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Erasmus and Exchange students

Nomination

To be able to spend an exchange mobility period at the University of Torino (as an Erasmus+ or International exchange student) your home university must have an active bilateral agreement with Unito in the subject area of your studies. Your home university must also nominate you officially for an exchange place under the terms of this agreement (e.g.: total number of students, months of mobility, study level, etc…).

Nomination deadlines for the academic year (a.y). 2018-2019: 
  • Winter Semester/Full Year: 30th June 2018
  • Spring Semester: 15th November 2018
Application form and registration 2018-2019

The online application form for incoming students 2018-2019 is now available.

Application deadlines:

  • winter semester/full year: 20th July 2018
  • spring semester: 30th November 2018

Read the application form instructions 2018-2019

 

If you encounter technical difficulties when completing the application form online, you can contact us at internationalexchange@unito.it

Once you complete the online application form, the International Mobility Office will check it and send you an email as final confirmation and acceptance. Incoming students’ application forms will be accepted only in the frame of the study areas included in the bilateral agreements signed by University partners for the a.y. 2018-2019 and only after students have been regularly nominated by their home University (email to internationalexchange@unito.it ).

 

Double-degree Programmes: if you plan to spend your compulsory study abroad period in the frame of a double degree programme at the University of Torino, the information how to register will be available within July 2018.

 

School of Medicine locations: the University of Torino has two different locations for the School of Medicine, one is located in Turin and the other one in Orbassano (for example, the Department of Public Health and Pediatrics is located in Torino, whereas the Department of Clinical and Biological Sciences in Orbassano). When completing the online application form make sure to check the location of the Department in order to organize your mobility period in the best way possible (for example, to choose the most suitable location for your accommodation).

Study plan, exams and procedures in Turin

Erasmus and international students enrolled at the University of Turin for an exchange period must follow the Administrative procedure 2017-2018 during their study period.

 

Academic offer and degree courses

Lessons at the University of Turin are usually in Italian language and exams should mostly be taken in Italian as well. However, there are also degree courses fully taught in English and many single courses (exams) offered in foreign languages, mainly English:

Students can also check with the professor of each course if they are allowed to take exams in other languages. 

The updated list of courses taught in foreign languages will be updated starting from September. In the meantime, for information about the academic calendar and courses, students must refer to the Department website where they will spend their mobility period.

 

Learning Agreement

The Learning Agreement has to be agreed upon by the professor of UniTO in charge of the Bilateral Agreement signed with the University of origin. The name of the professor is indicated in the application form. For approval of Learning Agreement, please directly contact the professor using the people directory.

As regards some Departments (mainly in the Medicine and Surgery areas) it is necessary to check the study plan with the Italian professor in charge of the bilateral agreement before arriving in Turin. This is also generally recommended in case of  special study projects (internships and thesis researches) in any disciplines.

 

Career plan and exams

In order to take exams at the University of Turin, you must fill in the online Career plan inserting all the subjects included in your Learning Agreement.

To take exams, you will also have to apply online for the specific date of the exam you want to take ("appello"). 

Application for exams and online registration of marks are compulsory to have your final Transcript of Recorsds with all the exams.

 

Italian language courses for incoming students do not have to be included in the Career plan and do not need any application for the exam ("appello"); they will be included in the Transcript of records directly by the International Mobility Office.

Orientation meetings

Erasmus Office organizes four orientation meetings dedicated to Erasmus students and to international exchange students spending a mobility period at the University of Turin on the basis of a bilateral agreement with extraeuropean Universities.

 

Taking part to the meetings is not compulsory, but it is highly recommended as students are informed about the University services and the steps to be followed during their mobility period (Italian language courses, Learning Agreement and administrative procedures).

 

Each meeting deals with the same topics, so it is not necessary to take part to all four meetings, but just to one. We therefore advise you to participate in the first orientation meeting available after your arrival in Turin.

Practical information
  • Useful information for incoming students 
  • For information about accommodation for your stay in Turin, see the Housing webpage
  • Incoming students needing study Visa can request an invitation letter writing an email to the Exchange Mobility Office of the Department they are interested in or to the International Mobility Office specifying the following data: surname, name, date of birth, place of birth, nationality, permanent address (street, city, ZIP-code, country), University of origin, ISCED area code of the bilateral agreement, expected date for the beginning of the mobility period.
  • Students coming from extra-EU countries, staying in Turin for more than 90 days, must apply for the residence permit within 8 working days after their arrival in Italy. The University of Turin provides support for the preparation and the sending of the request (also for the renewal of the residence permit). To use this service and for further information visit the Residence permit webpage.
Italian language courses for Erasmus and exchange students

The University of Turin offers all Erasmus and international students free 40-hours Italian language courses.
The courses begin at the start of each semester and you can choose between 3 different levels (beginner, intermediate, advanced). For intermediate and advanced courses only, the knowledge of the language will be checked by a written test at the beginning of the course or, if the course has already started, during the first lesson that you will attend. 

 

Information about courses enrollment has been provided to students by e-mail.

You have to attend a minimum of 30 hours in order to get the final certificate of attendance.
To obtain the final certificate and the related credits (5 ECTS), besides attending a minimum of 30 hours, you will have to pass the final exam.

You should check with your home University if the ECTS credits of the Italian language course can be recognized in your home study plan. 

 

For further opportunities to learn Italian visit the Italian language courses web page.

Erasmus+ Traineeship

Erasmus+ Traineeship students interested in carrying out an internship in the University of Turin should contact the Department Erasmus delegates in advance in order to have further information, to check their availability and make sure of the possibility to carry out the internship. In case of acceptance by professors, students have to send an e-mail to internationalexchange@unito.it  in order to receive instructions about their registration.

Students’ associations in Turin

They help incoming students to get to know Turin and Italian students. In some cases they organize tours, events and visits in Italy and they can support international students in finding information about the University of Turin and seeking accommodation.

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