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University of Pisa (UniPi) — public non-profit university. It is located in Pisa, Italy. UniPi was established in 1343 and is one of the oldest higher education institutions in the country. UniPi is working closely with European University Association (EUA).
The institution is among the top-350 in the world, according to QS International University Ranking. Times Higher Education World University Ranking (THE), places the university in 469 position in the world.
UniPi does research in different fields of study and offers bachelor, master and doctorate programs.
The academic calendar at UniPi is divided into two semesters, as in many other universities in Italy. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. Tuition fees at UniPi are equal for locals and foreigners, and start from 376 USD per year. The cost of education and the availability of scholarships can be checked on the official website.
It is necessary to pay attention to other costs: accommodation, transportation, study materials, food, and personal expenses.
You cannot enter university in Italy after the 11th grade, as school education here lasts longer. Applicants need to eliminate the academic difference. There are two ways to do this: either study for a year at a university in your home country, or complete one of the preparatory programs (A-Levels, IB, Foundation, etc.). Admission to the bachelor's programs is based on the results of entrance examinations.
Master's degree at UniPi
In order to enroll at UniPi for a master's program, you will have to confirm knowledge of the English language. You can do this by passing the exam — IELTS. The IELTS must be passed with a score of 5 and above.
Doctorate degree at UniPi
If you decide to pursue a career in science and enroll in a doctoral program, you must pass the language exam — IELTS. For the IELTS exam, the result must be at least 5.
The campus of UniPi is located in Pisa. The urban campus is suitable for those students who, firstly, are used to independence, and secondly, cannot imagine their life without the hustle and bustle of a big metropolis. The school has a library where students can do their homework or just relax. UniPi accepts students for international exchange programs. This is a great opportunity to gain experience in intercultural communication for both international and local students.
In Italy, after graduation, you can stay for a period of 6 months to a year. To do this, you need to apply for a job seeker visa, but only graduates of a master's or doctoral program can do this. Graduates of UniPi are in demand in the labor market, as the reputation of the educational institution among employers is quite high according to the results of the QS world ranking. You can find other options for immigration in our article.