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Programme enrolment: requirements, deadlines and methods

General information on admission requirements
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Call for application A.Y. 2022/23

Application procedure A.Y. 2022/2023

Admission to the 2nd cycle degree programme is subject to the possession of a 1st cycle degree or other suitable qualification obtained abroad (granting access to Second Cycle Degree programmes in the country of issue) and to the assessment of personal preparation through the analysis of his/her curriculum and the other required documents.

Knowledge of the English language (level B2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference) is also required, to be certified according to the criteria outlined in the paragraph Assessment of English language requirements

Those who have not graduated yet can submit their application as well. Graduating students will be allowed to apply and enroll under condition of receiving their bachelor degree (first cycle degree) by a certain deadline, that will be set by the Academic bodies and will be indicated later in the degree website.

Deadlines and online procedures

To be admitted to the degree programme students must apply only online through the Studenti online platform (switch the language into English) by uploading all necessary documents required (passport/identity document, Copy of a first cycle/Bachelor’s degree and/or Transcript of Records, Curriculum vitae et studiorum, cover letter, English Language Proficiency Assessment).

Refer to the Call for admission procedure available on this page. In particular pay attention to the admission general schedule described in the call.

For more information about enrolling in a Second Cycle Degree Programme, please read the information and instructions available at this page.

Only complete applications will be assessed by the Admission Board. 

Timely applications are highly recommended, especially for non-EU students, because eligible Applicants must apply for an entry visa for study purposes at the Italian Embassy in your country and pre-enrol online via the Universitaly portal.

If you are an international student please check how to prepare for enrolment at this page.

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

IMPORTANT: If you are a non-EU citizen living outside Italy, you must apply for an entry visa for study purposes at the Italian Embassy in your country and pre-enrol online via the Universitaly portal.

Please read carefully the information and instructions available at this page.

Contact the Italian Embassy / Consulate well in advance to find out the requirements/deadlines for obtaining an entry visa.

NOTE: 

- pre-enrolment procedure at the Italian Embassy does not grant enrolment to the programme. Your official enrolment will be subject to verification of the authenticity, the accreditation, the level and the academic rights of the qualifications by the Student Administration Office of the University of Bologna, once the original documents have been received.

- procedures for non-EU citizens resident abroad and non-EU citizens with EU equivalent status are differentCheck your status here

Curricular requirements

Admission to the 2nd cycle degree programme is also subject to the possession of some curricular requirements. 

The candidate should have obtained at least 60 ECTS in basic scientific learnings20 ECTS of which in  chemistry (Scientific-Disciplinary Sectors CHIM/01 to CHIM/12, BIO/10 - BIO/11, ING-IND/22 to ING-IND/27 for courses in 1st cycle Italian Degrees)

A good basic knowledge of physical chemistry is also required: this knowledge will be evaluated mainly on the basis of the study curriculum (1st cycle or Italian five-year degree programmes) and on the contents of the learning activities.

Assessment of personal preparation

Along with the above-mentioned curricular requirements, admission to the Master's Degree programme is in any case subject to the assessment of personal preparation.

The procedure is carried out by a specific Admission Board through the evaluation of candidates’ uploaded documents.

The Admission Board may decide to carry out additional interviews, on an individual basis, by contacting candidates directly.

Assessment of English language requirements

The English language proficiency at CEFR B2 level is required for the admission to the degree programme.

Candidates meet the requirements by providing one of the following certifications:

  1. an international certificate at B2 level among the ones listed in the document published on this page (file name: Tabella certificazioni equipollenti prova idoneità linguistica at the bottom page);
  2. a first/second cycle degree title in programmes entirely taught in English: the Transcript of records or other documents issued by the University must contain the formal indication that the language of instruction is English;
  3. Transcript of records demonstrating a CEFR English B2 exam passed during the first/second cycle programme: valid only if the level of proficiency is clearly stated in the course title (ex: English B2/ Idoneità linguistica di lingua inglese B2, etc.). If the level is not clearly indicated in the course title, a declaration of the level issued by the Professor in charge of the completed course is required;
  4. status of English native speakers.
  5. Transcript of records demonstrating at least 1 year of a degree programme entirely taught in English: the Transcript of records or other documents issued by the University must contain the formal indication that the language of instruction is English;
  6. CEFR English B2 certification provided by any Italian University Language Center (CLA) or any other recognized certifying body (valid only if the certificate states the exact name of the body/school/institute issuing the certificate, level obtained and exam date);
  7. Sit an online Oxford English proficiency test provided by UNIBO CLA and get a result no lower than CEFR English B2. The test can be sat ONCE ONLY in one of the set dates. In order to book a test, please send an email to science.international@unibo.it , specifying the chosen date, before the related deadline. For further details on test mode, dates and deadlines, please read carefully all the information reported in the files available in the side-box.

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

Intake 1 - Online application on Studenti Online (reserved to non-EU students residing abroad only) from 2021-12-13 12:30 to 2022-01-31 12:30
Intake 2 - Online application on Studenti Online from 2022-02-01 16:30 to 2022-03-31 16:30
Intake 3 - Online application on Studenti Online from 2022-04-01 16:30 to 2022-06-30 16:30
Intake 4 - Online application on Studenti Online from 2022-07-01 16:30 to 2022-09-05 16:30
Deadline to graduate in your first-cycle degree programme: 30 December 2022
First phase of matriculation to the a.y. 2022/23 (by paying the first instalment on Studenti Online) from 2022-02-01 08:00 to 2022-10-27 12:30
Late matriculation to the a.y. 2022/23 (by paying the first instalment + a late payment fee) from 2022-10-28 12:30 to 2022-11-24 12:30
Completion of the second phase of matriculation to the a.y. 2022/2023 by submitting to the Student Administration Office of Science all original documents required from 2022-02-01 16:30 to 2023-02-28 16:30