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Call for application for the I-CONTACT Master degree's a.y. 2023/24

The Call for application is now closed. The call for enrolment in ay 2024/25 will be available at the beginning of 2024.


The Second Cycle/Master Degree International Cooperation On humaN righTs And interCultural heriTage (I-CONTACT) is a 2-years master degree  taught entirely in English. It is an open-access degree with minimum entry requirements, English B2 level, assessment of Academic background, and personal competencies.

  1. Available places
  2. Selection of the pathway: Curriculum A or B
  3. Minimum entry requirements
  4. How to apply
  5. Applying with a foreign qualification
  6. Communication of the outcomes of the selection procedures

1. Available places 

There is not a limit to the students that can be enrolled to the course. All applicants will be assessed equally in relation to the requirements and criteria specified in this Call for Applications.

2. Selection of the pathway: Curriculum A or B

The Master Degree Programme offers 2 pathways/curricula:

  • A) Protection of Human Rights and International Cooperation
  • B) International Cooperation on Intercultural Heritage

Applicants shall select Curriculum A or Curriculum B and apply online accordingly. For more information on the teachings and differences between each curricula, please check the Course Structure Diagram

In case an applicant wishes to apply to both curricula (A and B), he/she will have to submit 2 (two) different online applications, one for each curriculum. Bear in mind that in any case the two applications will be considered together, and the candidate (if eligible) will be admitted to only one of the curricula.

3. Minimum entry requirements

  • Holding a relevant Bachelor/First Cycle degree and having obtained academic credits/exams in specific programme subject areas (graduating students can apply provided they graduate before the last admitted day to enroll, which this year has been set to December, 29th 2023);
  • Certified B2 level proficiency in the English language (Please check the requirements and use English Proficiency Statement form);
  • Having appropriate and satisfactory academic and personal skills

Please check the Call for Application for details on admission requirements, assessment and selection criteria, intakes deadlines, and selection process calendar.

4. How to apply

Please download the I-CONTACT CALL FOR APPLICATION  before applying.

Once registered on the SOL (Studenti online) platform, follow the instructions contained within the Call for application and within our newly designed Step-by-step guide, available in the Attachments and Forms section. Pay particular attention to Step 5 (Qualifications), which is mandatory for both Italian and international applicants

Applicants shall register Online and upload all the necessary documents by the deadlines!

Please note: there is no "send" or "submit" button. (once you have uploaded all mandatory documents, the application is complete and you will not receive any notification).

5. Applying with a foreign qualification

You can be admitted to a Second Cycle Degree Programme if you hold a suitable foreign university  degree which allows study continuation in the subsequent cycle at a university in one’s country of reference.
IMPORTANT: We kindly remind you that the evaluation of your candidature will be mainly based on your BA title; therefore, we ask all the applicants to upload their BA transcript and certificate in the dedicated area. If you have already obtained an additional MA, you can add it within the additional documentation section and mention it on your Cv. 

Please find HERE all relevant information.

6. Communication of the outcomes of the selection procedures

PLEASE NOTE that the assessment results of each intake session, as well as any other official communication to applicants, will be notified to the email address assigned to the candidate during the application procedures ( Make sure to check your UNIBO inbox regularly and use it for any enquiry.

Please check the Call for Application for selection process calendar.

All enquiries shall be sent to or to

ENROLMENT PROCEDURE (some info to be updated)

1. Enrolment

2. Tuition fees, study grants and subsidies

3. Visa and Immigration procedures

1. Enrolment

Starting from May until 26 October 2023, admitted students can complete the application for enrolment and pay the fees via Studenti Online.

After this date, it will also be possible to complete your enrolment until the last admitted deadline which has been set by 23 November 2023, but a late fee will be required (€30 for payments made within 1 month after the deadline)

If you are in possess of a foreign qualification, you are encouraged to check carefully the requirements related to Translation, authenticity and value of foreign qualifications HERE.

2. Tuition fees, study grants, and subsidies

Tuition fees are calculated based on the 2021 ISEE value with special subsidies in relation to the right to higher education. First year students with an ISEE of up to €23,000 benefit from full exemption. Above this limit, tuition fees are calculated progressively up to € 3.217,04 per year. Please check the Tuition Fee calculator clicking HERE. Students from selected Countries could ask for the Flat Tax: more info HERE.

The ISEE value must be submitted, even if you have not enrolled in the Degree Programme, by __ November 2023 (tbc), at 18:00 (or by ___ November 2023 (tba), at 18:00, paying a €100 penalty) accessing ER-GO Online Services, alternatively you will have to pay the full amount.

Read all information about tuition fees and exemptions.

3. Visa and Immigration procedures

Non-EU students must submit the application for pre-enrolment via the Universitaly portal. To complete you application, follow the instructions indicated HERE. (Please, do not start your Universitaly application before having being granted admission to the Master degree's). 

Once the pre-enrolment application is completed, you will need to apply for a STUDY VISA at the Italian Embassy (or Consulate) in your country of residence. The Visa officers will directly check from the portal your application, which in case you will have been declared eligible, will have been validated by us. 

IMPORTANT NOTICE: We inform all the selected students that any additional recommendation letters to be presented to the VISA officers will not be provided without a justified reason and an official request from the Embassy. Therefore, we kindly ask you to avoid making any similar request to any Professor involved in the course.  

All the most recent information about the above procedure, including the documentation required by the embassies, are published HERE.


1. Residence permit

If you are NON-EU student, after having obtained your VISA D type for STUDIO and having arrived in Italy, you MUST apply for a residence permit within 8 days of arrival. You can find all the most updated information about the step to take clicking HERE.  The Campus of Ravenna offers a service for supporting students.

2. Accomodation

You can find more information about the accomodation offers and opportunities visiting the Ravenna campus dedicated webpage or the specific section included in the Ravenna campus International mini web-site

3. Welcoming and Italian Language courses

  • The International Welcome Week in Ravenna Campus will take place ONLINE on TBC). 
  • Italian Language Courses are offered to International students at Ravenna Campus and by the I-CONTACT programme.
  • Expected Lessons starting date: 2022/2023 Academic Year will start in late September2022. 

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.

List of deadlines

1ST INTAKE from 2023-02-07 09:00 to 2023-03-20 00:00
2ND INTAKE from 2023-05-09 09:00 to 2023-06-19 12:00
3RD INTAKE from 2023-08-01 09:00 to 2023-09-11 12:00
Ordinary matriculation window from 2023-05-01 12:00 to 2023-10-26 12:00
Late enrolment window (with extra-fee) from 2023-10-27 12:00 to 2023-11-23 12:00