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International Students

If you wish to study at the University of Catania, you can choose a first cycle (bachelor’s), second cycle (master’s) or third cycle (doctoral) level degree programme (Italian university system). Learn how to enroll as an international student and find out the financial aid opportunities offered by Italian Government and the University of Catania.

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Degree Programmes & Educational Offer

Check the list of Unict Degree Programmes & Educational Offer and check if you meet our admission requirements.
Rules and deadlines may vary for each programme.

Bachelor's Degrees

If you wish to be enrolled in a Bachelor Course, please check the enrollment procedure either for EU citizens or extra-UE citizens.

Master's Degrees

If you wish to be enrolled in a Master's Degree course:

Doctoral Course

If you wish to be enrolled in a Doctoral Course, please check the calls for applications and the admission procedure either for EU citizens or extra-UE citizens.


The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) offers grants in favor of foreign citizens not residing in Italy and Italian citizens living abroad in order to foster international cultural, scientific and technological cooperation. Grants are offered to pursue study, training and research programs at Italian higher education institutes, both public and legally recognised.

Look at the stories of international students enrolled in Italian universities and academies!

Unict Special Grants for international students

The University of Catania awards study grants to international students. Please check the programme descriptions, eligibility criteria and online application form.

Improve your Italian and enjoy!

As an international student at Unict, you’ll have free access to the courses of Italian language held by the School of Italian Language and Culture, a special teaching structure of the University of Catania founded in 2016 to promote the historical and advanced knowledge of Italian Language and Culture for foreign students and workers.
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Studying and living in Catania

Studying in Sicily you will live a unique experience in one of the most beautiful cities in Sicily. Catania is a multifaceted city. Embedded between Mount Etna and the clear sea, Catania is a city of art rich traces of the Greek and Roman culture and the starting point for Baroque routes. It is famous for the kindness of its inhabitants and for its bright and lively nightlife. It is just the right place to combine learning and having fun.


International Relations Office
Villa Citelli
Via Salvatore Tomaselli, 31
95124 - Catania

Deputy rectors for international relations
Lucia Zappalà
Martino Ruggieri
Rosaria Sicurella

Departmental contacts

Internationalization Coordinators  International Didactic Units

Last updated: 
15/11/2022 - 12:10