Non EU citizens abroad

Enrollment Non EU citizens abroad


In order to make the procedure for pre-enrolment of non EU citizens easier the Italian Ministry of University implemented an on line platform, called UNIVERSITALY ( where students will be able to apply to degree and master degree programs in Italy.

International students will be registered on the above platform, they will be able to access to all information about university course catalogue.

After choosing the degree/master degree program they can pre-enrol to the program and upload all documents to be send to the University for the evaluation.

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The University will evaluate the applicant. Letter of eligibility is not required but can be uploaded if already issued by the University.

The Italian Representative abroad will start the procedure to issue the visa, only for candidates already accepted by the University.

Visa procedure will end within 30th November 2022. Visas will be used as soon as conditions related to COVID19 emergency will allow.

Resident abroad

Pre-enrolment of no EU citizens resident abroad
The Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research implemented an on line platform, called UNIVERSITALY ( where students will be able to apply to degree and master degree programs in Italy starting from half March 2023.
Qualifications can be accompanied in alternative by ENIC-NARIC certification, by certification of official foreign institutions or by the declaration of value.

For further details about other required documents please address directly to the relevant Italian Representatives.
For more information please check the following website

General information

No EU citizens resident abroad may enrol in the first or subsequent years (in the case of a shortened course).
Applicants holding five or four-year secondary school qualifications obtained at an Italian school abroad or with an international diploma may apply, through the competent Italian diplomatic authorities, outside the specific contingent.


The pre-enrolment application must be addressed (through the UNIVERSITALY platform) to the Italian diplomatic authorities ( ) in the applicant's country of residence or where he obtained the qualification, during the period established yearly in the Ministry's notice.
In particular it is necessary to enclose the original of the secondary school qualification for the legal translation and relative declaration of equivalent value ("Dichiarazione di valore").
The secondary school qualifications considered valid for enrolment in Italy are those obtained at the end of a period of schooling of at least 12 years.
Applicants attending their last year at secondary school are accepted with reservation.
For diplomas obtained after less than 12 years of schooling, it is necessary to attach an academic qualification proving that students have completed university courses according the number of missing years.

Knowledge of Italian language - Academic year 2023-2024

Applicants to degree and master degree programs held in Italian must have a B2 level of Italian language. Unless they have a certificate for the required level they have to pass a test.

The Italian language test at the University of Salerno will take place on line using Zoom meetings platform during the month of July 2023 (day to be defined).

After registering on the UNIVERSITALY platform and after being positively evaluated for admission to the degree/master degree program applicants will receive by email instructions to take part to the test. Admitted applicants will have to confirm their participation.