Erasmus incoming students

Erasmus incoming students

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  • Accommodation
  • Health Insurance
  • Language courses

Application Information

The Conservatorio di Musica “Benedetto Marcello” welcomes incoming students.

Academic year
At the Conservatorio di Musica “Benedetto Marcello” the academic year is organized in:

  • First Semester: 2nd  November – End of February
  • Second Semester: beginning of March – 2nd  week of July
  • Winter exam period: beginning of February – beginning of March
  • Summer exam period: Half of June – Half of July

Christmas holidays from December 22nd to January 6th
Other holidays: November 21st, December 8th, April 25th, May 1st, June 2nd.

Requirements for the application
The students or their Institutions have to send the application in paper form (with cd/dvd) OR by e-mail (with links – e .g.: Youtube or Google Drive, no files please)

  • Erasmus Application Form with photo;
  • Learning agreement;
  • Curriculum vitae;
  • Recordings for performers (cd/dvd or link, min. 15 minutes); at least two scores for composers.

Deadline to send applications for incoming students is:

  • For First Semester or the whole Academic Year: 15th of June
  • For Second Semester: 31st of October


Dear Incoming Student,
as you would know Venice is quite different from the other cities and we try to give some information to find an accommodation.

Venice is composed from a main island, other small islands and other neighbourhoods on the mainland.

Below the different solutions:

1) To stay at Regional Student Residence on the Giudecca Island (Palanca-Zattere) , in Venice city.
Is it possible writing to informing  that you will be studying at the “Conservatorio di Musica di Venezia” for the Academic Year 2014/15 as Erasmus Student and communicate the period of your staying.
Prices are:
Double room with bathroom: € 250 + €20 for general expenses per month
Single room with bathroom: € 300 + €20 for general expenses per month
The students have to provide by their self for bed linen and towels. Pillows, blankets and bed-cover are provided.
The student residence doesn’t have kitchen, only common spaces with tables, microwaves oven, fridge and sinks with faucet. There are agreements with restaurants in all Venice and one very close to the dormitory called “Fortunato Irene”. For Erasmus Students prices are € 4,50 for a Pasto ridotto/Reduced meal (first course or second course, side dish, drink, bread, fruit or dessert) or € 5,50 Pasto completo/Complete meal (first course, second course, side dish, drink, bread, fruit or dessert)

2) Other possibilities are to rent a room in a flat, approximate rental costs are:
For single room from € 250 to 450 a month without expenses
For double room from €180 to 350 a month per person without expenses.

Expenses such as electricity, gas, internet, garbage, water, etc. are commonly from € 30 to € 50 a month (it depends how many people are living in the house).
There is also the possibility to rent a small apartment (one or two rooms). Rental costs are up to € 450 per months without expenses.

Attached there is a file from Student Rights Regional Agency with a list of Landlords and e-mail address and phone numbers.

To find a room or a flat there are also several websites very useful.
We are willing to help you to arrange appointments with the housing organization/Landlord.

Following there are some links:
Subito – Annunci Veneto
Venezia Bacheca
Easy Stanza

The web sites above are in Italian language, if you need help let us know.

Whatever you need don’t hesitate to ask us.

Health Insurance

Usually all students from the European Union and from Iceland, Lichtenstein, Norway and Switzerland, should already have an European Health Insurance Card, and usually is useful for all. If you need in Venice there are several Agency which offers Health Insurance.

Language courses

Work in progress