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General information on admission requirements
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Call for application CLAMSS 2023/24

Admission to academic year 2023/24

General information on admission requirements and deadlines for the new edition of the Master (academic year 2023/24). Classes will start in September 2023.

To attend the Master’s Degree in Statistical Sciences it is necessary to have adequate knowledge of mathematics, statistics and probability tools at undergraduate level. Since the course is entirely taught in English admission is subjected also to the assessment of the proficiency in English Language.

Admission requirements

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

- If you are a non-EU citizen resident abroad, read the specific information before continuing.


To be admitted to the selection process, it is necessary to:

1. have at least a First-Cycle Degree (Bachelor’s) in Statistics or a different degree from an Italian or foreign university with an adequate number of credits in the area of statistics and mathematics. 

One of the following curricular requirements must be met:

    a) A first cycle degree in one of the following classes:

         - ex. Italian Ministerial Decree no. 270: L-41 - Statistics

         - ex. Italian Ministerial Decree no. 509/99: class 37 - Statistical Sciences

         - Previous four-year degree program system: Degree in Statistics, Demographic and Social Sciences; Degree in Statistics and Economic Sciences; Degree in Statistical and Actuarial Sciences

         - Three-year university degree:  Statistics equivalent to classes L-41 and 37

         - An equivalent qualification obtained abroad

     b) Or, alternatively, the possession of a first cycle degree in a different class having acquired                    credits (ECTS) in the following subject areas:

         - PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS (at least 15 ECTS)
            (Italian scientific sectors: SECS-S/01, SECS-S/02, SECS-S/03, SECS-S/04, SECS-S/05, SECS-P/05, MAT/06)

         - MATHEMATICS (at least 10 ECTS)
           (Italian scientific sectors: SECS-S/06, MAT/02, MAT/03, MAT/05, MAT/06, MAT/07, MAT/08, MAT/09)

Students who have not completed their first level degree (Bachelor's) may participate in the selection process and can matriculate before the graduation, but they must graduate within December 28th, 2023.

2. have an English language knowledge certification. Candidates must possess a minimum B2 level or equivalent in order to be admitted to the selection procedure. The English language requirement is fulfilled in the following cases:

  • Certification by the Centro Linguistico di Ateneo (CLA) of Unibo (or from the Linguistic Center of your University)

  • English Language certification among the following: TOEFL, ISE, IELTS, CAMBRIDGE EXAM SUITE -  A table of correspondence is available at this page

  • Other internationally recognised English Language certification that the Admission Board might deem appropriate
  • First cycle degree (bachelor’s) taught in English

  • B2 level English exam in their Bachelor’s study plan

  • The applicant is an English native speakers (to be indicated in the CV)

  • The applicant has gained certified working/studying experience in English-speaking countries (internship, exchange programme, winter/summer school, etc.)
  • The applicant has gained certified working/studying experience in non-English speaking countries but in which English was required and used as working language (internship, exchange programme, etc.)
  • The applicant has passed an OLS Test in English obtaining the B2 level
  • The applicant has passed an OOPT (Oxford Online Placement Test) in English obtaining the B2 level (see below)


Candidates' personal competencies and required knowledge are assessed by a Board through the examination of the curriculum vitae and the other documents uploaded by candidates. Overall assessments will be based on the following aspects:  

  1. Academic merit: it refers to the marks obtained on individual courses and to the final graduation score obtained: max 50 points.   
  2. Consistency between the candidate’s previous studies and the learning objectives of the Master’s in Statistical Sciences: max 50 points. Applicants who do not have at least 15 credits in probability and statistics and at least 10 credits in mathematics will get 0 points.

How to apply

Application is available at STUDENTIONLINE. No paper applications are accepted. The procedure for the application is described in the CALL FOR APPLICATION 2023/24 (see above). Please read it carefully. The section above also contain the formats for

  • your Curriculum Vitae  (Form A)
  • your Declaration about English knowledge (Form B)

For the academic year 2023-24, three intakes are available according to the following timetable:

  Opening Closing Results

Open to  NON-EU

Open to EU and EU assimilated


March 9th 2023

April 11th 2023 

h.11 a.m. CET

May 3rd 2023 YES ​YES

April 17th 2023

May 19th 2023

h.11 a.m. CET
June 13th 2023 YES  ​YES

​June 5th 2023

July 7th 2023

h.11 a.m. CET
July 27th 2023 NO  YES


ENGLISH B2 TEST: News for the 2023/24 academic year

Students without any certification can demonstrate their knowledge of the English Language through the OOPT (Oxford Online Placement Test) freely available to candidates to CLAMSS. For information click here.

The CLA organizes test sessions to assess English language skills for the candidacy of international master's degrees.

The test results in a CEFR level equal to the student's competence: Oxford Online Placement Test therefore recognizable as an incoming B2 certification.


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

Matriculation period: from 2023-07-27 00:00 to 2023-10-26 13:00
Matriculation with late-payment fee: from 2023-10-27 12:00 to 2023-11-23 12:00
Latest bachelor's graduation date for conditional matriculation: 2023-12-28 11:30