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UniSi Open Day 2024

On February 20th the University of Siena organizes its Open Day.
All degree courses will be presented and it will be possible to visit all the University's teaching facilities.
Information and reservation form on this page.
Further information (in Italian) on this page.
We invite you to participate to learn about all the study opportunities and services of our university.

Choose your Group

Given the many requests received to transfer from Group 1 to Group 2 and vice versa, we allow each student to choose which group to be registered in.
As Group 1 classes started in November 2023 and Group 2 classes in January 2024, each student should select his or her Group consistently with his or her attendance start. Both groups end the classes in May 2024.

The choice of a Group is mandatory and has to be done as soon as possible. Those who do not choose will not be able to register for midterms/exams. 

To exercise your choice, please follow these instructions.

No Mathematics classes Monday Januay 8

The Mathematics teacher had an accident and will not be able to teach class on Monday, Jan. 8 (neither Group 1 nor Group 2). He will notify students when he resumes classes.

Group 1/2 clasess and moodle pages

At the closing of enrolment, we defined the division of students into groups:

  • Group 1: all students who were enrolled on the start date of classes, that is, students with matriculation numbers from 139747 to 145704 (inclusive).*
    Classes for this group restart on January 8, although with a different timetable: see on https://www.sem.unisi.it/it/didattica/calendari-e-orari/orari-lezioni.
    The moodle page remains the same (link and registration instructions on a previous news).
  • Group 2: all other students (i.e., with matriculation number greater than 145704).*
    Classes for this group start on January 8 and end in May 2023; the timetable is published on https://www.sem.unisi.it/it/didattica/calendari-e-orari/orari-lezioni.
    The Group 2 moodle page is: https://elearning.unisi.it/course/view.php?id=10692.
    The first time you enter:
    1. Choose the English language (top right of the page).
    2. Read the Disclaimer & Copyright and confirm you agree with the policy (“Confirm” button at the bottom of the page).
    3. Self register as student by pressing the “Continue” button.
    4. Log in using your UNISI account, the one you received at enrolment.
    Now you are registered in the Group 2 course moodle and next time you can enter using the standard link https://elearning.unisi.it.

* See the news with title “Choose your Group”

Start of Group 2 classes

Due to a series of administrative issues, we will unfortunately not be able to have Group 2 classes start at the beginning of December as previously announced.
Considering that there are Christmas vacations (Dec. 22-Jan. 7, inclusive), Group 2 classes will start on Jan. 8, 2024 (timetable TBA).

Christmas vacation

Christmas vacation will begin on December 22 and end on January 7, 2024.

Moodle for Group 1

The moodle page for Group 1 is online.
To enrol, use this link: https://elearning.unisi.it/course/view.php?id=10693.
The first time you enter:
1. Choose the English language (top right of the page).
2. Read the Disclaimer & Copyright and confirm you agree with the policy (“Confirm” button at the bottom of the page).
3. Self enrol as student by pressing the "Continue" button.
4. Log in using your UNISI account.
Now you are enrolled in the course moodle and next time you can enter using the standard link https://elearning.unisi.it.

If you don't have already a UNISI account, create one, following the steps of this guide.

 

Timetable of classes

The timetable of classes for Group 1 has been published.
Classes begin on Monday 13 at 12:00 noon in Caparrelli A classroom.
We apologize for the delay, due to the need to reorganize the use of classrooms given the unexpectedly high number of students.
The schedule is not yet optimal and there will be adjustments and the timetable will be updated accordingly. We recommend checking it frequently, especially in the first week.
Group 1 consists of all students who have arrived Siena to date.

Group 2 classes start at the beginning of December (timetable TBA).
It consists of all the remaining students.

Enrolment deadline is delayed to November 24

The University of Siena delayed the enrolment deadline for all undergraduate courses, including the Foundation Course, to November 24, 2023.
Later enrolment is still possible (annual study prospectus, sec. 4.1 on page 21), subject to the approval of the rector, who will consider the reasons for the late enrolment request.
Should there be a sufficient number of students joining late for visa reasons, we will arrange for additional classes, to begin in early December 2023.

New service for Siena students on the "Cerco Alloggio" ("Seeking Housing") portal

The University of Siena, together with other Tuscany Universities and the Tuscany local government agency for university student support DSU signed a memorandum of agreement with the portal "Cerco Alloggio" ("Seeking Housing"), a web service meant to help landlords and tenants to get in touch with each other.

The portal facilitates students of the University of Siena to find rental accommodation in the private market even from a distance.
The service offered is free for all users (landlords and tenants).

On the "Cerco Alloggio" platform:
- You can consult in the portal ads complete with photographs and virtual guided tours of each room as well as address, prices, owners' contacts, and other useful details.
- Each accommodation on the platform, before its "publication" on the portal, is viewed and verified by the staff of Cerco Alloggio.

Use the direct link https://www.cercoalloggio.com/toscana/siena to browse for opportunities in Siena and surroundings.

Unfortunately, ads are typically in Italian: use one of the many web translation services (e.g. Google translate) to translate them in your language.

Orientation and welcome meeting

An orientation and welcome meeting for intake 2023-24 students will be held on Monday, Nov. 6 at 10 a.m. in the Cripta classroom.

Students who are unable to attend this in-person meeting for a just cause may request to attend remotely by filling out this form by November 4, stating the cause.
If the cause will be found to be legitimate, students will receive the link to connect to the meeting, using Google Meet.

Terms for the 2023-24 edition

Enrolment deadline: November 2, 2023.*
Lectures start on November 6, 2023 and end in May 2023.**
Christmas break: from December 22, 2023 to January 7, 2024 (including).
Eastern break: from March 29, 2024 to April 3, 2024 (including).
Final exams: in June 2023, with possible remedial exams in July 2023 and in September 2023.

* Late enrolment is possible (annual study prospectus, sec. 4.1 on page 21), subject to the approval of the rector, who will consider the reasons for the late enrolment request.
   Should there be a sufficient number of students joining late for visa reasons, we will arrange for additional classes, to begin in early December 2023.
** Please, have a look at the page Study ► Timetable of classes

Enrolment fees for the 2023-24 edition

3500 euro + 16 euro (revenue stamp), to be paid in 3 non-refundable instalments:

  1. First instalment by November 2, 2023: 1'182.67 euros
  2. Second instalment by December 22, 2023: 1'166.67 euros
  3. Third instalment by March 1, 2024: 1'166.67 euros

Payment instructions and methods are specified on the student portal: https://segreteriaonline.unisi.it.