Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Cattolica International

Partner University Application

If you are coming from a partner university, you will need to be nominated by your study abroad office. Once you will be nominated from your Study Abroad office you will receive an email to complete your application online. 

The email will contain your username (name.surname01) and the request to activate your user account by setting a password.

Once you have activated your account login, enter the student enrolment portal.

Nomination deadline: October 24h
Students’ application deadline: November 1st 

  • Select English or Italian at the top right of the page.
  • Click the yellow ENTER button at the left of the page and complete the fields.
    All students must provide consent, even if all points are not strictly applicable to their individual conditions.
  • Please check that your data is correct and complete the missing parts of your personal data (Nationality and residence data).
  • Press SAVE.
Please upload the required documents below.

Required documents:

  • Passport sized photo to be used on your Cattolica Student Card. Photo must be a head shot, not a group photo.
  • Identity document. Non-EU students must upload a scan of their Passport. EU students who use their ID cards must send a scan of the FRONT and BACK.
  • Special needs form. Please note: the Special Needs form must be completed, even if you believe it is not applicable to you. If you require academic accommodations (e.g extra time in exams) please also provide a medical assessment.
  • Transcript of records of the courses you have already completed at your home university.

Optional documents:

  • Permit of stay
  • Fiscal Code
  • Language Proficiency for Italian: compulsory if you are planning on taking courses in Italian at Cattolica.
  • Language proficiency for English: if English is not your first language, or not the primary language of instruction at your current home university, you must provide evidence of B1+ or equivalent English language proficiency or above.
To select courses:
  • Click the yellow “UPLOAD” button
  • Type the course code and then click on SEARCH. You can also insert the Language.
  • If you don’t know the course code, you can leave all the fields empty and click SEARCH.
  • If you click on the magnifying glass at the top right of the page you can type the title of the course or at least one keyword.
  • Click on the white box at the left of the course(s) you wish to select and then click save.
  • Click ‘continue’.

Once you have added all your courses and clicked on continue, the system will show you the full list of your selected courses. 

If you are required to pay for specific selected courses/enrolment fee, a chart will display the list of courses and the amount due.


  • If you are selecting more than one course, please make sure that they do not take place during the same two-week session because lesson hours will overlap. 
  • Any changes to your course selection must be made before proceeding because once you press CONTINUE,  you cannot go back and make any changes.


Make sure to read carefully the conditions of enrolment.
In order to proceed you must accept the conditions by ticking the box “I expressly agree”.
Note: The Learning disabilities box does not apply to international students, you can ignore. 

Accept the conditions of enrolment and click on PAGOPA, then follow the instructions below, as is written on the application portal:

If you have a bank account abroad and a credit card of the circuits Visa or Mastercard, choose PAGA PIU’ TARDI (Pay later), download the payment notice ‘PAGOPA’ by clicking on STAMPA BOLLETTINO. A document will open up, listing the payment information. Now enter in Scrigno Pago facile and pay, following the guidance below.

Once on the SCRIGNOPAGOFACILE website you can select English language and click on “Anonymous access”. On the next page select PAGOPA and then enter the following information that is found at the bottom of the document under the section ‘BANCHE ALTRI CANALI’.

  2. Cod. Fiscale Ente Creditore (fiscal code of the University)
  3. Flag the field ‘I accept’ and click on NEXT to confirm the payment.

You can save and download the receipt of payment.

You must complete the payment in one session: if the payment attempt gets interrupted, you must wait 24 hours before you are allowed to try again.

For any information and help regarding the Scrigno Pago Facile service or loss of payment receipt, please

The Cattolica International Staff will evaluate your application and will contact you via email if further information is needed.

If the international staff asks you for further documents, you should re-enter the enrolment portal to upload them. When you log in, click on the document icon in the white box on the left.

Once the enrolment is finalised, you will receive an email inviting you to re-enter the Enrolment Portal and download your Admission Letters.