Università degli Studi di Napoli Frederico II (University of Naples)


The University of Naples Federico II was established in 1224 through an Imperial Charter of Frederick II Hohenstaufen, King of Sicily and Holy Roman Emperor. it was the first publicly funded university in Europe.

Nowadays the university offers courses in essentially all academic disciplines, leading to one hundred fifty-five graduate-level degrees. Research facilities provide support to all these courses. Students are given the opportunity to pursue intellectual development as well as the acquisition of professional skills. Current student enrollment nears 86,000 and the academic personnel, at this time is 2532.

General Information
Country Italy
City Naples
Year of Foundation 1224
Number of Students 86,000

General Website

International Office

Student Mobility Erasmus

Student Desk (Building and Architecture)

About the Exchanges
Who can apply?

Bachelor students (at the time of the exchange the bachelor degree program should be completed)

Master Students, PhD

Students of a Bachelor's Program: Please note that you should have a maximum of 20 ECTS open per upcoming semester at RWTH Aachen University until the stay abroad, as a stay is only possible in the Master's Program.

Type of Stay Studies
Length of Stay 1-2 Semesters
Date of Exchange Winter- and/or Summer Semester
Number of Exchange Placements 2 Students (each for one semester)

Study Details
Semester Dates

1. Semester: September - February (Exam period: January - February)

2. Semester: February - July (Exam period: June - July)

Cooperating Faculty / Department Building and Civil Engineering
Study Possibilities

Faculties and Institutes

Department of Civil, Building, and Environmental Engineering

Department of Architecture

Please note that in general, the majority of courses taken must be chosen from the cooperating faculty.

Course Offerings

Course Offerings in English (if available):

Other Course Offerings

Relevant Study programs:

Please inform yourself about the courses offered at the partner university. if you have any questions about the corresponding courses of the course offerings in general, please feel free to contact the partner university directly.

Language Courses

University Language Center - Centro Linguistico die Ateneo (CLA): The University offers free intensive Italian language courses for Erasmus students before the beginning of the first and the second semester.


Language Requirements

Italian: B1

English: B2

The language requirements depend on the language that the chosen courses are held in. Students who only choose courses taught in English do not need to prove Italian language proficiency.

Application Deadline at Your University 31st January for one or two exchange semester starting from the following winter semester
Application Deadline at the Partner University

09. April - 15. June for the winter semester or the full academic year

16. October - 30. November for the summer semester

Application Details at the Partner University



(Application to the partner takes place only after successful application at the RWTH Aachen)


Tuition Fees Waiver of tuition fees
Average Cost of Living


Practical Information



International Welcome Desk Web-Page

Tourist Information


Health Insurance

Students are responsible for having adequate health and liability insurance for the entire duration of their stay abroad.

Experience Reports MoveOn Exchanges
Further Information

Federal Foreign Office

General Country Information from the DAAD