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Programme enrolment: requirements, deadlines and methods

General information on admission requirements
Admission to the Second-Cycle Degree/Two-year Master Programme in East European and Eurasian Studies (MIREES) requires possession of a… Read more

MIREES Call for Application a.y. 24/25


Please read carefully the call for applications before starting your application!

(The English version of the call for applications is for informative purposes only)

Apply on StudentiOnline

1ST INTAKE: 50 places divided as follows:

- EU and non-EU citizens with EU equivalent status candidates: 30 PLACES.

- Non-EU candidates residing abroad: 20 PLACES.

Deadline for online application and submission of documents: 14 March 2024 (13:00 cet) 

No clearing procedure for candidates in the waiting list is foreseen. 

2ND (possible) INTAKE: places left from the 1st intake, if any.

- Open ONLY to EU and non-EU citizens with EU equivalent status candidates.

Deadline for online application and submission of documents: 9 May 2024 (13:00 cet) 

The clearing procedure for candidates in the waiting list is foreseen.


1. First cycle / Bachelor's Degree

1.a) BA obtained or to be obtained in an Italian University in:

L-5       Philosophy

L-6       Geography

L-10     Humanities

L-11     Modern languages and civilisations

L-12     Linguistic mediation

L-20     Communication

L-33     Economics

L-36     Political science and international relations

L-37     Peace studies

L-40     Sociology

L-42     History

DS/1    Defence and security


To hold an Italian Bachelor's (First cycle) Degree belonging to a different disciplinary field and having acquired at least 48 ECTS in the following areas of study (SSD):

SPS/03, SPS/04, SPS/05, SPS/06, SPS/07, SPS/11, SPS/14, SECS-P/01, SECS-P/02, M-STO/02, M-STO/03, M-STO/04, M-GGR/02, IUS/13, IUS/14, L-LIN/19, L-LIN/21;

1.b) Equivalent BA from a non-Italian University that grants access to a Second Cycle Degree in the issuing country

2. Certified minimum B2 Level knowledge of English (CEFR).

(see the Call for Application for details on admitted certificates and exemptions or the OOPT test) ***

*** the test will be held on 5 March 2024, at 09:30 a.m (CET), for the 1st intake (Sign up to the OOPT test by sending an email from your account to before 26 February 2024 h. 10:00

3. Assessment of a suitable personal preparation

Please find the summary of the main DEADLINES below. Rankings lists, clearing procedures, matriculation dates are detailed in the Call for Application.


The assessment is carried out on the basis of the documents uploaded on Studenti Online by the candidates:

  • Online Application Form here: (see Online MIREES application form guidelines

  • Bachelor's Degree Certificate and Transcript of Records or certificate of enrolment with exams passed for students not graduated, yet;
  • B2 English language certificate (or certified exemption category, or OOPT*)
  • Any certificate attesting experiences abroad, language knowledge, professional experiences, internships, volunteering, publications and any other relevant experiences in the area of study and/or in the East Europe and Eurasia geographic area;
  • copy of a valid ID document or passport;
  • copy of permit of stay for Non-EU citizens, if applicable.

English Online Oxford Placement Test (OOPT)If candidates do not hold any of the certificates listed in the call for applications, nor have sat an OOPT for admission to another MSc programme of the University of Bologna for the a.y. 2024/2025, they can request to be registered for one the OOPT dates organised by the University Language Centre (CLA) of the University of Bologna by sending an email to within the following dates. Candidates can only sit one test.

The OOPT will take place on the following dates:

  • 1st intake: test date 05/03/2024 send an email from your account to before 26 February 2024 at 10:00 (CET)
  • 2nd (possible) intake: test date 07/05/2024 send an email from your account to before 29 Aprile 2024 at 10:00 (CEST)

The participation in the selection procedure is subject to the payment of € 50.00 registration fee (unless it has been already paid for the first intake). The payment must be done through Studenti Online and is non-refundable. 

International students: tuition fees, income and assets requirements 

If you are an international student with income and assets abroad only, you cannot submit an ISEE; please read the Tuition fees for international students page for information on university fees, ISEE and other documentation for tuition fee exemptions

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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. 50 places divided as follows: EU and non-EU citizens with EU equivalent status candidates: 30 PLACES. Non-EU candidates residing abroad: 20 PLACES. Deadline for online application and submission of documents. from 2024-02-02 18:00 to 2024-03-14 13:00
1ST INTAKE. Publication of admission ranking lists on STUDENTI ONLINE/Starting date of the enrolment for selected candidates from 2024-04-05 13:00 to 2024-04-12 13:00
2ND POSSIBLE INTAKE: EU and non-EU citizens with EU equivalent status candidates. Residual places not assigned in the first intake. Intake opening and deadline for online application and submission of documents. from 2024-04-15 18:00 to 2024-05-09 13:00
Deadline for graduating for enrolled students who have not completed the 1st cycle degree 2024-12-30 11:30