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Full name of University

Number of MAUI/AEN
students you can accept during 2015/16.
Indicate total number of semesters.

4 semesters


Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna



Contact person for incoming students name, title, full address, phone, fax, email

Silvia Rescigno, Via Filippo Re 4, 40126 Bologna, Italia
0039 051 2099059/fax 0039 0512086174


Contact person for outgoing students  name, title, full address, phone, fax, email

Ferruccio Quercetti, Via Filippo Re 4, 40126 Bologna, Italia
0039 0512099427 fax 0039 0512086174


General University Website

International Office/Website for Incoming Students



Areas of study open to undergraduate exchange students
list explicitly


For Medicine please check the availability at



Open undergraduate areas of study taught in English
list explicitly

Please check the list at: 
 First cycle degree programmes are for Undegraduates


Are graduate areas open for exchange?





Areas of study open to graduate exchange students
list explicitly

to be checked with the International Relations Offices at the Schools



Open graduate areas of study taught in English list explicitly

Please see the list at : 
Second cycle degree courses are for Graduate students


Can advanced undergraduate exchange students take graduate level courses?







Can graduate students take undergraduate level courses?






Areas of study restricted
to prior bilateral agreements between exchange departments or faculties

Medicine (Scuole di specializzazione)


Areas of study not available to MAUI/AEN students

As above

Websites for course offerings
both in host language & English offerings

Are summer courses available as exchange (non fee-paying)?
If so, please provide summer school website.







Orientation session(s) for incoming students
Is it mandatory, indicate dates and costs

Free orientation days after the beginning of the semesters at the Schools
General Orientation every week during  the arrival  registration  period (Sept-Oct and Jan-Feb)
NOT mandatory, but recommended


Academic Calendar
Please list exact dates.

1 semester: September (third week)- January 31
2 semester: February (first week)  July 30
Each School  has its own calendar (please check Schools websites)


Examination period(s)


If there is a break between
the academic course calendar and exams, can arrangements be made so the student may take exams early?
(i.e. semester ends in December and exams are late January).







Application deadline for each term

1 July first semester and year 
1 December second semester


Application website.
If paper only, please write “paper only.”

The link becomes available only after the nomination

How does the application
and admissions process differ for undergraduates versus graduates?



Course registration deadline

none: students  are required to fill their study plan on line after their arrival. No need to register for the classes, but it is advisable to submit a study plan in advance to check the availability.


Do students register for classes in advance or upon arrival?




In Advance


Upon Arrival


Are prior arrangements needed to secure a visa before arrival in country?







Language Requirements

None but a good knowledge of Italian (intermediate level) is highly recommended.  To beginners  we offer only  e-learning courses

Language test certificate required?
If so, which and when: before admission or upon arrival?


Preparatory language course for incoming students?
Indicate dates and costs






Are there any special
advising or registrations concerns that students should be aware of? Are services available to assist in registration or course selection?

Please ask your questions to

Required minimum and
maximum number of credits available through the exchange
For both undergraduate & graduate


Is housing assistance available? How do students apply, and is it guaranteed?








Housing options

Housing is not guaranteed


Housing Website and Contact Person(s)

In order to apply students must carry out the online registration

Do students apply for
housing with their regular application or is it separate?
Please list housing application deadline.

It is separate. They can contact the SAIS Center    link above)   after completing their online registration on AlmaRm


Is housing available between breaks in the term?







Is there a campus meal plan?






Total cost estimates per
month in Euro
(broken down below)

800/1000 euros


250-300 euro double 350-500 Euro single


350 Euro


300 Euro

-Local Transportation

12,50 Euro 10 routes card

-Health Insurance

about 50,00 ( Euros six months) ; 100 Euros (1 year)

(please indicate and specify any mandatory additional fees)


Is comparable health
insurance coverage from abroad allowed/not allowed?
If not, please include fees in “other” field above.



Are health facilities available at the university?



Are internships available?







Are student jobs available/allowed?







Other important notes


Last updated

13 November 2014