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Info 2023/2024

Degree type
Bachelor degree course
Duration and credits
Free access
Teaching mode
Taxes and fees
From 0 to 3000 euros per year. Find out if you are entitled to scholarships and exemptions
International partnerships
Student exchange
Head of programme
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The course in brief


The course of study provides curricular training aimed at solving problems characteristic of entry-level mechanical engineering. The fundamentals for the design, production and operation of machinery and industrial plant engineering are acquired.

During the basic courses of the first year, didactic tutoring with experienced personnel is implemented, while in the following years the course offers paths geared toward the training of engineers with high basic preparation, capable of dealing with industrial problems or pursuing careers in any master's degree.

Learning by doing

The teaching is predominantly face-to-face, because the student must acquire the theoretical foundations to support the professionalizing disciplines. The training also makes use of interaction with the manufacturing realities of the engineering and energy sectors through visits, exercises and opportunities for internships in companies.

Professional outlets

The main professional outlets of the graduate in mechanical engineering are:

  • mechanical and electromechanical industries
  • manufacturing enterprises for production
  • industries and public and private entities in the field of energy production and conversion
  • plant engineering enterprises
  • Environmental refrigeration and air conditioning enterprises
  • industries for automation, robotics and mechatronics
  • engineering companies

The bachelor's degree allows registration as an engineer.

What you will learn

  • basic science education

    Use physical-mathematical tools to deal with basic engineering problems

  • mechanical design

    analyze and design simple mechanical systems including functional aspects

  • thermal and environmental systems

    Thermodynamic cycles, heat transfer, energy recovery, and refrigeration technology

  • energy systems and fluid dynamics

    modeling of energy processes, thermodynamic cycles and fluid machines, MCI

  • plant and mechanical technology

    Production systems, design and techno-economic feasibility for Industry 4.0

  • measurement, control and automation

    Mechanical and thermal sensing, probability and statistics, dynamic servosystems


The course of study offers pathways geared toward the training of mechanical engineers with high basic preparation, capable of systematically addressing first-level problems in the characteristic areas of mechanical engineering. In addition, the educational pathway of this degree offers an ideal preparation for further study towards master's degrees.

In the first year priority is given to mathematical, physicochemical, and computer science foundations, but already there is provision for the inclusion of disciplines from the area of engineering proper, such as information technology, technical drawing, and materials.

In the second year foundational elements are acquired in the areas of: fluid mechanics, solid mechanics, mechanical technology, applied machine mechanics, machine building, fluid machinery, energy systems, technical physics (energy and heat transfer), mechanical systems, electrical engineering and electronics.

In the third year the student deepens his skills in such subjects as mechanical systems, fluid machines, technical drawing, machine construction, dynamics and control of mechanical systems, measurement and instrumentation, and elements of economics for industrial engineering. The presence of two electives, of an applied nature, allows for increased flexibility of the course.


Silvia Marelli

Dear students, I would like to welcome you to the Course of Study in Mechanical Engineering! We are happy with your choice that we will not disappoint in expectations. A challenging, stimulating and satisfying path will begin for you. Enjoy this unique and unforgettable moment, accompanied by the expertise, passion and helpfulness of the teachers of the Course of Study.

Course Coordinator

Where we are

Location of teaching activities
. Via all'Opera Pia 15A - Pavilion B
Classrooms: B1 (Aula Magna), B2, B6, G1, G2B, INFAL1

Education Support Unit
. Via Montallegro 1 
16145 Genoa
+39 010 353 2130

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Student Desk Engineering
. Via Montallegro 1/3
16145 Genoa
+39 010 335 2148

Opening hours to the public
Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays: 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Education Support Unit
. Via Montallegro 1 
16145 Genoa
+39 010 335 2130