International opportunities for students

How to submit your application

  1. If you're an European or non European citizen resident in Italy, follow the procedure described here. If you are a non European citizen living abroad follow the next steps.
  2. Before starting your application please read carefully the Call for Applications to the Master's degree in Sociology and Social Research in the Download box

  3. Please access the online application form and complete it accurately.

  4. All documents listed in the application package must be uploaded in the application form. Please note that only PDF or JPG files will be accepted.

  5. All applicants are required to pay an Application Fee for the amount of 15 euros within the application deadline. The payment is possible only by credit card, according to the instructions received by email after the submission of the online application.

Admission Requirements

  1. a bachelor’s degree (at least three years) from an institution at university level, gained  by 30th June 2020 for non EU candidates.
  2. an adequate final graduation mark:
  • for Italian candidates, it must be equal to 90 out of 110 points or superior;

  • for international students, it has to be an equivalent mark (e.g. 3/4).

Documentation without mention of the GPA won’t be taken into consideration

  1.  At least 1/3 of the previous study programme (e.g. 60/180 ECTS, 60/180 credit points) has to refer to at least two of following fields:
  • Sociology

  • Economics and Statistics

  • Law, Political science, Social policy

  • History, Anthropology, Psychology, Social Psychology and Pedagogics

  1. certified knowledge of English language at least level B1 of the European Common Framework, through pertinent internationally recognized language certificate, or a final diploma of a Bachelor or Master course entirely held in English
  2. a previous background in methodology and social research will be taken into considered.

For candidates who not fulfilling the  curricular requirements, the Evaluation Committee can take into consideration other academic and extra-academic activities and/or require further documents and/ or organize a selection interview


Deadlines and important information 


from 21 November 2019

to 20 February 2020 at 12.00 (GMT+1)



                                       for non-EU citizens

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From May 2020 

to December 2020 


                                       for Italian, EU-citizens and non-EU citizens permanent resident in Italy 

The ranking lists will be published in the Download box. Accepted students will receive further instructions by e-mail.

Pakistani students who need a visa for study purposes to enroll in a master’s program in English must be aware that the Italian Diplomatic Representation (during the pre-enrolment procedure between March and the end of June) may ask them to submit proof of knowledge of the English language with a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 (C1 level for a Master’s program).

Furthermore, the Italian Diplomatic Representation requires:

Bangladeshi students should already begin translating their study documents into Italian because appointments for translation may be closed by January/February of the following academic year. Translations must be done by official bodies recognized by Italian Diplomatic Representations. Students are obliged to submit these documents to the Embassy/Consulate during the pre-enrolment procedure (between March and the end of June).

The Italian Diplomatic Representation mandatory requires proof of knowledge of the English language with a minimum IELTS score of 6.0.