FAQ

Questions about the Call for admission to MIBE academic year 21/22

When is the place effectively occupied?

The place is considered occupied only after enrollment (eligibility for admission is not enough).

Can I calculate my own score?

Yes, you can. See evaluation criteria at this link with relative bonus for each element.

I was not eligible to enroll in the first phase of applications. Can I re-apply for the second round of applications in case there are seats left from the I round?

Yes, you can. See all the details in the bando at this link

What happens in case my score is equal to the one of another student?

Precedence is given to the student who applied first.

Other Questions

What are the admission requirements?

For the admission requirements, see this link

How is the requirement related to the English language satisfied?

It is satisfied with the following:

  • an English language exam during the Bachelor degree worth at least 5 credits
  • valid international certification attesting a knowledge of the English language equal to or  higher than the B2 level of the Common European Framework (First Certificate in English), for understanding, speaking and reading (BEC Vantage; FCE; IELTS 5.5-6.5; TrackTest English Test B2; ILEC Pass; TOEFL iBT 72-94; Trinity College ISE II, GESE 7, GESE 8, GESE 9; Pearson JETSET Level 5; LCCI EfB Level 3; AIM AWARDS-ANGLIA Advanced);
  • English language certification issued by the Language Centre of the university where the threeyear degree was obtained, attesting to a knowledge of the language equal to or higher than Level B2;
  • Bachelor’s degree conducted wholly in English.

How can I be certain I am eligible for the Masters Programme?

You can have an academic evaluation of your titles by writing in English to the course coordinator (mibe@eco.unipv.it). You should provide (in English) a detailed list of the courses taken at your university and the number of hours of study acquired for each course. You should also attach this Excel file, completed with all the exams from the transcript, divided and grouped by different subject areas (already specified in the file).

Should I have some knowledge of Italian?

Italian is not necessary for the course, as lectures and all related activities are in English. However, it would be advantageous to have some knowledge of Italian for your daily life in Italy.

When should I apply?

EU students should wait for the official admission notice (Bando) publication, normally around spring time.

Non-EU students can start applying from the month of January until the month of June, preceding the academic year they would like to enroll into.

For detailed info, see the application section.

What are the fees to be paid?

Fees are defined on a yearly basis between April and June. An application and tuition fee must be paid.

For detailed info, see the FEES SECTION.

Can I have some useful information about coming and living in Pavia (visa, accommodation…)?

You can find some useful information to organize your stay in Pavia at the following link: https://mibe.unipv.it/organize-your-stay/

Where do I find information on how to apply for my thesis defense?

Students eligible for the thesis defense examination should consult the Master’s Degree thesis guidelines. Information regarding  the graduation sessions timetable can be found here.

Can I have some information on Italian language courses held in Pavia?

For some information on Italian language courses please see ITALIAN COURSES FOR for foreigners in Pavia 2018/19