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 offer of the University of Siena on the website apply.unisi.it. Read the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about the Before Applying phase.

2. Admission Application

You must submit the application for admission through the website apply.unisi.it. If your application is approved, you will receive a Letter of Eligibility for Enrollment (i.e., a preliminary admission letter). This letter is essential for Pre-Enrollment at our university and, for non-EU students, to initiate the visa application process. Read the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about the admission application.

3. Obtaining the Visa (for non-EU students not residing in Italy)

Non-EU students not residing in Italy need a visa to enrol in our courses. The visa application is started through the universitaly.it website only after you have been admitted and have received the Letter of Eligibility for Enrollment. Check the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about obtaining the visa.

4. Enrollment

To complete enrollment at the University of Siena it is necessary to pay the enrollment fee. Check the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Enrollment.

5. Travel to Italy

Foreigners arriving in Italy for study reasons must have health insurance and apply for a residence permit. Check the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about travelling to Italy.

6. Attendance

Looking forward to attending our courses? Check the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about attending our programs.

7. Living in Siena

The city of Siena offers numerous accommodation opportunities, representing a wide campus on a human scale. Check the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about living in Siena.