Italian Institute of Technology

Congrats! You have been admitted to the interACT exchange program at the Italian Institute of Technology. Here we give you some advice on the next steps you have to do...

Entry into Italy

EU nationals only need a passport to enter Italy, because you stay longer than 90 days. Although you don´t need a visa for your study at the Italian Institute of Technology you have to prepare your stay at the Italian Institute of Technology. Besides this you need to organize your journey, a place to live, appointments with contact persons, etc.

At first is very important for IIT to know the intended period (from DD/MM/YY to DD/MM/YY) of your stay. You should have an idea of the start date at least.

Besides this IIT needs the following documents:

  1. A color copy of your passport
  2. Confirmation of health insurance (Bodily Injury and Property Damage, E101/A1). The document will be provided by KIT.


This is to certify thatMr. /Ms.(your name) is currently enrolled at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology as a student from (start of semester) to (end of semester). As agreed with Prof. (Your advising Prof at IIT)Mr. /Ms.(your name)will have access to the Department of Robotic, Brain and Cognitive Sciences at the Italian Institute of Technology located in Genova-Via Morego 30 for the period of time from(exchange start date) to (end date of exchange)in order to collaborate with …… For the full period of his/her stay at IIT Mr. /Ms. (your name) will be required to observe all health and safety rules adopted by IIT as established by the Italian Law d.lgs. 81/2008 and its amendments. Mr. /Ms. (your name) is bound to ensure full confidentiality of all the confidential information acquired in relation to the study above stated.

The Karlsruhe Institute of Technology confirms that Mr./Ms.(your name) is registered as a student at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and that he/she is covered with a working accident insurance according to both the provision of law and the national social security system in Germany.

Mr. /Ms. (your name) has a full insurance, provided by (name of your insurance) policy number (number) and covering bodily injury and property damage.

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Student ID of KIT and a confirmation that your are insured at KIT

Please send the documents to the Italian Institute of Technology via e-mail (Ingrid Sica does-not-exist.iit it) or (

For further information please contact:

Margit Rödder
phone:    +49 721 608 48676
adress:    Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
                 Adenauerring 2,
                 76131 Karlsruhe