Universities in Italy were founded in the 12th century making them the oldest in the Western world. The reorganisation of the Italian education system originated the new concept of University institutions across the rest of Europe. With its strong historical aura, breath taking sites and diverse natural landscape Italy is sure to provide international students an enriching cultural experience. The fields of design, architecture, fashion, applied sciences and arts lie at the forefront of Italy's domain of higher education.
Whether one is seeking to enrol in a Bachelor's, Master's, PhD degree or a summer study abroad programme, Italian universities and colleges offer a wide range of courses that will fit ones educational needs and personal expectations.
The tuition fees of Italian university and colleges are amongst the most economical for both domestic and international students. There are over 30,000 international students studying a vast range of courses in more than 85 educational institutions. University of Bologna is considered to be the first higher education institution of its kind in the developed world, dating back to 1088, and it was there that the word 'university' was coined.
If you are thinking of studying in Italy, it is important that you are aware of education costs in Italy. As compared to other countries, the cost of higher education in Italy is not that high. Take a look at the Italy education costs given below to get an idea.
Tuition Fee (EUR €)
Undergraduate: 12,000-15,000 EUR per annum
Postgraduate: 15,000-20,000 per annum
Living Expenses (EUR €): 8,040 EUR per annum (approx).
The actual start and finish dates of degree programmes in Italy vary in every university, but each academic semester lasts for roughly 20 weeks, made up of a 14-week teaching period and a 6-week examination period.
Students considering Italy are recommended to begin the application procedure 8-12 months prior to the intake. Scholarship deadlines vary amongst institutions. In order to capitalise on the available Italy scholarships, we advise you to walk into 'The Chopras' Global Education Offices as early as possible. Contact us and we will provide you complete information on the Italy scholarship process.