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The Office of Studies offers information and advice on enrolment in Italian schools and universities, and issues the necessary statements of equal value for qualifications earned in schools and universities within consular jurisdictions and recognition in Italy of university study and the assignment of scholarships.


Studying at Italian Universities - Pre-enrolment procedures

Interested students can access the Portal “UNIVERSITALY” and fill out the relevant "pre-enrollment application" which must then be submitted to the Italian Diplomatic Mission of the place of residence once digitally validated by the university of reference.

Procedures for entry visa, stay, enrollment of international students and the related recognition of qualifications, for higher education courses in Italy valid for the academic year 2021-2022 are explained in this circular.

Nigerian students must refer to the Consulate General of Italy in Lagos; while the Nigerian students from the States of F.C.T., Kaduna, Kano, Niger, Plateau and Katsina must refer to the Embassy of Italy in Abuja (

For any further query, please write to