Study Programs in Italy

Italy is a member of Bologna Process and it’s education system iтcludes three main cycles: Bachelor Degree (Laurea), Master Degree (Laurea Magistrale) and Ph.D. (Dottorato di ricerca). Most of the bachelor's programs in Italy are in Italian. As a result, prospective students have to provide not only their high school diploma, but also an Italian language certificate (B2 or C1). However, there are some exceptions and if  study program which you chose is taught in English, You will be required to prove your level of command of English by providing an English language certificate.

Master's program in English in Italy are more widespread,  and most of the international students are enrolled on Master's or Doctoral degrees. To apply for this programs, students have to have an undergraduate degree: high GPA as well as scientific and extracurricular activities increase the chances to be admitted. The duration of studies is between 1 and 2 years

Academic year in Italy is divided into two semesters. The first part starts in September /October and the second in February and ends in July. The dates will vary depening on universities and study programs. Many students consider only  long-term study programs. But You should also know, that  nowadays Italy is also popular location for short term study programs. So if a whole year program isn’t what you looking for, you should think about short term programs.

Italian universities offer study programs in different fields, but Italy is especially popular for its bachelor and master degrees in social studies, architecture & building and also humanities and art.

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University of Bologna logo
Tuition Fee:
1700 EUR / Year
Duration:
60 months (300 ECTS)

Advertisement The degree course is structured in order to provide the students with a solid legal culture on both national and European basis as well as with the essential instruments to update their own competences also through an in-depth analysis of the historical background of the legal notions. The teaching activities are supported by seminars which allow the students to develop specific competences and abilities to interpret the law not only through a theoretical approach but also...

University of Pavia logo
Tuition Fee:
Domestic students: 2000 EUR
International students: 1800 EUR
/ Year
Duration:
18 months (120 ECTS)

Advertisement The two-year program in Microelectronics is intended to offer a challenging high-level education and a stimulating research environment to talented students who hold a Bachelor degree in technology or science of substantial quality and level.The proposed program leverages a rather unique peculiarity of Pavia: the town houses several design and research centers of international semiconductor companies which tightly collaborate with the University to train students of high...

NABA - Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti, Milan logo
Tuition Fee:
Domestic students: 9000 EUR
International students: 12000 EUR
/ Year
Deadline:
30 November 2016
Duration:
24 months (120 ECTS)

Advertisement The place of art in a society in transformation, as ours nowadays, is strictly related to the spaces and the processes of daily social environment, and to the ways in which the artist is able to find its place among all the possible social, individual, economic and political spaces and times. As a consequence there is a close relationship, even an overlapping, between artistic and curatorial research, continuously redefining each others role in the artistic space.The two-year...

University of Roma
Tuition Fee:
Domestic students: 3064 EUR / Year (International)
Duration:
24 months (120 ECTS)

The Master of Science in Control Engineering provides students with an interdisciplinary and methodological approach that suits a large variety of students with a first cycle degree in information engineering, industrial engineering, computer science, mathematics or physics.The programme introduces students to the basic methodologies of automatic control, including:• Modelling and identification of dynamic systems;• Measurement processing and on-line filtering of sensor data;• Use of feedback...

University of Bologna logo
Tuition Fee:
2300 EUR / Year
Duration:
24 months (120 ECTS)

Advertisement The 2nd cycle degree programme in Agricultural Sciences and Technologies aims to produce professionals specialising in the sustainable management and protection of agricultural crops and vegetable produce also during post-harvest handling. It falls within the context of those driving forces which lead the change in agricultural institutions, liberalisation, environmental awareness and continuously evolving innovative technologies. The course has a common programme during the...

University of Bologna logo
Tuition Fee:
1900 EUR / Year
Duration:
60 months (300 ECTS)

Advertisement Laurea Magistrale a ciclo unico (Single cycle degree/Combined Bachelor and Master - 300/360 ECTS) in Architecture and Building EngineeringDegree programme * Programme type * Laurea Magistrale a ciclo unico (Single cycle degree/Combined Bachelor and Master - 300/360 ECTS)Academic Year * 2014/2015General policies and regulations * D.M. 270Code * 0940Course class * LM-4 C.U. - Architecture and Construction Engineering (5-year programme)Years in which the programme was running *...

NABA - Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti, Milan logo
Tuition Fee:
Domestic students: 9000 EUR
International students: 12000 EUR
/ Year
Deadline:
30 November 2016
Duration:
24 months (120 ECTS)

Advertisement The famous architect and designer Carlo Scarpa used to suggest to his students to look for solutions to their design problems, by observing a flower, or a plant. But what if, instead of just observing a single plant, we investigated an entire forest?A forest may be seen as a large complex organism, comprised of many different elements peacefully coexisting and sustaining one another.In a forest, nothing is never thrown away. Even in death, organisms are recycled and turned...

University of Trento logo
Tuition Fee:
Domestic students: 3000 EUR
International students: 6000 EUR
/ Year
Duration:
24 months (120 ECTS)

Advertisement MEC - Master ( Laurea Magistrale ) in Economics - is a two-year full-time program that provides advanced training in theoretical and applied aspects of modern economics together with the technical skills to analyze economic and social data and events. Specifically, it equips home and international students with in-depth knowledge about the behavioral rationale behind economic interactions and the influence of institutions on human interactions.MEC also provides significant...

University of Bologna logo
Tuition Fee:
1900 EUR / Year
Duration:
60 months (300 ECTS)

Advertisement The five-year, single cycle degree programme in Pharmacy aims principally to provide the scientific foundations required to exercise the pharmacist profession, or to work in the healthcare field as a pharmaceuticals and healthcare products expert (cosmetics, dietary and nutritional products, herbal remedies, medical-surgical products, sanitary items, etc.).The aim of the programme is also to train skilled professionals who are able to: a) work as healthcare education officers...

University of Bologna logo
Tuition Fee:
2300 EUR / Year
Duration:
24 months (120 ECTS)

Advertisement The 2nd cycle degree programme in Biomedical Engineering aims to provide students with a solid cultural and professional background to operate in highly qualified areas of the biomedical engineering field.2nd cycle graduates in Biomedical Engineering have a high level of cultural and professional understanding of the specific subjects in this class, in particular concerning the innovative design of biomedical devices for diagnosis, therapy and rehabilitation, the analysis of...

University of Bologna logo
Tuition Fee:
2100 EUR / Year
Duration:
24 months (120 ECTS)

Advertisement Laurea Magistrale (Second cycle degree/Two year Master - 120 ECTS) in Statistical, Financial and Actuarial SciencesDegree programmeProgramme type * Laurea Magistrale (Second cycle degree/Two year Master - 120 ECTS)Academic Year * 2014/2015General policies and regulations * D.M. 270Code * 8613Course class * LM-83 - Actuarial, financial and economic statisticsYears in which the programme was running * I and IIMode of study * ConvenzionalePlace of teaching * RiminiProgramme...

University of Bologna logo
Tuition Fee:
4000 EUR / Year
Duration:
24 months (120 ECTS)

CLAMDA - International Management is a Laurea Magistrale - 2 yearMaster Degree programme. It is a graduate course that preparesstudents for a professional career, shaping professional figuresqualified to assume managerial positions in an internationalenvironment. Official language: English.IM sets high academic and intellectual standards. Rather than concentrating on particular business areas, the program drives students to investigate issues relevant to the strategic management of...

University of Bologna logo
Tuition Fee:
2200 EUR / Year
Duration:
24 months (120 ECTS)

Aerospace Engineering is a four-semester programme with core and elective courses. The core modules are applied aerodynamics, aerospace propulsion systems, atmospheric flight dynamics, aerospace structures, automatic flight control and design methods in the aerospace industry. From the second semester, students may take elective courses in experimental methods in aerodynamics, simulation and modelling in fluid dynamics, aerospace technologies and materials, spacecraft orbital dynamics and...

NABA - Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti, Milan logo
Tuition Fee:
Domestic students: 9000 EUR
International students: 12000 EUR
/ Year
Deadline:
30 November 2016
Duration:
24 months (120 ECTS)

Advertisement The two-year Master of Arts Degree (MA) in Communication Design provides solid training in conceiving and designing integrated marketing and communication campaigns. Students will use a wide range of technical disciplines graphic design, media design, environmental design in an instructional approach that combines classroom theory with workshop practice, and research with experimentation.Cross-disciplinary seminars encourage enlightening and fruitful exchanges with students...

University of Bologna logo
Tuition Fee:
3400 EUR / Year
Duration:
24 months (120 ECTS)

The 2nd cycle degree programme in Bioinformatics provides suitable training and experience in the fields of Biology, Biotechnology and Medicine that in both research and application require information from biomedical databases and the application of existing, or design of new methods, for sequence analysis.Today the advancement of biomedical and biological research demands interdisciplinary professional staff able to not only gather information from existing data bases, but also contribute to...

Most Popular Programs in Italy

most popular  programs

  • Law
    Advertisement The degree course is structured in order to provide the students with a solid legal culture on both...

  • Microelectronics
    Advertisement The two-year program in Microelectronics is intended to offer a challenging high-level education and...

  • Visual Arts and Curatorial Studies
    Advertisement The place of art in a society in transformation, as ours nowadays, is strictly related to the spaces...

  • Control Engineering
    The Master of Science in Control Engineering provides students with an interdisciplinary and methodological approach...

  • Agricultural Sciences and Technologies
    Advertisement The 2nd cycle degree programme in Agricultural Sciences and Technologies aims to produce...

  • Control Engineering
    The Master of Science in Control Engineering provides students with an interdisciplinary and methodological approach...

  • Agricultural Sciences and Technologies
    Advertisement The 2nd cycle degree programme in Agricultural Sciences and Technologies aims to produce...

  • Visual Arts and Curatorial Studies
    Advertisement The place of art in a society in transformation, as ours nowadays, is strictly related to the spaces...

  • Microelectronics
    Advertisement The two-year program in Microelectronics is intended to offer a challenging high-level education and...

  • Law
    Advertisement The degree course is structured in order to provide the students with a solid legal culture on both...

Master Programs in Italy

master  programs

  • Law
    Advertisement The degree course is structured in order to provide the students with a solid legal culture on both...

  • Microelectronics
    Advertisement The two-year program in Microelectronics is intended to offer a challenging high-level education and...

  • Visual Arts and Curatorial Studies
    Advertisement The place of art in a society in transformation, as ours nowadays, is strictly related to the spaces...

  • Control Engineering
    The Master of Science in Control Engineering provides students with an interdisciplinary and methodological approach...

  • Agricultural Sciences and Technologies
    Advertisement The 2nd cycle degree programme in Agricultural Sciences and Technologies aims to produce...

  • Architecture and Building Engineering
    Advertisement Laurea Magistrale a ciclo unico (Single cycle degree/Combined Bachelor and Master - 300/360 ECTS) in...

  • Design
    Advertisement The famous architect and designer Carlo Scarpa used to suggest to his students to look for solutions...

  • MEC - Master in Economics
    Advertisement MEC - Master ( Laurea Magistrale ) in Economics - is a two-year full-time program that provides...

  • Pharmacy (Campus of Rimini)
    Advertisement The five-year, single cycle degree programme in Pharmacy aims principally to provide the scientific...

  • Biomedical Engineering
    Advertisement The 2nd cycle degree programme in Biomedical Engineering aims to provide students with a solid...

PhD Programs in Italy

phd  programs

  • Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering
    The Doctoral programme in Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering aims to develop professionals who are able...

  • Design
    The programme aims at educating researcher-designers who will contribute original knowledge to the field of design by...

  • Mathematical Models and Methods in Engineering
    Hosted by the Mathematics Department, this programme aims at training high level researchers in advanced areas of...

  • Preservation of the Architectural Heritage
    The Doctorate Course in Preservation of the Architectural Heritage was first held at Milan-based Politecnico back in...

  • Physics
    The Doctoral Program in Physics at Politecnico di Milano aims at attracting bright students with a good scientific...