Study in Italy

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Italy is in the league of world’s most sought-after study abroad destinations, thanks to the stellar reputation of its educational institutions. Italy is counted among the eight most industrialized countries in the world with a strong manufacturing industry and robust network of scientific parks, offering ample scope for cutting edge research and job opportunities in diverse fields. Its world heritage sites, varied land and seascapes, easy going people, fashion and fabulous food makes Italy truly irresistible for international students.


  • Name : Repubblica Italiana (Italian Republic)
  • Climate : Temperate climate with regional variations
  • Population : 61.3 million (2013)
  • Capital : Rome
  • Government : Democracy, Republic
  • GDP : 2071.31 billion US dollars (2013)
  • Language : Italian as well as German, French and Latin in some regions in Northern Italy
  • Currency : Euro
  • Number of universities : 89

Why Study In Italy?

  • Home to one of the oldest Universities in the Western world (The University of Bologna)

  • 15 Italian universities finds place in the list of Top 200 universities in the world

  • Courses designed in collaboration with companies thus increasing employability

  • English is the prime medium of instruction

  • Italian language and intensive Italian programs are taught at all levels, from beginning to advance levels

  • Scholarships Fee waivers, Free housing ,refectory meal tickets are provided for deserving students

  • IELTS /TOEFL not required

  • Ranks among the 8 most industrialized countries in the world

  • 6 months stay back available

  • Opportunity to work 20 hours per week

  • Home to thousands of industries –ship building, Aircraft commercial vehicles, electrical goods, textiles etc offering excellent job opportunities

  • Extremely warm & co-operative people

  • Extensive transport network of train and bus offers endless opportunities to explore

  • Has reputation for its rich (but surprisingly healthy) Mediterranean diet

  • Italy Milan is the world capital of fashion

The Italian Higher Education System

The Italian Higher Education System

Italian higher education system consists of two main articulations: the university sector and the non-university sector.

Currently the university sector comprise of 89 university institutions out of which

  • 2 Universities for foreigners.
  • 6 Higher schools specialized in postgraduate university studies.
  • 6 Telematic universities.

The non-university sector includes 4 education typologies with their institutions:

  • Higher schools of design : polytechnics for the arts, academies of fine arts, higher institutes for applied arts, music conservatories and recognized music institutes, higher institutes for musical and choreographic studies, national academies etc
Cost of Education

Cost of Education

  • Approximately 3300 Euros per year, fee may vary depending on the university and course of study.
  • For Specialized degree and doctoral courses the fee would be on a higher side


  • The academic year comprise of two semesters. The first semester starts in September/October and ends in January/February. The second semester starts in February and ends in July.
    *Intakes may vary from university to university.


  • Varies considerably depending on location, though comes between 1000 and 1500 Euros.


  • Stay back of 6-12 months for masters/PhD and part time work rights of 20 hours per week

Top Universities

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Fanshawe College
Northern College
St. Lawrence College
Edith Cowan University
Sheridan College
University of East London
Leeds Beckett University
Eastern Institute of Technology
Niagara College Canada
Conestoga College
Thompson Rivers University
Northern Lights College
Concordia University Chicago
University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Otago Polytechnic

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