Ersu - Regional Agency providing services to university students

ERSU is a regional board which aims to support university students through a variety of services. This support can be given after a selection process to successful students who are economically disadvantaged, and can be in the form of grants and student housing, or to all students, for example canteens, cultural activities, information.

Please contact the International Relations Office because you will need our assistance and advice.

This is an extract from the full call for housing and grants based on the family income:

11.2.2 Economic and patrimonial condition of foreign students
For foreign students, the economic and patrimonial condition is assessed on the basis of the
documentation issued by the competent authorities of the country where the income was produced, translated into
Italian language and legalized by the Italian diplomatic authorities competent for the territory.
In the case of concrete difficulties encountered in the country of origin, the release of the required documentation
it may be requested from foreign diplomatic and consular representations in Italy. The document can be
legalized at the Legalization Office of the Prefettura.
The income and equity indicators will be calculated on the basis of the income received in 2019 by each
member of the family unit and 20% of the assets held as at 31 December 2019, at the exchange rate
average of foreign currencies. Real estate owned on 31 December 2019 will only be valued in
in the case of buildings, and considered on the basis of the conventional value of € 500.00 per square meter.
The income and equity indicators will be determined in relation to the parameter of the scale of
equivalence calculated in relation to the number of family members.
To this end, the documentation must indicate:
- the composition of the family unit;
- the amount and type of income received by the family unit in 2019;
- the amount and type of assets owned by the family in the year 2019.
Those who are unable to produce documentation relating to the income and assets of the year
2019, can avail themselves of the possibility of presenting the documentation relating to the income received and to
assets owned in 2020.
Foreign students with income produced abroad will have to request the calculation of the ISEEU / ISPEU
equal to the CAF affiliated with the ERSU, for the assessment of the economic and equity condition on
basis of the aforementioned documentation, by contacting one of the following authorized centers:
1) CAF ACLI based in Cagliari in viale Marconi n. 4 - Tel. 070 454180
2) CAF UCI, based in Cagliari in via Dante n. 178 - Tel. 070 5921726
The aforementioned documentation must be uploaded to the Student Portal by 13:00
of 26 August 2021, under penalty of exclusion from the provisional ranking, and produced at the CAF affiliated with
the ERSU of Cagliari for the purpose of determining income and equity indicators.
For students from particularly poor and developing countries, as per D.M. n. 156
dated 12/02/2021 (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros,
Congo Democratic Republic, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Haiti, Kiribati, Korea Dem. Rep.,
Lao People'sDemocratic Republic, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar,
Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Sao Tome & Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan,
Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tuvalu, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe), the assessment of the economic condition is carried out  on the basis of a certification
of the Italian Representation in the country of origin which certifies that the student does not belong to one
family known to be of high income and high social status. Alternatively, the aforementioned certification can
be issued by the Italian bodies authorized to provide a guarantee of economic coverage. Then,
the body issuing this certification expresses a declaration of commitment to the eventual return of the
scholarship on behalf of the student in case of revocation.
Foreign students who receive income in Italy or whose family unit resides or receives income
in Italy they must comply with the provisions for Italian citizens.
For students recognized as stateless and political refugees, only income and assets are taken into account
possibly held in Italy. They must upload the certificate to the Student Portal
certifying the status of stateless person or political refugee or subject to an international protection regime,
issued by the competent office of the Italian Ministry of the Interior or by the High Commissioner of Nations
The economic and patrimonial condition of these students is assessed according to the established methods
from art. 2 of this call.
For the calculation of income and equity indicators, interested parties must submit the request within
1:00 pm on 26 August 2021, under penalty of exclusion from the competition, by contacting the CAF counters
agreements with the body for the issue of the ISEEU / ISPEU equalized, which will subsequently be acquired by
INPS database.
If, on 8 September 2021, the form relating to the calculation has not been acquired
of the equivalent ISEEU / ISPEU, requested by 13:00 on 26 August 2021, the student will be excluded from
provisional ranking, without prejudice to the presentation of a request for review.

Data di ultima modifica: 19/07/2021