Education in Italy

We believe that studying in a college or university is a necessary start for a successful career.
Education abroad significantly increases the chances of career growth and helps to find the work of your dreams or start your own business. This is an excellent opportunity to gain new knowledge, learn a foreign language and get a unique experience of living in another country.
Therefore, we are fully focused on developing a service through which students can find the best university for themselves in Italy, and dental students, after finishing the second course, go through a training practice in a European Italian clinic in Russian, and dentists receive Postgraduate education in Italy.


Diodent offers a full range of postgraduate education educational programs for dentists, dentists, dentist assistants, dentist clinic administrators, administrators and office managers, and also provides an opportunity for practice in their clinic.

With DioDent you can:

  • Get additional specialty in the programs of professional retraining (after graduation, a diploma and a certificate of the state sample of Italy are issued)

  • To raise qualification (after the termination of training the certificate of the state sample of Italy is issued)

  • To master new technologies, diagnostics and treatment on short-term courses of thematic improvement

  • To expand his professional horizons at seminars on psychology, management, internal diseases

  • To learn from colleagues at scientific and practical conferences held by Diodent, together with Italian universities

The Italian education system is one of the oldest in the world! That is why education in Italy differs from education in most other countries. We will tell you that it is important to know any student who is going to study in Italy.

Interesting Facts

  • The adult literacy rate in Italy is about 95%

  • Today in Italy there are about 32,000 foreign students (including independent students and students of exchange programs)

  • Italy was one of four countries that began the reform of higher education in Europe, called the "Bologna process"

  • Higher education institutions attend more Italian women than men, this gap has been gradually increasing since 2000

  • Types of educational institutions

  • Universities (including polytechnic institutes)

  • Higher artistic, musical and dance educational institutions (Association of Higher Art and Music Education AFAM)

  • Higher technical institutes

  • Universities

  • Universities of Italy offer students undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs. Universities can be public or private, and for enrolling in them the entrant must successfully pass the admission process.

  • In addition, universities may have a narrow specialization, but, in most cases, universities offer a wide range of courses in various fields and conduct comprehensive training for students to build a career.



This category of educational institutions consists of schools specializing in arts and music. Students who are interested in dance art, design, music, theatrical art, cinematography, fine arts and much more are studying here.
Institutions of this type are similar to universities, but offer more focused and specialized academic programs. AFAM school courses usually last for several years, and for enrollment students also need to complete the admission process.

Higher technical institutes


Higher technical institutes offer students a focused preparation for a specific kind of professional activity. Training courses here are usually not so long and are also used by working professionals for hanging qualifications and moving up the career ladder.

Types of academic degrees

Higher education in universities and educational institutions AFAM consists of three cycles:
The first cycle is similar to the Bachelor's level and lasts 3 years
The second cycle is similar to the master's level and lasts 2 years
The third cycle is similar to the level of research programs PhD and doctoral studies, its duration depends on the specific program
Also in Italian educational institutions are offered specialized degrees, for which you need to study for 6-12 months. Their duration and specificity usually depends on the subject that you are studying.

Why study in Italy?

The rich history of this country, mixed with a unique gastronomic culture, make Italy a great place to get an education.

1. Italian Universities

According to the QS Top Universities rating, a number of Italian universities have excellent academic performance. In particular, the world top-200 includes the Milan Technical University and the University of Bologna.
Milan Technical University is known for courses in engineering and art, and due to the best teaching in technology and engineering the university shares 24th place in the world ranking with Princeton University. Bologna University, in turn, is one of the oldest existing universities, which for centuries has been working to improve the standards of higher education in Europe.
Among other universities offering strong English-language educational programs in Italy, one can mention the Roman University of Sapienza and the University of Milan.

2. International programs

Today in Italy there are more and more English-language educational programs. Innovative universities, such as the American University of John Cabot in Rome, offer popular courses for international students. Other Italian universities, including the Milan State University and the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Rome and Milan, also offer undergraduate and graduate programs that are taught entirely in English.
Italy has always been a popular country among students, and nowadays Italian education is becoming more accessible for students who do not speak Italian.


3. Italian language

Possession of the Italian language will help you not only to simplify your life in Italy, but also to get a dream job after graduation. It's no secret that today employers, especially in the fields of business, finance, humanities and pedagogy, highly value employees who speak several languages.
Some Italian universities, such as the University of Bocconi, offer foreign students special intensive language programs that help to speak faster in Italian.


4. Gastronomy and culture


Italians are known all over the world for their ability to cook the best pasta, brew the best espresso and make the best wine. Indeed, gastronomy in a unique way is the most important component of Italian culture, taking here, literally, the form of art. And yet, the Italians are famous for their passion for fashion, religion and, of course, football.
In this country, foreign students can not only enjoy the sea and the sun, but also visit numerous boutiques and fashion shows, or visit some of the most beautiful places in the world: Pompeii, Vesuvius, Colosseum, Amalfi Coast. Regardless of your interests, a local football match is simply a must for all foreigners who want to touch the real Italian culture. Feel free to join the crowd of fans who laugh, cry and cry, support their team, and enjoy the favorite sport of Italians!


5. History and geography

From Constantine the Great to Leonardo da Vinci, Italy has, in truth, the richest history. Having seen local sights, visiting museums and art exhibitions, foreign students can learn all about the past of Italy. In addition, the excellent transport system in Italy allows students to travel to all the major cities of the country and make day trips to see the Colosseum in Rome, the Opera Theater of La Fenice in Venice, the amazing beaches of Tuscany and other places.
And yet, traveling in Italy by train - you can observe the beautiful landscapes of this country. While on the southern islands: Sicily and Sardinia - you are waiting for one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, the northern regions of Italy are separated from the rest of Europe by a chain of snow-covered gigantic mountains.
Wherever you are, in the tranquil rural valleys of Italy or in a busy, noisy Rome, you will invariably enjoy a beautiful temperate climate and many interesting places worth visiting!

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