Single-cycle Degree (please refer to the Italian University System description)
The undergraduate course in Dentistry is the first implemented in Italy in the English language, in agreement with ADEE (Association of Dental European Education), the European institution that gathers all the most well-known/renowned Schools of Dentistry.
The main goal of the new course is to graduate excellent dentists, by complementing the learning of well-established concepts of the traditional study course with the achievement of all the knowledge and skills requested by the highest international standards, making good use of the newly available technologies and of the digital devices, that render us advanced in basic and clinical research, as well as in professional training. The foreign students will have the chance to integrate with Italian colleagues and into the local community of Siena, being exposed to an international and intercultural experience/formative experience/educational experience.
Distinctive characteristics of the future graduates will be respected for the dignity of human beings and the conscientious care for the patients’ needs.
Our graduated Dentists will have the opportunity to find jobs not only in Italy but also in other European countries, as well as in the world developing countries.
A recent survey by the Italian Association of Dentists showed that 91,5% of dentists are stably employed within three years of graduation, as in other European countries.
This is a Restricted access degree programme, with an access test and limited enrolment (30+4 non-EU Students)
International students wishing to apply for a Laurea Magistrale (Master’s Degree) must possess a degree or a university three-year diploma, or another study qualification from overseas, recognised as suitable, and with specific curricular requisites and adequate personal preparation, verified with the modes set out in the learning regulations for each master’s degree course, that also state the specific access criteria.
Please note that some programmes may have restricted access and the application could be subject to admission tests.
International students wishing to enrol at a first cycle (bachelor - Laurea Triennale) degree programme taught in Italian or English or to the non-restricted access single cycle degree in Giurisprudenza at the University of Siena, can submit their documents in order to receive a letter of acceptance through the online platform within the deadline set by the University for each academic year.
The applications on the online platform for the assessment of entry qualifications of international students wishing to enrol in a first (undergraduate) or second (master's) cycle degree programme taught in Italian or English at the University of Siena will have different time frames according to the different courses. Students are invited to visit periodically this platform - http://enrolment.unisi.it/ - in order to see which applications are open and the relevant deadlines.
Universities and Higher Education Institutions are entitled to officially recognize international qualifications.
Please remember that this procedure does not transform a foreign secondary school diploma into an Italian qualification.
A Strong International Mission
In its eight Centuries of history, the University of Siena has been producing a wide range of studies in many different fields of culture.
Over the years the University of Siena has enhanced its strategy for internationalisation, aiming to strengthen its international academic relationships and to attract students and researchers from different parts of the world.
In the early 21st Century this historical Institution has been able to face challenges related to the globalisation of learning, knowledge, and research with a wide number of international collaborations.
New international collaboration agreements and projects established each year, increasing number of Degrees and courses delivered in English, holding good placement in National and International Rankings; these are some of the University of Siena’s strong points.
Welcome in Siena
The University of Siena is one of the oldest universities in Europe, having been founded in 1240.
Its history has evolved alongside Tuscany’s cultural tradition from the Middle Ages to modern times.
Siena is located in the heart of Tuscany amid a landscape of gently rolling hills. Built on three steep hills and encircled by ancient walls, it is a unique city where students can spend a profitable study period, full of opportunities for their personal enrichment.
About the School
The University of Siena is one of the oldest universities in Europe, having been founded in 1240. Its history has evolved alongside Tuscany’s cultural tradition from the Middle Ages to modern times.