Upon arrival and during your stay

Welcome day

The welcome day is normally held at the beginning of each semesters, in September and in February. The attendance is mandatory for all the incoming students, so do not miss the event if you want to:

  • receive all the information on the procedures, the documents to submit and the requirements to meet;
  • be informed on the services provided by Unibs (accommodation, canteen, sport facilities, transportation, Italian language course, etc);
  • meet your Erasmus Departmental Coordinator;
  • join the recreational activities arranged for you: a welcome buffet lunch and a guided tour to the city center;
  • connect with ESN Brescia - Erasmus Student Network 

Required documents

In order to complete the arrival procedures, you will be required to provide the following documents:

  1. Identity card or passport to upload on personal page
  2. Profile picture (passport-size) to upload on personal page
  3. European Health Insurance Card or private health insurance
  4. Arrival certificate provided by the sending institution
  5. Learning Agreement signed by you, your home university and Unibs

All documents, except for the ID and the profile picture, must be sent by email to the International Student Mobility Office.

Documents provided by Unibs

  1. Unibs Student card (a multifunctional card issued by Crédit Agricole Bank working as a student ID and - optionally - as a debit card.)
  2. Free Transportation Pass (offered by the Municipality of Brescia in cooperation with Unibs)
  3. Canteen Card (for students living outside the Campus residences: apply for the card by filling in the online request on the platform of the Services Office. For info: [email protected]

After your arrival, you will receive an email with all the details on when and where to pick up the cards.

Classes and exams at Unibs


Classes are in presence. Booking your seat is mandatory if you wish to attend classes in presence.

The online mode is possible only in some particular cases (health issues or Visa delays). For the online mode, please check the information provided by your professor on the e-learning platform. 

Academic Calendar

Check the beginning and end of classes in the academic calendar of your department of reference.

Registration to the exams

Exams are also held in presence. When exam sessions are open, remember to register to the exams on your personal page!

It is not possible to take exams without registration to the calls (appelli). Registrations are open from 30 days up to 5 days before the exam date. Late registration is also not allowed. 

Additional information on registration is provided in the links.

Changes to the Learning Agreement

During your stay, you might need to make Changes to your Learning Agreement.

Changes have to be agreed and signed by the home University coordinator and Unibs coordinator within one month from the beginning of the semester. After being signed, the document has to be submitted to the International Student Mobility Office.

Annual students can make the changes twice a year, at the beginning of each semester. 

Last updated on: 16/11/2021