What to do before departure

Below is a list of things to do before your departure to our university:

  • Check our Course catalogue for information on the University of Salento's educational offer;
  • Carefully read the instructions about the pre-enrolment procedure;
  • Proceed with the pre-enrolment on the Universitaly.it portal (for help with the procedure you can contact the international office directly (international.office@unisalento.it); 
  • Purchase health insurance;
  • Book accommodation;
  • Complete the visa application procedure;
  • Request a Codice Fiscale (tax code) from the Italian embassy/consulate in your country;
  • Only if you have been awarded a scholarship contact the IWO to start the scholarship payment procedure before your departure;
  • You can open an online bank account in euro currency (SEPA - Single Euro Payment Area) using one of the many services available online; 
  • During the period of the state of emergency due to the Covid-19 pandemic it is necessary to check in advance all the indications on the Viaggiare Sicuri website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. Follow the guided procedure to receive detailed information according to your country of origin: https://infocovid.viaggiaresicuri.it/.
  • Buy a ticket and have a good trip;

If you have any doubts or questions contact the International welcome office to request more information (welcome.office@unisalento.it). The IWO will either answer your questions directly or contact the relevant office/department and make sure you get a feedback;