Skip to main content

Admission criteria and procedure

1. Read the admission requirements

You can only enter this course if you have earned a bachelor's degree or equivalent (pre-doctoral degree, university diploma - 3 years, direct school for special purposes - 3 years) and if you meet the specific requirements.

Did you get your degree abroad?

If you graduated abroad, you will have to take a proof of Italian language proficiency.

If you graduated in Italy, continue reading.

Curricular requirements

You can enroll in the course if you have:

  • a four-year degree in Social Service Sciences
  • a bachelor's degree from class L-39 (Social Service) or the former class 6 (Social Service Sciences)
  • a D.U.S.S. degree and schools for social workers together with certification of registration in the "A" or "B" Register of Social Workers
  • a university validation of the diploma of Social Worker in accordance with Article 5 Presidential Decree 14/1987 together with certification of enrollment in Register "A" or "B" of Social Workers and practice for at least five years
  • other degrees, equivalent foreign degrees, with appropriate curricular requirements

You will not be able to enroll in the course if you hold only the validation of the diploma of Social Worker in accordance with Article 4 Presidential Decree 14/1987.

2. Register and pre-register

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

UniGe Portal Registration

If you have never been enrolled at the University of Genoa, access the UniGe Portal and get your UniGePASS credentials (for more information you can watch the TUTORIAL).


Make apply for pre-registration using the UniGePASS credentials you received with your registration.