Without prejudice to bilateral agreements on the subject (see Manifesto, section 11.1, note 12), the University can recognize cycles and study carried out abroad and foreign qualifications for the following purposes:
For purposes other than those listed above (such as participation to public competitions or access to board-certified professions) the application must be presented to other public. For more information please visit the CIMEA website.
The student can request the recognition of a foreign academic qualification, issued by a state-level or legally recognized university-level institution, to achieve a bachelor’s, combined-cycle or master's degree offered by the University of Florence.
The application for the recognition (the RE_01 form is available in the webpage modulistica) can be submitted to the International desk or sent by PEC mail to: internationaldesk(AT)pec.unifi.it , stating in the object: application for recognition of a foreign title.
The application must be submitted from 7 September 2020 to 17 December 2020. The application can also be submitted from 18 December 2020 to 22 February 2021 but in this case the applicant will have to pay also a late fee of € 100.
The student must indicate the study programme at the University of Florence for which they require recognition of equivalence of their title. The following documents must also be attached to the application:
The documents must be presented in original and a copy.
The documents referred to in points 1 and 2 must be validated in one of the ways referred to on the page Foreign titles. The documents referred to in points 3 and 4 must be legalized or apostilled and must be translated into Italian (documents in English do not require translation into Italian).
The School of affiliation of the chosen degree programme will evaluate the academic titles submitted and decide:
In the event that the student has not completed the enrolment within the deadline, he/she must re-submit an application for recognition which must be re-submitted to the examination of the pertinent School.
When seeking admission to restricted access programmes, the application for recognition must be submitted according to the deadlines and procedures set out in the appropriate admission announcements for the years following the first: