Welcome Erasmus students!
Dear student, the University for Foreigners Perugia, one of the oldest and most prestigious Institutions in Italy in the field of teaching Italian language and culture to foreigners, is proud to welcome you in a unique reality, where Italian and foreign students are called to live in a multiethnic environment, taking full advantage of the best conditions for their studies in such international context.
The personnel of the Erasmus and International Mobility office will be constant reference for you throughout all your stay, to help you to live and important experience of study and formation. We hope that these webpages, containing a lot of useful information on our University and services of our city, can help you in settling in our reality. The staff of the Erasmus and International mobility office.
How to sign up at the University for Foreigners Perugia
Step 1 - Nomination by your home university
Erasmus students must be officially nominated by email (addressed to: firstname.lastname@example.org) by the Erasmus coordinator of the Home University. The nomination must necessarily specify:
- name and surname of the nominated student + date and place of birth
- intended mobility period
- are of study
Upon reception of the nomination incoming students will receive an email from our Erasmus office detailing the application procedures, deadline and all relevant information concerning the mobility period.
Step 2 - Application documents
- Erasmus Application Form (signed and stamped by the home institution)
- Online application for the ordinary courses in Italian language and culture
- copy of the identity document
- copy of the European Health Card (TEAM) for sanitary assistance
Documents number 1, 4 and 5 are to be sent by e-mail as a scanned .pdf document to email@example.com
Erasmus incoming students are exempted from the payment of the enrolment fee for the ordinary courses in Italian language and culture.
Step 3 - Confirmation
Students' acceptance is conditional to the receipt of all the required forms mentioned above. In case of need students will be provided with an official letter of acceptance and a copy of the learning agreement – before mobility duly approved.
Stay for the fall semester or the entire academic year:
- Nomination: 30 June
- Application: 31 July
Stay for the spring semester
- Nomination: 30 November
- Application: 31 December
Applications incomplete or received after the official deadline might not be accepted.
Academic calendar 2022/23
- Fall semester: 3 October - 23 December 2022 (exam session: January/February 2023)
- Spring semester: 1 March - 31 May 2023 (exam session: June/July 2023)
Courses on offer
Erasmus incoming students at the University for Foreigners Perugia are offered the opportunity to attend all the courses activated in the following areas:
1) First level Degree courses
- Comunicazione Internazionale e Pubblicitaria (ComIP)
- Lingua e Cultura Italiana (LICI)
- Made in Italy, Cibo e Ospitalità (MICO)
- Digital humanities per l'italiano (link)
- Studi internazionali per la sostenibilità e la sicurezza sociale (link)
2) Second level Degree courses
- Comunicazione pubblicitaria, storytelling e cultura d'immagine (ComPSI)
- Relazioni internazionali e cooperazione allo sviluppo (RICS)
- Italiano per l'insegnamento a stranieri (Itas)
3) Courses in Italian Language and Culture for Foreigners
Ordinary courses in Italian language and culture for foreigners
Online language courses
Covid emergency provisions
Covid: PROVISIONS FOR TRAVELLERS
Every Degree and Master Degree course on offer has its own Erasmus tutor. The tutor provides support to erasmus incoming students when students need to finalize the choise of the subjects they intend to follow and change to the original learning agreement.
Erasmus students are invited to contact the Erasmus tutors upon their arrival in order to arrange a meeting to discuss the personal study plan.
- Tutors contacts list (doc)
The schedule of the courses on offer is officially published in september (courses of the Fall semester) and in February (courses of the Spring semester).
The overall list of the subjects available in each semester is published a few days before the beginning of the academic semester, students are strongly advised to check the availability of the subjects indicated in their learning agreement immediately after their arrival in Perugia and fill in the “changes to the learning agreement” within 30 days by the Erasmus starting date.
Since you might decide to choose subjects from several semesters and different degree programs, it is likely that you will have time clashes. The attendance of the classes is only required for some few subjects, we recommend consulting with the teacher of each subjects at the beginning of the courses in order to receive the necessary information about the exam, the course program and all other useful information.
IMPORTANT: Students are invited to read carefully the document "Steps to fill in the Learning Agreement for studies"
Students with a poor knowledge of the Italian laguage (A1 and A2) are invited to attend courses in Italian language and Culture. The minimum level recommended for incoming student to attend classes of Degree courses is B1.
Before coming to Italy, please make sure that you have the following documents:
Citizens from EU Member Countries:
- identity card or passport (valid for the entire period of stay abroad)
- assignment declaration for the LLP/Erasmus mobility grant
- E111 form or European Health Card (TEAM) for medical assistance
Citizens of non-EU member countries (Turkey):
- passport + visa for a stay lasting more than three months. In this case it is compulsory to obtain an entrance visa to Italy, issued by the Italian Embassy in various countries
- assignment declaration for the LLP/Erasmus mobility grant
- private health insurance for medical assistance in Italy
During the mobility period>
Students have one-month time from the beginning of the mobility period to propose any possible modification to the learning agreement-before the mobility. To this aim it will be necessary to use the form named "learning agreement-during the mobility" that shall be firstly approved by the Erasmus coordinator of the home Institution. The so-called "changes form" shall only include units deleted or added respect to the original learning agreement
Students are offered the possibility of applying for a place in the University Residences cared by the Adisu (Agency for the Right of Study in Umbria) at advantageous prices.
Students interested in applying for a place are advised to contact the secretary office for the language courses writing to: firstname.lastname@example.org well in advance the beginning of the mobility period.
Alternatively students can look for their accommodation by the means of the following services:
Upon arrival in Perugia please:
- come directly to the Erasmus office to begin the registration procedure with the University for Foreigners Perugia
- within 8 days of entering the country go to the Police Registration Office (Ufficio della Questura) and apply for a permit of stay
- within 30 days of entering students who intend to make changes to the approved learning agreement must use the OLA to submit the modification proposal
The Erasmus Office will be your reference point for the solution of all practical, administrative and logistic problems that may arise during your stay in Perugia