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  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: $ 1.77k / Year
  • Foreign: $ 1.77k / Year
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English, English, Italian
  • StudyQA ranking:
  • 1706pts.
  • Duration:
  • 1 year

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    The Master program in Civil engineering is taught at the School of Engineering at the University of Padua. The university is located in Veneto region, in the city of Padova, Italy. The official code of the program assigned by the Ministry of Education of Italy — LM-23. Italian is the main language of instruction for this program as well as for the majority of other programs of the University of Padua. Students applying for their studies should provide a higher education diploma 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.

    First Year

    Attività formative obbligatorie/Mandatory courses

    • Advanced Hydrosystems Engineering
    • Advanced Structural Mechanics
    • Numerical Methods
    • Advanced Design Of Structures
    • Design Projects
    • Infrastructure Systems
    • Civil Engineering Research A

    Second Year

    1) Attività formative obbligatorie/Mandatory courses

    • GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING
    • MANAGING ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION PROCESSES
    • Civil Engineering Research B

    2) Attività formative a scelta/Elective courses

    Choose one of the two groups: 2.1) Gruppo "Structural Engineering" / "Structural Engineering" group (max 24 CFU)

    • DESIGN OF LARGE-SCALE STRUCTURES
    • MECHANICS OF HISTORICAL MASONRY STRUCTURES
    • STRUCTURAL SAFETY
    • STRUCTURAL STRENGTHENING & REHABILITATION
    • COMPUTATIONAL MECHANICS
    • EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING

    2.2) Gruppo "Territorial infrastructures" / "Territorial infrastructures" group (max 24 CFU)

    • ADVANCED HYDROLOGY - Not available for the year 2014/2015
    • APPLIED GEOMATICS - Not available for the year 2014/2015
    • CONTEXT-SENSITIVE DESIGN IN TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURES
    • WATER RESOURCES ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT - Not available for the year 2014/2015
    • COASTAL ENGINEERING

    3) Attività formative a scelta libera consigliate/Courses freely choosen by the student (12 - 18 CFU)

    Choose 12 credits. The Civil Engineering Board suggests to attend to the remaining elective courses or the following courses:

    • ENGINEERING GEOLOGY
    • SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OF COMPOSITE MATERIALS M
    • Sustainability In Construction
    • BIOTECHNOLOGY FOR THE SUSTAINABLE RECLAMATION OF CONTAMINATED LANDS AND WATERS

    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

    A Bachelor degree is required to access the International Master in Civil Engineering. For Italian students, the required degree is a first level Laurea in “Civil Engineering” or in “Environmental Engineering”.A Board will evaluate the curriculum of applicant foreign students and of Italian students with different first level Laureas. For the admission rules, see the Master’s Web page: http://corsi.unibo.it/civil-engineering/Pages/call-for-applications-20142015.aspx 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 Civil 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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