GENERAL INFORMATION

FULL NAME AND LOCATION OF UNIVERSITY

Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna

Bologna, Italy 

NUMBER OF UTRECHT NETWORK SEMESTERS ACCEPTING DURING 2019/2020

2 (with the option of increasing the number according to balancing)

MAIN UNIVERSITY WEBSITE

INTERNATIONAL OFFICE WEBSITE FOR INCOMING STUDENTS

CONTACT PERSON FOR INCOMING STUDENTS

Wouter de Leeuw
Via Filippo Re 4
40126 Bologna, Italia
Phone: 0039 0512099403
wouter.deleeuw@unibo.it

CONTACT PERSON FOR OUTGOING STUDENTS

Wouter de Leeuw
Via Filippo Re 4
40126 Bologna, Italia
Phone: 0039 0512099403
wouter.deleeuw@unibo.it

APPLICATION WEBSITE

Click here for procedure.

Nominations need to be sent by email within July 1st or December 1st (depending on the Semester). We will contact the students directly confirming their registration. Students have to finalize their registration on our online platform AlmaRM. They will receive instructions from us by email.

HOW DOES THE APPLICATION AND ADMISSIONS PROCESS DIFFER FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS?

It doesn’t. There is no difference in the admission process between undergraduates and graduates.

 

ACADEMICS

 

AREAS OF STUDY OPEN TO UNDERGRADUATE EXCHANGE STUDENTS

All areas. Check the course catalog

UNDERGRADUATE AREAS TAUGHT IN ENGLISH

Please check the course catalog and use the language of teaching filter. 

AREAS OF STUDY OPEN TO GRADUATE EXCHANGE STUDENTS

CAN GRADUATE STUDENTS TAKE UNDERGRADUATE LEVEL COURSES

Yes

CAN ADVANCED UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS TAKE GRADUATE LEVEL COURSES?

Yes

AREAS OF STUDY RESTRICTED TO PRIOR BILATERAL AGREEMENTS BETWEEN EXCHANGE DEPARTMENTS OR FACULTIES

None

AREAS OF STUDY THAT ARE NOT OPEN TO EXCHANGE STUDENTS

None

WEBSITE FOR COURSE OFFERINGS

REQUIRED MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM NUMBER OF CREDITS AVAILABLE THROUGH THE EXCHANGE

None

ARE SUMMER COURSES AVAILABLE AS EXCHANGE (NON FEE-PAYING)? IF SO, WHAT IS THE WEBSITE?

No

DO STUDENTS REGISTER FOR COURSES IN ADVANCE OR UPON ARRIVAL?

Upon arrival.

COURSE REGISTRATION DEADLINE(S)

To attend the lessons students do not have to be enrolled in the courses but they have to show up in class when lessons begin. They must only register for the exams, they will have time to do this after their arrival. However, if they want to attend the Italian language courses, they must register before coming to Bologna. Nominated students will be contacted by us directly by mid-July and mid-December respectively with instructions how and when to register.

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

No specific language proficiency is required. Neither for Italian nor English. Nevertheless it is advisable to have at least an A2 (CEFR) level of Italian.

LANGUAGE TEST CERTIFICATE REQUIRED? IF SO, WHICH AND WHEN: BEFORE ADMISSION OR UPON ARRIVAL?

No

PREPARATORY LANGUAGE COURSE FOR INCOMING STUDENTS? DATES AND COSTS?

Yes

Free courses are available for exchange students. Click here. 

ARE THERE ANY SPECIAL ADVISING OR REGISTRATION CONCERNS THAT STUDENTS SHOULD BE AWARE OF? ARE SERVICES AVAILABLE TO ASSIST IN REGISTRATION OR COURSE SELECTION?

No special advising. For any problems students can write to incoming.diri@unibo.it

ADDITIONAL NOTES

DATES

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR EACH TERM

There is no set application deadline but students need to be nominated by their University within:

Semester 1: July 1st if they wish to come for the Fall Semester (Sep-Jan) or for the full year.
Semester 2: December 1st for if they want to come for the Spring Semester(Jan-July).

ACADEMIC CALENDAR

EXAMINATION PERIOD

Usually
Semester 1 / Fall Semester: January-February
Semester 2 / Spring Semester: June- July
But each School has its own examination period, so please check  the web page of each school.

IF THERE IS A BREAK BETWEEN THE ACADEMIC COURSE CALENDAR AND EXAMS, CAN ARRANGEMENTS BE MADE SO THE STUDENT MAY TAKE EXAMS EARLY?

No

ORIENTATION SESSION(S) FOR INCOMING STUDENTS. ARE THEY MANDATORY? DATES AND COSTS?

Not mandatory, various sessions. Students are assigned to session after check-in. No costs.

None

ADDITIONAL NOTES

COSTS

 

TOTAL COST ESTIMATE PER MONTH (IN EURO)

HOUSING

Approximately EUR 300

MEALS

Approximately EUR 300

BOOKS/COURSE MATERIALS

EUR 30

LOCAL TRANSPORTATION

HEALTH INSURANCE

EUR 20

OTHER

IS COMPARABLE HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FROM ABROAD ALLOWED?

Yes

ADDITIONAL NOTES

None

HOUSING AND STUDENT LIFE

 

IS HOUSING ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE? IS IT GUARANTEED? HOW DO STUDENTS APPLY?

Our accommodation office “SAIS” can be contacted at sais@ceur.it. Sais provides both accommodation in student halls and in the private sector. After registration students can sign up at SAIS here.

HOUSING OPTIONS

See Above.

HOUSING WEBSITE AND CONTACT PERSON(S)

DO STUDENTS APPLY FOR HOUSING WITH THEIR UNIVERSITY APPLICATION OR IS IT SEPARATE? IS THERE A DEADLINE?

Separate.

WHAT KINDS OF HEALTH FACILITIES ARE AVAILABLE AT THE UNIVERSITY?

Non-EU citizens have access to the National Health Service only after paying an annual (calendar year: January 1st to December 31st) registration fee of €149.77. With a health insurance (purchased in Italy or in their country and stamped by the Italian Embassy) students may go to any General Practitioner, choosing one from the list of doctors published on the website www.salute.bologna.it . For specialist treatments, they can choose any doctor, also on the advice of your chosen GP. Students must pay for the visits to the GP and any specialists, and then apply to their insurance company for a refund

ARE INTERNSHIPS AVAILABLE?

Generally Yes, with some restrictions (especially in Medicine)

ARE STUDENT JOBS AVAILABLE/ALLOWED?

Allowed but not available within the University.

ADDITIONAL NOTES

PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS

 

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