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National Information Centres

CIMEA - NARIC Italia (Associazione CIMEA)
Italian ENIC/NARIC centre

Viale XXI Aprile, 36
I - 00162 Rome, Italy

Head of Centre: Ms. Chiara Finocchietti - Director

Ministero dell’Università e della Ricerca (MUR)
Ministry of University and Research

Link(s): Italian

EURYDICE: Italian Education System
EURYDICE: Il sistema educativo di istruzione e di formazione

Link(s): Italian, English

Italian Higher Education system - CIMEA website
Il sistema italiano di istruzione superiore

Link(s): Italian, English

UNIVERSITALY is the portal of the Ministry specifically designed to accompany students in their studies. The site is a real gateway that is designed to help school students and their families when choosing a university or continuing their studies, and can assist universities with the facilitation of appropriate training. It is a comprehensive source of accurate and up to date information that is simple and effective.

Link(s): Italian, English

Recognised institutions and accredited courses

Link(s): Italian, English
UNIVERSITALY - Interactive map of Italian HE institutions
Interactive map with information on Italian Universities and other Higher Education Institutions.

Link(s): Italian, English
International HE institutions based in Italy
European Public Law Organization - EPLO
Qualifications awarded by the EPLO (European Law and Governance School) are recognised in Italy (Ministerial Decree of 27 February 2023).

European University Institute - EUI
The doctoral diploma issued by the EUI is officially recognized by Italy and it is equivalent by law to the Italian Dottorato di Ricerca (Law No. 352 of 11 July 1986 - Legge Ordinaria n. 352 del 11/07/1986 - recognising the Institute's doctorate as equivalent to the 'Dottorato di Ricerca' established by Presidential Decree No. 382 of 11 July 1980).

Link(s): English, English


Quadro dei titoli italiani - QTI
Italian Qualifications Framework for the European Higher Education Area

Link(s): Italian, English
Qualifications of the university system
Qualifiche del sistema universitario

Link(s): Italian, English
Qualifications of the AFAM system
Qualifiche del sistema AFAM

Link(s): Italian, English


Rapporto italiano di referenziazione delle qualificazioni al Quadro europeo EQF

Link(s): Italian
First Italian Referencing Report to the European Qualifications Framework - EQF

Link(s): English

Agenzia di Valutazione del Sistema Universitario e della Ricerca (ANVUR)

Link(s): Italian, English

Recognition of foreign qualifications in Italy
Riconoscimento in Italia di titoli esteri

Link(s): Italian, English

Responsible organisation

Ministero dell’Università e della Ricerca (MUR)
Ministry of University and Research

Link(s): Italian, English

Information on DS (legislation, template, chart, etc)

Italian Diploma Supplement

Link(s): Italian, English

Q-Entry Database

Link(s): English

Secondary and Post-Secondary Non-Tertiary Education

Link(s): Italian, English

Recognition of qualifications held by refugees
Riconoscimento titoli dei rifugiati

Link(s): Italian, English
Focus Ukraine

Link(s): Italian, English

For information about the authenticity of qualifications, it is possible to contact the awarding institution directly (the list of official HEIs is available here: