELTS, TOEFL, or other)

  • Recommendation letter

  • Text
  • Image
  • Video


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