Language requirements for admission

Language requirements for Courses held in Italian

In order to be admitted to degree courses that are entirely taught in Italian, Italian language certification of at least B2 level or equivalent is required.

The level of proficiency of the Italian language required for degree and master's courses of the Department of Humanities and Cultural Heritage – DIUM is B1, with the obligation to reach the B2 level. Such obligation shall be complied with as soon as possible and, in any case, no later than September 2024 (under penalty of the impossibility of taking further examinations after September 30th, 2024).

Only for the master's degree course in Audio-visual heritage and media education sciences (LM-65), proficiency of one of the official languages of the European Union is required at the B2 level.

Language requirements for Courses held in English

Courses that are entirely taught in English, English language certification of at least B2 level or equivalent is required.

Language requirements for Courses having a national planned access

The language requirement is not decisive for the enrolment only for degree courses having a national planned access. However, a foreign student passing the admission test for a degree course having a national planned access, but lacking the required language certification shall be granted the possibility of obtaining the certification of achievement of the minimum level required until September 30th of the following year.

Italian Language Test

Foreign students or students who have foreign qualifications and who want to enrol at the University of Udine will be tested in the Italian Language.

Prospective students who will not need to be tested are:

a) Students with Italian citizenship;
b) Students who intend to enrol at degree courses that are entirely taught in English; 
c) Students who have an international Italian language certification of at least B2 level according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), that is issued by a certification authority, for instance University for foreigners of Perugia, University for foreigners of Siena, Roma Tre University and Società Dante Alighieri, Istituto Italiano di Cultura or by other institutions. Such certifications might be obtained in your Country of origin or in approved examination centres all around the world.

Useful Information on Italian Language Test

Prospective students who did not have the required language certificate, must take an online Italian language proficiency test.

The Italian language proficiency test for the admission to the academic year 2023/2024 at the University of Udine is called TEST ITALIANO L2 TOLC@CASA. The test will be held ONLINE remotely in the virtual classroom on three dates (a candidate must choose one of the proposed dates):
Thursday 27 July 2023
at 2 p.m. (Italian time);
Wednesday 6 September 2023 at 2 p.m. (Italian time);
Thursday 5 October 2023 at 2 p.m. (Italian time).

In order to participate in the TEST ITALIANO L2 TOLC@CASA it is required a registration by e-mail to with the indication of the name of the degree course of interest at UNIUD and the chosen Italian test date with attached valid copy of the passport no later than:  
17th of July for the test of 27th of July;
24th of August for the test of 6th of September;

22 September for the test of 5th of October.

The registered candidates will receive an e-mail with further operational instructions.
For fruther details about the TOLC@CASA test please refer to the following website


E' online un esempio di prova per il test di Italiano L2. Per trovarlo basta: