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Arrival Information 
for Master level international students  


Arrival Time

It is suggested that you arrive at the Campus between the 1st and 18th of September, 2015 only from Monday to Friday from 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.


Italian Course

The Italian language intensive course should begin in September. It will be free of charge.


Certificate of general health

Students staying at the Centro Residenziale (Residential Center) of the University of Calabria must present a Certificate of general health that states the absence of infectious or contagious diseases, which may interfere with life in community. The certificate can be in Italian or in English.


Bring with you

  • Passport
  • Certificate of general health
  • Declaration of Value released from Italian Diplomatic Representation
  • Acceptance Letter stamped by the Italian Diplomatic Representation


Pickup Service

A free Pickup Service is available:

  • from Castiglione Cosentino Train Station
  • from University Bus Station

with destination UniCal Residential Centre.

If you intend to use this service, please inform us as soon as possible, indicating:

  • arrival date and time
  • number of flight (if you arrive by plane to Lamezia Airport).

If you come by train: the nearest station is Castiglione Cosentino Train Station (4 Km from University), for timetable and tickets information visit: www.trenitalia.com;

If you come by plane: the nearest Airport is Lamezia Terme (SUF) Airport (73 Km from University), for timetable and tickets information visit: www.sacal.it/?lang=english.

To reach the University from the Airport one can take the "Navetta al Volo" shuttle.

The “Navetta al Volo” Shuttle, see the website, provides a door-to-door service. It can take you directly to the Residential Center or to the University Bus Station, Fare is 30 euros, a discounted fare of 10 euros applies to passengers younger than 25 years. It requires advanced booking, which can be taken care of by us. Booking must be made one day in advance, and cannot be made on weekends.


The day after arrival

The first working day after your arrival (from Monday to Friday) you have to:

  1. go to the Accommodation Office (located at the Residential Center, on the ground floor of the canteen for employees/professors) for the registration and the signature of the room contract.
  2. go to the Welcome Office (located on the ground floor of Administration building, South side entrance), for help for Stay Permit, internet access, health insurance, enrollment etc..


For further information feel free to contact the Welcome Office

to welcomeoffice@unical.it or visit: welcomeoffice.unical.it



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