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Requisiti di ammissione e modalità di iscrizione

1. Requirements

You can apply for admission if you have either:

You can access this course only if you have obtained a degree or an equivalent qualification (bachelor's degree, a direct school for special purposes - 3 years), if you meet the curricular requirements and if you successfully pass the Prerequisites assessment.

CV requirements

In order to attend this course the student needs the following requirements, without any exclusion:

  • Laurea (first cycle degree, i.e. Bachelor's degree), Laurea Specialistica or Laurea Magistrale (second cycle degree, i.e. Master's degree) according to DM 509/1999 or DM 270/2004, or five-year second cycle degree (Master's degree, ante DM 509/1999).
  • At least 36 CFU, or equivalent knowledge, acquired from any university course (first cycle, second cycle, first and second level university masters) in the scientific sectors related to the L-9 Industrial Engineering Class.
  • At least 45 CFU, or equivalent knowledge, acquired from any university course (first cycle, second cycle, first and second level university masters) in the scientific sectors related to the L-9 Industrial Engineering Class.
  • The other qualifications (other than those of Industrial Engineering) will be assessed by the University of Genoa and by the Energy Engineering Council to verify the eligibility of students for Energy Engineering.

English B2 Level requirement

Knowledge of the English language is required, at least equivalent to the European (CEFR) B2 level.

The B2 level entry requirement is fulfilled by either:

  1. Presenting a suitable English B2 Certificate (not older than three years). The list of accepted certificates is available here.
  2. Passing the free B2 test organised by the University Languages Center (information available here).
  3. Having a Bachelor's or Master's degree in English (an official document of the University is required).

Bridge career

  • If in your previous career you are missing about 6-12 ECTS in basic or characterizing courses, you will be required to pass additional exams in related courses ("Bridge career").
  • Bridge career exams must be taken in the first semester of the first year.
  • Further details are given below and in the Bridge careers page.

Admission Test

  • His/her curriculum and academic preparation will be evaluated according to the following subjects: Fluid Dynamics, Applied Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer, Energy Systems, Electrical and Chemical Processes.
  • Admission Test is not necessary for the student who took her/his B.Sc or M.Sc degree in Italy with a final mark higher than 99/110 (or equivalent).
  • For conditionally accepted students, bridge career exams have to be passed before the admission test.
  • Admission test calendar for academic year 2024/2025 is available at this link.
  • Test is passed with a minimum of 36 points out of 60. A correct answer is awarded with 2 points, a wrong response yields a negative score.
  • The Admission Test Committee is composed by Professors: M. Ferrari, A. Nilberto, A. Priarone, M. Rivarolo.
  • Students can download a document containing a list of 30 questions as an example of what they could find in the official Admission Test.

Important information for international students (academic year 2024-2025)

There is a maximum allowed number of registered non-EU students for each academic year, fixed by the Degree Programme Board, communicated to the University International Student Office (Settore Accoglienza Studenti Stranieri di Ateneo) and published on the Universitaly website. For the academic year 2024-2025 this number is 50.

  • After the application on UnigeApply and its evaluation, the student can be accepted, conditionally accepted or rejected.
  • Universitaly portal will be opened until June 21, 2024. Accepted and conditionally accepted students must apply on Universitaly.
  • After registering on Universitaly, students will be given Unigepass credentials by Welcome Office, to access online services and to apply for the eventual Aliseo scholarship, before arriving in Italy. Details are given in the letter of acceptance or conditionally acceptance.
  • Accepted students are required to pass the Admission test. The relevant calendar for academic year 2024/2025 is available at this link.
  • Last deadline for arrival in Italy: January 31, 2025.
  • First semester of lessons: September 23, 2024 - December 18, 2024.
  • Winter exam sessions: December 23, 2024 - February 14, 2025.
  • Second semester of lessons: February 17, 2025 - May 30, 2025.
  • Summer exam sessions: June 4, 2025 - September 19, 2025.

Further information for students receving a “Conditionally accepted letter” after pre-application (academic year 2024-2025)

  • Exam sessions for bridge career (and all the other exams of the first semester): December 23, 2024 - February 14, 2025.
  • Additional dates may be also available, for example during the stop of the teaching activities at the mid of October or at the end of tutoring activities for Electric Systems (around half of December).
  • Stay update at the Bridge career page, about assistance in preparing Electric Systems, Applied Thermodynamics, and Fluid Machines bridge career exams for a.y. 2024/2025. In the same page you will also find reference textbooks.
  • Bridge career exams have to be passed before the admission test.
  • The Admission tests calendar for academic year 2024/2025 is available at this link.
  • Deadline to fulfill requirements (bridge career exams, admission test and English certificate) and to be enrolled will be March, 10 2025.
  • It is suggested to proceed as soon as possible to register on Universitaly portal for pre-enrollment and application for study visa, due to the fact that visa process may require a long time.

For further assistance about pre-enrollment, please contact



If you graduated in UniGe with a recent degree (ex DM 509) and your degree meets the admission criteria, you must directly access the UniGe Online Services.

If you are a UniGe graduate but your degree does not automatically meet the admission criteria or you are a graduate of another university, you have to:

  1. Access the UniGe Online Service
  2. Upload your study career (only for students coming from other Universities), including the prospectus of examinations with the indication, for each subject, of the scientific disciplinary areas and the relevant CFU. At this time, you will have to choose the date for your Admission test.
    N.B. The documentation must be uploaded within 10 days from the date you intend to join.

You will be informed of the outcome of the verification of the admission criteria before the date scheduled for the admission test.

If you don't succeed in the admission criteria verification, you will not be able to take part in the admission test. In this case, you will be suggested a bridge career (carriera ponte) to fill the curricular deficiencies identified.

If instead, you do not pass the admission test, you will be able to take the test for a different Master's Degree or submit to the next test.

N.B. If your Bachelor's degree grade is at least 9/10 of the maximum or has obtained a final grade corresponding to the "A" or "B" classification of the ECTS system, you will not have to take the Admission Test.

You can attend the admission test even if you are not graduated yet, as long as you have already succeeded all the exams and your career meets the admission requirements.

In this case, after pre-enrollment, you have to access Unige's Online Services and choose the admission test date on which you would like to join in.

N.B. As you are not graduated yet, remember that you will not be able to take advantage of the possible exemption for the degree grade.

2. Registrati e pre-immatricolati

Per iscriverti a questo corso di studio è necessario effettuare la procedura online che comprende la registrazione e la pre-immatricolazione (guarda il TUTORIAL).

Registrazione al portale UniGe

Se non sei mai stato iscritto all'Università di Genova, accedi al Portale UniGe e ottieni le credenziali UniGePASS.


Fai domanda di pre-immatricolazione utilizzando le credenziali UniGePASS ricevute con la registrazione.

4. Conferma l'immatricolazione