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  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: $ 1.69k / Year
  • Foreign: $ 1.69k / Year
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English, English
  • StudyQA ranking:
  • 1455pts.
  • Duration:
  • 1 year

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    The Bachelor program in Aerospace Engineering is taught at the Department of Civil and Industrial Engineering of the School of Engineering at the University of Pisa. The university is located in Toscana region, in the city of Pisa, Italy. The official code of the program assigned by the Ministry of Education of Italy — L-9. Italian is the main language of instruction for this program as well as for the majority of other programs of the University of Pisa. Students applying for their studies should provide a secondary school certificate translated into Italian as well as an Italian language certificate. Application deadlines for international and domestic applicants can be found on the official website of the university.
    Postgraduate Training

    2°-year students may participate in a curricular internship of 300 hours (12 credits) in firms that have agreements with the University of Bologna or in facilities of the Faculty itself. The organisation may be chosen directly by students or proposed by professors or by the Faculty Internship Office. The internship represents an important opportunity for students to gain first-hand experience of the world of work.

    The internship activity is examined after completion with a simple pass/fail criterion.

    International mobility

    Students enrolled in the degree programme have the possibility to spend part of their academic career in foreign universities in or outside of the European Union, by applying to the relative programmes and carefully checking the requirements for participation in the many opportunities offered by the University for periods of study aboard.

    The following are just some of the opportunities for study abroad:

    • • LLP/Erasmus Programme;
    • • Overseas Programme;
    • • Leonardo Programme;

    Students may also choose to prepare their final dissertation or carry out their period of work placement abroad.

    Departmental coordinator for international student mobility:

    Prof. Alessandro Talamelli


    Student Mobility Tutor e-mail:

    International relations office

    Final examination

    The final examination is open to students having obtained all the required credits with the exception of those relative to the final examination. The final examination comprises a specialist dissertation, based on an important design or research project; the activity must be completed by an original dissertation demonstrating autonomy, command of the cultural tools inherent in aerospace engineering and the students' communication skills.

    The dissertation must relate to a topic which is coherent with the learning outcomes of the 2nd cycle degree programme. The dissertation will be presented in public before a Board appointed under the terms of the 2nd cycle degree programme regulations.

    University requirements

    Requirements for non-EU students

    Non-EU students with residency abroad, pre-enrolment at Italian Embassies and entry visa. Every year, a quota of reserved places for non-EU students with residency abroad is set for each degree programme.

    Find out how many reserved places there are by consulting the online database on the MIUR website. For restricted access degree programmes, the quota is also indicated in the calls for applications. For enrollment, first submit your application for pre-enrolment (Form A) at an Italian Embassy (or Consulate) in the country you live in (only under exceptional circumstances can you contact an Italian Embassy in a third-party country, and in such cases the Embassy may refuse your application).

    You will be able to pre-enrol for a.y. at the Italian Embassy or Consulate in your country in April/May. This page will be updated with more detailed information as soon as the Italian Ministry for Education, University and Research (MIUR) will set pre-enrolment deadlines for a.y.

    Important: pre-enrolment at the Italian Embassy alone does not grant admission to degree programmes. In order to matriculate you also need to complete the admission procedures required by the University of Bologna for the degree programme you have chosen.

    Required documents

    You must take the following documents to the Italian Embassy:

    • the application for pre-enrolment (Form A) duly completed;
    • any language competence certificates (for more details please refer to the information provided concerning the possibility for exemption from the Italian language test and exemption from the Italian language test and the quota);
    • two passport photos; 
    • the documents required for the visa application, including a health insurance policy where applicable;
    • the required documents if you hold a foreign qualification.

    You must obtain the following documents from the Italian Embassy:

    • an authenticated passport photo; 
    • an entry visa to Italy for study  purposes (“studio- immatricolazione università”);
    • a stamped health insurance policy, where applicable;
    • the required documents if you hold a foreign qualification:
      find out how to enrol in a First cycle or Single cycle degree programme and the required documents if you hold a foreign qualification
      find out how to enrol in a Second cycle degree programme and the required documents if you hold a foreign qualification 

    Itailan Language test

    Italian language test and exemptions from the reserved quota for non-EU students with residency abroad

    If you are a non-EU students with residency abroad and you want to enrol in a degree programme taught in the Italian language, you must successfully pass an Italian language test. After passing the Italian language test, you also need to complete the admission procedures set for the degree programme you have chosen. The University of Bologna offers Italian language courses to international students.

    Program requirements

    For a successful attendance to the course, the enrolling student must have acquired basic knowledge in mathematics and engineering.To access the Master Degree course in Aerospace Engineering the student must have earned a Bachelor's(First cycle) degree, or another five-year laurea degree (Italian) or another equivalent qualification obtained abroad.The Master Degree course admits a planned number of students each year, in relation to the available resources. The number of admitted students and the selection methods are published yearly in the relative “Call for applications”.Admission to the restricted access degree programme is subject to demonstration of the required knowledge and skills, by passing the exam with a minimum score indicated in the “call for applications”.Students must also provide proof of English language proficiency. Only nationals fromthe USA, U.K., Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and Canada are exempt from the proof of English language proficiency requirement. Applicants who obtained a Bachelor's degree in one of the mentioned countries,or a Bachelor's degree taught in English are also exempt from the proof of English language proficiency requirement. English Language Requirements IELTS band: 6.5 TOEFL paper-based test score : 550 TOEFL iBT® test: 80
    The grants are available to attend academic course Aerospace Engineering in Italy. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) offers grants in favor of foreign citizens not residing in Italy and Italian citizens living abroad (IRE) for this academic year in order to foster international cultural, scientific and technological cooperation, to promote Italian language and culture and to support Italy’s economic system in the world (According to Law 288/55 and its subsequent changes and additions).
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