Equivalence

 Chinese version     Italian version

The necessary documentation for the validation of a degree achieved abroad is the following:

  • Academic degree (original or certified photocopy)1
  • Official translation in Italian of the above mentioned degree 2
  • “Dichiarazione di Valore” (original)3
  • Certificate (original) with the detailed subjects and exams taken to obtain the degree1
  • Official translation in Italian of the above mentioned certificate2 (not required if documentation is provided in English, French, Spanish or Portuguese)
  • Syllabus (confirmed with the original stamp of the University on each page) of each exam included in the foreign curriculum.
  • Official translation in Italian of the above mentioned syllabus2 (not required if documentation is provided in English, French, Spanish or Portuguese)

How can I submit my request of Equivalence?

Students from non-EU countries must apply at the Italian Diplomatic or Consular Authority in their country, within the deadlines established for
each academic year.
EU students and non-EU students legally resident in Italy can address the International Students Office and submit:
 
•    the above mentioned documents and a photocopy of each document or scanned copy of each saved on a USB driver
•    € 16,00 revenue stamp
•    ID card  or passport and, for students coming from non-EU countries, the residence permit

The payment of € 100,00 is requested as a fee for obtaining the evaluation.

The competent Course Board will examine the student’s previous career and curriculum and will evaluate the equivalence of the international academic degree with the corresponding Italian degree issued by the University of Genoa or alternatively, the transfer of credits. If the student obtains a partial equivalence, he/she is allowed to enrol in the requested course of study through the credits transfer and pass the exams still missing to obtain the Italian degree. If the student obtains the total equivalence, he will have to pay an extra amount of € 400,00 for the activities related to the issue of the certificate of equivalence and/or the recognition of the foreign qualificationIf the requested course is a restricted access course, before enrolling the student must pass the admission test, following the deadlines and instructions contained in the announcement.

Notes

1.    authenticated by the competent Italian Diplomatic or Consular Authority
2.    provided by the competent Italian Diplomatic or Consular Authority, or by an official translator and confirmed by the Authority itself, or validated by an Italian Court
3.    provided by  the competent Italian Diplomatic or Consular Authority. Foreign students can provide, as an alternative to the Dichiarazione di Valore, a document issued by one of the ENIC-NARIC centres (see www.cimea.it) or other document issued by the Diplomatic or Consular authority of the country where the title was obtained