Università di Bologna



Country Italy
City Bologna
Founded 1088
Number of Students 85.244 (As of 2016)
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International Office

Fact Sheet

Type of Partnership ERASMUS+ (I BOLOGNA01)
Who can apply?

Bachelor students (if the bachelor's degree is expected to be completed at the time of your stay abroad)

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

Master students

Type of Stay Studies
Length of Stay 1 Semester
Time of Stay Winter and/or Summer Semester
Number of Exchange Spots 3

Study Details
Semester Dates

1. Semester: September to December

2. Semester: February to July

Cooperating Faculty / Department Building and Civil Engineering
Study Possibilities

Faculties and Institutes

Department for Civil, Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering DICAM

It may not be possible for exchange students to take all courses from all faculties. Further Information can be obtained from our partner universities and from our experience reports.

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

Course Offerings

Course Catalogue

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

Language Requirements

English B2

Italien A2

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

Proof of Language Skills at the RWTH Aachen University Language Center

Application Deadline at the Faculty of Civil Engineering at RWTH Aachen University 31. January for 1 to 2 Semesters as of the Winter Semester of the Same Year
Nomination Deadline at the Partner University

The nomination through the home university must be completed by the 1. July for a stay abroad in the autumn termn. The nomination through the home university must be completed vy the 1. December for a stay abroad in the spring term. The application to the Universita di Bologna should be submitted to the university immediately after the nomination.

(Nomination at the partner university takes place only after successful application at RWTH Aachen University.)

Application Process at the Partner University

Information about the Application

(Applying to the Partner University takes place only after successful application at RWTH Aachen University)

Contact Contacts at the Universita di Bologna

Practical Information
Accomodations Information to Living in Bologna
Information to Health Insurance For the entire stay abroad health insurance and liability insurance is necessary.
Experience Reports MoveOn
Further Information

Federal Foreign Office

German Academic Exchange Service

Tuition Fees Fees Waived

Erasmus+ Scholarship

Schüßler Award

Pirlet Award

Scholarship Database