Admission procedures for the courses held at the Italian locations

1 – Admission requirements

For admission to summer courses, candidates must have an Upper Secondary School Diploma and a B2 level English knowledge, and must be aged 18 or over at the date of registration*. For ‘Intermediate’ and ‘Advanced’ courses, candidates must be registered on a university programme in the same field of the chosen Summer course; have a Degree or professional experience in the disciplinary area of the chosen course. For those interested in the Accademia Aldo Galli courses, detailed information are available here.

* IED reserves the right to consider and accept candidates under 18 for admission to the course of study. For students aged under 18, admission may only be confirmed following a successful motivational interview.

Summer Courses admission procedure

Procedure for Visa-Seeking students

3 – Admission and Enrolment Confirmation

Once documents have been validated and the language and/or motivational interview (where required) conducted, the admission documents will be uploaded in the students’ reserved area. To complete the registration process, students must confirm their registration by returning the admission documents, duly filled out and signed, together with the payment receipt.

Once the aforementioned documents have been received, and if the documentation is complete, students will find the registration kit in their personal area.


The fee for summer courses is made up of the registration fee and the tuition fee. To complete the registration process, a single payment must be made for both.