Study in Italy - Complete Overview

Pragya Sharma ✅

Pragya Sharma ✅

Co-Founder @ Ace My Prep & Study Abroad Expert


Studying in a university in Italy

Italian universities take pride in their rankings and heritage. Italy is the country of some of the best management schools in Europe, including the prestigious SDA Bocconi in Milan, the country’s financial capital. Its MBA programs frequently top global and European rankings, and the alumni are top business leaders in the country.

Famous cities and public universities

Out of 60 Erasmus cities in Italy, Bologna is the most well-known city for students going for an exchange program in the field of Medicine. Apart from Erasmus city in Italy, there are a few student-friendly cities in Italy for study. Some of the Italian ranked towns where maximum international students look for admission are – Florence, Rome, Milan, Venice, Pisa, Bologna, and Padua.

There are around 11 public universities in Italy, and international students can also apply for admission here. Some of these universities are as follows: Politecnico di Milano, University of Bologna, Sapienza University of Rome, University of Padua, University of Milan, and Politecnico di Torino. 

Applying to Italian Universities for Admission

Applying to Italian universities for admission from India is all online. They just have to choose non-EU citizens when applying for admission to any course. Students who are international or hold an Indian passport and are non-EU nationals applying for a bachelor’s degree or a single-cycle master’s degree in Italy can apply if they fulfil the following criteria: 

Completed a 12-year education overall at the school level. 

Qualify for the entrance test if applicable for the course applied to. 

Attendance proof of the past two years of study. 

Those applying for a master’s can submit a bachelor’s degree, commonly referred to as matriculation details.  

Documents Required

The following documents are commonly accepted for bachelor’s and master’s degree admissions at Italy Universities: 

Secondary education details and official documents. 

Value declaration of the degree or secondary school education pursued. 

Proof of eligibility criteria and test scores of qualifying for the entrance exam for the course applied. 

Valid ID proof like a passport  

Official transcript  

Personal preparation or a CV 

Language proof – English or Italian 

Personal statement or SOP 

Additionally, two letters of recommendation (LORs) are also required 

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