La Sapienza - Università di Roma

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Opening a bank account

To open a bank account you may be asked to provide one or more of the following documents

  • Valid ID or Passport (for identification);
  • Your Italian Tax Identification Code (codice fiscale);
  • Your residence in Italy (i.e. utility bills may be requested by some banks). 


Please check the required documentation with the bank of your choice.

You can also choose to open a Bancoposta account at Poste Italiane (Italian Post Offices).

UniCredit Banca di Roma and Poste Italiane have a branch at the University Sapienza campus.

Opening hours: Monday to Friday (8.30 am – 1.30 pm; 2.30 pm - 4 pm)

In general banks opening hours vary according to the bank and the town. Please note that banks situated at airports and railway stations have longer opening hours for changing money as do currency exchange bureaus in cities.




  • Palazzo del Rettorato - CU001

    Piazzale Aldo Moro, 5

    00185 Roma