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Programme enrolment: requirements, deadlines and methods

Application procedure

To apply to the selection procedure you have to register on the StudentiOnline website from 29 April 2019 to 15 November 2019 by uploading the application documents required. A step-by-step guide for the online registration is provided here.

Access to the degree programme depends on the assessment of specific curricula and personal preparation requirements. Failure to pass the verification process precludes enrolment.

IMPORTANT! If you are a non-EU citizen resident abroad, after registering online, you need to apply for pre-enrolment at an Italian Embassy or Consulate from 7 March 2019 to 24 July 2019. Read the specific information prepared for you.

Admission requirements

Admission to the program is reserved for candidates who, by the time of the enrollment, are in possession of the following curricula requirements:

Degrees obtained under:

  • D.M. 270: L-34 Classe delle Lauree in Scienze Geologiche;
  • D.M. 509/99: Classe 16 Laurea in Scienze della Terra;
  • four-year Old Regulation: Laurea in Scienze Geologiche;
  • five-year Old Regulation: Laurea in Scienze Geologiche;

    or degrees obtained abroad in the field of Geological and Earth Sciences deemed equivalent to those described above. If you have a foreign qualification read the specific information before continuing.

Other degrees which may be evaluated as compatible with RAMES are:

  • ex D.M. 270: L-32 Classe delle Lauree in Scienze e Tecnologie per l’Ambiente e la Natura, L-7 Classe delle Lauree in Ingegneria Civile e Ambientale;
  • ex D.M. 509/99: Classe 27 Scienze e Tecnologie per l’Ambiente e la Natura, Classe 8 Laurea di Ingegneria per l’Ambiente e il Territorio
  • four-year Old Regulation: Laurea in Scienze Naturali
  • five-year Old Regulation: Laurea in Ingegneria per l’Ambiente e il Territorio

    or degrees obtained abroad deemed equivalent to those listed above in the field of Environmental Engineering and Civil Engineering. Degrees in Mining Engineering and Management are also compatible with the programme.

IMPORTANT: Deadline to graduate in your first-cycle degree programme: 19 DECEMBER 2019

The Master Degree Council will design an evaluation commission dedicated to the assessment of students’ personal preparation in specific sessions, according to the deadlines of the call for application of the scholarships and pre-registration procedures. If the evaluation commission considers sufficient the level of knowledge and skills of the candidate, it expresses a suitability judgment. 

Application documents

In addition to the curricula requirements, all candidates are required to submit the following documents (pdf format is mandatory) while applying through StudentiOnline:

  • ID/passport;
  • self-certification of the exams sat, the degree certification with final grade (if already obtained) and all other University curricula followed that you intend to present;
  • detailed curriculum vitae et studiorum (in English);
  • motivational letter (in English);
  • proof of language proficiency in English (a B2 CEFR level is required)​, provided through one of the following options:
  1. an international language certificate among those listed here, page 2;
  2. having passed a B2 level university exam (transcript required);
  3. holding a degree obtained in English;
  4. one year of study abroad with English as medium of teaching;
  5. certificate issued by a University Language Center, stating the name of issuing institution, level of English and date of issue;
  6. status of English mother tongue;
  7. attend the B2 English assessment test (more information is provided below).
  • reference letter(s) - optional.

The Committee will assess the adequacy of your personal preparation. You can enrol if you are found to be suitable. You will have to attend an interview if you are found to be partly suitable. You cannot enrol if you are found to be unsuitable.

Please note that the applications submitted after the deadline or incomplete will result in the exclusion from the admission procedure.


ENGLISH B2 TEST at CLA- Centro Linguistico di Ateneo - Bologna

IMPORTANT: The test is VALID for ADMISSION to the a.y. 2019/2020 ONLY.

The test is NOT VALID for other purposes

NO certification is issued after the test.

The results of the test will be sent DIRECTLY to the office in charge of checking the admission requirements.


  • 16 JULY 2019  - H.11.30 AM
    • Registration online opens: 26/JUNE/19 - h.10
    • Registration online closes: 12/JULY/19 - h.10
  • 6 SEPTEMBER 2019   - H.9 AM
    • Registration online opens: 26/AUGUST/19 - h.10
    • Registration online closes: 5/SEPTEMBER/19 - h.10
  • 8 OCTOBER 2019 - H.11 AM
    • Registration online opens: 23/SEPTEMBER/19 - h.10
    • Registration online closes: 4/OCTOBER/19 - h.10


All tests will be conducted in the LAB 'C' - VIA FILIPPO RE, 2, BOLOGNA


  1. Enter your Studenti online profile
  2. Click on BOOKINGS (Register for entrance exams, language test, etc...)
  3. In the 'Search filter' box select the topic: CORSI CLA
  4. Choose the date (corresponding to the green light notice 'you can book') and click on Book.
  5. You can check your bookings in the home page


Check all the information contained in the .pdf in the attachment box on the right of this page.


If you pass the Test, upload on your Studenti Online profile a self-declaration in the section dedicated to the Language Proficiency Requirements including:

  • Date and place of the test
  • Final result
  • Date and signature

The contents of the declaration will be checked by the competent offices.


from 25 July 2019

to 31 October 2019

Late enrolment: from 1 November 2019 to 28 November 2019 by paying and additional late payment fee (according to the criteria available at this page)

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.

Next, go to the Student Administration Office with a valid ID document to collect your student card and obtain access to the University services (such as wifi, libraries, online study plans, exam registration). If you decide to go to the Student Administration Office on the day that you pay the first instalment of your tuition fees, please bring the payment receipt with you. 

If you have a previous university qualification or have completed university course units, you can apply for a shortened degree programme.

If you are a student with disabilities (with a minimum recognised degree of disability of 66%, or if you own have certification issued pursuant to Law 104/92), you are entitled to obtain exemption from tuition fees.

If you have a foreign citizenship and/or qualification, you must also hand in the following documents to the  Student Administration Office:

 Always check in the specific pages when the declaration of value, the translation or the legalization are not required!

List of deadlines

Application procedure on the Studenti Online platform (requirements assessment) from 2019-04-29 12:00 to 2019-11-15 12:00
Matriculation (by paying the first instalment), A.Y. 2019/20 from 2019-07-25 14:30 to 2019-10-31 12:00
Late Matriculation (by paying a late payment fee), A.Y. 2019/20 from 2019-11-01 13:30 to 2019-11-28 13:30
IMPORTANT: Deadline to graduate in your first-cycle degree programme: 19 DECEMBER 2019