EU and EU-equated students
EU citizens: from all the member states of the EU (independently of their place of residence)
a) from the EEA (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway)
b) from Switzerland
c) from the Republic of San Marino
d) NON-EU citizens falling into one of the following categories:
- legally living in Italy and holding an EU long-term residence permit or a regular residence permit issued for study, work or family reasons;
- who have legally lived in Italy for at least one year and obtained a high-school certificate or academic qualification in Italy;
- who obtained a high-school certificate or academic qualification from an Italian school/institution abroad or from a foreign school/institution operating in Italy or adroad (according to specific agreements and regualtions - art.26 of Law 189, 30 July 2002);
- legally living in Italy on a regular residence permit for study purposes if previously enrolled on a degree course in any Italian university.
e) political or humanitarian refugees
f) staff of foreign diplomatic offices (Embassies/Consulates) as well as International Organisations based in Italy - accredited by either the Italian Government or the Holy See - along with their family members (spouse and children)
g) Italian students holding a foreign qualification.
- share the same treatment as EU nationals as regards application procedure, admission tests, tuition fees, etc.
- are exempted from needing an Italian visa
- are not required to sit the Italian proficiency test
- are included in the number of general enrolments on the course, not in the quota reserved for other NON-EU citizens
EU and EU-equated students are also exempted from residence permit. However, if they are degree-seeking students spending more than 90 days in Italy, they must carry out their Iscrizione Anagrafica by registering at the Town Council Register or Anagrafe (DUC DIrezionale Uffici Comunali - Largo Torello de Strada 11/A - viale Mentana - Parma).
- passport or identity document;
- self-certified statement of enrolment at the University of Parma;
- European Health Card or health insurance (recognised as valid in Italy) covering the entire length of your stay;
- documentation proving the availability of adequate financial resources (e.g. proof of a scholarship, details of your bank account, etc.).
The Register Office will issue a document certifying your registration on the Civil Records (Iscrizione Anagrafica) approximately 30 days after your request of registration. All details are available on the Italian National Police website and on the Town Council Website.
Registration is not required for EU and EU-Equated students who are exchange students or are staying in Italy for 90 days or less.