Undergraduate and graduate programmes offered by the University iuav of Venice:

Opening a Bank Account


The Iuav Card is a multi-functional university ID card. It is valid five years from the date of issue, and is useful to access university canteens, libraries and other university services. It can also be used as a rechargeable “pre-paid card”.

The pre-paid card function, with IBAN (International Bank Account Number) code, can be activated at any branch of the Gruppo Banco Popolare (Credito Bergamasco excluded) free of charge. This is possible by bringing the Card, a valid ID card, and the Italian fiscal code or health card.

Once activated, the Card can be recharged at no extra cost:

> with a bank transfer to the IBAN coordinates that are indicated on the Card

> in cash, at Gruppo Banco Popolare subsidiaries

> by third parties, with any ATM card at ATMs of the Qui Multibanca circuit


Any Gruppo Banco Popolare account holder, and Iuav Card holder, can recharge their Card through home and phone banking services.


The withdrawl is free if made at a Gruppo Banco Popolare counter or ATM.

Transfers and other payments: you can use the Card to make money transfers, recharge your mobile phone or other pre-paid cards, and pay bills through multi-channel bank Web and Call services.

RID Direct debit or direct withdrawl: you can domicile the payment of bills or other payments by directly giving the IBAN code associated with your card (NOT your card number) to the service manager.


The Iuav Card is the only way of managing financial relations between the University and the students, therefore it must be activated for the grant of scholarships, and any university fee or other credit that the university needs to refund.

The Card is sent home to all students enrolled in university study programmes, postgraduate specialisation programmes, and doctorate studies after they upload their photo on fotoid.iuav.it.

For more information and for the most convenient bank branch, go to:



multi-channel bank

by home banking: www.bancosanmarco.it

by phone banking: 800 024 024

by mobile (card access via smartphone): bymobile.it

customer service

from Italy: 800 024 024

from abroad: (+39) 045 9602800



Iuav office

area didattica e servizi agli studenti – front office

Santa Croce, 601 – Campo della Lana

30135 Venezia

tel. (+39) 041 257 1869



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