Italy Exchange

Study in Italy with Beyond Abroad - apply now for a gap year or semester abroad. Beautiful beaches, turquoise sea and a warm welcome awaits you in Sardinia!

Why study in Italy?

Its breathtaking landscapes, Mediterranean flair and long history have made Italy one of the most popular travel destinations in Europe. Especially Sardinia, the second-largest island in the Mediterranean Sea and an autonomous region of Italy, offers a unique cultural experience.

Countless sights like the prehistoric architecture and a world heritage site, paired with the sunny weather and warm temperatures, offer the perfect opportunity for day trips on the island. Additionally, Sardinia is renowned for its scenery, with around 25% of the island being environmentally preserved. The breathtaking coastlines and beaches, rugged landscapes, as well as the three national parks, invite both locals and travelers to relax in the sun.

University of Cagliari (UNICA)

The University of Cagliari is based on the old Spanish universities of Salamanca, located in Sardinia, Italy - making it one of the oldest universities worldwide. Despite of having a long history, the university is ranked in the top 5% of the best university's worldwide, offering a variety of bachelor’s and master’s level courses taught in English to international students. Since being founded in 1606, UNICA has grown to accommodate more than 30 000 students on three different campuses. Not only academics, but also a healthy work-life balances are centered in this university – UNICA possesses numerous facilities, especially for sports.

Become a part of UNICA’s student community and experience Sardinia’s rich history for one or two semesters!

Programs and Courses

Students planning to spend a semester or a gap year abroad are welcome at the University of Cagliari.
Each semester, students can choose up to 6 courses, which amount to a maximum of 36 ECTS / 18 US credits.

For international bachelor's students, courses are available from these study fields:

  • Business and Economics
  • Languages and Cultures for Linguistics
  • Mediation
  • Languages and Communication

Master’s students can choose classes from majors in the following list:

  • Management
  • Sustainable Tourism Management and Monitoring
  • International Relations
  • Economics, Finance and Public Policy
  • Law
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology
  • Pharmacy
  • Neuropsychobiology
  • Chemical and Biotechnical Process Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity and Artificial Intelligence
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Internet Engineering
  • Environmental and Land Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Physics
  • Modern European and American Languages and Literatures
  • Translation

For gap year and undergraduate students, please be informed that you are recommended to choose courses from the bachelor program. Choosing courses from the master's level program might require prior knowledge and are subject for university’s evaluation.

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Subjects you can take at Italy Exchange


Autumn Semester: September - February

Spring Semester: February - July

Tuition Fees: 2190 EUR + 75 EUR application fee

Max. Credits: 36 ECTS / 21 US credits

Levels of Study: Bachelor, Master, Gap Year

Application Deadlines: September for Autumn, January for Spring

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Students from DreamStudies get a guaranteed 40 Euro discount on all Asia Exchange's programs in Korea, Taiwan, China, Malaysia, Philipines, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Costa Rica, Mexico, Cuba, France, Ireland, Portugal, and Italy. You can take Study Abroad semesters, degree programs, or summer courses. EU and US citizens can also apply for a 40% scholarship.

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