Conservatory of Music “A. Corelli” – Messina will guide incoming mobile participants in finding accommodation, according to the requirements of the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education. Living in a student residence hall provides students with a good living situation, close to other students, as well as being near the Conservatory. If you need to find housing elsewhere, the Erasmus Students Network, an association of former ERASMUS students, can help you to find the right private accommodation in Messina. ESN provides regularly updates lists of private flats and houses and helps students in their search: Information and assistance can be provided by the following persons and information sources.


We provide accommodation for incoming students in one of our three dormitories too. Anyway students can arrange themselves for lodging, choosing amongst single or double rooms (to be shared with other students).

Prices may range from about € 150 to 250 a month for a single room.

You can consumed your meals or pizza in CANTEEN near "A. Corelli" Conservatory of Music (Mensa dello Studente) at a maximum cost of € 2,50 per meal.

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Erasmus+ Coordinator Prof. Lorenzo Genitori • e-mail: erasmus@consme.it • Tel. +39 0906510291


If you are a staff member of our partner Institution and you would like to apply for a staff mobility at the Arcangelo Corelli Conservatory of Music in Messina, please contact Erasmus+ Coordinator Lorenzo Genitori: e-mail: erasmus@consme.it for detailed information.

Travel to Italy

You can find other information regarding travelling to Italy on the website of Ministry of Foreign Affairs: https://www.esteri.it/mae/en/

Recommended accommodation

We recommend you to stay in Ciaru Design B&B or La Residenza Guest House, our partners accommodation, which is situated looking at a breathtaking view of the Strait of Messina: • http://www.ciauru.it/en/ • http://www.laresidenzahotel.net


Conservatory of Music “A. Corelli” – Messina will provide assistance, when required, in securing visas for incoming and outbound mobile participants, according to the requirements of the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education. Within 8 working days of arrival all non-EU students intending to stay in Italy for more than 90 days must apply for a residence permit for study porposes (“Permesso di soggiorno per motivi di studio”). The residence permit is issued by the local Police Department – “Questura- Ufficio Immigrazione”. Information and assistance can be provided by the following contact points and information sources: htpp://www.poliziadistato.it/articolo/10716


Health insurance coverage is required in order to obtain your visa and your residence permit in Italy. In order to register with the S.S.N., Non-EU students need to go the nearest Local Health Unit (Azienda Sanitaria Provinciale - ASP). Alternatively, you can obtain a private health insurance policy: http://www.salute.gov.it/portale/temi/p2_6