OrientaSud 2012 - Education Fair

16 October 2012 - 18 October 2012

OrientaSud, located in Southern Italy, represents one of the most important student recruitment exhibitions in the south of Italy. The south of Italy has a mobile student population, willing to move to other parts of Italy and abroad for better educational and career prospects.

Reasons to Attend

Opportunities for Italian students to study abroad are more available and varied than they have ever been before. The exhibition will include lectures, debates, meetings with journalists, writers and professionals from academia and work. A chance to meet, ask questions and clarify doubts about the future.

Market Overview

Italian students are among the most mobile in Europe, with a population of more than 1.8 million students currently enrolled in tertiary education, close to 3% of Italian students spend a period of study time abroad comparing favourably with France, Germany, Spain and The Netherlands.

Fair Outline

The OrientaSud education fair is characterised by the many activities organised during the opening time of the student exhibition. These include: counselling on work possibilities and universities; presentation of universities by representatives; meetings and debates; visits to company stands. Companies will meet the young people and they will present their future plans/programmes.

Attendees at the education fair will include people seeking education opportunities, those searching for right courses, educational institutes seeking for cooperation with foreign education institution, professionals working for international educational exchanges, university and college graduates seeking higher study opportunities abroad.

The education fair is supported by the Presidency of the Republic, Senate of the Republic, Chamber of deputies, Prime Minister's Office and European Parliament Office for Italy.

Further Exhibition Information

More information about this leading student recruitment exhibition can be found by selecting the tabs below.

To reserve your place at this international education fair, please select the ‘Prices’ tab and choose the buttons that meet your requirements. Place your purchase in your shopping cart by selecting the ‘Click To Proceed’ button, select ‘checkout’, and fill in your registration details.

What's included as standard

A standard equipped stand will include fascia board, counter, 2 chairs and 1/1 full-colour guide advert in the fair catalogue.

Configure your participation
OrientaSud - Education Fair (Naples) - 16-18/10/12


16 Oct 2012 - 18 Oct 2012

Venue address:

Citta della Scienza
Via Coroglio 104



Opening hours for visitors
Date Time
Day 1:
Day 2:
Day 3:
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 13:30
Access times for exhibitors
Date Time
Set up:
Set up:
16:30 -
08:00 - 09:30
13:30 -
Additional activities
Date Time
To be announced: - -

This section identifies the levels and subject areas that are reflected at this fair and for which visitors will have an interest in. This section will help to clarify the types of participants who should attend.

  • Postgraduate (Masters, MBA, LLM, Dip, PhD)
  • Undergraduate (Bachelors)
  • Foundation (Preparatory)
  • Further education & vocational
  • Language learning
  • Professional training
  • Accountancy, finance & insurance
  • Architecture, construction, building & surveying
  • Business, MBA & management
  • Computer science & IT
  • Economics
  • Education & teaching
  • Engineering
  • Health & medicine
  • Humanities
  • Languages
  • Law & LLM
  • Mathematics
  • Retailing & marketing
  • Science
  • Social science
  • Tourism, leisure & hospitality
  • Visual & creative arts

Use the information provided below to learn more about visitors expected to attend the fair and the proportion of those visitors that are relevant to your offering. Additional information about how the educational exhibition is promoted and visiting agents can be found in the grey box.

Visitors are targeted by:

  • Billboards / Posters / Flyers
  • Internet
  • Local / National Press
  • PR Campaigns

Visiting Agents

Agents are expected to visit the fair, although no formal activities have been planned for participants to meet them.

Visitors expected to attend:

  • 80000 in Naples

These visitors are expected to look for:

*All figures are estimates provided by the fair organiser. Individual exhibitors may experience different results as the data is based on the event as a whole.

Use the information provided below to learn more about fair exhibitors both past and current. The statistics are based on the last edition of the education fair and aims to give you a demographic of the international exhibitors based on their type and focus. To display a list of past and current exhibitors select the “Click to Display” button below. You can then sort the list based on the criteria most important to you. Additional information about who the education fair is aimed at can be found in the grey box.

Who should attend:
  • Business schools
  • Colleges
  • Education agencies
  • Equipment suppliers
  • Funding & scholarship providers
  • Gap year organisations
  • Government bodies
  • Hotel management schools
  • Language schools
  • Professional bodies
  • Publishers
  • Student service providers
  • Summer schools
  • Universities

Past exhibitor numbers:

  • 33 in Naples

Past exhibitor statistics:


Now you have decided to join the fair you might want to know some basic information to get you started with your travel plans. Information on hotels is listed below and you can find further country specific details in the grey box.

Applying For Visas

EU passport holders will not require a visa to enter Italy, although you will need a passport. If you do not have an EU passport please check with your local Consulate or Embassy. You might need to apply for a tourist or business visa, although the latter may take much more time to arrange. Visa support is strictly limited to our exhibiting clients. Visa support is NOT provided to visitors.

National Languages


National Currency

Euro (EUR)


Sheraton Nicolaus Hotel****
Via Cardinal A.Ciasca, 9 - Bari

Hotel Oriente Bari****
Corso Cavour 32 - 70122 Bari


Ibis Roma Fiera****
Via Arturo Mercanti 63, 00148 - Rome

Hilton Garden Inn Rome Airport****
Via Vittorio Bragadin 2, Fiumicino, 00054 Rome


Grand Hotel Parkers*****
Corso Vittorio Emanuele, 135 - 80121 Naples

Mercure Napoli Angioino Centro****
Via Depretis 123, 80133 Naples

Hotel de la Ville***
Vico Ferrovia, 6 - 80142 Naples

*The hotels listed above are only suggestions and we advise you to carryout additional research to ensure you select the hotels that match your requirements. We cannot take responsibility for the accommodation and service provided by 3rd parties.


The Studycentral team is friendly, helpful and you get direct answers quickly. Good service. Thank you

Isabel Van Dyke
Vuokatti Campus

I would like to thank the staff at Studycentral for all of their help. In particular Lily who was excellent in relating details to us and then sorting out our booking at late notice and also to Irina who met us in person at the fair and was very helpful. A big thank you for all of your help!

Jamie Simpson, Director