International Students: how to prepare for enrolment

Are you an international student? Choose a first or second cycle degree programme, find out the steps you need to take in order to enrol and the financial aid opportunities offered by the University of Bologna.
Find out more about Degree Programmes and apply for admission
Check the list of Degree Programmes to find out which is the right programme for you and check the admission methods in the programme website. Rules and deadlines may vary for each programme. The calls for applications are published from February 2021 till July 2021 and classes start in September/October 2021. The programme list for a.y. 2021/22 will be published in February 2021.
Pre-enrol if you are a non-EU citizen
International students at Unibo
If you are a non-EU citizen living outside Italy, next to complying with the rules and deadlines established by the University of Bologna, you must pre-enrol online through the Universitaly portal. For more information:
Apply for financial aid
International students can benefit from study grants worth €11,000 gross and tuition fee waivers, assigned on the basis of the SAT, GRE and TOLC tests. Further financial aid opportunities are also available.
Why the University of Bologna?
Find out more information on services, places, events in the Campuses of Bologna, Cesena, Forlì, Ravenna and Rimini; read more about all the housing opportunities for students.
Recruitment agencies: important notice for international students
The University of Bologna independently manages student admissions to degree programmes and the awarding of study grants. The University does not make use of agencies or recruiters based abroad.