Study In Italy 2018
Italy has diverse education system and it has many leading and well known universities of the world, which attract the attention of the foreign students. Italy has legacy of Roman civilization and long history of leadership and innovation. This is long list of the Italian scientists, explorers, physicists and other notable research scholars, who impressed the world through their research work or inventions. There are some of the top universities according to the QS World University rankings 2016-2017.
Politecnico di Milano
This is the highest ranked Italian university at 183 position in the world. Politecnico di Milano provides education in arts, engineering like civil, mechanical, structural and architecture engineering. This university is placed at the top 20 of the QS World university rankings by subject 2016.
Università di Bologna
Università di Bologna (UNIBO) is present at 208th position and it is claimed being one of the first universities of the world established. This university contributes in the leadership in higher education and the ongoing project to make academic systems and qualifications more compatible in the Europe.
Sapienza - Università di Roma
Sapienza - Università di Roma is ranked at 223 and it is another oldest university with large number of students and huge number of foreign students gets education from it. Six Nobel laureates are included in its faculty members. There are many education departments in which education is being given
Politecnico di Torino
Politecnico di Torino is ranked at 305th in the world and this is oldest polytechnic university. It provides high quality education for technical subjects and it is included in top 50 of QS World University rankings by Subject 2016 for structural, civil, electrical engineering and architecture. Around 32,000 students get education in which 15% of them from outside Italy.
Università degli Studi di Padova (UNIPD)
Università degli Studi di Padova (UNIPD) is ranked at 338 position and it was founded back in 1222 and there are 61,000 students, who are enrolled in 32 departments. It has oldest surviving permanent anatomical theater in Europe and it has taught likes of Nicolaus Copernicus and Galileo Galilei.
Cost of Studying & Living in Italy
If the students hail from EU country then it does not need to have student visa and if you are from non-EU, then contact with Italian embassy about student visa. The students can also get information regarding level of study, duration of course and programs. They need to get accommodation, proof of financial stability and comprehensive health insurance policy. If education is being delivered in Italian, then you must have grasp over Italian language.
The students must know that the average tuition fee is charged according to level of degree and the study program. The average tuition fee is ranging from 850 to 1000 EUR/year. The tuition fees is prestigious public university in Italy can exceed to 1000 EUR/ year. The tuition in top ranked Italian universities may exceed to 4000 EUR/year.
The living cost covers the accommodation, public transport, food costs, local travel and entertainment, which can be ranged from 1000 to 1500 EUR/month. As there are some of the cities are expensive so the living costs in different cities can be varied. The students can get accommodation like live alone is about 266 EUR/month, in the student accommodation can be about 257 EUR/month and living with partner or children is around 133 EUR/month.
The Italian government offers the scholarship for international students for all degree levels and the duration of the scholarship can be three, six or nine months. Some leading universities offer scholarship for international students between 5,000 and 12,000 EUR / year.