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Coronavirus, information for the University community

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Latest updates on various topics of interest to students

Guidelines for the resumption of institutional activities as per Phase 2 of the lockdown, taking effect from 18 May 2020 (pdf).

FAQs regarding the partial resumption of activities

Distance learning for the period of suspension of in-class lectures

as of Monday 9 March 2020 and until further notice, all classes are held online.

Provisions for exams and graduation sessions to be held online

Exam sessions, written and oral, will be held remotely via Google Meet or other online platforms until further notice. Instructions here.

Graduation sessions and thesis discussions will take place in remote mode only, in the manner indicated here (as per President’s decree n. 360/2020).

Download the "Declaration of acceptance of remote examination conditions" to be used for both exams and graduation sessions (rtf - pdf)

More details in the News of 10 March.

OpenDay and other orientation events

They are carried out online only until further notice. Visit the dedicated page for more details.

PF24 Training and exams

Check the dedicated page (in Italian)

Student Admininstration Offices

The offices of Capponi, Morgagni and Novoli will remain closed to public access until further notice. The Student Administration Offices will provide their services by email.


All in-person traineeships are suspended until further notice, following the provisions issued by the Italian Government. For traineeships at the School of Human Health Sciences please consult the website of the School.


Any travel is currently suspended. 

Remote mode meetings

Instructions on how to hold remote meetings (pdf in Italian)

Public competitions

Rules for carrying out the online competition procedures for the recruitment of professors and researchers (in Italian) - D. R. n. 456 of 6 April 2020 (Read also D.R. n. 337 of 4 March 2020).

Online public competition/calls for applications procedures for research grants and scholarships and research as per D. R. n. 471, 9 April 2020 (English version). Detailed instructions are given in each individual call for applications.

Staff and researchers’ access to the University

Those who, based on the plan of activities agreed with their respective managers, should reach the workplace, need to carry with them their university identification card must be shown to the public safety operator together with the self-certification form (updated on 26 March 2020).

Email for further information

You can write to info_coronavirus(AT) Answers will be given on this page which will be constantly updated as new information becomes available.

Recommended behaviour

Guidelines and information from the World Health Organization (link to WHO website)

Appeal from the President of the University (video)

Read the Recommendations for the community at large issued by Regione Toscana.

How to wash your hands properly. Watch the video on YouTube.

Updates from the National Civil Protection HQ

(link to external website in Italian)

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