Marco Polo Project

The Marco Polo project is designed to facilitate the enrolment of Chinese students at Italian universities

Through the Marco Polo Project, Chinese students who wish to enrol at a university programme in Italy can obtain an entry visa even if they have no knowledge of the Italian language.

To participate, students must successfully attend an Italian language course lasting ten or eleven months at one of the Italian universities or language schools involved, before starting the chosen university programme.

Every year the University of Bologna reserves a number of study offers for Marco Polo students. 

At the end of the Italian language course, lasting ten or eleven months, those who obtain at least B1 certificate possess the language requirement to enrol at the University of Bologna.

Marco Polo students can only enrol in degree programmes taught in Italian.