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Programme enrolment: requirements, deadlines and methods

General information on admission requirements
Admission to the second cycle degree/twoyear master in Economics and Public Policy requires possession of a bachelor'sdegree or three-year university… Read more


  • Please download and read thoroughly the Call for Applications (Eng) or Bando Ammissioni (Ita).

  • If you have doubts about the application, please first read carefully the Call/Bando and look there for the information you need. If the document does not include the information you're looking for, write to the LMEPP Programme Coordinator, Michela Sandias ( or to the Programme Tutor Umberto Maglione (

  • The Call/Bando also includes information on grants available to students admitted to LMEPP with a minimum score of 70 points.

  • The REFERENCE LETTER/S are MANDATORY DOCUMENTS, as specified in the Call/Bando:  min 1 max 2 of such letters have to be uploaded to the application portal. They can either be uploaded by the referee/s themselves or the student can upload them along with the other mandatory documents.

  • If you are a prospective student with a non-Italian degree title (regardless of your citizenship): please read the specific information at this link;
  • If you are a non-EU citizen resident abroad: please read the information at this link

To be admitted to the second cycle degree in Economics and Public Policy (LMEPP) it is necessary to hold an Italian undergraduate degree in one of the following degree classes: 

ex D.M. 270/04: 

L05 Lauree in Filosofia; L07 Lauree in Ingegneria Civile e Ambientale; L08 Lauree in Ingegneria dell'Informazione; L09 Lauree in Ingegneria Industriale; L14 Lauree in Scienze dei Servizi Giuridici; L16 Lauree in Scienze dell'Amministrazione e dell'Organizzazione; L18 Lauree in Scienze dell'Economia e della Gestione Aziendale; L29 Lauree in Scienze e Tecnologie Farmaceutiche; L30 Lauree in Scienze e Tecnologie Fisiche; L31 Lauree in Scienze e Tecnologie Informatiche; L33 Lauree in Scienze Economiche; L35 Lauree in Scienze Matematiche; L36 Lauree in Scienze Politiche e delle Relazioni Internazionali; L40 Lauree in Sociologia; L41 Lauree in Statistica; LMG1 Lauree Magistrali in Giurisprudenza; LM41 Classe delle lauree magistrali in medicina e chirurgia; LM13 delle lauree in Farmacia e Farmacia Industriale;

If you graduated (or will graduate) from a non-Italian University, the committee will ascertain the equivalence between the non-Italian and the Italian degree. 

In case you do not meet the requirements above, the admission committee will verify, all the same, whether or not you hold the skills and competences needed to be admitted, on the basis of your CV and transcripts. If the committee identifies such skills and competences as adequate, you will be admitted to evaluation. 

In any case, admission to LMEPP is conditional to an assessment by the committee, by means of the documents provided and according to the criteria specified in the call. 

You can apply even if you have not yet obtained a Bachelor’s degree. However, you will have to obtain it within a specific deadline that is set annually and will be published at the page  

 The minimum level of English required is B2 (according to the CEFR). Meeting this requirement is essential in order to smoothly and profitably attend lectures and take exams. The English language requirement is met by satisfying one of the conditions indicated in the call.


First Intake (for EU, EU-assimilated and NON-EU candidates)

Opening: 1st February 2023
Closing: 7th March 2023
Results: 31st March 2023

Second Intake (for EU, EU-assimilated and NON-EU candidates)

Opening:  20th March 2023
Closing:  26th April 2023
Results:  19th May 2023

Third Intake (for EU and EU-assimilated candidates only)

Opening:  16th May 2023
Closing: 26th June 2023
Results: 14th July 2023

Pay the first instalment of tuition fees (enrolment):

from 27th July to 26th October (from 27th October to 23rd November with an extra fee) 

Bachelor's Degree graduation:

within 28th December 2023

Students may apply for admission even if they have not yet graduated from their Bachelor's. However, if admitted, they will need to graduate first, and only after that enrol in LMEPP.

Students with non-Italian qualifications: accepted candidates have to upload scanned copies of all qualification-related documents. To do so, please access StudentiOnline, select BANDI (“Calls for applications”) and then DOCUMENT UPLOAD FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS WITH FOREIGN QUALIFICATIONS - BOLOGNA CAMPUS. At a later stage, when you arrive in Bologna, you will need to make an appointment with the Student Administration Office for International Students ( and submit the original documents related to your qualification.

Non-EU citizens also have to show their permit of stay application receipt.

Deadline to complete your enrolment: 28th February 2024

Deadline for paying 2nd and 3rd instalment of tuition fees: please refer to the "fees" section of your SOL profile. 

Tuition Fee Amounts

Tuition fees are calculated based on the 2023 ISEE value with special subsidies in relation to the right to higher education. First year students with an ISEE value up to a specific threshold benefit from full exemption; the relevant ISEE threshold will be released by the end of May 2023. 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 2023, at 6:00pm (or by 15 November 2023, 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.