Enrollment for EU students and equivalent

International students enrolling at Ca' Foscari (also described as prospective or degree-seeking students) will find: outstanding teaching and research activities as well as cultural, sports and leisure activities; a wide range of study courses and learning activities, many of which international in scope; tailored services for every stage of their studies, from preliminary evaluation of qualifications necessary for admission and enrolment to careers services for job placement after graduation.  

After passing the pre-evaluation procedure through the university portal, applicants who receive their letter of enrolment eligibility and applicants who will participate in the entry test and be in the rankings can proceed with the enrolment process.

Once the enrolment procedure has been completed, applicants will become officially Ca' Foscari students and will receive their matriculation number. Although applicants can follow classes without having completed the enrolment procedures, only enrolled students can access university services as well as fill out the study plan and take exams.

The following procedures are applied exclusively to international students from EU Member States and to those from Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein and the Swiss Confederation, from the Republic of San Marino and the Holy See, even if holding a foreign qualification and to citizens of non-EU countries already officially residing in Italy as expressly indicated in Art. 39, comma 5, of Legislative Decree n. 2864 of the 25th of July 1988.

If you are a citizen of a non-EU country who needs an entry visa for long stays in Italy you will have to follow the procedures specified at the the webpage Enrollment for non-EU students requiring visa.

Deadlines for enrollment

The Welcome Unit is in charge of enrolment procedures for student's with an international qualification. 

Deadlines

Open-access bachelor’s and master’s degrees: 3rd of October 2022.
Limited-access bachelor’s and master’s degrees: follow the procedures and deadlines of the related call for applications.

Exceptions:

  • open-access bachelor’s degrees: from October 4th to November 2nd 2022 with additional €50,00 fee;
  • open-access master’s degrees: from November 15th to December 19th 2022 with additional €50,00 fee.

Note: please be reminded that you are warmly suggested to start your enrolment request by paying the first instalment of the due tuition fees only after having obtained all the mandatory documents. Under no circumstances the paid tuition fees will be refundable.

Bachelor’s degree programs

Applicants for bachelor’s degree programmes must have obtained a secondary school diploma after having completed at least 12 years of schooling.
To finalize the enrollment you must have uploaded in the “Documents” section of your profile on apply.unive.it all the following documents:

  • Higher Secondary School final Diploma and transcript of records (both in the original language and officially translated into Italian or English language if needed);
  • Statement of Comparability issued by CIMEA OR Declaration of Value;
  • English Language Certificate and/or Italian Language Certificate: level and requirements are specified on the specific course web page;
  • (only for non-EU students regularly residing in Italy): valid permit of stay from the list of permits mentioned in art. 39, comma 5, of Legislative Decree n. 2864 of the 25th of July 1998.

Lack of one or more of the above mentioned documents prevents the successful completion of enrollment procedures.

Open-access bachelor’s degree programs don’t require an entry test for admission and candidates with an international qualification, after successfully passing the preliminary evaluation that has to be conducted through the university portal, will receive their letter of enrolment eligibility.

Enrollment for those who received the letter of enrolment eligibility for 2022-2023 academic year is due from within October 3rd 2022.

A second enrollment window is also scheduled for open-access bachelor’s degrees between October 4th and November 2nd 2022, with an additional fee of € 50,00.

Enrolment procedures


1. Make sure you meet all the requirements by the deadlines

To finalize the enrollment you must have uploaded in the “Documents” section of your profile on apply.unive.it all the above-mentioned documents.
Lack of one or more of the required documents prevents the successful completion of enrollment procedures.

2. How to obtain your provisional log-in information

The personal information of students who have been accepted or conditionally accepted on apply.unive.it are imported automatically into Ca’ Foscari’s database.
An email will be sent to the address used on your application profile with instructions on how to activate the account and obtain the provisional credentials.
The provisional username and password can be used to access digital learning tools and to apply for the Regional scholarship for student financial aid through your Personal Area.

3. Decide the programme you wish to enrol in

After receiving your provisional credentials, you are required to confirm the degree programme you wish to enrol in on our application portal apply.unive.it, through the so-called “Decision” function.
In order to do so, you should:
- Access your online application on apply.unive.it.
- Click on “Offers” on the menu on the left side of the landing page: you will be redirected to the section “Review your offers”.
- Beside the name of the programmes you have been Accepted or Conditionally Accepted for, you will find a drop-down menu to make your decision: click on “Make my final decision” to confirm the programme you wish to enrol in and automatically decline all other possible offers.

Important! Please keep in mind that you need to formally make a decision, even if you have been accepted or conditionally accepted for one programme only.

4. Enrolment request

When the final decision has been made, an enrolment request for the programme you chose will automatically be generated in our system.
Within 2-3 days you will receive an email confirming that the enrolment request has been successfully generated and giving instructions on how to carry out the payment to confirm and submit your enrolment request.

5. Payment

In order to confirm and submit your enrolment request, you must pay the first installment of annual fees. Follow the deadlines for payments mentioned above.
More information on how to pay is available here: How to pay.
If you have already been granted a tuition fee waiver or if you have been recognized the status of refugee or if you hold a MAECI or CRUI scholarship, please contact us at welcome@unive.it before paying.

6. Enrollment

The Welcome Unit will verify your enrollment application and will finalize the request as soon as possible, provided that you meet all requirements and hold all mandatory documents.
You will then receive an email containing your matriculation number and password. These credentials will replace the provisional ones and grant access to your Personal Area and webmail @stud.unive.it.
Remember that your email address @stud.unive.it will be used for all official communications: make sure to check it regularly.

Limited-access bachelor’s degrees include an entry-test and applicants with an international qualification, after verifying their access title through the university portal, are guided towards the entry test.

Enrollment in limited-access bachelor degrees is subordinated to a selection and inclusion in a ranking list
Make sure you meet all the requirements and you have all the mandatory documents by the deadlines.

Information on pre-enrollment, selection and enrollment procedures are included in admission calls and published on the degrees’ pages on the university website. 

Read the section Enrol> Admission of the pages of the specific bachelor degrees’ programs, which can be reached through www.unive.it/offertaformativa.

Master’s degree programs

Applicants for master’s degree programmes must have obtained a bachelor’s degree that is the result of at least 3 years of study. Depending on the programme of interest, applicants will need to demonstrate their possession of specific academic prerequisites in order to guarantee that they are adequately prepared to undertake their studies at the master’s level.

To finalize the enrollment you must have uploaded in the “Documents” section of your profile on apply.unive.it all the following documents:

  • Bachelor’s degree final Diploma and transcript of records (both in the original language and officially translated into Italian or English language if needed);
  • Statement of Comparability issued by CIMEA or Declaration of Value or Diploma Supplement;
  • English Language Certificate and/or Italian Language Certificate: level and requirements are specified on the specific course web page;
  • (only for non-EU students regularly residing in Italy): valid permit of stay from the list of permits mentioned in art. 39, comma 5, of Legislative Decree n. 2864 of the 25th of July 1998.

Lack of one or more of the above mentioned documents prevents the successful completion of enrollment procedures.

Open-access Master’s Degrees don’t include an entry-test to get admitted, but applications from students with an international qualification, after the preliminary evaluation that has to be conducted through the university portal, are forwarded to a teaching committee that will verify minimum curricular requirements for accessing each specific program. 

Enrollment for those who have a letter of enrolment eligibility for the 2022-2023 academic year is due between within October 3rd 2022.

A second enrollment window is also scheduled for open-access master’s degrees between November 15th and December 19th 2022 with an additional fee of € 50,00.

Enrolment procedures


1. Make sure you meet all the requirements by the deadlines

To finalize the enrollment you must have uploaded in the “Documents” section of your profile on apply.unive.it all the above-mentioned documents.
Lack of one or more of the required documents prevents the successful completion of enrollment procedures.

2. How to obtain your provisional log-in information

The personal information of students who have been accepted or conditionally accepted on apply.unive.it are imported automatically into Ca’ Foscari’s database.
An email will be sent to the address used on your application profile with instructions on how to activate the account and obtain the provisional credentials.
The provisional username and password can be used to access digital learning tools and to apply for the Regional scholarship for student financial aid through your Personal Area.

3. Decide the programme you wish to enrol in

After receiving your provisional credentials, you are required to confirm the degree programme you wish to enrol in on our application portal apply.unive.it, through the so-called “Decision” function.
In order to do so, you should:
Access your online application on apply.unive.it.
- Click on “Offers” on the menu on the left side of the landing page: you will be redirected to the section “Review your offers”.
- Beside the name of the programmes you have been Accepted or Conditionally Accepted for, you will find a drop-down menu to make your decision: click on “Make my final decision” to confirm the programme you wish to enrol in and automatically decline all other possible offers.

Important! Please keep in mind that you need to formally make a decision, even if you have been accepted or conditionally accepted for one programme only.

4. Enrolment request

When the final decision has been made, an enrolment request for the programme you chose will automatically be generated in our system.
Within 2-3 days you will receive an email confirming that the enrolment request has been successfully generated and giving instructions on how to carry out the payment to confirm and submit your enrolment request.

5. Payment

In order to confirm and submit your enrolment request, you must pay the first installment of annual fees. Follow the deadlines for payments mentioned above.
More information on how to pay is available here: How to pay.
If you have already been granted a tuition fee waiver or if you have been recognized the status of refugee or if you hold a MAECI or CRUI scholarship, please contact us at welcome@unive.it before paying.

6. Enrollment

The Welcome Unit will verify your enrollment application and will finalize the request as soon as possible, provided that you meet all requirements and hold all mandatory documents.
You will then receive an email containing your matriculation number and password. These credentials will replace the provisional ones and grant access to your Personal Area and webmail @stud.unive.it.
Remember that your email address @stud.unive.it will be used for all official communications: make sure to check it regularly.

Limited-access master’s degrees, in addition to minimum requirements verification, include an entry-test for admission and candidates with an international qualification, after the preliminary evaluation that has to be conducted through the university portal, are guided towards the entry test.

Enrollment in limited-admission master’s degrees is subordinated to a selection and inclusion in a ranking list.
Make sure you meet all the requirements and you have all the mandatory documents by the deadlines.

Information on pre-enrollment, selection and enrollment procedures are included in admission calls and published on the degrees’ pages on the university website. 

Read the section Enrol > Admission of the pages of the specific master’s degree programs, which can be reached through www.unive.it/offertaformativa.

Credit recognition

You can enroll both in a bachelor’s or a master’s degree program asking for credit recognition of activities already carried out for:

  • another bachelor’s degree, master’s degree or professional master already obtained;
  • unfinished university career because of withdrawal or decay;
  • single courses (outside of a degree scheme);
  • stage/internship/work activity.

Enrollment with credit recognition is not allowed for students currently enrolled in another university programme for which suspension was requested.

Enrollment with credit recognitions is subject to the payment of a fee of €300,00: the invoice for the payment will be generated when enrollment is confirmed.

You don’t need to pay this fee if you request credit recognition for:

  • activities previously accomplished at Ca' Foscari (for example individual courses) if the code of courses corresponds to that of the study plan of the programme you are enrolling into. If the courses aren’t included in the specific study plan and are thus inserted in the free choice courses you will have to pay the 300 Euros fee;
  • transfers from other Universities.

Procedures and deadlines 

Credit recognition request must be carried out before enrollment

For further information on procedures and deadlines, read the section Enrol > Admission > Enrollment with ECTS (European Credit Transfer System Credits) credit recognition of the pages of the specific bachelor’s or master’s degree programs that can be reached through www.unive.it/offertaformativa.

Last update: 29/11/2022