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Study in Italy

Italy is located in south-central Europe and is considered part of western Europe. A unitary parliamentary republic with Rome as its capital. Italy, officially the Italian Republic is a unitary parliamentary republic in Southern Europe. To the north, Italy borders France, Switzerland, Austria, and Slovenia. To the south, it consists of the entirely of the Italian Peninsula and the two biggest Mediterranean Islands of Sicily and Sardinia.

Italy is located in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea and is a country rich in cuisine, history, culture, and art. From the ancient ruins of the Roman Empire, gorgeous churches, and medieval castles one can see relics of all periods of history everywhere around Italy. It has several embassies, governmental agencies, international organizations and multinational companies. It serves as a bustling hub for politics, business, and research. Italian lifestyle is exciting with countless national and international events going on every day.

Italy has a very welcoming weather with beautiful blue skies and a warm climate as compared to the northern neighbours. Students can learn a new language while studying in Italy. Italy's impressive churches and artistic history intrigue many visitors. Italy has inspired several poets and artists with its natural beauty. It has produced many distinguished designers such as Versace, Armani, Gucci, Benetton, and Prada. Italy offers scrumptious food at very affordable rates and is also home to numerous UNESCO World Heritage Sites. ABROAD PLACEMENTS is the best Italy Education Consultancy firm for the Best Consultancy in India for Foreign Education Admission especially for the study in Italy. We are here to guide you and assist you at every point of your decisions towards overseas education in Italy.

Why Study in ITALY

Italy is home to some of the oldest universities in the world and is the founder of the Bologna process. Students who are passionate about fields like art, architecture or fashion must study in Italy. The city offers a multicultural ambience and is considered to be one of the most student-friendly places in Europe. The locals in Italy are warm and outgoing. Italy has an ultra-developed public transportation system that makes it easier for students to commute from one place to another at cheaper rates.

 There are almost 71 universities in Italy, of which the majority are publicly funded.

  A total of 30 universities bagged the prestigious QS World University Rankings® for 2017-2018.

Education System

Italy has played an important role in European higher education, it is one of the four countries that first engaged to create the so-called "European Area of Higher Education”, thus starting that type of higher education reform which, known as "BOLOGNA Process” (Bologna Declaration, June 1999) is being implemented all over Europe

The education system in Italy is organized according to the subsidiary principle and autonomy of schools The State has exclusive competence on general issues on education, on minimum standards to be guaranteed throughout the country and on the fundamental principles that Regions should comply with within their competences.

Italian higher education is structured in a binary system consisting of two main articulations

  The university sector..

  The non-university sector.

At present, the university sector is made up of 89 university institutions which are classified in

  58 State universities

  17 non-State universities (legally recognised by the State)

  2 universities for foreigners

  6 higher schools specialised in postgraduate university studies.

  6 telematic universities


The academic year in Italy is made up of two semesters. The first semester starts in September/October and ends in January/February. The second semester starts in February and ends in July. The actual start and finish dates will vary in the different universities but each semester lasts around 20 weeks and is made up of a teaching period lasting around 14 weeks and an exam period lasting around 6 weeks.

Education Cost in ITALY

The tuition fees in public universities in Italy cost between 850 to 1000 Euros. The tuition fees in private institutes range between 6000 Euro to 20,000 Euro per year. The cost of living in Italy also ranges from 650 to 1000 Euro per year.


Scholarships can be a great help in planning the financial aspects for education overseas, especially if you have a restrictive financial plan to invest in higher studies.

To ensure an upsurge in the number of international students, the universities and colleges all over the world are providing an increased number of international scholarships. From program and major specific to general study abroad scholarships, there is something for everyone.

Gaining an in-depth knowledge will open new possibilities for you and will ease your process to zero in on the right destination.

Role of our Career Advisors
Our career advisors assist you to

  Streamline the process.

  Navigate your way to the right university.

  Avail the right scholarships as per your eligibility.

They also coordinate with the university and assist you with the formalities involved in availing the granted funding.

Popular Courses

  Masters in Interior Design

  Masters in Car and Transportation Design

  Masters in Fashion Design

  Masters in Hospitality Management

  Bachelors in Culinary Arts

Popular Universities

  University of Bologna

  University of Padova

  University of Rome-Sapienza

  University of Siena

  University of Florence

Do I need VISA to Study in ITALY?

Yes, you do. Any student intending to study in Italy needs to procure passport from one's governmental authorities in time and will need to obtain a student visa for the intended period of study in Italy

Does the Italian law permit a student to work?

The Italian laws permit a student to work 20 hours per/week.



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