Reception of Ukrainian refugees – Declaration of the Dean

The University for Foreigners “Dante Alighieri” of Reggio Calabria, expressing its contempt for the war that sees the Russian invasion of Ukraine, in violation of the peaceful coexistence of all peoples of Eastern Europe, expresses solidarity and closeness of the entire community to the tormented nation of Ukraine.

The University, well aware of its peculiar mission as a University for Foreigners, which has seen hundreds of Ukrainian students over the years, students who attended Italian language and culture courses, together with colleagues from many Slavic countries, all living their experience training in peaceful harmony, provides for Ukrainian students who arrive in our city the free attendance of the above courses, free enrollment in degree courses, accompanied by the disbursement of scholarships, these in number of subsequent determination.

In particular, further following the agreement stipulated in 2010 with the State University of Humanities of Mariupol ‘, the University says it is fully available to guarantee the graduates of this prestigious University, now painfully refugees, free attendance of the Masters, of specialization courses and post-graduate training offer in any activated form.

The Dean
Prof. Antonino Zumbo

The requirements to attend the italian language course are the following:

  • have the appropriate certification of the status issued by the Central Police Station
  • have the attestation of the fulfillment of all vaccinations and all anti-Covid 19 obligations required by law

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