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Programme enrolment: requirements, deadlines and methods

General information on admission requirements
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THE ADMISSION TEST WILL ONLY BE HELD ON SITE (in Bologna), for all students, national and international.

Candidates eligible to sit the test will not receive any emails. They will find the result of their application on the dates stated in section 4 of the Admission Notice (PUBLICATION OF CANDIDATES ELIGIBLE TO SIT THE TEST)

Admission requirements

Admission to the programme is subject to verification of curricular and linguistic requirements and assessment of personal knowledge and skills. Candidates who lack one or more requirements will not be considered for admission.

Information about procedures and deadlines for the verification of curricular requirements and the assessment of personal knowledge and skills is published in the Admission Notice.

All deadlines stated in the Admission Notice are final; candidates who fail to meet them will not be considered for admission, regardless of their motives.

If you have a foreign qualification read the specific information before continuing.

If you are a non-EU citizen residing abroad read the specific information prepared for you.


  1. Verification of curricular requirements;
  2. Assessment of personal knowledge and skills;
  3. Language requirements.


Verification of curricular requirements

Curricular requirements are verified on the basis of previous academic qualifications.
If you have a foreign qualification, read the specific information before continuing.

For further information about the list of accepted qualifications and deadlines, please refer to the Admission Notice.

Please note that candidates who pass the selection procedure before obtaining their first-level degree may enrol on condition that they graduate by the final deadline of 30 December 2024.


Assessment of personal knowledge and skills

The assessment of personal knowledge and skills will be held in English as a 30 multiple choice questions test to be held in 30 minutes, at 10:00 (Italian time) on site in Room N e Room O (via Andreatta 8, Bologna).

The publication of the list of candidates eligible to sit the test serves as official notice to all candidates, who will not receive any further emails.

Further details on how and where to sit the test is published on this page on Assessment of the candidate's knowledge and skills: INSTRUCTIONS (see Attachments above)

The tests take place:

  • INTAKE 1: 8 April 2024;
  • INTAKE 2: 2 July 2024;

For further information about test registration and related deadlines, please refer to the Admission Notice.

Candidates with disabilities/SLDs may apply for adaptations as stated in the Admission Notice. 


Language requirements 

To be admitted to the degree programme, you must demonstrate a knowledge of the English language of at least level B2 (CEFR) according to one of the conditions established by the course.

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.