Study and Work Abroad

Italy. Information for international students

General Information About Living and Studying in Italy

The section on Italy of the Higher Education Accessibility Guide (HEAG) has a searchable database of universities and links for students with disabilities. HEAG is hosted by the European Agency for Development in Special Needs Education.

Tips and useful information for foreign students in Italy.

Italy at Wikipedia (a free, on-line, collaborative encyclopedia).

PLOTEUS and ERASMUS, Two European Union Initiatives

PLOTEUS, "the Portal on Learning Opportunities throughout the European Space, will help you find out about education and training available throughout Europe." PLOTEUS includes an exchange & grants search and a searchable database of courses and schools.

ERASMUS, an "EU funded programme which contains a wide range of measures designed to support the European activities of higher education institutions, including mobility and exchange of their students and teaching staff."

Visas and Permits for Italy

No visa, but a passport or another valid ID is required for EU residents and the can stay in Italy without time limit. American, Canadian, Australian and New Zealand citizens also need only a passport – no visa – but stays are limited to three months. More information about italian visa regulations can be found here.

Disability Related Legislation in Italy

HandyLex is a service of the Italian Muscular Dystrophy Association. A lot of information on Italian legislation and practice in the field of disability can be found here.

Disability Resources in Italy

Centro Documentazione Handicap (CDH) was established in 1980 by a group of able-bodied and disabled people aiming at political and cultural activities, beyond the mere sanitary, educational and care-providing perspectives to which disability is too often linked.

Accessibility Guide and other disability information is a website with a lot of useful disability information and documentation on the world of disabled people in Italy. (in italian)

Resources for Students in Italy

A lot of useful links to information for university students in Italy, can be found at the European Youth Portal. Among the links that can be found here is SOS students Virtual guide for students looking for information on universities in Rome: faculties, courses, grants, etc. Interesting tips and suggestions on accommodation, spare time, night life and more. [EN][IT]

Language Courses in Italy

Good information about learning italian in Italy is found here

Accommodation and Travel in Italy

Italy in the Lonely Planet World Guide

This entry changed: Wednesday 28th March 2018.