University halls of residence, information services and and accommodation options for students coming from abroad.
The Regional Board for the Right to Higher Studies manages the university residences available at reduced rates for students who meet certain requirements concerning merit and income (following a call for applications). According to availability, other students may access the residences at full rates.
For more information on the halls of residence consult the ER.GO website - Bologna and Romagna campuses
Attention: ER.GO. accommodation is not available to international exchange students.
This convention aims to identify students from outside Bologna who are willing to carry out voluntary work for the elderly (approx. 15 hours a week).
The students are selected by a Board established specifically by the ASP Poveri Vergognosi from among those who have expressed interest in the initiative.
If at the time accommodation is available at the ASP Poveri Vergognosi, the selected students may receive free accommodation (excluding utilities and condominium charges which remain for the students' account, possibly as an agreed lump sum).
The voluntary work involves support activities for animation activities, transport and accompaniment, assistance with meals.
It excludes activities linked to the care and hygiene of the elderly.
If you are interested in this kind of voluntary experience and are a student from outside Bologna enrolled in a programme in Bologna, apply to the Sector for the Right to Study using the special application form.
The service provides accommodation at the university residences in Bologna for international students enrolled in international degree programmes and international exchange students attending a period of study at the University of Bologna, and offers support in finding other options in the private market.
The SAIS also provides non-EU citizen students with the certificate of housing availability, which is a prerequisite for the issue of an entry visa.
For more information and to access the service visit the SAIS website.
A service is also available for exchange students only who are looking for accommodation in Bologna or in the campuses of Cesena, Forli, Ravenna and Rimini:
- To find accommodation in Bologna, students who have completed the online registration and received the acceptance confirmation at the University of Bologna may then contact the SAIS.
For increased success in finding accommodation in Bologna, it is advisable to consult the SAIS website carefully and to contact the service far in advance;
- To seek accommodation in Cesena, Forlì, Ravenna or Rimini, students can apply to the International Relations Office of the reletive Campus.
In addition, they can contact the Koinè Association in Forli, to the Fondazione Flaminia in Ravenna, or to the Associazione Analysis in Cesena by e-mail: email@example.com.