Colleges and canteen
In addition to the reimbursement of university fees and a small monthly contribution for personal expenses, SNS students in Pisa benefit from free accommodation at one of the Colleges of the Normale and free board at the canteen, for the entire duration of their academic career. Students of the Department of Political and Social Sciences in Florence can make use of the Residenza Capitini, equipped with 24 mini-lodgings and large communal areas for study and free time activities.
Those who are entitled to accommodation:
students of the Normale; fellows and exchange fellows; PhD students (should there be no rooms available for the latter, an additional contribution of € 4,800.00 per year for external accommodation will be awarded).
Collegio Fermi- 46 single rooms with bathroom.
Collegio Timpano - 110 single rooms with bathroom
Collegio Carducci - 91 single rooms with bathroom.
Collegio Faedo - 83 single rooms with bathroom.
University Residence in Florence - 24 single rooms with bathroom.
Inside the colleges there are communal areas such as study/library rooms, gyms, rooms where you can watch films, music rooms, recreation rooms with TV and board games and computer rooms. The SNS provides students with musical instruments located in the various colleges, a loan service for films, music, books and scores and some rooms for use as a gym, to which students have free access.
The canteen of the Normale is located in the Palazzo D'Ancona, and is accessible to undergraduate and PhD students, holders of research grants from the Normale, fellows, teaching and administrative staff, and guests of the SNS. It is self-service.
You can access the canteen with your personal badge, or by typing your code and password into the readers at the entrance. Badges and codes are given to students upon enrolment.
For undergraduate and PhD students, fellows and administrative staff the canteen is free.
For teaching staff, researchers, holders of teaching assignments, collaborators and fellows, the rate is 4 euros for lunch and 7.20 euros for dinner.
For guests of the Normale the rate is 7.20 euros for each meal.
From Monday to Friday
from 12.30 to 14.15
from 19.30 to 20.30
Saturday and Sunday
from 12.30 to 13.45
from 19.30 to 20.30
The canteen is closed during the academic holiday periods (Christmas, Easter and August).