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The admission process explained

The admission process explained

To become an international student of the University of Siena you will have to follow a number of steps, depending on whether you are European or not. To access more detailed information about each step, follow the links below. 1. Before Applying Before submitting your application for admission, we recommend that you consult the educational…

Why studying in Siena?

Why studying in Siena?

The University of Siena, located in the historic city of Siena in Italy, is an attractive choice for higher education for various reasons. Tradition and Prestige: Established in 1240, the University of Siena is one of the oldest universities in Italy and Europe. It has a rich history and a longstanding reputation for academic excellence….

Which courses am I eligible to apply for?

Which courses am I eligible to apply for?

The University of Siena offers the following courses: Type Years Entry Qualification Foundation Courses 1 High School / Secondary Education (or higher qualification) Bachelor Degree Courses (1st Cycle Degree) 3 High School / Secondary Education (or higher qualification) Master Degree Courses (2nd Cycle Degree) 2 Bachelor/Undergraduate Diploma (or higher qualification) Combined Bachelor and Master Courses…

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The admission process explained

To become an international student of the University of Siena you will have to follow a number of steps, depending on whether you are European or not. To access more detailed information about each step, follow the links…

Why studying in Siena?

The University of Siena, located in the historic city of Siena in Italy, is an attractive choice for higher education for various reasons. Tradition and Prestige: Established in 1240, the University of Siena is one of the oldest…

Where is Siena?

Siena is a historic city located in the region of Tuscany in central Italy. It is situated about 70 kilometers (43 miles) south of Florence, the capital of Tuscany, and approximately 230 kilometers (143 miles) north of Rome,…

Which courses am I eligible to apply for?

The University of Siena offers the following courses: Type Years Entry Qualification Foundation Courses 1 High School / Secondary Education (or higher qualification) Bachelor Degree Courses (1st Cycle Degree) 3 High School / Secondary Education (or higher qualification)…

Do I need a study visa?

It is not necessary to have a visa to submit the admission application. Only non-EU students residing outside of Italy will require a study visa to come to Italy and attend our University, after being admitted. Non-EU students…

Admission and Enrollment Fees

Admission Fee You can submit up to two admission applications (i.e., You can apply to a maximum of two degree programs). Each application requires a fee of 40,00 euros. The application fee is non-refundable, regardless of the selection…

Living Cost

DISCLAIMER: The University of Siena is not responsible for the information provided on this page, which is intended solely to assist students in better understanding the cost of living. Siena is a smaller city compared to some of…

Is proficiency in Italian required?

If the program you’ve been admitted to is conducted in English, there’s no need for proficiency in Italian. For programs taught in Italian, however, fluency in the language is essential (Italian proficiency minimum level B2 of the Common…

English Proficiency

If the program you’ve been admitted to is conducted in Italian, there’s no need for proficiency in English. For programs taught in English, however, fluency in the language is essential (English proficiency minimum level B2 of the Common…

Scholarships

Scholarships by DSU Toscana DSU Toscana, the regional student welfare service in Tuscany, awards scholarships through a competition based on specific income and merit criteria. Scholarship winners receive free access to the dining services of DSU Toscana (university…

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Looking for an International Exchange Program?

Are you enrolled in a foreign university? Are you interested in a mobility exchange program? The University of Siena participates in several international exchange programs, such as the Erasmus+ program, which allows students to study in Siena for a semester or academic year, providing valuable international experience. The University of Siena invites you to join…

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Message from the Rector

Dear Prospective Student,

Welcome to the University of Siena – your gateway to an enriching and globally relevant education nestled in the heart of the historically rich city of Siena. Here, we weave international perspectives into our rigorous academic offerings, all while enveloping you in the vibrant Italian culture.

Choose Siena for a stimulating environment where your ideas are treasured, your curiosity nurtured, and your personal and academic growth is paramount. Become part of our community, and let’s embark on a journey towards a future filled with possibility and excellence together.

Prof. Roberto Di Pietra
Rector, University of Siena

Università degli Studi di Siena
Banchi di Sotto 55, 53100
Siena – ITALIA