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Studying in Italy


Studying in Italy


For information related to Italian universities, please visit the website of the Ministry of University Education and Research (Ministero dell'Istruzione dell'Universita' e della Ricerca - MIUR)

A complete list of Italian universities can be found through:

International students

Useful information about the available spots offered by each Italian university through the Cineca search engine and in a special section of the MIUR site.

Post Graduate Studies

A number of Italian Universities offer post-graduate studies as well as Research Courses in English Medium with hostel facilities. To know more about Italian Universities and facilities offered to students, the following websites may be referred to:

Hostel Accommodation

Hostel facilities are available in almost all the Universities in Italy. Recent addition being one with 3500 beds with full facilities inaugurated in the University of Rome ‘Tor Vergata’. However for the benefit of students the Conferenza dei Collegi Universitari ( operates hostels in 14 Italian cities with exceptional and competitive prices. The hostels of RUI Foundation ( and Camplus ( also offer their best services.

However, as regards facilities of the University Residences (Hostels) mentioned above, the Embassy of Italy in India or the Italian Embassy Cultural Centre Mumbai or the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Rome do not assume any responsibility for eventual discrepancies, damages or inconveniences, if any, faced by students in their selection of University Residences (Hostels) of their choice.



General information on the Italian school system and other useful information can be found on the web page of the Italian Ministry of University Education and Research (MIUR).

A complete list of schools of every level and kind can be found using the following search engines:


click here for a complete list of academies, conservatories and Institutes of Specialized Artistic and Musical Training.




For the convenience of people residing in different parts of India, the Italian diplomatic-consular network has outsourced visa services to VFS. Within the area of competence of the Consulate General of Italy in Mumbai, VFS has set up eight offices (Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Pune, Goa, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Chennai and Kochi) to collect documentation as per visa regulations and transmit it to the Consulate, which handles evaluation of individual applications.

For more information, please visit the Consulate website.