International exchange students

Students coming in to the framework of Erasmus+, a bilateral agreement, or an international project like Erasmus Mundus, Ciencia Sem Fronteiras, Coimbra SEN, ect must refer to the Welcome  Office for all issues related to their study period at UNISI.


Welcome to the University of Siena! Get ready for Welcome Days. The event allows exchange students to receive useful information about academic life, visit the university and the city, get to know the main university facilities and meet other students from different nationalities. Your participation is strongly recommended!



Registration&Orientation meetings for exchange students

Registration and Orientation meetings for exchange students are scheduled from February 6 to March 2 2018 in  the different departments of the University of Siena.

We also offer guided tours of the UNISI educational buildings; tours will be done by students tutors and ESN/GES students.

Italian language course for exchange students - March 2018

On March 5 there will be placement test for all students enrolled in the Italian language course at  the University for Foreigners of Siena (Piazza Carlo Rosselli 27/28, 9.00 am).

The course schedule will be provided during Welcome Week ( February 26) and the day of the placement test.



The Buddy System is a programme promoted by the University of Siena in collaboration with ESN Siena GES, trough which incoming exchange students are matched with students of the University of Siena
The main purpose of this programme is to assist exchange students with practical information on living and studying in Siena and to  facilitate their integration in the Italian academic life and the student community.
Exchange students  wishing to take part in this programme must fill out this online form by June 30 (1st term students) and November 30 (2nd term students)