Enrolment on a first degree programme

Bachelor's and single cycle degree programmes
General admission requirements

To enrol in the first year of a Bachelor's or single cycle degree programme you must hold an upper secondary school diploma (high school diploma or equivalent qualification).

You cannot simultaneously enrol at more than one university, on more than one degree programme and on a degree programme or single courses at the same university.

While completing a University degree programme - giving prior notice to the student secretariat of the selected programme - ​​​you are allowed to enrol in music conservatories and institutes and the national dance academy.

If your secondary school diploma was awarded abroad, check the procedures for its validation and equivalence.

Annual calls for application and admissions tests

Each year, between February and July, the University of Milan publishes calls to apply for admission to bachelor's and single cycle degree programmes. These calls for application report the procedure for enrolment (matriculation) on the first year of studies, as well as:

  • admission requirements
  • dates, programmes, procedures and locations for evaluation tests and entrance examinations
  • number of places available for programmes with limited enrolment
  • instructions for candidates with disabilities or SLD
  • information on rankings
  • enrolment procedures
  • transfer informations
Bachelor and single cycle degree
Open and limited admission
Open admissions programmes

To enrol on open admissions programmes you are only required to sit a non-selective test for assessing your preparation, in accordance with the procedures set out in the call for applications of individual programmes.

The test is mandatory, but has no bearing on admission and students can enrol regardless of results.

However, depending on results, students may be assigned additional learning obligation (Obblighi Formativi Aggiuntivi, OFA).

The entry test consists in a TOLC test.

Limited enrolment programmes local

Have a limited number of places: candidates must pass an entrance examination, the score determines the position of candidates in the final ranking list.

Only students placed in good position in the ranking list are eligible for the enrolment in the chosen degree programme.

 The entrance examination procedures are specified in the calls for application, the entry test consists in a TOLC test

Limited enrolment programmes national

Have a limited number of places established at national level and candidates must pass an entrance examination, are:

  • Medicine and Surgery
  • International Medical School
  • Dental Medicine
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Healthcare professions

The entrance examination procedures are specified in the calls for application, the entry test consists in a paper-based test.

How to enrol on a Bachelor's or a single cycle degree programme

Each year, between February and July, the University of Milan publishes calls to apply for admission to bachelor's and single cycle degree programmes. These calls for application report the procedure for enrolment (matriculation) on the first year of studies, as well as:

  • admission requirements
  • dates, programmes, procedures and locations for evaluation tests and entrance examinations
  • number of places available for programmes with limited enrolment
  • instructions for candidates with disabilities or SLD
  • information on rankings
  • enrolment procedures
  • transfer informations

Open admissions programmes

For open admissions programmes you don't have to apply, it is necessary to take the mandatory non selective test constituted by the TOLC required for the Degree programme that you choose by registering on the CISIA website.

Limited enrolments programme local

For limited enrolments programme local you have to:

  • take the required TOLC test by registering on the CISIA website;
  • register and apply on Unimi website. Take to hand your Italian tax identification number and a valid identity document and at the end of the admission procedure save or print-out the receipt.

Limited enrolments programme national

For Degree programmes of Medicine and Surgery, Dental Medicine and Veterinary Medicine:

  1. Register on Universitaly website;
  2. Register on Unimi website;
  3. Apply on Unimi website.

For International Medical School the application shall be made entirely on Universitaly.

Open admissions and local limited enrolments programmes

The test is always constituted by a TOLC, topics contained are reported in the call for applications, in the dedicated webpage and in the Cisia website, where you can also practice or check your preparation through simulations.

For TOLC test, you will choose day, time and place during the registration on the Cisia website.

The day of the test, make sure you arrive on time for the test, and bring your application receipt as well as a valid identity document.

National limited enrolments programmes

The test is prepared at a national level, topics and programme are reported in the call for applications. You can exercise in the section Prepare for the admissions tests.

Time, day and place of the test are reported in the call for applications.

The day of the test, make sure you arrive on time for the test, and bring your application receipt and the payment receipt as well as a valid identity document

TOLC@CASA

Due to the health emergency period, TOLC test it will be remotely administered with the TOLC@CASA mode. Procedures are described on the CISIA website and in each candidate personal TOLC area.

Open admissions programmes: any ranking list is published, once sustained the non selective test you can directly enrol.

Limited enrolment programmes local: in the day reported in the call for application, the University publishes a ranking list:

  • f you passed the examination (green light) and are therefore a successful candidate, you may enrol by the indicated deadline;
  • If you are placed too low in the ranking for enrolment (yellow light), periodically check for the reopening of rankings, as you may still be able to enrol. Places freed up by those who do not enrol are offered to the next candidates on the ranking list. 

Limited enrolment programmes national: in the day reported in the call for application:

Corsi ad accesso programmato nazionale: nelle scadenze indicate nel bando di ammissione:

  • to protect anonymity in compliance with privacy laws and until the completion of procedures, only the exam scores and the relative barcodes are published on the MIUR portal. 
  • on the Universitaly portal candidates can view their exams, check scores and their personal details and see the ranking list in the area reserved for students.

If you have passed the admission examination or sat the evaluation test, you may complete the online enrolment procedure without having to deliver anything to the student secretariat.

During the procedure, candidates with qualifications awarded abroad must book an appointment to deliver the documents required to complete enrolment.

Before you start, make sure you have the following to hand

  1. Italian tax identification number (codice fiscale). Note: international students must request and obtain it prior to enrolment.
  2. passport photo (the only kind of photo allowed), saved as a JPG, PNG, BMP file (max 2 MB).
  3. scanned copy of your identity document (front and back) saved as a JPG, PNG, BMP file (max 2 MB).
  4. your registration credentials (or University access credentials if you have previously studied at this University)
  5. details of your upper secondary school diploma: year, mark, academic institution
  6. Your credit card (if you wish to use this method of payment). If you prefer to make a Payment notice, you must print out or save the form generated by the system during the online procedure.

Enrolment receipt

At the end of the procedure save or print-out the receipt: this is proof that you have enrolled correctly. The receipt consists of several pages:

  1. the first is a summary the data you provided
  2. the second is very important and should be kept safely, as it contains your student number, your new student credentials (which will be active the day after your enrolment), your PIN (to be kept safely because you will need it if you lose your password) and the details of your new University email account, to which all official communications from the University will be sent

If you have forgotten your new student credentials, but wish to check that you have completed enrolment correctly and print out the receipt, you can still access the enrolment service using your registration credentials.

How to make payments

At the end of the enrolment procedure, you will have to pay the first instalment of 156 Euro. Through PagoPA you can choose if pay immediately (credit card, bank account or with other methods of payment) or the emission of a Payment notice that you will be able to pay within the deadline in bank, ATM, tobacconist and supermerket in Italy.

Late payments will be subject to a 30 Euro late-payment charge applied to the second instalment.

After the payment, you will receive a confirmation e-mail.

Enrolment confirmation

Some Degree programmes are subject to spring selections, terms and deadlines are specified in the calls for admissions.  Winners can reserve their enrolment and later, according to the timeline set out by the call for admissions, will confirm their choice through the online procedure:

Changing your programme if you are a new student

New students of the University of Milan who wish to discontinue the bachelor’s degree programme they have enrolled on and enrol on a different bachelor’s degree programme instead, can do so by following the online procedure Changing your programme if you are a new student.