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Programme enrolment: requirements, deadlines and methods

General information on admission requirements
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Enrolment Procedure – Administrative Deadlines


  • Deadline to obtain the First Cycle Degree for students enrolling under condition: 30 December 2024
  • Final deadline for the enrolment finalization (students holding foreing Degrees): 28 February 2025

To take part in the selection, candidates must register to the selection and fulfil the following curricular requirements: 

1. must possess a First Cycle Degree in one of the following classes:

a. ex Italian Ministerial Decree no. 270/04:

  • L-2 Biotechnologies;
  • L-7 Civil and environmental engineering;
  • L-8 Information technology engineering;
  • L-9 Industrial engineering;
  • L-13 Biology;
  • L-25 Agriculture and Forestry;
  • L-26 Food Sciences;
  • L-27 Chemistry;
  • L-29 Pharmacy;
  • L-30 Physics;
  • L-31 Computer Science;
  • L-32 Environmental sciences;
  • L-34 Earth sciences;
  • L-35 Mathematics;
  • L-38 Zoology;
  • L-41 Statistics.

b. ex Italian Ministerial Decree no. 509/99:

  • 1 Biotechnologies;
  • 8 Civil and environmental engineering;
  • 9 Information technology engineering;
  • 10 Industrial engineering;
  • 12 Biology;
  • 16 Earth Science;
  • 20 Agriculture and Forestry;
  • 21 Chemistry;
  • 24 Pharmacy;
  • 25 Physics;
  • 26 Computer Science;
  • 27 Environmental sciences;
  • 32 Mathematics;
  • 37 Statistics;
  • 40 Zoology

c. A degree equivalent to the afore-mentioned, issued in the previous five-year degree programme system.

d. foreign Degree which can be considered equivalent to the ones foreseen for students holding an Italian Degree, according to the rules indicated in the Circolare MUR that will be published in the following page:



Admission to the Programme is subject to demonstrating English language skills, equivalent to level B2 (or higher) of the Common European Framework (CEFR).

Please read the Call for applications for futher info about the language requirement.

In any case, the admission to the Master’s Degree in Bioinformatics is conditional on the assessment of the qualification by an Admission Board, which will consist in a written and/or oral test. 

Applicants can enrol in the Programme even if they have not obtained their First-Cycle Degree yet, but this must be obtained before the deadlines set by the University (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.

Assessment methods for admission

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

  • Non-EU Candidates living outside of Italy: no later than 15th April 2024 (intake A);
  • Italian, EU and EU-assimilated candidates: no later than 3rd July 2024 (intake B) or 2nd September 2024 (Intake C)

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 written and oral tests will be held according to the calendar available in the Call for applications

For further information on the application  procedure, please carefully read the file attached (2024/2025 Call for applications 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 (

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 2024 ISEE value with special subsidies in relation to the right to higher education. First year students with an ISEE of less than or equal to € 27,000. 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 30 October 2024, at 6:00pm (or by 15 November 2024, 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.


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 (INTAKE A) from 2024-03-12 00:00 to 2024-04-15 23:30
Italian, EU and EU-assimilated candidates can register for the admission procedure by uploading the compulsory documents required on Studenti Online (INTAKE B) from 2024-06-03 15:00 to 2024-07-03 15:00
Italian, EU and EU-assimilated candidates can register for the admission procedure by uploading the compulsory documents required on Studenti Online (INTAKE C) from 2024-08-01 15:30 to 2024-09-02 15:30