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….

Where is Siena?

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, Italy’s capital. Siena is nestled among the picturesque rolling hills of the Tuscan countryside, surrounded by olive…

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…

Do I need a study visa?

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 residing in Italy and EU students do not need a visa to enter Italy. Please check the…

Admission and Enrollment Fees

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 result. Paying the admission fee does not provide any guarantees or rights related to potential visa application…

Living Cost

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 the other major cities in Italy, like Rome, Milan and living costs tend to be lower. Furthermore,…

Is proficiency in Italian required?

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 European Framework of Reference for Languages – CEFR). Further specific language requirements for each degree program can…

English Proficiency

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 European Framework of Reference for Languages – CEFR). Citizens of the following countries are exempt from submitting…

Scholarships

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 canteen) and are entitled to free accommodation (subject to availability). Please visit the DSU website for more…

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