Italy | International Credentials Equivalencies

Minimum GPA
25/30 (courses); 90/110 (thesis/final graduation mark)
B Plus GPA
26/30 (courses); 95/110 (thesis/final graduation mark)
Instruction Languages
Italian
Bachelors Equiv.
Laurea*
Masters Equiv.
Master (post 2001); Laurea Specialistica/Magistrale
Grad Sample
All post-laurea diplomas represent graduate-level work.
First Degree Sample
Laurea
Grading System

30 A+
27-29 A
24-26 B
21-23 C
18-20 Pass
0-17 F

Recognized Universities

Catholic University of the Sacred Heart
Free International University of Social Studies
Polytechnic Institute of Milan
Turin Polytechnic University
University ‘Gabriele d’Annunzio’ of Chieti
University Bologna
University of Aquila
University of Bari
University of Bergamo
University of Brescia
University of Cagliari
University of Calabria
University of Camerino
University of Cassino
University of Catania
University of Commerce ‘Luigi Bocconi’ Milan
University of Florence
University of Genoa
University of Lecce
University of Macerata
University of Messina
University of Milan
University of Modena
University of Molise
University of Naples Federico II
University of Padua
University of Palermo
University of Parma
University of Pavia
University of Perugia
University of Pisa
University of Reggio Calabria
University of Rome ‘La Sapienza’
University of Rome II ‘Tor Vergata”
University of Salerno
University of Sassari
University of Siena
University of Trento
University of Trieste
University of Turin
University of Udine
University of Urbino
University of Venice
University of Verona

Notes for Italy

*Laurea: 3-year Laurea, post 2001 (non-standard admission case required for SGS review). 5-year Laurea, pre-2001 (standard admission).

Certain Diplomas offered by non-university institutions may be acceptable for admission to master’s programs. Contact your Student Services Officer for more information.

Certain Post-Laurea Diplomas may be acceptable for admission to doctoral programs. Contact your Student Services Officer for more information.

A person holding a Laurea is entitled to use the title `Dottore.` The final degree standing is expressed as a fraction of 110 points. A degree awarded with the notation con lode or con lode e publicazione indicates distinction.

Diploma Universitario (DU) – aka Laurea Breve – has been conferred since 1994 in some fields after 2 or 3 years of study and is not acceptable for admission.

Last modified: June 13, 2019