Non-EU students 
Tuition fees for BA and MA degrees - a.y. 2021/2022

If you are a student with non-EU citizenship, who enrolled for the 2021/2022 academic year to a bachelor’s degree or master’s degree are subject to the payment of a flat tax.

Exception is made for Digital Management, Hospitality Innovation and e-Tourism, and Crossing the Mediterranean: towards Investment and Integration (MIM), for which students should pay the contribution related to the attended course.

How to assess the flat tax based on specific citizenship:

If you are a student with citizenship to one of the following OECD countries (excluding EU countries): Australia, Canada, Chile, South Korea, Japan, Iceland, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, United States and Turkey, you are subject to a flat tax of:

  • 1,900 euros if you are enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree course;
  • 2,100 euros if you are enrolled in a Master’s Degree course.

If you are a student with citizenship to one of the following OECD countries: Norway, San Marino, Switzerland and U.K., you are subject to a tax provided for students with Italian or EU citizenship.

If you are a student enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree course, with citizenship in one of the Low Human Development Countries, in which the list is annually approved by the Ministry of Education by the University of Research, you are subject to a flat fee of 700 euros for the academic year 2021/2022.

If you are a student enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree programme with citizenship to a non-EU country not belonging to the first two categories, you are subject to a flat tax of 1,200 Euros for the 2021/2022 academic year.

All the amounts indicated above include regional tax for the right to study of 173 euros as well as 16 euros in stamp duty.

If you are enrolled with part-time status you will be required to pay 65% of the due flat fee.

With the exception of the stamp duty and regional tax for the right to education, full exemption is granted to holder of refugee status or subsidiary protection status.

If you are student with non-EU citizenship you can, anyway, apply to:

  • request a regional scholarship according to the procedures and deadlines established by the call for Regional Scholarship year 2021/2022;
  • receive reductions provided for all enrolled students. Reduction will be applied after the calculation of the third instalment, if due.

Please note: you can benefit of a reduction of fees based on ISEE certification (only if in possession of the ISEE certification for the provisions with the right to University study, referred to the DPCM 159/2013 equal or lower than EUR 60,000 and submitted within the deadlines set out for the 2021/2022 academic year and in compliance with all the merit requirements) only if you possess the requirements to obtain the status of equivalence with Italian/EU citizens:

  • your household with domicile for tax purposes in Italy, for at least 2 years (Article 58 of Presidential Decree 600/73) related to the tax returns of the years 2019 and 2020;
  • if you are relatives of Italian or EU citizens (under Directive 2004/38/EC),or if you have relatives who are long-term residents (under Directive 2003/109/EC).

To obtain the equalisation, students have to submit their Statement of domicile for tax purposes to the Right to Education Department, within 17th December 2021 (students who have withdrawn from the extraordinary graduation session of 2020/2021 academic year can submit said document within 31 March 2022).

The enrolment for non-EU students who require a visa for a.y. 2021/2022 involves different deadlines for the payment of the instalments. However, if you apply for the regional scholarship, please remember to submit the Richiesta Agevolazioni (benefit application) by 30 September 2021 and to pay the first instalment no later than 30 September 2021, in case you enroll in a bachelor's degree course (or by 17 December 2021 in case you enroll in a master's degree course).

Instalments

1st instalment

The first installment of 700.00 euros and also:

  • the regional tax for financial aid of 173.00 EUR;
  • stamp duty of 16.00 EUR;
  • all inclusive tuition fee.


If you belong to one of the following categories, you may pay the regional tax for financial aid and 16.00 EUR stamp duty only at the time of enrolment:

  • recipients of regional scholarship or student eligible for scholarship in a.y. 2020/2021 who are enrolling on-track, with the requirement of the call and are intending to re-apply for scholarship for a.y.2021/2022. Should you fail to meet any of these conditions you must contact the Financial aid and Disability Unit beforeand;
  • student beneficiary or the child of beneficiaries of a disability pension, established by art.12 of Italian Law 118/71, as provided for by art.30 of the same law;
  • foreign students beneficiary of a scholarship from the Italian Government under the development cooperation programs;
  • students having a refugee status and subsidiary protection status.

The total payment of the first instalment for newcomers and returning students must be paid by 30th September 2021.

For those enrolled in the academic year 2021/2022 however, it is expected from the time you enrol until 30th September 2021. It is possible to pay the first installment, with a penalty surcharge of 50.00 euros before 29th October 2021 for only open admission Bachelor’s degree courses.

You may also enrol on free access master’s degree programmes by paying the first instalment between 18th November and 17th December 2021.

See the calls for applications for deadlines for limited access bachelor’s and master’s degree programmes.

Penalty surcharge

Late payment – for students enrolling in their second year or subsequent years only – involves the following penalty surcharges:

  • 50.00 EUR for the payment of the first instalment from 1st October 2021 to 30 October 2021;
  • 100.00 EUR for the payment of the first instalment from 31st October 2021 onwards.
2nd instalment

The second instalment is worth 500.00 Euros.

Students from Low Human Development Countries annually identified by MUR do not have to pay this instalment.

Payment must be carried out by 10th December 2021 (except for students enrolled for the first year of the master's degree with deadline set on 17 December 2021).

Penalty surcharge

Late payment involves the following penalty surcharges:

  • 50.00 EUR for the payment of the second instalment from 11st December 2021 to 20th December 2021;
  • 100.00 EUR for the payment of the second instalment from 21st December 2021 onwards.
3rd instalment

The third instalment, if required, is the difference between the maximum amount and the amount paid with the first and second instalments. It will be invoiced in April 2022. The"merit" reductions or "speed bonus"  will be counted during the recalculation of the third instalment.

The third instalment should be paid by 16th May 2022.

Penalty surcharge

Late payment will involve the following penalty surcharges

  • 50.00 EUR for the payment of the third instalment from 17 May 2022 to 26 May 2022;
  • 100.00 EUR for the payment of the third instalment from 27 May 2022 onwards.

Withdrawal or forfeiture

Withdrawal or forfeiture status involves payment of the full amount of the maximum tuition fees or the fees calculated on the basis of your merit/income (if you are entitled to financial aid) and losing the right to an eventual refund.

Check the deadlines and procedures for submitting the application on the withdrawal/forfeiture.

If you are eligible for/beneficiary of scholarship for the right to education, you must in any case contact the Financial Aid and Disability Unit.

Students graduating in the autumn/extraordinary session

If you have paid the first and the second instalment for the new academic year and you graduate in the autumn session (October/December) or in extraordinary session (February/April) of the previous year, these will be refunded automatically (excluding the stamp duty and the regional tax for the right to education) in the summer only by payment to the University CartaConto. For more information, you can consult the page on Admission procedures, degree application and withdrawal.

If you are graduating in the extraordinary session and you are eligible for/beneficiary of scholarship for the right to education, you must in any case contact the Financial Aid and Disability Unit.

Tax deduction of tuition fees

You can deduct the expenses resulting from enrolment in university programmes when making your income statement. Deductible expenses include tuition fees for students enrolling on Bachelor’s Degree Programmes or Master’s Degree Programmes.

Monitoring payment status

Log on to your Personal Area in www.unive.it (select Student Services Office  > Payments) to check:

  • status of payments;
  • amount due.

Last update: 26/11/2021