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Programme enrolment: requirements, deadlines and methods

General information on admission requirements
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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

 

Candidates are expected to:

  • have acquired a good humanistic culture permitting them to contextualize the artistic events from the medieval to the contemporary period;   
  • possess basic knowledge of the sources, methods and procedures of historical-artistic research;
  • be able to correctly use the main basic instruments of information technologies and telematics;
  • be able to communicate in a correct written and oral form.

Candidates for the AMaC curriculum must have upper intermediate proficiency in English language (B2 or equivalent) and at least intermediate knowledge of the French language (B1 or equivalent).

 

Curricular requirements:

To be eligible for admission, candidates must:

 

 1- Hold a first cycle degree, or an equivalent degree achieved in another educational system, in one of the following classes (only for students who obtained their degree in the Italian academic system):

- ex D.M. 270/2004:

L‐1 BENI CULTURALI (CULTURAL HERITAGE);

L‐3 DISCIPLINE DELLE ARTI FIGURATIVE, DELLA MUSICA, DELLO SPETTACOLO E DELLA MODA (VISUAL ARTS, MUSIC, PERFORMING ARTS AND FASHION STUDIES);

L-4 DISEGNO INDUSTRIALE (INDUSTRIAL DESIGN);

L‐5 FILOSOFIA (PHILOSOPHY);

L‐10 LETTERE (HUMANITIES);

L‐11 LINGUE E CULTURE MODERNE (MODERN LANGUAGES AND CIVILISATIONS);

L-15 SCIENZE DEL TURISMO (TOURISM);

L-17 SCIENZE DELL’ARCHITETTURA (ARCHITECTURE);

L‐19 SCIENZE DELL'EDUCAZIONE E DELLA FORMAZIONE (EDUCATION AND TRAINING);

L‐20 SCIENZE DELLA COMUNICAZIONE (COMMUNICATION);

L-40 SOCIOLOGIA (SOCIOLOGY);

L‐42 STORIA (HISTORY);

L‐43 TECNOLOGIE PER LA CONSERVAZIONE E IL RESTAURO DEI BENI CULTURALI (CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION OF CULTURAL HERITAGE).

 

- ex D.M. 509/1999:
4 Scienze dell'architettura e dell'ingegneria edile (Architecture and construction engineering);
5 Lettere (Humanities);
11 Lingue e culture moderne (Modern languages and civilisations);
13 Scienze dei beni culturali (Cultural heritage studies);
14 Scienze della comunicazione (Communication studies);
18 Scienze dell'educazione e della formazione (Education sciences and teacher education);
23 Scienze e tecnologie delle arti figurative, della musica, dello spettacolo e della moda (Visual arts, music, performing arts and fashion studies);

29 Filosofia (Philosophy);
36 Scienze sociologiche (Sociology);
38 Scienze storiche (History);
39 Scienze del turismo (Tourism);
41 Tecnologie per la conservazione e il restauro dei beni culturali (Technologies for conservation and restoration of cultural assets).

 

Or have achieved the Italian Diploma accademico di I° livello dell'Accademia di Belle Arti (ex legge 508/99).

 

 2- Have achieved at least 50 ECTS credits in the following subject areas (or equivalent – in case of foreign qualification):

L-ART/01 – STORIA DELL’ARTE MEDIEVALE (HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL ART);

L-ART/02 – STORIA DELL’ARTE MODERNA (HISTORY OF MODERN ART);

L-ART/03 – STORIA DELL’ARTE CONTEMPORANEA (HISTORY OF CONTEMPORARY ART);

L-ART/04 – MUSEOLOGIA E CRITICA ARTISTICA E DEL RESTAURO (MUSEOLOGY AND ART AND RESTORATION CRITICISM);

L-ART/05 – DISCIPLINE DELLO SPETTACOLO (PERFORMING ARTS);

L-ART/06 – CINEMA, FOTOGRAFIA E TELEVISIONE (CINEMA, PHOTOGRAPHY AND TELEVISION);

ICAR/18 – STORIA DELL’ARCHITETTURA (HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE);

L-ANT/07 – ARCHEOLOGIA CLASSICA (CLASSIC ARCHAEOLOGY);

M-STO/02 – STORIA MODERNA (MODERN HISTORY);

M-STO/04 – STORIA CONTEMPORANEA (CONTEMPORARY HISTORY);

M-FIL/04 – ESTETICA (AESTHETICS);

L-FIL-LETT/10 – LETTERATURA ITALIANA (ITALIAN LITERATURE).

 

 3- Have achieved at least 18 ECTS credits in the following subject areas (or equivalent – in case of foreign qualification):

L-ART/01 – STORIA DELL’ARTE MEDIEVALE (HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL ART);

L-ART/02 – STORIA DELL’ARTE MODERNA (HISTORY OF MODERN ART);

L-ART/03 – STORIA DELL’ARTE CONTEMPORANEA (HISTORY OF CONTEMPORARY ART);

L-ART/04 – MUSEOLOGIA E CRITICA ARTISTICA E DEL RESTAURO (MUSEOLOGY AND ART AND RESTORATION CRITICISM);

ICAR/18 – STORIA DELL’ARCHITETTURA (HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE).

NOTE FOR APPLICANTS WITH FOREIGN QUALIFICATIONS

For degrees earned in Italy, curricular requirements are often expressed with reference to degree classes and subject groups which have alphanumerical codes associated with the degrees and disciplines studied. For degrees earned abroad, the assessment of curricular requirements is based on the evaluation of the exams taken (as represented in the transcript of records). The Degree Programme Admission Board assesses only the substantial aspect of the degrees, based on the copies of the degrees and certificates provided and on the Diploma Supplement, if applicable. It does not carry out a formal verification of the degree. The formal verification is carried out by the “Student Administration Office” after original documents are provided. The verification includes degree title, type, duration and level, issuing institution, prior education, academic rights and actual completion and awarding of the qualification(s). Final admission to enrollment will therefore be confirmed by the appointed office only after this formal verification had been carried out. 
Further information: http://www.unibo.it/en/teaching/enrolment-transfer-and-final-examination/enrolling-in-a-second-cycle-degree-programme-foreign-qualification

Assessment of personal competencies and skills

For candidates with Italian qualification, their personal competencies and skills will be considered as sufficient if their final Bachelor grade is of 95/110 or higher.

For candidates with foreign qualification, the admission board will evaluate, on the basis of the dossier provided, the necessity to furtherly assess the candidates’ personal competencies and skills and their language level in an interview.


NOTE FOR NON-EU APPLICANTS RESIDENT ABROAD

Non-EU applicants who are resident abroad – who therefore need a Visa for study purpose in order to  enroll – are required to pre-enroll at the Italian Embassy/Consulate within the due date.

More information is available here: Pre-enrollment

ASSESSMENT INTAKES

The Admission Board will evaluate applications to verify the curricular requirements and to assess expected personal competencies and skills. Evaluation will be based on:

Dossier:

  • results of previous studies with copy of the 1st cycle /Bachelor degree (considering grades obtained and course units attended)
  • detailed CV (curriculum vitae et studiorum) in English
  • English language proficiency of at least B2 level (according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages), to be certified in one of the following ways:

- International certifications of at least B2 level (IELTS min. 5.5, TOEFL iBT min. 80, ISE II, First FCE or similar certifications);

- B2 level certified by previous academic studies;

- 1st cycle degree entirely taught in English;

- Native speaker of English.

  • French language proficiency of at least B1 level (according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages), to be certified in one of the following ways:

- International certifications of at least B1 level (DELF B1, DELF Pro B1, TCF Niveau B1, DFP B1 or similar certifications);

- B1 level certified by previous academic studies;

- 1st cycle degree entirely taught in French;

- ESABAC certification (as established by the convention of 24/01/2009 between the Italian Ministry of education, university and research and the French Ministry of Education);

- Native speaker of French.

 

For candidates with Italian qualification, their personal competencies and skills will be considered as sufficient if their final Bachelor grade is of 95/110 or higher.

 

For candidates with foreign qualification, the admission board will evaluate, on the basis of the dossier provided, the necessity to furtherly assess the candidates’ personal competencies and skills and their language level in an interview.

Interview (only in case of foreign qualification and if evaluated as necessary by the Admission Board): Should the Admission Board evaluate an interview as necessary to furtherly assess the candidates’ personal competencies and skills and their language level, those candidates will be informed by e-mail about the interview date and time. The potential interview will last around 15-20 minutes and, if necessary, it will be conducted via Skype (in English and French).

 

Admission or rejection will be based on evaluation of the applicant’s dossier and, if necessary, on an interview (for candidates with foreign qualification).

 

The Admission Board will be composed of three academic teachers out of the following list:

Prof. Sonia Cavicchioli - https://www.unibo.it/sitoweb/sonia.cavicchioli

Prof. Sandra Costa - https://www.unibo.it/sitoweb/sandra.costa/en

Prof. Fabio Massaccesi - https://www.unibo.it/sitoweb/fabio.massaccesi3/en

Prof. Roberto Pinto - https://www.unibo.it/sitoweb/roberto.pinto/en

Prof. Anna Rosellini - https://www.unibo.it/sitoweb/anna.rosellini/en

Prof. Francesco Maria Spampinato - https://www.unibo.it/sitoweb/francesco.spampinato/en

Prof. Chiara Tartarini - https://www.unibo.it/sitoweb/chiara.tartarini/en

AVAILABLE APPLICATION PERIODS (INTAKES):

Intake

Online application opening

Deadline

Meeting date of the Admission Board

Non-EU Applicants

EU

Applicants

A

March 16th

April 15th  

April 24th

YES

NO

B

April 16th

May 14th

May 22nd

YES

YES

C

May 15th

June 15th        

June 19th

YES

YES

D

June 16th

September 2nd

September 16th

YES*

YES

E

September 3rd

October 8th

October 15th

YES*

YES

 

 *Non-EU applicants can apply for the intakes D and E only under condition they have already submitted their pre-enrollment application at the Italian Embassy/Consulate in their home country within the due date. Please, contact the closest Italian Embassy or Consulate for more information.

 

RESULTS:

The results will be communicated to the applicants’ UniBo e-mail account.

 

ONLINE APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Steps to register for one of the intakes:

  1. Connect to www.studenti.unibo.it and create your personal User ID and Password by “Registrati”/ “Register” (if you already have an account, skip to step 4). Switch to the English language, if needed.
  2. Register by filling in the form (if you are a student resident abroad and you do not already have an Italian Tax ID (codice fiscale), you can click on “Registrazione Studenti Internazionali” / “International students registration” and follow the instructions to create your personal User ID and Password).
  3. After your first access, you will be asked to change your password. Please, remember your ID and Password, as they will always be required to access your personal profile.
  4. Connect to www.studenti.unibo.it by using your personal User ID and Password. Click on “Richiesta di ammissione - partecipa alla selezione" / "Admission application - take part in the selection".
  5. Select “Laurea Magistrale” / “Second cycle degree programme” and then “procedi” /“next”
  6. Select the programme “VISUAL ARTS – ARTS, MUSEOLOGY AND CURATORSHIP (AMaC) – International Curriculum, Admission process” (all intake sessions are listed, but you can only select the intake open at the moment of your access).
  7. Upload all required documents in PDF format:
  • Copy of your valid identity card (EU citizens) or passport (non-EU citizens);
  • Copy of your 1st cycle/bachelor degree (with transcript of records / list of passed exams and results, translated into English or Italian). In case of foreign qualification please enclose also the Diploma Supplement or declaration of value if already held;
  • If you aren’t graduated yet, please upload your current transcript of records and specify your expected graduation date (which must necessarily be before the deadline for late enrollment established by the University of Bologna);
  • Your CV (curriculum vitae et studiorum) in English;
  • Copy of your certificate of English language proficiency (at least B2 level)
  • Copy of your certificate of French language proficiency (at least B1 level)
  • For candidates with foreign qualification: In case the Admission Board should evaluate an interview as necessary and if you would need to take the potential interview via Skype, please indicate your Skype ID on your CV.

 

NOTE

  1. The Admission Board will evaluate your application on the basis of the uploaded documents;
  2. You should never send your application to the offices via mail or email;
  3. This is only a first step of the enrollment procedure and it is aimed at the admission assessment.
    No fees are due for this step;
  4. Fees are due at enrolment. For fee exemptions, study grants and benefits please check this link:
    http://www.unibo.it/en/services-and-opportunities/study-grants-and-subsidies/Scholarships-aid-benefits

 

Matriculation

After you have checked that all the admission requirements have been met, you can enrol on Studenti online:

  1. complete the application for matriculation with the required data and attach an ID photograph in digital format;
  2. pay the first instalment of tuition fees.
  3. Follow the instructions to complete the procedure and receive your badge

Remember that to complete matriculation

a) if you are a non-EU citizen with EU equivalent status, you need to send a copy of the valid residence permit giving you EU equivalent status to the responsible Student Administration Office;

b) if you are a non-EU citizen residing abroad, see the detailed information. You will need to send to the responsible Student Administration Office a copy of your valid residence permit or, if your residence permit has not yet been issued, a copy of your study entry visa and subsequently a copy of the receipt confirming submission of your application, with which your matriculation will be accepted subject to verification;

c) if you have a degree obtained abroad, see the detailed information. You will need to send the degree documentation to the responsible Student Administration Office.

If you have a disability with an assessed level of invalidity of at least 66%, or you hold disability certification in accordance with Italian law 104/92, you can request exemption by sending the certificate proving the condition to the email address of the responsible Student Administration Office

If you want to request recognition of previous studies, check how.