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Green Pass for international students and staff

As of 1 September 2021 , the COVID-19 certificate (green pass) is required for all students and staff in order to access all university facilities and take face-to-face examinations. The Green Pass must be exhibited when requested.
Those who meet the criteria defined by the circular of the Ministry of Health of 04 August 2021are exempt.

Important! The following information is provided by the Italian Government and by other bodies responsible for vaccinations and issuing the Green Pass. The University of Modena and Reggio Emilia is not involved in the procedures.

  1. Do you have a Covid-19 certificate (Green Pass) obtained abroad?
    You can use your Green Pass issued in the following countries:
    • EU and the Schengen Area countries.
    • San Marino and The Vatican (for vaccination, only for EMA approved vaccines, save for San Marino citizens vaccinated with Sputnik, until 15 October 2021).
    • Canada, Japan, Israel, United Kingdom (European territories), US: these Green Passes are not verifiable through the "VerificationC19" app.

  2. Do you have a Green Pass issued in a non-EU country with one of the 4 vaccines approved by EMA?
    * The certificate must be written in one of the following languages: Italian; - English; - French; - Spanish; - German.
    If the certificate was not written in one of the above-mentioned languages, you must also provide a sworn translation.

  3. Have you been vaccinated with Sputnik, Sinovac or with other vaccines not approved by the EMA and do you want to get a Green Pass in Italy?
    You must wait for the decision of the Scientific Technical Committee of the Italian Ministry of Health on the possibility of further vaccination.
    Information will be published as soon as it is available.

  4. Have you been vaccinated with Covishield, R-CoVi (R-Pharm), Covid-19 vaccine-recombinant (Fiocruz) or any other vaccines whose holder of marketing authorisation is as the same as the European Union?
    In order to request the Italian Green Pass:
    * The certificate must be written in one of the following languages: Italian; - English; - French; - Spanish; - German.
    If the certificate was not written in one of the above-mentioned languages, you must also provide a sworn translation.

  5. What if you do not yet meet the requirements to get the Green Pass?
    Contact your Department at UNIMORE to check how you can attend lectures.

  6. Have you not yet been vaccinated?
    People who do not reside in Emilia Romagna but live in the region for proven reasons may now book the vaccination through an online platform.

  7. How can you get your Green Pass?
    The Green Pass is free of charge and automatically generated in one of the following cases:
    • After 15 days after the first dose or the single-dose vaccine*;
    • You have received both the doses*;
    • You have been tested negative to a molecular or rapid (antigen) test in the last 48 hours;
    • You have been recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months.

    * BioNTech-Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson (Jansen & Jansen).
Important: the legislation is constantly evolving and the Green Pass issuing systems have been recently adopted and are little tested. Disruptions may occur.