Erasmus incoming students

Welcome to Pisa!

Dear Students,

If you have been nominated by your home University as an Erasmus student at our Department, you need to read carefully the following information regarding application and enrolment at the University of Pisa:

1. Register online through the Alice portal in order to receive your UNIPI’s credentials > see

In order to go on with the registration procedure, make sure to flag “Studente straniero senza codice fiscale“, as students from abroad do not have any Italian fiscal code at the moment of the registration.

Non-EU students will be asked to fill in data regarding the Residence Permit. For the moment, they can skip this section (click on Forward) to reach the following window.

2. Detailed information regarding Application procedure will be soon available on the new portal

Here you can find some practical information regarding Visa and residency permit, accommodation etc.



Your arrival in Pisa

Guidelines for International Students can be found here

Receiving your student card

Once arrived in Pisa and after your enrollment completion, please send a request to including the following mandatory information:

  • Full name and surname
  • The name of your Department at the University of Pisa
  • Domicile address in Pisa for the delivery of your student card

Please make sure to clearly specify your last name on your doorbell and mailbox at the address you provided, otherwise the post office cannot deliver the card and it will return to our office.

We are available via email ( and via Teams.


Courses taught in English

The courses at our Department are mostly in Italian. However, some courses are also held in English, but have restricted access and have to be approved by the Coordinator of the International Programme Humanities (IPH)


Italian Language Courses at the University Language Centre

Erasmus students can attend courses at the University Language Centre (CLI, The first course is free.

If you wish to attend courses at CLI you need to:

  • register on CLI’s website and apply for the entrance test
  • go to the entrance test on the scheduled date
  • enrolin the course

End of the mobility period

When ready with all the exams – BEFORE leaving Pisa – Incoming students need to give back their booklets  and the Multiservice Cards to our office (depending on the epidemic evolution). The Transcript of Records and the departure/attendance certificate will be released on the following two days(the date will be the one coinciding with the pickup day. No postponed date scan be indicated in the above documents.

Students wishing to include the Italian Language Course credits in the Transcript of Records need to show us the certificate issued by CLI certifying credits, marks and percentage of attendance (Minimum percentage: 80%) .

As we will NOT be able to send original documents to your home institution, if paper copies of the leaving documents are needed, it is important to schedule the delivery in due time; on the contrary, scanned copies of the documents will be sent to both the student and the Home Institution after departure (within 30 days).

If the Incoming student has worked on a final project/BA-MA-PhD thesis, he/she should ask his/her supervisor in Pisa to prepare an assessment report to be sent ( or shown to us.