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Support measures for learners in higher education


12.Educational support and guidance

12.5Support measures for learners in higher education

Last update: 27 November 2023

Definition of the target group(s)

According to the frame law no. 104 of 1992, the right to Education is granted to disabled people not only in the mainstream classes of school levels but also at the University. Integration of students with disability is also carried out through the co-ordinated planning of social and assistance services, health and sport services; through technical equipment and educational aids; agreements with specialised centres; interpreters in charge of helping blind students to attend school. Furthermore, a number of lodgings is to be reserved for disabled students and some Universities provide them with sport equipment. The right to travel for free is granted as well as accompanying and reading services, educational technologies laboratories, etc..

Specific support measures

Foreign students have the same rights of accessing and studying at higher education level of Italian students.