Four students of the Faculty of Humanities, whose major is English and German/French, will study online at the University of Messina from the beginning of the second term of the 2020/2021 academic year. Within the virtual academic mobility Italian university offers students courses on English, German and French.

Italian students who specialize in English and Russian, will study online at Minin university in the second term of the 2020/2021 academic year.

Vasilisa Livinchik, a student of the Faculty of Humanities:

It will be an unforgettable experience for students of the Faculty of Humanities. We will be able to meet foreign students and professors, learn more about their educational system, step out of our comfort zone. Although the classes will be online, I am looking forward to starting the program.


The University of Messina (UniME), founded in 1548, is located in the picturesque Italian city of Messina, the island of Sicily.

UniME is among the top 15 Universities in Italy. More than 24,000 students study at 12 faculties of the university. The teaching staff of the UniME numbers about 1, 125 people. The university offers 75 educational programs for bachelor's and master's degrees, as well as 12 postgraduate programs in such areas as: economics, education, engineering, humanities, law, medicine and pharmacology, natural science, political science, veterinary medicine, etc.

The University of Messina consists of 4 educational buildings equipped with modern laboratories, research complexes, project classes, comfortable hostels for students, as well as a modern sports center.

Today the university welcomes students from 27 foreign countries as well as numerous visiting professors and visiting researchers. Also, UniME cooperates with educational institutions in such countries as: France, Greece, Italy, Spain, Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, Lebanon, Tunisia, etc.

In June 2018 Minin university and the University of Messina (Italy) signed a cooperation agreement. Since 2019, partner universities have been successfully implementing academic student exchanges within the joint education program. 13 students have already participated in the program.