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For information about UniTrento students abroad on exchange during the COVID-19 emergency please see our FAQ page.
Information for UniTrento Students Abroad
Useful Information and Links Regarding the Coronavirus Emergency
If you are still abroad we remind you to pay careful attention to recommendations from host universities and the guidelines issued by the World Health Organization regarding safe travel and behavior. Furthermore, we strongly suggest that you verify the details of your health insurance coverage, especially for study abroad in countries outside of Europe.
In addition, starting on March 28th 2020, the Italian Health Ministry in collaboration with the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transportation issued an new ordinance.
If you wish to return home, be reminded that according to the decree issued by the Italian government starting on May 4th 2020 "Phase 2" started. Furthermore, the decree provides even more restrictions for those entering Italy.The only exceptions are proven work-related, urgent or medical reasons. Please check the COVID-19 page of the Italian Health Ministry for more details.
For reliable and up-to-date information please see the Useful Links Box to the right.
Transportation for Returning to Italy
For students who wish to return to Italy, it is extremely important to follow the indications given by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAECI) In particular, all movements throughout Italy for any purpose must be justified using a specific self-declaration form. Please download the form from the Download Box on this page, fill it out and keep it with you at all times if you have an urgent need to leave. Otherwise, please stay at home.
On March 17th a new decree was issued which requires self-isolation for everyone returning to Italy. Immediately upon entering Italy you are required to advise the Prevention Unit of the Health Center which has jurisdiction over your area.
For the Province of Trento call: 800867388. If you reside in other Provinces please contact the Health Center for that Province
If you wish to return home, we remind you to frequently check the MAECI Special Flights page. The situation is constantly changing and information is updated frequently. Therefore it is important to regularly check official sources of information and monitor the websites of transportation companies
Furthermore, we ask you to please inform your Mobility Office upon your return.
Special flights for repatriation of Italian Nationals: ALITALIA: please check the website for information.
From Argentina: Buenos Aires - Rome 1 flight on May 25th.
Alitalia has announced that it has suspended the flight from New York (JFK) to Rome (FCO) from 5 to 31 May 2020. The Italian Embassy in Washington informs that some American and European companies continue to ensure connections from the main cities in the US to European airports from which it is possible to continue the journey to Italy. Attention is also drawn to the importance of avoiding the expiration of the visa or ESTA.
Special flights for repatriation of Italian Nationals: NEOS
From Spain: Tenerife - Rome - Milan 1 flight on May 28th; Las Palmas - Rome - Milan 1 flight on May 30th; Tenerife - Rome - Milan 1 flight on June1st; Las Palmas-Rome-Milan 1 flight on June 2nd; Fuerteventura-Rome-Milan 1 flight on 3rd June; Tenerife-Rome-Verona 1 flight on June 8th; Las Palmas-Rome-Milan 1 flight on June 9th; Tenerife-Rome-Milan 1 flight on June 15th; Tenerife-Rome-Verona 1 flight on June 22nd.
GRIMALDI LINES: Barcelona-Civitavecchia (mon.-sat.), stopover in Porto Torres (Sardinia) (Tue.-Fri.).
Land transport from Germany:
The Italian Embassy in Berlin published the following information:
Bus connections will be available from the Munich airport to the Bolzano train station with the company Alto Adige Bus which runs 6 different buses per day. For more information and to purchase tickets see the company website: https://www.altoadigebus.com/:
For any student who would like to contact us during these difficult times, the Counseling Center is available by appointment via Skype or through other similar means of communication to give advice and support. Generally there are 1 or 2 appointments per student lasting about 20 minutes each.To make an appointment send an e-mail to: consulenzapiscologica.studenti [at] unitn.it
E-mails are read daily and you will be contacted about your appointment.
Students can also call 0461.808.116 Monday through Friday from 9:00 to 17:00
We hope this stressful situation passes and returns to normal as soon as possible.