International exchange students

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


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



Registration&Orientation meetings for exchange students

Registration&Orientation meetings for exchange students are scheduled from February 27 to March 5 2017 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/April 2017

On March 6 there will be held the placement test for all students enrolled in the Italian language course at  the University for Foreigners of Siena (Piazza Carlo Rosselli 27/28, classroom n° 1, 11.45 am)

Lessons will start on March 7, in the afternoon, in Via dei Pispini, 1

The schedule of the course will be provided during the Welcome Week 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, by 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 Italian student community.
Exchange students  wishing to take part in this programme must fill out this online form within June 30 (1st term students) and November 30 (2nd term students)