By Enrollment we mean the procedure that must be followed by those who for the first time enrol in a Faculty / Institute of the Pontifical Lateran University.
It is possible to complete the online enrolment application if:
– you have completed your high school diploma.
If you want to start the enrolment process online or you have tried to register but you had difficulties during the various steps, download the complete guide to make the registration.
The courses are held in Italian. For students who need to improve the study of the Italian language it is possible to follow courses of Italian held by Clas. For information visit the dedicated page.
Pre-enrollment Rules for non-Italian students from countries outside the European Union
In order to obtain an entry visa into Italy for study purposes, students from a country not belonging to the European Union must submit by April 15 of each year, to the Italian Diplomatic or Consular Missions of the country of residence, in addition to the necessary documentation, also a pre-enrollment letter signed by the Secretary General of the Pontifical Lateran University.
The General Secretariat of the Pontifical Lateran University will issue said pre-enrollment letter to those who submit the following documents:
Please note that at the time of enrollment, the “declaration of value” must be attached to the high school diploma, proving that said certificate allows enrollment at the university institutions of the country in which it was obtained. The declaration of value must be issued by the Italian diplomatic or consular authority operating in the country of residence of the candidate or in the country where the qualification was obtained if it is different from that of residence of the interested party. It is recalled that the diplomatic or consular representations operating on the Italian territory are not competent to issue this declaration.
For non-Italian students who intend to enroll in the Faculty of Civil Law for the attainment of the Master’s Degree in Law (LMG / 01), the declaration of value of the Italian authorities is required which indicates that the aforementioned diploma allows enrollment in a University.
If the documentation presented meets the needed requirements, the interested party will be provided with useful information for the payment of Euro 180, as administrative fees and advance payment of tuition fees. This sum:
At the end of this process, the Secretary General will issue a letter that ensures the acceptance of the enrollment application.
This letter, before being sent to the interested party, must be certified
Given the required formalities, it is necessary for the applicant to have a contact person in Italy who can carry out the entire procedure in its totality.
N.B. Please note that at the time of this enrollment, the student must submit the ORIGINAL letter of presentation to the Student Secretariat, in addition to the entry visa to Italy for study purposes.
Since enrollments in the various Faculties and Institutes for the academic year 2022-2023 will end on October 3, 2022, it is advisable not to submit applications for an entry visa to Italy after the deadline indicated (April 15).
The University cannot provide any assurance as to the time required for the procedures with the Italian consular authorities.
In case of difficulty or particular cases whatsoever, please contact the Pontifical Lateran University in advance.
Faculties of Canon Law, Civil Law, and the Study Cycle in Utroque Iure
Faculties of Theology, Philosophy, and the Pastoral Institute
Cycle of Studies in Peace Sciences