University of Udine

Area of Study Engineering, Languages
Course Language(s) Italian
Average Credit Load 30 ECTS
Semester dates Autumn September - February
Spring February - July

About the University

The University of Udine was founded in 1978 as part of the reconstruction plan of Friuli after the earthquake in 1976. Its aim was to provide the Friulian community with an independent centre for advanced training in cultural and scientific studies. Udine and its University are a point of reference in a region which is historically a meeting place and crossroads of different worlds and cultures. Geographically situated in the centre of the European Union, the University of Udine plays an active role in a close network of relations, committed to sharing its knowledge and ideas.


Udine, Italy

Udine is a city in northeastern Italy. The hilltop Udine Castle is home to several museums and an art gallery with works by Tiepolo and Caravaggio. It has views of the city and surrounding mountains. The central Piazza della Libertà has Renaissance buildings, including the pink-and-white-marble Loggia del Lionello and a clock tower. Udine Cathedral has a baroque interior and a museum of religious decorative arts.

Exchange information

Courses available

For more information on courses available, visit the UniUD website.


Students need to search for accommodation autonomously, with many different options available in Udine. The University provides assistance by recommending local real estate agencies to assist you with your search.

Cost of living

Cost of living varies depending on personal needs, the estimated cost of living for one month including on-campus accommodation, food, health insurance, transport, textbooks and supplies and spending is estimated at EUR 600-1,000.

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Visa requirements

Non-EU/EEA students who stay in Italy for LESS than 3 months must register within 8 days of arrival with the local Police authorities by filling in a simple “Declaration of Presence”. The ISS will provide you with more information upon arrival. Non-EU/EEA students who stay in Italy for MORE than 3 months must register within 8 days of arrival with the local Police authorities by requesting a “Permit of Stay”.

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