Admission procedures

Admission to the Master of Science in Communication Engineering requires that one holds a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Engineering, Physics or Mathematics, or equivalent University Degree. Below you will find information on the admission procedures.  Admitted students who hold a BS in Electrical Engineering have the ideal background knowledge to undertake the program. Other students may be admitted, depending on their curriculum, but with a warning to their background weaknesses. All admitted students are REQUESTED to study and be acquainted with the material in  the video-classes available at prep-course on this web site prior to the beginning of classes (instructions on how to access this protected material will be sent to you at admission time).

Students holding an Italian Degree

  1. Admission requirements I (Requisiti curriculari):
    – Applications from candidates holding a first level Italian degree certificate (Diploma di Laurea) in the Class of Information Engineering (Class L-8 ex 270/04 or Class 9 ex 509/99) are accepted. The Student Registry Office verifies the validity of the degree certificate presented by the applicant.
    – Applications from candidates holding first level degrees (Diploma di Laurea) in classes other than Information Engineering are also welcome, especially from other Engineering classes, Physics, Mathematics and Computer Science. They will be assessed by the Admission Committee. The detailed requirements are specified in the Course Regulations (Regolamento didattico).
  2. Admission requirements II (Requisiti di preparazione personale):
    – Applicants holding a degree certificate as specified in a) but with a mark below 88/110 or equivalent will be individually assessed by the Admission Committee.

Students holding a foreign BS

Students holding a foreign first-level University degree, such as a BS, must first submit the following documents in pdf format to the Admission Committee to assess their qualification:

  • Full University study record or transcript, including complete list of passed exams, their load in terms of lecture hours or credit units (with relevant definition), the achieved grades, and the final grade point average (GPA)
  • Final BS Diploma or equivalent University Diploma (students who have not yet received their first-level university degree, but who expect to graduate before the application deadline set by the Italian Embassy, must specify their complete study programme and expected graduation date)
  • English language proficiency certification, required unless official evidence is submitted that the BS had English as the official medium of instruction
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Passport (page with photo and identification data)
  • Other documents considered useful to establish the qualification of the applicant



Applications for the academic year 2019-20 are now closed. Applications for the academic year 2020-21 will open in January 2020.


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Admitted Non-EU students

After receiving the Admission letter from us, students of non-EU citizenship who are not resident in Italy must submit a pre-enrollment application to the Italian Embassy or Consulate in their country of residence. Please contact the Embassy as soon as possible to inquire about the procedure, the documents they request and the relevant deadlines (be aware of early deadlines, usually set in May). Be aware that processing an application and issuing a relevant Visa may easily take up to one month.

The accepted applicants having a pre-enrollment from an Italian Embassy/Consulate shall complete their enrollment procedure upon arrival in Italy as explained in the section: “Practical Information for Foreign Students” (Section “Enrollment information”).