International students ask a lot of questions regarding Italy and what they may need to have and to do, from an administrative and legal point of view, furthermore how to approach the “Italian Lifestyle”. Here there are some tips that you may need to consider to study in Italy and to be prepared for you future.
It is not necessary to know the Italian language, but it is very recommended to be keen to learn a new language, especially because Italian companies need to be understood and support (even in the original market) by people with Italian mind oriented, where is appreciable to come from other realities and also other countries. To be dynamic, willing to learn and always be on the ball are part of the Italian culture. Milano is the most dynamic and cross-cultural city in the Italian landscape, as we know, is the iconic city of fashion, therefore it is very important, in this kind of environment, to be prepared and to have specific competencies in this sector. Some schools in Italy provide a specialized Master to help Students to achieve their objectives. Milano Fashion Institute is facing this need and provides Fashion and Lifestyle Masters that are fully recognized by MIUR (Italian Ministry of Instruction, University and Research) as first level University Masters, accredited by the Polytechnic of Milan, School of Design. All the Masters will release 60 university credits (CFU, i.e. "crediti formativi universitari").
Our international Masters allow students to know and learn from other cultures, to be prepared to face an international work environment as the fashion market is .Where the goal of training is to enhance relations with the professional and entrepreneurial systems, from business to lifestyle combining personalities and work requests to fill the job demand, according to professional skills and soft skills.
It is a fundamental part to start to work in Italy, where the request is very demanding. The industry needs to have people with specific background and knowledge of the language spoken. Milano Fashion Institute offers the Italian Language course for all the students that need the Italian certificate B1 level Plida, considered a key requirement.
The Italian Law On Immigration
Extra-EU citizens, planning to stay in Italy for more than 3 months, have to apply for the residence permit within 8 days from their arrival in Italy. Milano Fashion Institute is committed to mentor international students, in order to fully understand which is the procedure to follow in order to obtain all the documents required (i.e. resident permit, fiscal code etc.), and in order to remain in Italy and attend MFI Masters properly. Our Masters, as we said before, are fully recognized by MIUR, accredited by Polytechnic of Milan: in order to finalize the enrollment at the University, it is important to provide the CIMEA or the Declaration of Value certificates. This is the reason why the staff of Milano Fashion Institute remains at completely disposal of the students, for any additional information or help.
Nowadays, networking is a key activity: everywhere is the right place to share knowledge and know new people. In addition, the Italian culture is very interesting and rich of history: don’t miss the chance to visit important cities such as Florence, Rome and, of course, Milan, the most important Fashion capital.
Be part of the Italian life during your study could be one of your most important objective! Don’t miss the incredible opportunity, to study in a country where culture, art and innovation merge in a unique stimulated environment!
For any need and to better know the fashion world in which we operate or to get information on our masters, contact us.