The application process for studying in Italy varies based on whether you are an EU or non-EU student and whether you plan to undertake undergraduate (first cycle) or graduate courses (second and third cycle). As an Indian student, you can follow the below procedure for the application submission for university and for applying to student visa. Before you begin applying to top Italian universities, review some helpful admissions information from our Italy Education experts.
Before starting the search for universities, decide the course you want to study and search which colleges has that course. Verify the curriculum whether the course you have chosen, covers the topics you need for your dream career. Then narrow down the universities list in Italy as per your preferences.
Here is a checklist of things to be verified before applying to the Italian universities.
Eligible students are frequently ranked according to their past grade point average (GPA). Check with your favorite institution to find out what the minimum GPA is for the degree you wish to pursue.
You may be required to take one-of-a-kind admission examinations for specific specialized fields of study, such as Medicine, Architecture, Engineering, etc.
Italian universities offer study programs that are taught in both Italian and English. Most English study programs, however, are only offered at the postgraduate level (Master's degrees and PhD programs).Some Italian universities may allow you to apply for degrees taught in Italian while doing coursework and exams in English. The language tests permitted by Italian universities are, TOEFL, IELTS, PTE, and C1.
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Application deadlines dates vary by institution, so check with the university you are interested to apply and apply as soon as possible. In general, the deadline for applications for Italian universities would be from Mid-April to Mid-May.
Once you receive the acceptance letter, proceed with applying the student visa and then proceed with the health insurance and residence permit.
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Italy government offers two different kinds of visas for international students.
Application Process for Italy Student Visa
1-3 weeks. Itlian student visa takes approximately three weeks for processing.
Here is the semester wise deadlines for the applications for Italian universities
|Semester||Call for Applications||Application deadlines|
|1st Semester||1st Call for Application||September to November|
|2st Call for Application||January-March|
|2nd Semester||1st Call for Application||May-July|
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