Students with Specific Learning Disorders (SLD)

The University provides students with Specific Learning Disabilities or Disorders with a personalized tutoring service which promotes case-to-case guidance and gives methodological support for the specific career paths.

Purpose of Tutoring

  • Face-to-face meetings between the student and service coordinator, aimed at identifying and sharing the most appropriate study methods to be used with each students’ learning style
  • Encouraging the use of software and innovative and assistive technologies that meet the individual needs of each student
  • Identify student-specific “compensatory tools” available and granted by current legislation
  • Student specific career path planning through meetings with appointed contact person in each Department

Coordinator Contact Information (locations, days, and hours of reception)

The Tutoring Service benefits from the presence of a Coordinator, who works with the Rector’s Delegate for Disability, Specific Learning Disorders and Inclusion Support.

The Coordinator is available by appointment only:

  • Monday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the main building in Via Principe Amedeo 182, room 14, first floor
  • Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. to 14:30 p.m. in Via Ostiense 169, room 9, ground floor
  • Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Via Ostiense 169, room 9, ground floor

For appointments please send an email to:

How to access the Service

To register for services, you must qualify by providing a clinical certificate. The certificate remains valid for your entire course of study if dated following your 18th birthday or else clinical diagnosis must be updated after three years, if dated prior to that date. As required by current legislation, certificates must be issued by the National Health Service (SSSN- Sistema Sanitario Nazionale) or a specialist belonging to an accredited facility.

To qualify for the tutoring service students must:

  • Register, complete and submit all necessary documentation
  • Request an appointment with the Tutoring Service Coordinator via email by writing to

Each Department has appointed a professor as the contact person for answering and discussing didactic issues. The reference person acts as mediator for educational issues and difficulties related to didactics that may be encountered during a students’ career path. At beginning of a students’ career path, it is important to liaise with the contact person in order to share and plan the course of study.

How to apply and enroll

Admission and enrollment details are available in the Call for Admissions for each program and course.

The online application form must be correctly filled out in the section regarding disability, specifying the kind of disability and its entity (percentage).

Students with a specific learning disabilities/disorders (SLD), in accordance with Law 170/2010 and related guideline, must make explicit request for aids, compensatory tools and dispensation measures in order to sit the admission test.

The above must be requested during the online application process by filling out the “Request for Assistance” section. The request has to be completed by attaching a certificate detailing disability or handicap, issued by the competent public body.

Candidates with SLD residing abroad must submit the above described certificate issued in the country in which they reside, alongside a certified translation into Italian or English.

Additional Information and Assistance

For administrative information on applications, enrollment, tuition and fees as well as career paths:

Area Studenti (Student Office) – Student Secretariat
For information on services provided by the University to facilitate attendance and integration:

Students with Special Needs Office– Student Affairs Division

Informazioni di sistema 17 March 2021