Why Study in Italy?

  • No IELTS required
  • Quality Education: Every year 40,000 international students head for Italy to enjoy one of the most unique experiences international graduate education has to offer.
  • Part time Job:Students can work up to 20 hours/week. Typical part time earning is 9 ‐ 12 EUR per hour.
  • European Union VISA:With the Italy Visa student can travel to all the Schengen countries.
  • No requirement of learning Italian at the time of admission.
  • The average fees a student has to pay is somewhere between 850 euro and 1,000 euro per year since this varies from one university to another and also depends on the chosen course of study. Private universities are clearly much more expensive.
  • Italy has played an important role in European higher education: it is one of the four countries that first engaged to create the so-called “European Area of Higher Education”.
  • Today Italy ranks among the 8 most industrialised countries in the world. Alongside some big companies, both state-owned and private, it has developed a sound network of small and medium-sized undertakings, promoted a few scientific parks, and is incentivating basic and applied research in a great variety of fields.
  • English taught Courses:Italian universities charge very minimal tuition fees from international students and offer Diploma,Bachelors and Masters programs exclusively taught inEnglish.
  • Employment:Italy ranks among the 8 most industrialized Countries in the world.

Entry Requirements:

• Medium of Instruction – English
• IELTS/TOEFL
• Student must be fluent in English with good communication skills. Student receives a
Telephonic Interview call from school programmer from Italy. The interview is to judge English proficiency of candidate which lasts for 10 to 15 minutes. In addition to this,
student is also interviewed by VISA officer during the VISA process.
• Academic percentage – 60% though some institutions accept with 50% as well.

Top Universities:

  • SPD – Scuola Politecnica di Design, Milan
  • John Cabot University, Rome
  • VESUVIO International School of Hospitality (VISH), Napels
  • Accademia di Costume e di Moda, Rome
  • Accademia Riaci, Florence
  • Istituto Europeo di Design, Milan
  1. SPD – Scuola Politecnica di Design, Milan

Founded in 1954 in Milan.Scuola Politecnica di Design is the oldest Italian Institute in the design sector and visual communication.SPD has trained thousands of designers coming
from 50 different countries. 60% of students are foreigners.With over 50 years of experience in the field,courses range from product design to interior design, from communication to multimedia. The Scuola Politecnica di Design is officially acknowledged as learning Institution by the regional government of Lombardy. The study programs have a strong orientation
towards real projects, keeping in close contact with companies and professionals.All courses are taught in a personalized learning environment promoting easy contact with the faculty and the staff.

Masters Programs – 1 Year
• Masters in Industrial Design
• Masters in Interior Design
• Masters in Transportation and Car Design
• Dual Specialization ‐ Masters in Industrial and Interior Design
• Dual Specialization ‐ Masters in Web and Visual Design
Foundation Programs – 1 Year
• One year Course in Product Design
• One Year Course in Visual Design
• One Year Course in Car Design Tools

Intakes and Deadlines:
Intake : October
Deadline : 15th June
General Entry Requirements:
For Masters and Foundation – Bachelors degree, Design Portfolio.

2. John Cabot University, Rome

John Cabot University is a small American liberal arts University in Trastevere, in Rome, Italy.It was established in 1972 as a split‐off from the American University of Rome, and until about 1991 was known as John Cabot International College. The University is accredited in the United States by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and is authorized by the Italian Ministry of Public Education to operate as an American liberal arts college in Italy.Degrees in business administration, international affairs and public administration are also accredited by the University of Wales.

Bachelor Programs – 3 Years
• Bachelor of Arts in Art History
• Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration
• Bachelor of Arts in Classical Studies
• Bachelor of Arts in Communications
• Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
• Bachelor of Arts in Marketing
• Bachelor of Arts in Italian Studies
• Bachelor of Arts in International Business
• Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs
• Bachelor of Arts in Humanistic Studies
• Bachelor of Arts in History
• Bachelor of Arts in English Literature
• Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Finance

Intakes : January, May, October.
Deadlines: 15th Nov, 15th March, 15th Aug.
General Entry Requirements:
For Bachelors – High School Diploma and IELTS 6.0 with no band less than 6.0

3.VESUVIO International School of Hospitality (VISH), Napels

Situated in the south‐western Italian city of Naples in the shadow of Mt. Vesuvius.Vesuvio International School of Hospitality (VISH) is an international career training school that provides academic courses and MBA Degrees in the fields of Hospitality,and Tourism & Travel to students from all round the world.It also provide a range of Culinary Arts courses.

Diploma Programs – 1 Year
• Diploma in Hospitality Management
• Diploma in Tourism & Travel Management
• Diploma in Culinary Arts
Bachelor Programs – 3 Years
• Bachelors in Hospitality Management
• Bachelors in Tourism & Travel Management
• Bachelors in Culinary Arts
Master Programs – 1 Year
• Masters in Business Administration or Management
• MBA specialization in Tourism & Travel Management
• Masters in Culinary Arts

Intakes : January, March, April, May, July, September, November.
Deadlines: 15th Nov, 15th Feb, 15th April, 15th June, 15th July,15th Oct.
General Entry Requirements:
For Diploma – High School Diploma.
For Bachelors – High School Diploma.
For Masters – Bachelors degree.

4.Accademia di Costume e di Moda, Rome

The Academia Costume and Moda (Academy Costume and Fashion) is a non‐profit organization legally recognized by the Italian Ministry of Education.It is based in Rome and was established in 1964.It has been active in training in the fields of Fashion design, theatre and film costume, the styling of the jewel, communication and journalism fashion.They offer Bachelors and Masters programs that are recognized Nationally and Internationally.

Bachelor Programs – 3 Years
• Bachelor in Fashion Accessories Design
• Bachelor in Fashion Editor‐ Styling and Communication
Master Programs – 1 Year
• Master in Fashion Design
• Master in Creative Knitwear Design
• Master in Fashion Jewellery
• Master in Accessory Design‐ Leather goods, shoes and eyewear
• Master in the art and craft of the costume designer for Opera and Ballet

Intakes :
For Bachelors – October.
For Masters – November.
Deadlines: 15th June, 15th July.
General Entry Requirements:
For Bachelors – High School Diploma, Design Portfolio.
For Masters – Bachelors degree, Design Portfolio.

4. Accademia Riaci, Florence

Academia Riaci is an academy of Art, Design and Culinary Arts founded in 1983 in the heart of Florence.The faculty consists of top artists determined to inspire next generation of artists.Students are encouraged to develop, refine and expand techniques and creativity to
lead the future of each artistic field.From traditional or classical to the most advanced designs and techniques are learned through numerous hours of hands‐on training, with emphasis on quality rather than quantity.A combination of solid technical foundation, business perspective and practical experience results in a promise of success.The curriculum, therefore, includes market research and business analysis.Students enjoy chances to brush up their skills through specialized Internship.It has been active in training in the fields of Jewellery design, Interior design, Industrial design, Graphics design, Fashion design, Leather art, Painting and Drawing, Ceramics,Restoration of paintings and Glass art.They offer Bachelors and Masters programs having national and international standing.

Diploma Programs – 1 Year
• Diploma in Fashion Design
• Diploma in Jewellery Design
• Diploma in Interior Design
• Diploma in Industrial Design
• Diploma in Graphic Design
• Diploma in Leather Art
• Diploma in Painting and drawing
• Diploma in Restoration of Paintings
• Diploma in Ceramics
• Diploma in Glass Art

Intakes :
For Diploma and Masters – September.
Deadlines: 15th May.
General Entry Requirements:
For Diploma – High School Diploma, Design Portfolio.
For Masters – Bachelors degree, Design Portfolio.

5. Istituto Europeo di Design, Milan

The Instituto Europeo di Design (IED) is a design school in Italy.The school was founded in 1966 in Milan by Francesco Morelli. The school is organized into four disciplines:Design, Fashion, Visual Communication and Management.It has campuses spread over ten cities—Milan,Turin, Venice, Cagliari, Como, Florence, Rome,Barcelona, Madrid and São Paulo.Every year 10,000 students attend this school.It has been active in training in the fields of Jewellery design, Interior design, Industrial design, Graphics design, Fashion design, Product design, Transportation design and many more.They offer Bachelors and Masters programs having national and international standing.

Bachelors Program – 3 Years
• Bachelor in Photography
• Bachelor in Interior Design
• Bachelor in Product Design
• Bachelor in Fashion Stylist
• Bachelor in Jewellery Design
• Bachelor in Fashion Design
• Bachelor in Graphic Design
• Bachelor in Transportation Design
• Bachelor in Fashion Stylist and Communication
• Bachelor in Fashion Marketing and Communication major in Fashion Marketing
• Bachelor in Fashion Marketing and Communication major in Fashion Communication.

Masters Programs – 1 Year
• Master in Graphic Design
• Master in Arts Management
• Master in Fashion Business
• Master in Arts Management
• Master in Jewellery Design
• Master in Animation Design
• Master in Luxury Interior Design
• Master in Car Interior Design
• Master in Design
• Master in Luxury Marketing Management
• Master in International Media and Entertainment
• Master in Smart Buildings and Sustainable Design
• Master in Brand Management and Communication
• Master in Business Administration for Arts and Cultural Events

Masters Programs – 1 Year
• Master in Fashion Design
• Master Fashion Communication and Styling
• Master in Fashion Marketing
• Master in Interior Design
• Master in Fashion Design Management
Masters Programs – 2 Years
• Master in Transportation Design

Intakes :
For Bachelors – October.
For Masters – April, February.
Deadlines: 15th June, 15th November, 15th January.
General Entry Requirements:
For Bachelors – High School Diploma, Design Portfolio.
For Masters – Bachelors degree, Design Portfolio.

Application Documents

Documents required for Making application:
• 10th Marksheet and Certificate.
• 12th Marksheet and Certificate.
• Bachelor’s Degree – University Transcripts.
• Degree Certificate or Provisional Degree Certificate.
• Basic Design Portfolio for Design courses
• Passport Copy – First and Last Page.
• Resume.
• Experience certificate – if any.
All these documents are required in soft for making application.

Documents required for Visa

• Complete visa application form.

• Offer letter of the Institution duly signed and stamped by an authorized person of theInstitution.

• Work Experience Certificate (if any) duly signed and stamped by an authorized person of the Organization.

• Degree/Diploma duly signed and stamped by an authorized person of the institution and certified by the Indian Ministry of External Affairs (Apostille‐certificate).

•Prearranged accommodation.Reservation of accommodation is accepted provided that the student has paid a deposit and a cancellation fee is involved. Please note that proof of prearranged accommodation has to be presented even if it is arranged or covered by the institution.

•Airplane ticket booking.

• Travel Medical Insurance of 30000 Euros at‐least.

•Two color photographs (45 mm Height and 35 mm Width) of the applicant with white background .

•Documents indicating that you possess sufficient means of subsistence both for the durationof the intended stay and for the return to your country of origin or residence.

•Bank account statement of the applicant’s sponsor for the last three months duly signed and stamped by an authorized person of the bank.

• Income tax return acknowledgment of sponsor for the last two assessment years.

Visa Procedure

• The student needs to visit the nearest VFS center to submit Visa file.
• The student must carry all documents as mentioned in the previous slides.
• The student will have to undergo a brief security check before a token is issued.
• For submission of Visa application the student will be called at the submission counters as
per the token number. Staff will check the completeness of application and capture
application information in the system.
• Funds to the tune of 7200 Euro per year or 600 Euro for each month of academic year will
need to be shown in the bank account of sponsor.
• Applicants applying for Study Visa have to pay Visa Fees of 60 Euros. However they need to pay the VFS Service Charge (inclusive of all taxes) of INR 1015 and Cash handling charges of Rs.60/-.
• An acknowledgement receipt will be issued for submission of VISA application and payment
of Visa fees.
• If required student may be called to the Embassy for an interview else Visa will be granted
within 10 to 15 days.

 

 

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