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Application for non-EU citizens residing abroad

The following procedures may have simultaneous deadlines, therefore we invite you to read the entire page.

 

The application procedure for the academic year 2022-2023 differs based on the type of degree program chosen.

 

You can check the list of degree programs on [email protected].

Application for undergraduate or 5-year or 6-year postgraduate degrees

If you hold a study qualification issued by a non-Italian institution or University and you wish to apply for our undergraduate or 5-year or 6-year postgraduate degree programs for the academic year 2022-2023, follow the steps below.

Application through Universitaly

Online applications for undergraduate or 5-year or 6-year postgraduate degree programs must be submitted on the Universitaly platform along with the pre-enrollment request for your visa for study purposes. Therefore, you do not need to submit your application on [email protected].

Applications for the degree programs Medicina veterinaria, Odontoiatria e protesi dentaria, Medicine and Surgery closed on 22nd July 2022. Applications for any other degree program closed on 1st July 2022.

Applications submitted for the wrong academic year will not be considered.

On Universitaly you must choose the undergraduate or 5-year or 6-year postgraduate degree program you wish to apply for. You can apply for one program only. You will also have to choose the embassy or consulate competent in your country of residence, where you will submit your visa application.

If you reside in a country which is different from that of your citizenship, please verify with the Italian Embassy in your country of residence the possibility to apply for your study visa and submit your pre-enrollment application according to the information provided by the Embassy.

Verify with the Italian Embassy in your country of residence the documentation required for submitting your study visa application.

Required documentation

All study documents uploaded in your online application are accepted in Italian, English, French or Spanish. If your documents are not issued in one of these languages, you also have to attach a certified translation in either Italian, English, French or Spanish.

If you haven’t completed your studies yet and thus won’t be able to get the required study qualification within the application deadlines, you will be requested to upload:

  • an official certificate confirming your enrollment in the last year of studies;
  • an official score report of the academic years/semesters so far attended.

Applications sent must be complete of all the documentation required. Incomplete applications will not be considered and it will not be possible to apply again for the academic year 2022-2023.

The University reserves the right to request at its sole discretion any additional document that may be necessary for evaluating your educational background.

Candidates applying for the undergraduate program in Business and Management must also attach the Statement of Comparability issued by CIMEA in their online application. Candidates lacking this document will be rejected.

Language Proficiency test (TOLC italiano L2)

If you want to apply for undergraduate or 5-year or 6-year postgraduate degree programs taught in Italian without a restricted number of places (no entrance test) you will have to sit a language proficiency test online. 

To check whether the degree program you chose is a program without a restricted number of places, see our degree programs.

In order to pass the test you need to obtain a minimum score of 48 points. Should you not pass the test, your visa pre-enrollment request of Universitaly will be rejected and you will not be able to enroll in the university of Turin for the academic year 22-23.

The Italian language test (TOLC ITALIANO L2) will be held on the CISIA platform and you will be able to take it only once. You can choose the date by filling in the form

The available date is Tuesday, 13th September 2022 (registrations close on 9th September 2022 at 3:00 p.m.)

The test starts at 2:00 p.m. (CEST+1).

The test is composed of different sections of increasing difficulty, containing, in this order:

  • listening
  • reading comprehension
  • grammar questions.

For each section you will be able to keep track of your available time.

The test must be taken on one of the available dates provided by the university of Turin. Should you not be able to register to one of our dates for demonstrable reasons, you might request us to accept the results of the same Italian test held and passed in another university, notwithstanding the necessity to obtain the minimum score required by the university of Turin (48). The office will evaluate the acceptability of each extraordinary request.

If you hold a B2 or higher Italian language proficiency certificate issued under the quality system CLIQ (Italian Quality Language Certification), which brings together in association the current certifying bodies (University for Foreigners of Perugia, University for Foreigners of Siena, University for Foreigners "Dante Alighieri" of Reggio Calabria, University Roma Tre, Società "Dante Alighieri"), or by the Italian Institutes of Culture abroad you are exempted from sitting the Italian proficiency test. The Italian language proficiency certificate should have been attached to the application on Universitaly website or, in case your application on Universitaly has already been validated, e-mailed to [email protected] within 22nd July 2022.

If you want to apply for undergraduate or 5-year or 6-year postgraduate degree programs with a restricted number of places (entrance test) set at a national or regional level, the language proficiency will be assessed through the admission test.

Entrance test or TARM/TOLC test

Register as a prospective student on the UniTo web portal following these instructions.

  • If you want to apply for undergraduate or 5-year or 6-year postgraduate degree programs with a restricted number of places (entrance test) at a national or regional level, you will have to sit the admission test as prescribed by the admission notice specific for each degree program published on the Albo di Ateneo. We also recommend you to check the admission requirements on the website of each degree program.
    Check if the program you are interested in has an entrance test on the list of degree programs or on the [email protected] platform.
  • If you want to apply for undergraduate or 5-year or 6-year postgraduate degree programs without a restricted number of places (no entrance test) you will have to sit the TARM test (Assessment of Minimum Requirements), which will be held through the TOLC test offered by CISIA. If you obtain a score below the minimum threshold, you will still be able to enroll in the program you applied for, but you will have to complete an Additional Educational Obligation (OFA) defined by each degree program.For enrolment in the academic year 2022-2023 we accept TOLC exams taken from 1st January 2021 to 5th October 2022.The test can be taken at any session offered by any Italian university.
    After taking the test, all candidates must register to the UniTo competition specific for the degree program of their choice from 1st July to 10th October 2022, through the MyUniTo, under "Enrollments" (Iscrizioni) in the upper left menu and then "Pre-enrolment for free admission courses" (Pre-iscrizione ai corsi ad accesso libero).
    Missing the registration deadline to the UniTo competition will prevent you from enrolling in the chosen degree program.
    Additional information on the OFA will be provided in the upcoming months.
    Check if the program you are interested is a program without a restricted number of places on the list of degree programs or on the [email protected] platform.
Medicine and Surgery taught in English

If you wish to apply for the 6 years postgraduate program in Medicine and Surgery taught in English language, have a look at the following infographic to help you follow all the necessary steps of the procedure (go to the bottom of the page and use the arrows to find the information corresponding to your nationality and study qualification).

The infographic is a summary and does not replace what is stated on this page and in the call for applications.

Application for postgraduate degree programs

If you hold a qualification issued by a non-Italian institution or University and you wish to apply for our postgraduate degree programs for the academic year 2022-2023, follow the steps below.

Application through [email protected]

Applications are now closed.For the a.y 2022-2023 applications should have been submitted through the [email protected] platform from 18th January 2022 to 6th May 2022.

The online application on [email protected] is subject to the payment of a fee of 50€. The application fee cannot be refunded.

You will receive a feedback of your online application within 3 months from submission to the same e-mail address you registered with on [email protected].

Candidates meeting specific conditions are exempt from the application procedure for the a.y. 2022-2023. Please check in the list of exemptions if you do not need to submit the application via [email protected].

Required documentation
  • passport (for non EU applicants)
  • study documents
  • a motivation letter in English or Italian
  • a curriculum vitae
  • additional documents required by some specific postgraduate degree programs (please check on [email protected], under the section Entry qualification > Language requirements > Other requirements of the degree program description).

All study documents uploaded in your online application are accepted in Italian, English, French or Spanish. If your documents are not issued in one of these languages, you also have to attach a certified translation in either Italian, English, French or Spanish.

If you haven’t completed yet your studies and thus won’t be able to get the study qualification within the application deadlines, you will have to upload:

  • an official certificate confirming your enrollment in the last year of studies
  • an official score report of the academic year/semesters so far attended.

Applications sent must be complete of all the documentation required. Incomplete applications will not be considered and it will not be possible to apply again for the academic year 2022-2023.

The University reserves the right to request at its sole discretion any additional document that may be necessary for evaluating your educational background.

Pre-enrol on Universitaly

If you are a non-EU candidate residing abroad in order to apply for a study visa you must submit your pre-enrolment application to the Italian Embassy or Consulate competent in your country of residence on the Universitaly platform. You must choose the postgraduate degree program you wish to apply for. You can apply for one program only.

Applications are now closed. For the a.y 2022-2023 applications should have been submitted through the Universitaly platform from 23rd March to 1st July 2022.

Applications submitted for the wrong academic year will not be considered.

If you reside in a country which is different from that of your citizenship, please verify with the Italian Embassy in your country of residence the possibility to apply for your study visa and submit your pre-enrollment application according to the information provided by the Embassy.

On your application you must upload a copy of your valid passport, it is not necessary to upload your academic documentation. Verify with the Italian Embassy in your country of residence the documentation required to submit your study visa application.

We will validate your application on Universitaly only after your application on [email protected] will be positively evaluated.

Additional information will be provided in the upcoming months.

Language Proficiency test

If you want to apply for postgraduate degree programs without a restricted number of places (no entrance test) for assessing the language proficiency a language certification may be required. Assessment through the admission interview may be sufficient for some degrees. Check the assessment modalities for the specific degree program on [email protected].

 

If you want to apply for postgraduate degree programs with a restricted number of places (entrance test) at a national or regional level, the language proficiency will be assessed through the admission test. A language certification may be sufficient for some degrees. Check on the admission notice specific for the degree program published on the Albo di Ateneo.

Register to the admission competition and sit the test

Register as a prospective student on the UniTo web portal following the instructions.

If you want to apply for a postgraduate degree programs you will have to sit the admission test according to the modalities specified on the admission notice for each degree program  published on the Albo di Ateneo. We recommend you to also check the admission requirements on the website of each degree program.

If you want to apply for postgraduate degree programs without a restricted number of places, your personal preparation will be verified through a test or an interview by the admission commission during your application procedure on [email protected].

Check if the program you are interested in has an entrance test on the list of programs or on the [email protected] platform.

Additional information will be provided in the upcoming months.

Information on enrolment procedures can be found on the Enrolment for international students page.