ITALY

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TOP UNIVERSITIES OF ITALY

ITALY Rank University World Ranking 2021
1 Politecnico di Milano 137
2 University of Bologna 160
3 Sapienza University of Rome 171
4 University of Padua 216
5 University of Milan 301
6 Politecnico di Torino 308
7 University of Pisa 383
8 University of Naples Federico II 392
9 Vita-Salute San Raffaele University 392
10 University of Trento 403

TOP CITIES OF ITALY

Rank City 2019 Estimate
1 Rome 28,37,332
2 Milan 13,96,059
3 Naples 9,62,589
4 Turin 8,70,952
5 Palermo 6,57,960
6 Genoa 5,74,090
7 Bologna 3,90,625
8 Florence 3,72,038
9 Bari 3,22,316
10 Catania 3,11,402
     
     

POPULATION

6.04 crores (2019)

INDIAN POPULATION

Approx. 169,394

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

There are around 32,000 international students in Italy

INTERNATIONAL INDIAN STUDENTS

Approx. 4,500

PER Hr MIN WAGE

While there are no official minimum salaries in Italy, some sectors of the economy have minimum wages determined by unions. Most of these unions have a minimum salary of around 7 euros per hour.

TOP COURSES TO STUDY IN ITALY

  • DESIGN AND FASHION

  • ARTS

  • BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT

  • HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM

  • SOCIAL SCIENCE AND HUMANITY

PROS/CONS

With many renowned universities and an open acceptance of international visitors, students have been flocking to Italy for a long time. It's almost free higher education for all is its most attractive feature, however let's look at some more of its pros and cons.

Pros:

  1. Plenty of top universities with an impressive international environment

  2. Average tuition for all degree types: 850 to 1,000 EUR/year

  3. Average living expenses: 700 to 1,000 EUR/month for housing, food, transportation and fun

  4. Beautiful and easy to travel the country

  5. Many English-taught degrees

  6. IELTS/TOEFL not mandatory

  7. Surrounded by arts, architecture and fashion

  8. Beautiful Weather

Cons:

  1. Italy will allow you stay for up to 6 to 12 months after you completed your studies. It is important to have a job before the extension period ends or you will be going back to your home country.

  2. Language barrier of Italian

  3. Not very much structured teaching programs

  4. Different exam pattern, exams might be orally conducted

  5. Exams might be scheduled a month or more after the end of classes

  6. Chaotic traffic and very congested because of tourism