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A tutor for you

The University of Genoa provides three different types of tutors, who can help you during your university studies. The tutoring service is free of charge.

Our tutors are senior students who have been specifically trained to mentor you during your university experience.

Freshers' tutors

Have you just enrolled at the university?

Freshers’ tutors will help you get familiar with the university and will give you a tour of our facilities. They will also help you find the information you need and assist you to fill in your course study programme.

Have you just enrolled at the university?

Freshers’ tutors will help you get familiar with the university and will give you a tour of our facilities. They will also help you find the information you need and assist you to fill in your course study programme.

Where and when can you meet your tutors?

You can meet freshers’ tutors:

  • at the courses introductions at the beginning of each class
  • during the Freshers’ days organised by the university course
  • in classrooms during your first classes

Academic tutors

Do you need some help or advice to pass your exams?

Academic tutors are well-experienced four-year students who will give you useful advice about your study method and can suggest you further readings and exercises to consolidate what you have learned during classes.

Peer tutors

Do you have specific needs related to disabilities or are you affected by a learning disability?

Peer tutors can support you arranging an academic path that best suits your needs and help you prepare your exams through one-to-one meetings.

Do you want to become a tutor? 

If you're a properly enrolled student, you can partecipate to the tutor calls.

Eligibility to partecipate and the prerequisites are specified in the 2022 admission call.

N.B. You cannot apply if you are a part-time student.

Find out more:

Il profilo A è composto da:

che svolgono attività di tutorato e didattico-integrative, propedeutiche e di recupero e, nel caso dei tutor didattici alla pari, a favore di studenti con disabilità o con DSA.

Per accedere a questo profilo devi avere una media di almeno 24/30 e devi essere iscritto:

  • dal IV anno in poi dei corsi di laurea magistrale a ciclo unico
  • a corsi di laurea magistrale
  • ai corsi di Dottorato di ricerca con sede amministrativa presso UniGe

Il compenso orario lordo è:

  • 17 euro per i tutor didattici
  • 21 euro per i tutor didattici alla pari

N.B. questa è l'unica tipologia di tutor compatibile con l'attività di collaborazione a tempo parziale (ex 150 ore) anche presso ALISEO (ex ALFA).

Procedure di pagamento

Una volta che hai terminato la tua attività di tutorato, per ottenere il pagamento, devi:

For further information, please contact the Servizio Orientamento e Tutorato - Settore Orientamento agli studi universitari (Guidance services and Tutoring Office).

To learn more, please visit the dedicated page.

Do you want to become a tutor?

If you are a regularly enrolled student, you can participate in the call for applications to become a tutor.

Read the Notice of Admission 2022 to learn how to participate and the prerequisites to qualify for each type of tutor.

N.B. You cannot apply if you are enrolled part-time or in degree programs of the former system.

Find out in detail:

Profile A consists of:

who carry out tutoring and didactic-integrative, preparatory and remedial activities and, in the case of peer educational tutors, for the benefit of students with disabilities or DSA.

To access this profile you must have an average of at least 24/30 and be enrolled:

  • from the fourth year onward of single-cycle master's degree programs
  • to master's degree programs
  • to PhD courses with administrative headquarters at UniGe

The gross hourly compensation is:

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  • 17 euros for educational tutors
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  • 21 euros for au pair teaching tutors

N.B.this is the only type of tutor compatible with part-time collaborative work (formerly 150 hours) also at ALISEO (formerly ALFA).

Payment Procedures

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Once you have completed your tutoring activity, in order to obtain payment, you must:

The profile B is composed of tpeer tutors who carry out individual shadowing activities on behalf of their fellow students with disabilities or SLDs, with the aim of eliminating or reducing the obstacles they may encounter during their university journey.

To access this profile you must be a member:

  • from year II I onwards of a bachelor's degree program and a single-cycle master's degree program
  • to a master's degree program
  • to a doctoral course with administrative headquarters at UniGe

You can perform a maximum of 200 hours and the hourly fee is 13 euros, tax-free.

N.B.Before starting the activity you must attend a mandatory training course to learn about:

  • the services of UniGe
  • the specific details about the activities you will need to perform

Payment Procedures

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Once you have finished your tutoring activities, in order to obtain payment, you must fill out and send to stipecod@unige.it (with a photocopy of your ID) the marital status declaration form.

 

The profile C is composed of host tutors.

These carry out orientation activities in welcoming and assisting freshmen, along with faculty and technical-administrative staff.

The activities of a reception tutor are carried out:

  • at the Teaching Facilities and offices of the Teaching Area
  • .
  • at the University Schools' booths set up at the orientation fairs,
  • at secondary schools, as testimonials

In order to access this profile you must have the CFUs required by the announcement and be enrolled:

  • from the second year onward of three-year courses and single-cycle master's degree courses
  • to master's degree courses

You can perform a maximum of 120 hours, with exceptions, and the hourly fee is 10.33 euros, tax-free.

Read carefully the Annex 3 of the announcement.

N.B.Before starting the business you must attend a mandatory training course to learn about:

  • the services of UniGe
  • the specific features of the course of study for which you are tutoring

Payment Procedures

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Once you have finished your tutoring, in order to obtain payment, you must fill out and send to stipecod@unige.it (with a photocopy of your ID) the marital status declaration form.

 

If you need more information, you can contact the Orientation and Tutoring Service - University Study Orientation Sector.