Prearrival services and Integration
International students can learn about dedicated services and opportunities at the University Welcome Day, co-organized by the Study and Career Guidance Service, the Registrars, the International Mobility Office, the Language Centre, the Library Service and the Student Sports Association. A Welcome Guide and Vademecum are available both online and on print.
The Language Centre of the University of Milan SLAM organizes Italian language courses for beginner, intermediate and advanced users. Some degree programs include a language assessment in their study plan. Students who already own one of the language certificates recognized by the University receive language assessment credits according to their study plan. Students who do not have a recognized certificate must take the placement test according to the chosen language.
The University of Milan offers accommodation to deserving enrolled students in halls of residence and apartments situated close to the university buildings. Accommodations are assigned through call for applications published every year around July. The University offers to all regularly enrolled students a refectory service.
Special needs support
The University provides support services to students with disabilities, to ensure their inclusion within the academic community. Support services are granted for the entire duration of the student’s academic career. A range of customized services is provided upon request. In the Laboratory Classroom of the Learning Disabilities Service, computerized workstations are available upon reservation, with vocal synthesizers, printers, scanners, both for study and administration purposes.
Access to culture and sport
The University has built a relationship network and signed agreements with cultural institutions and associations of Milan and other cities, to promote cultural exchanges between the academic and local communities. University students can participate in existing and new cultural initiatives, also through their associations. The University Sports Centre is an amateur sports association that has been promoting and organizing university sporting activities for over 70 years. It allows Milan university students to play many sports at affordable rates, both in the events managed by the center, and in affiliated sports facilities.