How to apply

Who and When

If you obtained your previous degree (BSc or equivalent) from a non-Italian institution, follow the instructions below to apply to our MSc Programmes.

Admission to the MSc Programmes is open to graduates who have a recognized degree (bachelor or equivalent) in engineering, computer science, mathematics or physics.
If you have another degree or you have completed the equivalent of 180 ECTS credits at a recognized institution, you will be admitted provided you have an adequate background in information technology, mathematics and physics.
In any case, the admission is decided by the Enrolment Committee on the basis of your CV.

Students can usually submit their application from January to May.
It is also possible to apply in fall for admission to the courses of the spring semester (starting early March).
Check whether submissions are open at: http://enrolment.diism.unisi.it

How to apply

If you have obtained your previous degree (BSc or equivalent) from a non-Italian institution, this is the procedure to apply to our MSc Programmes.
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Prepare the following documents in pdf format and archive them in a single zip file (max size = 30MB)

  • Application form (download pdf/rtf) , specifying which MSc Programme you are interested in
  • Curriculum Vitae, in English
  • Transcript of exams and grades achieved, in English
  • If you are not a native English speaker: a transcript of English proficiency test (TOEFL, Cambridge, etc.) or any statement proving an equivalent proficiency
  • Copy of your passport (if non-EU citizen) or Identity Card

Submit the zip file containing all the documents listed above, by filling the online application form available at http://enrolment.unisi.it

Evaluation

After you have applied, an Enrolment Committee will assess your competencies and skills against the requirements of the MSc Programme.

Admission criteria:

  1. Your application will be processed only if the GPA of your undergraduate degree is above the minimum values reported here: List of minimum GPA by country
     
  2. The competences required to be admitted to the MSc in engineering are:
    • a background in mathematics, statistics and physics, equivalent to the one achieved in first-level (B.A.) engineering degrees;
    • basics principles of computer science, control, electronics and telecommunications;
    • basic programming skills.

The Enrolment Committee will evaluate the applications periodically: you will be notified about acceptance after approximately two months from your application.

NEW: Starting from the academic year 2017-18, in case of a large number of applications, students who will pass the selection based on the submitted documents will also be invited to take part in a remote written test, possibly followed by an interview. The dates of the remote written test will be communicated to the admitted students via email.

After late May, non-EU citizens are invited to contact as soon as possible the Italian Diplomatic Representation of their countries in order to obtain all the required documents (see What to do once admitted), in time for the beginning of the MSc Programme courses. In any case, for doubts or specific requests, please, don't hesitate to contact theInternational Place: internationalplace@unisi.it