The Erasmus+ Programme for Study offers university students the chance to go to another European country to study. Periods abroad should contribute to qualifications at home and help students to know different cultures and languages as well as gain vital experience.
1. DEADLINES AND ACADEMIC CALENDAR
Beginning of the Academic Year: Tuesday 3rd November 2015
Ending of the Academic Year: Monday 31st October 2016
PUBLIC HOLIDAYS: (suspension of teaching activities)
November 1st: All Saints’ Day
November 26th: San Bellino
December 8th: Immaculate Conception
December 24th – January 6th: Christmas Holidays
March 26th–28th: Easter Holidays
April 25th: Liberation Day
May 1st: Labour Day
June 2nd: Republic Day
August 15th: Assumption
The academic year is divided into 2 semesters (winter semester November-February and spring semester March-July)
1st May: Deadline for Erasmus+ incoming students application forms (I semester – winter)
15th October: Deadline for Erasmus+ incoming students application forms (II semester- spring)
The exchange application should include:
▪ Erasmus Application form
▪ Learning Agreement
▪ Curriculum Vitae and preferably also a Letter a Motivation
▪ Transcript of Records and/or a certificate of previous studies
▪ Audio recording, DVD recording (conducting students) or scores (composition students)
Classes start at the beginning of November and finish within the first half of July.
2. STUDY PROGRAMMES
Conservatorio “F.Venezze” offers a wide ranging of study possibilities covering many centuries of history, from ancient music to the new musical technologies and languages
First and second levels courses at Conservatorio F.Venezze adopt ECTS credit system (European Credit Transfer System) which greatly facilitates mobility and study units recognition among academic institutions: credits allocated to each course unit represent the whole student workload, including lesson attendance, individual study, paper preparation, participation in performances, opera staging and other similar activities.
3. ARRIVING IN ROVIGO
Essential documents: Visa, Passport or identity card?
EU students: from 11th April 2007, UE citizens wanting to stay in Italy, must simply have a valid document of identification (identity card or passport) and must show a declaration of presence. (http://poliziadistato.it/pds/file/files/moduldich.pdf) at a Police office. After three months of arrival in Italy, it is necessary, however, to register your place of residence at the Town Hall, presenting an attendance certificate issued by the Conservatory.
More detailed information is available on the site: http://www.studiare-in-italia.it/studentistranieri/1-1.html#uno5
HOW TO GET TO CONSERVATOIRE FRANCESCO VENEZZE
By air and by train from Bologna: Bologna’s ”G.Marconi” airport has national and international flights by different air-line companies, including low-costs. It is located about 6 Km from the city with which it is connected by an Aerobus service, departing from the airport and arriving at the railway station every 15′ www.bologna-airport.it (also in English). In order to arrive at the Conservatoire in Rovigo from Bologna railway station, consult the site of Trenitalia – Ferrovie dello stato (state railway), www.trenitalia.it (also inEnglish) For routes and trains timetables.
By air and by train from Venice: Venice’s “Marco Polo” airport has national and international flights by different air-line companies, including low-costs. The Airport is connected to the train station by a taxi service and city buses or regional buses. In order to arrive at the Conservatoire in Rovigo from the railway station of Venice Mestre, consult the site of Trenitalia – Ferrovie dello stato (state railway), www.trenitalia.it (also inEnglish) for routes and timetables of trains.
By car: Rovigo can also be easily reached by car, the A13 motorway passes through it.
The A13 motorway connects Rovigo with Venice and Bologna.
From the motorway exit it is possible to get on to the ringroad that allows you to reach many areas of the city.
Unfortunately the Conservatorio does not offer international students housing. Foreign students can usually find accommodation in private houses they share with other students, in single or double rooms. Prices may go from € 250 to € 300 per month for a single room.
Rovigo University Association
The website has a section devoted to student accommodation (alloggi)
Useful web pages when looking for flats or rooms in private houses :
Please, get in touch with the Erasmus Coordinator if you need help!
You can also send your notice to the International office firstname.lastname@example.org and ask them to hang it up for you.
5. MEDICAL ASSISTANCE
EU students can have medical assistance if :
- they have a European Health Insurance Card (in Italian language T.E.A.M.= Tessera Europea Assicurazione Malattia) issued by the country of origin that allows the student to receive all necessary medical treatments. If necessary, they can go directly to a General Pratictioner (G.P. /doctor) who is operating with the National Health Service (SSN) than supplies the treatment, whether general or specialist or go directly to any hospitals located in the area.
- they have the E106 Form with which you have the right to receive a complete sanitary service. The E106 Form is issued by the health authorities of the country of origin. The E 106 form can be requested by anyone who is insured in their own country.
For more than three months staying, it is possible to enrol at SSN presenting the E106 form.
Non-EU students can obtain sanitary assistance through :
- Applying to the National Health Service (SSN) that supplies complete sanitary assistance under payment of an annual tax (deadline 31 December). You must refer to the ULSS 18 of Rovigo for the concerning procedures.
- Health insurance covering to be acquired from an insurance company.
For serious and unexpected cases, you can ask for help from the” Emergency welfare service” by calling tel. no. 118 .