Available seats: 360

Available seats: 360

350 + 10 reserved for non-EU students living abroad



> Who can apply?

> How to apply

> Admission tests

> When and where

> Final assessment method

> Admission ranking

> Fee payment

> After the last enrolment




Who can apply?

Applicants must be in possession of:

a) a five-year or four-year secondary (high) school diploma;

b) a secondary (high) school diploma awarded by a foreign upper secondary education institution or school. Through Italian diplomatic missions abroad, if needed, they must arrange and provide the translation, legalisation, and declaration of value of their certificate (see this page for specifics);

c) degrees awarded by the Italian Republic, international bachelor's degrees, or diplomas awarded by European schools.




How to apply

Application is articulated in two phases:

a) registration to TEST-ARCHED: applicants must register online to the admission test by connecting to the CISIA portal from 22 July to 2 September 2020, 2 PM. They must select UniversitÓ Iuav di Venezia as the seat where they intend to apply and pay a 30 euros admission fee. Applicants must select the @CASA modality (from home) when registering to the admission test.

b) registration and application on the Iuav website: applicants must register on the Iuav Online Desk and apply to the Architecture programme by filling in the online form from 3 July to 2 September 2020.

In order to complete the procedure they must also upload a scanned copy of a scanned copy of a valid ID and a copy of their tax code.

Non-EU applicants living abroad must also pre-enroll on the Universitaly portal.




Admission tests

The admission test will be taken online on the CISIA portal, by choosing the @CASA modality.

Non-EU applicants living abroad must also take an Italian language proficiency test on Google Meet before the CISIA test.


The test will consist of 40 questions which will evaluate general culture, logical thinking, history, design, physical and mathematical representation. Each question will have a set of five possible answers. The maximum allowed time for completing the test is 70 minutes.



The test consists of several sections, each allowing a limited time to be completed. When the time for a section is over, the applicant must move on to the following section.





When and where

8 September 2020 at 2pm, online.

The schedule for the Italian language test will be published within 27 August.





Final assessment methods

A maximum of 60 points can be attributed, with the following criteria: 1,5 point is awarded for each correct answer; - 0.4 points for each wrong answer; 0 for each unanswered question.




Admission rankings

The ranking list for admission will be published on this page by 17 September 2020.




Fee payment and pre-enrolment

Admitted applicants must pre-enroll from 17 to 21 September 2020 on the Online Desk. and pay the first instalment of the enrolment fee through the pagoPA system. The maximum amount of enrolment fees for the 2020/2021 academic year is 2,779.00€ (including stamp duty and regional tax for the right to study), divided into 3 instalments.




After the test: enrolment

From 18 September to 2 October 2020, all applicants who have pre-enrolled online must complete their enrolment with the following modality:

– print their enrolment form;

– double-check it, sign it and date it;

– upload a scanned copy and the payment receipt in their personal area of the Online Desk under “enrolment/manage attachments”;

– fill in a survey with the modalities that will be communicated.

The enrolment service will verify the documents and send a notification when the enrolment is complete.


Non-EU applicants residing abroad must provide (according to the modalities that will be communicated):

– dated and signed enrolment form;

– payment receipt for the first instalment of the enrolment fee;

– copy of a valid ID;

– copy of tax code;

– copy of residence permit (or residence permit application receipt);

– documents issued by the diplomatic mission which managed their pre-enrolment: original diploma (or certified copy), with English or Italian translation and declaration of value and legalization (if applicable), application form for pre-registration (Modello A), photo authentication (see this page for extra details on the required documents).

Applicants of the Marco Polo project will also have to submit an Italian language proficiency certificate.