How to apply


COVID-19 update

  • Our centre is temporarily closed to the public. Remote working arrangements have been made for staff, as appropriate.
  • The University has cancelled mobility programs for Summer (including Summer A and B) and Semester One 2021. Updates when they occur will be available on the Monash Abroad Portal.
  • We will continue to review the situation in line with Italian and Australian Government advice.
  • In response to COVID-19, we’re continuing to adapt our operations. 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.