Entry Requirements for Courses at Unimore

The application procedure for admission to a degree course at UNIMORE depends on whether you are an EU or a non-EU citizen. For application and admission purposes, a distinction is made between

For some courses, admission may be dependent upon the successful completion of a competitive examination, interview or an evaluation of the applicant's academic qualifications.

General information on the application procedure to Italian universities can be found on the Study in Italy website of the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research. Further information is also available from the Registrar's Office at Student Services (Italian).

NON-EU citizens residing abroad

Non-EU citizens residing abroad must pre-register at the Italian Embassy/Consulate in the country where their diploma was issued (if this is different from the student's country of residence). The application deadline is established every year by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research.
Applicants must choose a degree course for which Italian Universities reserve a specific number of places for non-EU citizens, as described in the following website: www.studiare-in-italia.it/studentistranieri/elenco2016/cerca_corsi.php.
For further information, please contact the Italian Embassy/Consulate in your country as listed at www.esteri.it/mae/en/ministero/laretediplomatica.

An Italian language test is required for these students.

To enrol at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, non-EU citizens must provide the following documents:

  • your secondary school diploma, translated and legalised by the Italian Embassy;
  • a document called dichiarazione di valore in loco: this is a document that provides a short description of your final secondary school diploma; it is issued and legalised by the Italian Embassy (for further information, visit the Study in Italy website);
  • other certificates you may have in relation to partially-completed academic studies (exams passed and official documentation regarding examination programmes). These are required for advanced standing (admission to a year other than the first year) or to complete the compulsory 12 years of schooling required for admission to an Italian University.

Students holding a university degree are eligible for a second-cycle degree course and must in addition provide the following:

  • the original university degree, translated and legalised by the Italian Embassy
  • a dichiarazione di valore in loco for the degree
  • an official transcript of courses taken and grades obtained, translated and legalised by the Italian Embassy
  • a syllabus of the courses taken, translated and legalised by the Italian Embassy

EU citizens and NON-EU citizens residing in Italy

For the purposes of application and admission to a degree course at Unimore, both EU and non-EU citizens who are already residing in Italy are classified as Italian citizens and can enrol at the Registrar's Office.
Non-EU citizens must show a valid Visa. Please note: a tourist Visa is not acceptable. The following documents are required:

  • your secondary school diploma, translated and legalised by the Italian Embassy;
  • a document called dichiarazione di valore in loco: this is a document that provides a short description of your final secondary school diploma; it is issued and legalised by the Italian Embassy (for further information, visit the Study in Italy website);
  • other certificates you may have in relation to partially-completed academic studies (exams passed and official documentation regarding examination programmes). These are required for advanced standing (admission to a year other than the first year) or to complete the compulsory 12 years of schooling required for admission to an Italian University.

Students holding a university degree are eligible for a second-cycle degree course and must in addition provide the following:

  • the original university degree, translated and legalised by the Italian Embassy
  • a dichiarazione di valore in loco for the degree
  • an official transcript of courses taken and grades obtained, translated and legalised by the Italian Embassy
  • a syllabus of the courses taken, translated and legalised by the Italian Embassy