University of Bologna
Università di Bologna is a universitywide partner in Bologna, Italy.
Semester I: mid September – end of January
Orientation generally commences mid September for Semester I and early February for Semester II.
Exams take place in January for Semester I and in June and July for Semester II.
GPA (Average Grade)
There is no GPA requirement for this destination.
It is advised you are proficient in at least A2 Italian and B1/B2 English.
|Areas of study open to exchange students|
Almost all, but the number of courses offered in English is limited.
|Courses at Master’s level|
|Language of instruction|
Mainly courses in Italian, limited courses in English. You need to show your proficiency in the Italian language in case courses are not in English.
Università di Bologna guides incoming exchange students in finding accommodation. Finding accommodation can be difficult however and it is advised you start looking for residence early.
|Estimated living costs per month|
Average living costs are around 700 EUR per month (Estimate from 2022).
Normal study load per term in credits: 30, in courses:3-4.
ECTS grading scale: A- E
|Number of places available|
15 places per year.
Selection was necessary in the past few years.
You are advised not to place this exchange destination as a second or third choice.
If you have any questions about this universitywide partner university, contact the universitywide International Office:
Asia & Latin America
Name: Ms. Clim Gorissen
North America & UK
Name: Ms. Cathelijne van Weelden
Australia, New Zealand, South Afrika & Spain*
Name: Ms. Tessel Arendsen
* only Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Europe & Middle East
Name: Ms. Mandy van den Houten
General exchange questions
Names: Tamar Oderwald and Patrick Chan
Erasmus+ grant questions
The International Office can only help you with questions related to the content of your Learning Agreement and with signing documents on behalf of the Sending Institution.
For all other Erasmus+ grant related questions, please refer to the Erasmus+ grants for Studies page (scroll down to “Contact the Erasmus Office” to make an appointment) or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
For questions about faculty programmes and internships, contact the Faculty International Offices.
Phone: +31 (0)30-2531224
Office hours for calling: Tuesday and Thursday, 14:00-15:30
Make an appointment via Teams
We are available for appointments via Teams. If you have a question, use the calendar below to make an appointment.
If you are unable to make it to your appointment, please do not forget to cancel.
Please note that the University-wide International Office will be closed from December 23rd, 2023 to January 7th, 2024. Mailboxes will only be monitored for urgent matters in the first week of January.