Prospective and enrolled international students

Dedicated to international students, the International Place is the virtual interface of the International Desk (Sportello integrato internazionale), which is physically located in the public relations office (URP, Banchi di Sotto 55, Siena). 

It gathers under one roof the various activities and services offered to international students: those enrolled on or intending to enrol on a one or more modules or a degree course at the University of Siena; visiting professors, researchers, PhD students.

The International Place helps and accompanies international users on the path from initial access to the local and university environment to their full integration.

OPEN applications for 2nd cycle degree programmes 2018/19 of the Department of Information engineering and mathematics

Applications for international students for 2nd cycle degree programmes 2018/19 of the Department of Information engineering and mathematics of the University of Siena are now OPEN.


Applications are open for the following courses:
• Applied Mathematics
• Computer and Automation Engineering
• Electronics and Communications Engineering
• Engineering Management.


For applying you must use the platform online available at

For the academic year 2018/19, applications on the online platform for the assessment of entry qualifications of international students wishing to enrol on a first (undergraduate) or second (master's) cycle degree programme taught in Italian or English at the University of Siena will have different time frames according to the different courses. Students are invited to visit periodically our platform in order to see which applications are open and the relevant deadlines.

For further information please write to internationalplace@unisi.


There are several reasons to study at the University of Siena, in the following document you will find 10 of them.

Deadline for application for single subjects second semester 2017/2018

Deadline: 28 December 2017

By this date non-EU nationality students resident outside the EU should go to an Italian Embassy or Consulate in their country of origin to prepare the necessary documents for single subjects access.

Ministry of Education, Universities and Research (Italy)

New guidelines regarding the tuition fees of the University of Siena. That's how the tuition fees for the foreign students are changing

On 19 May 2017 new guidelines were issued regarding payment of tuition fees and for enrolment  in Siena University courses for the 2017/2018 academic year.  For all international students who are not EU citizens or who cannot provide Italian ISEE (the Equivalent Economic Situation Indicator) the fee amount will be determined according to their home country, the course chosen and University merit. These fees apply to students who are not grantees.

Fees simulator

Presentation of "International Place"

Information regarding what International Place offers to students.