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Programme enrolment: requirements, deadlines and methods

General information on admission requirements
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Admission Notice - Avviso ammissioni

To attend the Master’s Degree in Bioinformatics it is necessary to have adequate knowledge of Mathematics, Physics, Informatics, Chemistry, or Biology/Biotechnology/Biomedicine

To be admitted to the Master’s Degree in Bioinformatics it is necessary to hold:

  •  an Italian degree in all classes ex. D.M. 270/04

or

  • an Italian degree in all classes ex D.M. 509/99

or

  • an Italian degree in the previous four-year system.

In any case, the admission to the Master’s Degree in Bioinformatics is conditional on the assessment of the qualification by an Admission Board. The assessment is made on the basis of the curriculum vitae and the criteria specified below. Candidates must use the format downloaded from the website, available in this page, otherwise they will excluded from the selection.

Applicants can enrol in the Programme even if they have not obtained their First-Cycle Degree yet, but this must be obtained compulsorily before 30th December 2022 (otherwise their enrolment will be automatically withdrawn).

For applicants holding a foreign degree, the Admission Board will ascertain equivalence between the foreign and the Italian degree.

Admission to the Master’s Degree Course in Bioinformatics also requires the assessment of adequate skills and competences through one’s curriculum vitae:

If applicants are considered to have satisfactory skills and competences according to the evaluation of their CV, they have immediate access to the Master’s Degree.

If applicants’ skills and competences are not satisfactory according to the evaluation of their CV, they could be asked to undergo an interview.

Assessment methods for admission

To take part in the assessment, candidates have to apply:

  • Non-EU Candidates living outside of Italy: no later than 9th June 2022
  • Italian, EU and EU-assimilated candidates: no later than 7th July 2022 or 9th September 2022

by uploading on Studenti On-Line the compulsory documents listed in the admission notice.

Please note that applications will be evaluated only after the afore-mentioned deadline and oral tests will be held according to the calendar available in the Admission Notice.

Candidates’ CVs are evaluated up to 100 points in the following way:

 

1) Bachelor’s Degree or weighted average: max 40 points;

2) Marks obtained in core subjects, according to one’s personal curriculum: max 30 points;

3) Other qualifications: max 30 points.

  • Candidates who obtain a score ≥ 90 are admitted to the Degree Programme and can enroll. In case the English Language knowledge is not assessed according to one of the modalities listed in the Admission Notice, candidates will be admitted only if they pass an English Language interview.
  • Candidates who obtain a score ≥ 60 must undergo an interview on the topics listed below. In case the English Language knowledge is not assessed according to one of the modalities listed in the Admission Notice, candidates will be admitted only if they pass an English Language interview.
  • Candidates who score less than 60 points cannot enroll in the Degree Programme.

At the end of the interviews the Board will publish the list of admitted candidates. Those candidates can enroll in the Degree Programme.

For further information on the application  procedure, please carefully read the file attached (2022/2023 Admission Notice Bioinformatics).

Non-EU candidates living outside of Italy

Non-EU candidates living outside of Italy are foreign citizens from states not belonging to the European Union who are resident abroad at the time of applying for university admission and who are not legally classified as equivalent to Italian/European citizens.

Non-EU candidates may apply at the first intake on the basis of the scheduled deadline (see the schedule above). Non-EU candidates have to comply with the provisions of the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs (http://www.studiare-in-italia.it/studentistranieri/index.html).

Further useful links
International Help Desk
Enrolling in a Second Cycle Degree Programme - Italian qualification
Study in Italy

Tuition Fee Amounts

Tuition fees are calculated based on the 2022 ISEE value with special subsidies in relation to the right to higher education. First year students with an ISEE of up to €24,500 benefit from full exemption. Above this limit, tuition fees are calculated progressively.

The ISEE value must be submitted, even if you have not enrolled in the Degree Programme, by 2 November 2022, at 6:00pm (or by 15 November 2022, at 6:00pm, paying a €100 penalty) accessing ER-GO Online Services, alternatively you will have to pay the full amount.

If you are an international student, verify how your tuition fees will be calculated according to your country of origin and the country where your family has income and assets.

Read all information about tuition fees and exemptions.

Matriculation

After you have checked that all the admission requirements have been met, you can enrol on  Studenti Online:

  1. fill in the application for matriculation with the required information and attach a passport photo in digital format;
  2. pay the first instalment of your tuition fees;
  3. follow the instructions to complete the procedure which you will find on Studenti Online according to your profile.

List of deadlines

Non-EU Candidates living outside of Italy can register for the admission procedure by uploading the compulsory documents required on Studenti Online (1ST INTAKE) from 2022-04-20 00:00 to 2022-06-09 23:30
Italian, EU and EU-assimilated candidates can register for the admission procedure by uploading the compulsory documents required on Studenti Online (2ND INTAKE) from 2022-06-14 15:00 to 2022-07-07 15:00
Italian, EU and EU-assimilated candidates can register for the admission procedure by uploading the compulsory documents required on Studenti Online (3RD INTAKE) from 2022-07-11 15:30 to 2022-09-09 15:30