|Living in Florence
The availability and costs of accommodation are extremely variable, depending on the location and the facilities provided. Housing announcements can be found on notice boards around libraries, departments, canteens at all the various campus locations.
Please note that:
- in each teaching venue of our School (S. Teresa, S. Verdiana, Empoli Campus. Calenzano Campus) are located large notice boards where people advertise apartments and rooms for rent;
- consider that some of our degree courses are held in campuses outside the city of Florence (Empoli and Calenzano) that can be easily reached by train or bus.
The main hospital is AOU Careggi, situated in Largo Brambilla, 3 - Firenze
There is a desk dedicated to foreign citizens:
Pavilion 2 NIC (Main Entrance)
ph: +39 055 794 9888 / 055 794 7057
Monday to Saturday 7:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
For more info see here: Foreigners’ Hospitalisation Office / Ufficio Spedalità Stranieri
The tax code (Codice Fiscale) is a fiscal identification code, comprised of letters and numbers, that identifies citizens when dealing with Italian public Authorities and other Administrations. It is required in Italy for all sorts of procedures (e.g. applying for a resident permit, opening a bank account, applying for the National Health Service card, renting a flat, applying for a fixed telephone line, buying a mobile phone's SIM card, etc.).
The AA4/8 form must be submitted personally to any local tax office branch of the Italian Revenue Agency (Agenzia delle Entrate).
Direzione Provinciale di FIRENZE
Via Santa Caterina d'Alessandria, 23
50129 - FIRENZE
EU/EEA citizens must bring a valid passport or another form of ID; non EU/EEA citizens must bring the passport with a valid visa (if requested) and a copy of it (clearly showing personal data and visa) and/or the residence permit.
For further information, please visit the Agenzia delle Entrate website.
If you wished to practice some sports, our institution offers the possibility to register at the CUS (Centro Universitario Sportivo) that allows students to attend a wide variety of courses.
Our institution offers even other activities, such as being part of the University Choir or the University Orchestra, or alternatively the University’s Acting Company.
For further information regarding those activities, you can check the webpage at the following link.