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University of Insubria

4.0 out of 5 (50 ratings / 48 reviews) Varese, Italy
Why Insubria? Because we are a young and dynamic university with the right ingredients for your future success: high quality education and facilities, international approach, high level research, engagement with society and industry.

Master's Programmes

Computer Science & IT (1)



University of Insubria was founded on the 14th of July 1998. It is a public, modern and dynamic university located in Como, Varese and Busto Arsizio. 


Apprenticeship for Higher Education and Research

8 Contracts for the degree in:

  • Mathematics (2),
  • Computer Science (3 and 6 starting),
  • Tourism Science (2),
  • Interlinguistic and Intercultural Mediation Science (1);
  • 1 Contract for the PhD in Biotechnology, Biosciences and Surgical Technologies;
  • 1 Master in International Hospitality Management

The University of Insubria offers the opportunity to join double-degree programs in partner institutions across Europe to students enrolled in different Master programs.

Enrollment procedures and documents to be prepared are different depending if you are a EU citizen or a non EU citizen. 


Since its foundation, the University of Insubria has always been promoting the continuous development of basic and applied scientific research, in order to provide and guarantee high standard levels of innovation, learning, creativeness and planning thanks to the intense activities of its research groups, structures and services.

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University Ranking

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Housing services

Looking for accommodation? The University of Insubria offers accommodation for students and visitors in 3 University Residences, according to availability.

To take advantage of the accommodation service, students must meet the criteria established by a competitive examination announcement, also known as “Bando”, published annually during the summer. A detailed description of terms and conditions for the allocation of accommodation, according to a ranking or list of results (also known as “Graduatoria”), can be found in the “Bando”. 

Medical services

  • People living in Italy can receive their medical assistance through a mixed public/private system.
  • Eu citizens holding a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) can use Italian National Health Service (SSN) as they are covered by their home health insurance.
  • Foreign students have various options for health insurance.

Student Reviews

Small reality that gives you lots of opportunities
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

There are several things that I appreciate about my University: first of all, I like that it offers excellent preparation for those who decide to attend a degree there, allowing them to receive the teaching from some of the best Professors in the area. Second of all, I think that the fact that the classes aren't numerous, gives the opportunity to interact more during the...

Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

The courses are interesting and the teachers are willing to help with our questions. Because of the pandemic, I have had just courses online and it is clearly not the same as having courses in presence.

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

My university is giving me a lot of satisfaction, because it has allowed me to go on two Erasmus trips and study law in the best possible way.


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