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THE GRADING SYSTEM IN ITALIAN UNIVERSITIES
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Universities in Italy have chosen a rather interesting and unusual grading system.
Grades in Italy are awarded out of 30. To receive a passing grade in an exam you must get a minimum of 18 out of 30. Every subject from every year will be calculated in a special way (weighted average with CFUs) to give you an overall graduating average.
However getting good grades in Italy isnt particularly difficult which is reflected by the ECTS (European credit transfer system) equivalent of the grades. A 27 is only equivalent to a D by the European standard, a ’30 e lode’ being the equivalent of an A.
Other things your grades can effect are the scholarships that you can receive regionally or from the university.