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Accommodation and meals

Accommodation and meals, as well as some other facilities are provided by "Ersu" (Ente regionale per il diritto allo studio universitario), the regional institution in charge of students residences, canteens and other facilities.

University Residences

Reception desk open 24/24 hours per day in all the residences.


University Residence Toscano Scuderi
25 places for foreign Erasmus university students at the residence Toscano Scuderi sited in Via Etnea 440  – I 95128 - Catania. Phone: 0039 095436481.
Price: EUR 120,00 a place per month - double room / EUR 180,00 a place per month - single room
Facilities: Kitchen area both in single and double rooms, Conditioned air, Study room, Free WiFi, Laudry

Siracusa View

University Residence "La Giudecca" - Ortigia, Siracusa
Price: EUR 180,00 a place per month - single room / EUR 120,00 a place per month - double room


University Residence "Casa Castillet" - Ragusa Ibla 
Price: EUR 180,00 a place per month - single room/ EUR 120,00 a place per month - double room

Mr. V. Caltagirone - General Manager E.R.S.U. Catania; phone: 0039 0957517919
Mr. F. Sciuto - Coordinator Manager E.R.S.U. Catania; phone: 0039 0957517915
Mr. A. Sudano - Residences Coordinator E.R.S.U Catania; Phone 0039 0957517954
Mrs. M.G. Ranno - Administrative staff - room booking E-mail: / phone: 0039 0957517913

After having received their Acceptance letters, students have to contact by e-mail E.R.S.U. staff and not the International Relations Office.
At their arrival at the booked residence, students must provide a medical certificate, issued by their doctor or by a medical structure in home country, which certify their suitability to comunity life and the absence of infective diseases. The certificate must be issued in English or French.

University Canteens

University Canteen prices: Euro 2,50 per meal

Catania Campus
University Restaurant "Vittorio Emanuele" - Via Vittorio Emanuele n. 36-38-40, Catania - open from Monday to Friday 12.15-14.45
"Oberdan" Canteen - Via Verona n. 25, Catania - open from Monday to Sunday 12.15-14.45 and 19.00-21.30
“Cittadella” Canteen - Via Santa Sofia n. 6, Catania - open from Monday to Saturday 12.15-14.45 and 19.00-21.30

Ragusa Campus
"Al Giardino", Via Giardini n. 16
"Lo Steri", P.zza Chiaramonte n. 8
"U saracinu", Via del Convento n. 9

Siracusa Campus
"Kappa2", Via dei Tolomei n. 5.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: In order to obtain their canteen card, students have to go to "Ufficio Rilascio Tesserini Mensa" ( there are two offices: Via Verona n. 25 and "Citadella" Campus Viale Andrea Doria n. 6, opening hours on Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and on Wednesday afternoon from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. ) with the "International Student Card" which is the registration document that is issued by the International Relations Office during the Welcome Day. The above mentioned offices will provide the students with the bank account in order to do a bank transfer of Euro 3,00  to get the E.R.S.U. canteen Card.
For further information, please click here.

Student's Associations

For support and information about accommodation and meals, other than university residences and canteens, please consult the AEGEE website and ESN website.

Last updated: 
05/01/2017 - 15:49