Do I need a VISA to study in Italy?
It depends on your NATIONALITY (passport) and on your COURSE DURATION.
The citizens of the following (non-EU) countries, do NOT require a visa to study in Italy for a maximum of 90 days (12 weeks):
Albania, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominica, El Salvador, Georgia, Guatemala, Grenada, Honduras, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Korea (ROK), Malaysia, Macao, Mauritius, Mexico, Montenegro, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Northern Mariana Islands, North Macedonia, Panama, Paraguay, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Samoa, Saint Lucia, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Taiwan, Timor-Leste, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, UAE, Ukraine, USA, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela.
A “Schengen Visa” is required for all other citizens.
If you plan on staying in the country for longer than 90 days, you need to apply for a “National Visa” (type D) at your local Italian embassy/consulate.