Tution fees and scholarship


University fees for the a.y. 2019/20 depends on the student’s country of origin and can vary from 356,000 euros up to 2.452,00 euros (including € 140,00 for Regional taxes, and € 16.00 for stamp duty). The total amount of € 2,452.00 is divided into 4 instalments; the first is € 356,00 and successful candidates in the ranking shall pay and enroll by the mandatory date, which is published together with the ranking list at Matricolandosi portal, on pain of losing the right.

Those who submit a DSU scholarship application and those who have a disability defined according to the art. 3, comma 1, of the law dated 5 February 1992, n. 104) or those who have a disability greater or equal to 66% are excepted from the payment of the first instalment and are held responsible for the payment of the stamp duty only.

The call for applications for scholarships is available online from July 2019 up until the 30th of August (https://www.dsu.toscana.it), however, in order to enrol the student must complete the ‘course selection’ section on the Alice portal.
The submission of a scholarship application temporarily delays the payment of the first instalment until the 16th of March 2019: after which any students who are awarded a scholarship will not be required to pay any tuition fees.
At the point of enrolment at the University, the student is required to pay the first instalment of the tuition fees (356 Euros) or provide the receipt of the DSU scholarship application.

Tuition fees reduction

On a financial basis for students with an income in Italy

The possibility to apply for reduced fees for anyone who has an income in Italy, is available from the 23rd of September 2019 to all students who are enrolled without irregularities for the a.y. 2019/2020 before 31st of December 2019, at 12:00. The application can be made through the Alice portal by selecting the heading “Richiesta riduzione tasse” and inserting the relevant information relating to the ISEE of the family to which the student belongs to, this is also valid for the benefits provided by the Diritto allo Studio Universitario.

On a financial basis for Non-EU students with an income abroad

Non-EU students (Annex 2 of Tuition Fees Regulation a.y. 2019-20) are required to pay only the first instalment of €356.00, except when having a merit reduction. Non-EU students (Annex 3 of Tuition Fees Regulation a.y. 2019-20) can benefit from a standard reduction according to the art. 1.2.4 of that Regulation in relation to their home country. In both cases, the reduction will be applied automatically as it is for the merit reduction.

On a financial basis for EU students with an income abroad

For EU students residing in EU countries Italy included, economically not self-sufficient (art. 8 DPCM 159/2013) and with the family of origin not residing in Italy, the CAF will not be able to release the family ISEE statement without the possibility of collecting the family information online, from the INPS and the Revenue Agency data banks. For this reason, the University of Pisa has agreed to release an equalised family ISEE statement with some CAF offices so that these students can ask for a tuition fee reduction.

 University fees for international students

DSU scholarship

Students can also apply for a scholarship provided by the DSU (Regional “Right to Study” Programme) and be granted tuition waivers or reductions based on their family income.

The full scholarship includes free accommodation, meals and a monthly payment to cover extra expenses (sporting activities, books, etc.).

The annual call for applications for DSU scholarships is published in the month of July on the DSU Toscana website.

Foreign students (with income abroad) who wish to access the services offered by the DSU (Scholarship, Services Scholarship, Grant for Disabled Students, Extraordinary Contribution, Subsidised Canteen Prices, etc.), must provide, along with their application, documentation relative to their economic situation at home.

Further information is available here.

Info and contacts

DSU Toscana
e-mail borse.pi@dsu.toscana.it

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