IUSS-Ferrara 1391 facilities

last modified Feb 22, 2018 05:21 PM



Student accomodation

IUSS-Ferrara 1391 has its own student accommodation, which comprises a social and cultural centre allowing PhD students to stay in Ferrara and get to know students from other universities in Italy and abroad.

Not all PhD students will be allocated accommodation automatically.

Interested parties should download the application form for admission to IUSS student accommodation and return it by the specified deadline.


PhD students accommodated in the residences that are either forfeited or decide to withdraw they MUST SUMBIT a letter to IUSS-Ferrara 1391 Secretariat , in order to communicate their new position.



Starting from May 1st 2018, 6 rooms will be available at IUSS Residence.

Unife PhD students who are interested in an accommodation at IUSS Residence at reduced price are kindly requested to fill out the enclosed form and send it to ufficioiuss@unife.it within Friday March 16, 2018.

The accommodation-ranking list will be edited according to the  following criteria:

1) Candidate Residence

- 10 points to Ph.D. Students that reside in Italy, further than 100 km from Ferrara;

- 15 points for the Ph.D. Students who reside abroad.

2) University of provenance

- 10 points for a degree awarded by an Italian University, different from UNIFE;

- 15 points for a degree awarded by a foreign University.

3) Financial support

- 15 points to candidates who do not have the Official Italian fellowship for Ph.D courses, and/or any other kind of financial support which a gross amount equal or greater than the official Italian fellowship (yearly gross amount €15.343,28).

In the event of a tie, the candidate with the highest score in the doctoral admission exam will prevail.

Rooms are assigned for the doctoral three years and the following four months. Ph.D. Students, who are assigned with a room, must leave the accommodation within the end of the month when the final defense occurs.

Should the date of the thesis defense be postponed for six more months, due to the referee’s evaluation of the thesis, the accommodation will not be granted.

PhD student admitted with scholarship, Unife or equivalent, for a yearly gross amount of € 15.343,28 or more, must pay Euros 210/month for the accommodation;

PhD student admitted without scholarship must pay Euros 110/month for the accommodation.

Payment instructions will be given when the room keys will be handed to the Ph.D. Students.

Candidates that accept the accommodation must hold their rooms at least until December 31st, 2018.

Application form.

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