The Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna  organises a welcome event for all international students. This will take place on Friday 29 September 2017. You will be officially welcomed by the Rector, Prof. Francesco Ubertini and the Mayor of the City, Virginio Merola and have the opportunity to know all the services available for you and the opportunity the City of Bologna gives you.

This event also offers a great opportunity to mix with other students who have recently arrived in Bologna.

The event is free of charge but you are asked to register in advance online on this website.


Palazzo Re Enzo, Piazza del Nettuno, 1/C 40125 Bologna BO

h. 14.00 - 18.00 Information point for International Students

Arrival in a foreign country and getting used to a new environment can be very challenging. During the event,  a series of tailored services and activities will be presented to help acclimate to your new surroundings during the beginning of your program and support you throughout your stay.

This will also be a chance and a good occasion for  International students who are already attending a degree program to know more about the many opportunities offered by the city and the University.

  1. International desk
  2. Accommodation opportunities
  3. Free time and networking: sport and music
  4. Museums, libraries and languages courses 
  5. Student associations


h. 17.00 Official Welcome by the Rector and the City Mayor. Award of the Instagram Contest 

h.19.00 and 21.00 Special City Guided Tour
(Separate registration needed)


h. 18.00 - 24.00 European Researchers’ Night 2017
Experiments, games, workshops, exhibits, guided tours, performances and many more initiatives organized to have fun with research. A unique opportunity to experience first-hand the importance and beauty of research and discover researchers’ profession!