How to apply


COVID-19 update

  • The University has cancelled student mobility programs up to and including semester one 2022. Student mobility programs in Prato are being offered from mid-2022. Updates are available on the Monash Abroad Portal.
  • In response to COVID-19, we’re continuing to adapt our operations. In accordance with Italian Government regulations:
    • all individuals aged 50 years and over must be fully vaccinated
    • for Italy-based staff, visiting staff, and conference (or similar event) participants, a Super Green Pass is mandatory to enter the Monash Prato Centre (A Super Green Pass is an EU digital COVID Certificate obtained after receiving the full vaccination cycle or after recovering from COVID-19. See the websites of the Italian Green Certificate information (in Italian) and the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs for more information.)
    • for students and all other visitors (unless listed above), a Green Pass is mandatory to enter the Monash Prato Centre
  • We will continue to review the situation in line with Italian and Australian Government advice. View the University’s latest COVID-19 updates.

Monash students

Many faculties run programs in Prato - you can choose from a variety of units run by Art Design and Architecture, Arts, Business and Economics, Education, Law, Information Technology and Science. A list of the current offering and steps to apply can be found on our University programs page.

Non-Monash students

If you are not currently enrolled at Monash but attend another university, you may be eligible to study in Monash programs at our centre as part of a Monash University exchange or study abroad program. Please contact Monash Abroad for advice on whether or not this is an option available to you.

Preparing for your visit

Travel grants for Monash students

Find out more about financial support for studying in Prato on our Travel Grants page.

Visa requirements

Students and staff must inform themselves of pre- and post- arrival visa and related immigration requirements in Italy and make suitable arrangements. More information is provided on our Visa information page.

Travel advisory service

For comprehensive information on country travel advice, health, as well as travel tips and an international travel checklist, we highly recommend smartraveller.gov.au - travel advisory and consular assistance produced by the Australian Government. You can also register to receive travel advice updates and critical alerts for Italy.