Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II




the Erasmus programme, is the sectoral sub-programme of the LLP Programme which shall address the teaching and learning needs of all those in formal higher education and vocational education and training at tertiary level, whatever the length of their course or qualification may be and including doctoral studies, and the institutions and organisations providing or facilitating such education and training.

-Erasmus programme supports:
  • Mobility of individuals which include students, teaching staff other staff in higher education institutions and staff of enterprises for purposes of training or teaching;
  • Multilateral projects focusing inter alia on innovation, experimentation and the exchange of good practice in the areas mentioned in the specific and operational objectives;
  • Networks run by consortia of higher education institutions and representing a discipline or a cross-disciplinary field (‘Erasmus Thematic Networks’) which aim to develop new learning concepts and competencies. Such networks may also include representatives from other public bodies of from enterprises or associations.

·   Erasmus Office open Monday - Wednesday - Friday 9.00 am - 12.00 am; Tuesday and Thursday 9.00 am - 12.00 am - 2.30 pm- 4.30 pm
C.so Umberto I - groud floor. Inner courtyard
Tel. +39-0812537100/2537101/2537108
e-mail: international@unina.it
Office Manager: Fernanda Nicotera
David De Simone ph. +39-0812537101
Marta Maciocia ph. +39-0812537579
Maria Rosa Maturo ph. +39-0812537418
Luigia Mondo ph. +39-0812537107
Concetta Pellegrino ph. +39-0812537554
Claudio Solimene ph. +39-0812537100 



Outgoing Student
  General information about Erasmus Programme for students already enrolled at Federico II University

Incoming Student

Erasmus students application procedure
First step:
The International Office of your University has to send to the  e-mail address international@unina.it the list of students selected to come to our University within the ERASMUS programme. This list must contain the following information:
  • ­       full name of the student
  • ­       student’s e-mail address
  • ­       sex
  • ­       nationality
  • ­       place and date of birth
  • ­       name and ERASMUS code of the sending institution
  • ­       field of studies
  • ­       level
  • ­       period of stay (1st term, 2nd term, full academic year)
Second step:
Third step:
After you have filled in the forms and successfully registered you have to print the document sign it, have it signed by the Departmental and Institutional Coordinators and send it us by ordinary mail or scanned by e-mail (NO FAX will be accepted) with a copy of the ID or passport.Deadlines : 30 June 2015 (1st semester and whole year) and 15 December 2015 (2nd semester)

How to reach Naples
Naples can be reached directly by air or land. There are direct flights connecting Naples with most major European cities; in addition, there are connections with the entire world through the hubs of either Rome or Milan. Information on direct flights to and from Napoli can be obtained at: http://www.gesac.it/. The airport (Capodichino) is very close to the centre of town and is connected by regular city buses. Please note that there is a bus stop of Alibus (Airport – City Center Service) in Via Marina in the neighbourhood of C.so Umberto I (where the International Office is located).

Naples can be reached by train or by car, although this latter mean of transportation, is not recommended because driving around Naples can be extremely difficult. For train schedules and relevant information consult the National Railways website at http://www.trenitalia.it.


The company Erasmus Point Naples will help you finding accommodation in Naples .You can fill the on line application on the web site of Erasmus Point Naples: www.erasmuspoint.net . The service, offered on behalf of the University of Naples Federico II, is free of charge.
In addition Performance offers:
• Lodging contract assistance
• Visa ( Residence permit ) assistance
• Registration and release tax and medical identification number
• Banking point dedicated for opening accounts without commission
• Italian Number of mobile reservable before leaving the native country
• Luggage deposit
• Sightseeing tours and trips
For further information contact directly:

Erasmus Point Naples
Corso Umberto I, 132 - Napoli
Phone/fax +39081265622
Open from monday to friday from 9, 30 am to 6,30 pm
e-mail: erasmuspoint@libero.it

Non EU Students must contact the Italian Embassy Consulate in their city of residence to check on visa requirements for a study period in Italy.

Upon arrival in Naples
Go to the International Office (Corso Umberto I, 40 bis) with identity card or passport. The office will enrol you at the University.
EU students and students from Switzerland and EEA (European Economic Area) Countries (Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein) are no longer
required to obtain a residency permit but it is necessary to apply for a certificate to the Register Office (Ufficio Anagrafe) of the Municipality where the student lives.
Non-EU students must apply for the residency permit within 8 days of arrival if they stay in Italy more than 3 months. The residency permit
kit is available at a post office or at a trade unions aid society and, once filled, the relevant documents must be submitted to a certified post office.
For further information:

Health-care information

In Italy, health-care through the National Health Service (SSN) is available also for foreign citizens who are temporary residents. EU citizens must have the European Health Insurance Card, while non-EU citizens must show proof of coverage by health insurance. Health care is provided by local health enterprise (ASL: Azienda Sanitaria Locale), which releases a card that necessary to access health needs (general and specialised practice, hospitalisation etc.). For detailed information visit : www.aslna1.napoli.it/servizi.asp

Before leaving

At the end of your Erasmus period you can ask to the International Office a final certficate of attendance.

Academic calendar

The basic unit for the Italian higher education system is the academic year, which starts on 1st November and ends on 31st October. However, courses can start as early as September/October and, generally, are held thorough the end of May/middle of June. Teaching activities are divided into two semesters: from September to February and from February to July. There are two half–term holidays, at Christmas and Easter, and a summer holiday, from the end of July to the beginning of the courses of the next academic year.

Classes take place from Monday to Friday and, occasionally, on Saturday, both in the morning and in the afternoon. As a rule, lectures are given in Italian, but there are some courses held in English. The University is working towards providing an increasing number of courses taught in English in order to meet the demand for courses accessible to foreign students and researchers. Every year each School publishes a syllabus giving details of courses offered and their contents. Rules to be followed and guidance on individual curricula are also given.
Attending courses

There are no pre-requisites to attend courses, nor registration fees. Exams are given orally but, in some cases, they also include a written test.
Courses content and exam schedules are planned by Schools and published in the Student’s Guide (Guida dello studente), which is also available through the University web site (http://www.unina.it) For more details regarding courses and exams it is advisable to consult with professors involved in each course. Further information can be obtained from the Dean’s Offfice (Presidenza) of each School.


There are three examination sessions, one in Summer, Autumn, and Winter. Dates vary with each course. Grades are given on a scale from 1 to 30 cum laude, the minimum grade to pass an examination being 18.


Italian Courses

The University organizes free intensive Italian courses for LLP/Erasmus
students in both winter and summer semesters.
For further information and for registration contact:
Centro Linguistico d'Ateneo
Via Partenope, 36 - 80121 Napoli
Phone: +39081 2535738
Fax: +39081 2534695

E- mail: cla@unina.it
Web-site: www.cla.unina.it


Student canteen (mensa)
The A.Di.S.U. Federico II releases to foreign students a rechargeable “smart card” with a fix amount of money decided by the student to access the service at the restaurants on the list, with same conditions of the Italian student.
Students will find the rechargeable “smart card” at the following offices:
  • InCampus“Ex Mensa Centrale”, via Mezzocannone 14– Napoli;
  • Residenza “A. Paolella”, via Tansillo 28 – Napoli;
  • Ufficio Assistenza “G. Medici”, via Università 133, - P.co Gussone – Portici;
  • Residenza De Amicis – Via Tommaso De Amicis, 111 - Napoli;
  • Ufficio Assistenza Complesso Universitario Monte Sant’Angelo - Edificio “Q” – via Cinthia 26, - Napoli.

List of canteens

For further information consult: 

Please note: before going to the Adisu Offices for the smart card you have to take your Codice Fiscale (Fiscal Code) at the Agenzia delle Entrate (Tax Office), Via Armando Diaz, 11 – Napoli.



Bank Accounts
The easiest way to transfer money is opening an account in Italy. University Federico II allow students to open a bank account to the Banco di Napoli Agenzia 1 – Piazza Bovio, near the University Headquarter in C.so Umberto I, with particularly economic conditions as free access and free bank operations (for students till 26 years). As a general rule documents you will nee to open a bank account are:
  • Certificate of enrollement or University certificate of attendance of an University course;
  • Identity document;
  • Fiscal code (you can apply for one at the Ufficio Unico delle Entrate).

Alternatively it is possible to open a current account at the post offices, which provides the same services as a bank account, with a bancomat and a credit card, with cheaper costs of maintenance of standard bank conditions.

In case of loss or theft of your credit card or bancomat here you are the free number to block them immediately:
  • CartaSì:                             800.15.16.16
  • American Express:         06.729.003.47
  • Diners                                800.864.064

Sports facilities

The sport activities available for students are organised and managed by the C.U.S. (University Sports Centre)
Segreteria Impianti Sportivi/ Sport Facilities Office :
Via Campegna 267 - 80124 tel. 081/7621295
Activities and facilities available:
Athletics - Football - Rugby - Canoeing (Canottieri Napoli Via Acton) - Fitness Gym: Body building; Aerobics; gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics, assisted gymnastics - Golf practice course - Wrestling (Palestra FF.OO, Via Montedidio) - Swimming (Canottieri Pool Napoli, Via Acton) - Gym for muscle-development - Basketball, Volleyball, Handball - Pre-ski - Fencing - Tennis - Archery Activities available in arrangement with other institutions Rock-climbing - Martial arts - diving courses - rhythmic, jazz and modern dance - horse-riding - shooting - squash - sailing - yoga
Summer and winter camps Winter sport weeks for mountain and cross-country skiing Summer sport weeks for courses in sailing, canoeing etc.

Universitary Poliphonic Choir

LLP/Erasmus students with musical experience may join the Universitary Poliphonic Choir as temporary members, participating to the enjoyable social and cultural events.

Universitary Poliphonic Choir
Via Porta di Massa n. 1
Ph. 081 2539224
e-mail cpu@unina.it

Tourist information

Napoli is a city of outstanding natural, historical and artistic attractions. Detailed information can be obtained consulting the website of the Naples chapter of the Italian National Tourist Organization (ENIT) at: http://www.enit.it/otpris.asp?Lang=IT&sigla=NA
Useful website:


- Azienda Napoletana Mobilità: www.anm.it
- Metronapoli: www.metro.na.it
- S.E.P.S.A.: www.sepsa.it
- Circumvesuviana di Napoli: www.vesuviana.it
- Aeroporto internazionale di Napoli: www.gesac.it
- Compagnia Tasporti Pubblici di Napoli: www.ctpn.it
- Ferrovie dello Stato: www.trenitalia.it

Useful Information: Emergency Numbers

·    Police • 113
·    Fire Brigade • 115
·    Emergency Medical Assistance • 118
·    Gas • 800 553 000
·    Electricity • 800 900 800
·    Water • 800 884021
·    Train Information • 892021