Below you can find the steps that you will have to complete in order to enter the community of IED students. 



1- Choose a course

The educational offer of IED group includes many programs at  Undergraduate level (First Level Academic Diplomas, BAH, IED Diplomas), and Master level, but also Continuing Education Courses (Summer,  Semester/One Year programs) or Specialization Courses.

2- Verify the admission requirements and fee structure

Every category of course has a different admission process, for this reason, we invite you to check carefully the specific section on the left of this webpage and the downloadable pdf documents available there.  You will be able to know the  specific admission procedures, the deadlines, and the required documents for your course of choice . At the bottom of the page a link will redirect you to the list of courses available in that category.

3- Get in touch with us

If you need further information on a course use the Request Information button at the top of the course webpage.
If you want to book a personal interview on Skype or in our offices use the “Book in for an Interview” button at the top of the course webpage.
A IED Advisor will get in touch with you soon.

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Follow the section NEWS, EVENTS and WORKSHOPS that you find on the pages of the different IED cities, and be always informed about the meetings that IED organizes for your career orientation.



1- Start the Online Admission Process

 Use the  “Apply Now” button in the webpage of the course of your choice or get in touch with your Advisor. You will be given access to a personal area where you can follow your Admission Process on  

2- Prepare and send the required documents

Complete the Personal Information section and  fill in and sign the Pre-Admission Form and send it to the school together with the requested documents, listed in the admission procedure. IED will inform you about the result of the evaluation process, and will start the admission process.

3- Complete the Admission Process

After receiving all the required documents, IED will evaluate them and, if necessary, schedule an admission interview on Skype considering your availability.
After Admission, you will be able to complete the enrollment process by signing documents and Regulations and by paying the required fees. 



1- Apply for a Visa

If you are a non-EU student, please go to the Italian Embassy of your country in order to inform them of your decision to apply to IED and to apply for the proper Visa. You will find the main information and the necessary documents in the Admission Process. Should you have any more question, please contact the local Italian authorities in your country.

2- Complete the payment of the tuition fees

After the enrollment, you will have to complete the payment of the required fees (Tuition + Prerequisite language course).

3- Attend the course presentation

Before starting the official lessons, you will be invited to attend the presentation of your corse: during this meeting, you will be given all the specific information about your classes, you will receive some information material and will meet IED staff.*

* If you have been admitted with the obligation of following the “Prerequisite”  language course, you will have to come to the Institute during the first days of September (you will be informed about the exact dates after the enrollment) in order to attend the placement test, and be included in the class with the most suitable level).

IED Online Admission Tutorial

IED Online Admission Tutorial

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