Covid-19 update: Green pass and required documents for a.y. 2021/22

Covid-19 update: Green pass and required documents for a.y. 2021/22

SUBJECT: Decree-law 6 August 2021, n. 111 – Measures to prevent SARS-CoV 2 infection in universities – Use of COVID-19 green certifications in universities.


With the decree-law of 6 August 2021, n. 111, the Italian Government has adopted new provisions in view of the start of the next academic year, in light of the new context of the epidemiological framework and the progress of the vaccination plan.

The decree-law establishes that, during the 2021/2022 academic year, teaching and curricular activities of the universities will be carried out primarily in the presence and that, starting from 1 September 2021 and until 31 December 2021, university staff (teachers, TABs and other staff however named) and university students must possess and are required to exhibit the COVID-19 green certification (so-called “Green-Pass“).

University staff who do not possess or exhibit this certification are considered unjustified absent, with the consequences provided for by decree-law.

The green certification of students will be randomly verified with methods established by the universities.

  • From 1 September 2021 and until 31 December 2021 all university staff and students must possess and are required to exhibit green certification COVID-19;
  • The obligation to possess the COVID-19 green certification does not apply to subjects exempted from the vaccination campaign on the basis of suitable medical certification issued according to the criteria defined in the circular of the Ministry of Health (Annex 1)
  • For university students, the tests will be carried out on a sample basis in the manner identified by the university.

The following mandatory minimum safety measures are confirmed:

– it is mandatory to use respiratory protection devices (es. surgical masks etc);
– it is recommended to respect an interpersonal safety distance of at least 1 meter;
– it is forbidden to enter or remain in the university premises for people with symptoms
respiratory or body temperature above 37.5 ┬░.

Translated from the Italian Website