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Assessment of Adequacy of Personal Readiness

What is

The Assessment of Adequacy of Personal Readiness is the tool provided by the Educational Regulations to assess your preparation for the purpose of matriculation to the Master's Degree.


You are exempt from taking the test if you graduated in Literature from the University of Genoa (former DM509/99 and former DM270/04 - classical, modern and music and performing arts curriculum), with a grade greater than or equal to 105/110.

How it works

If you didn't graduate from the Bachelor of Arts program in Genoa, please contact the Course Coordinator (Prof. Andrea Aveto), to check your situation.

If you do not have the necessary requirements, you will have to acquire them before enrolling in the Master's Course with a bridge-career.
The Coordinator will issue you a statement specifying the supplementary exams to be taken, the number of CFUs of each, and the name of the lecturer to be referred to.
You will need to:

  1. Deliver the statement to the Student Secretariat (via Balbi 4, first floor), checking first the delivery methods
  2. Contact the individual professors and agree on the schedule and date of the exam, which you can also take outside the regular sessions.

When you have passed the last exam, contact the Coordinator again, to take the admission test. The next day you can register with the normal procedure.

For everyone:


If you meet the curricular requirements, to enroll in the Course you can take the personal readiness test.
. The test consists of a interview during which the Coordinator or Deputy Coordinator verifies the credits you have earned and checks your general skills according to the curriculum you have chosen.

Present yourself at the interview with a list of the CFUs you have earned in your previous career and an ID. You do not have to pay any fee, but you must make a reservation by writing to the coordinator Andrea Aveto.

How it works

The test consists of:

  • the verification of personal preparation
  • the verification of English language proficiency
  • .

The test consists of a public interview aimed at ascertaining your general preparation with particular reference to the knowledge of fundamental notions to profitably pursue your studies, especially in the area of the disciplines characterizing Earth Science, and/or to ascertain your knowledge of the English language.

The Commission will also take into account the curriculum you obtained in the Bachelor's degree program.

The outcome of the test may be "passed" or "failed".

Where and when

The next verifications  will be:

  • July 24, 2023

  • September 26, 2023
  • October 24, 2023
  • January 24, 2024
  • March 4, 2024

Plus any extraordinary dates for graduates of Courses of Study from other Departments or Universities.

Where and when

The test will be held,after booking (by writing to, in Prof. Andrea Aveto's office in Via Balbi 2, third floor or remotely on the Microsoft Teams platform. Self-certification of exams taken in the previous three-year (and possibly master's) course of study should be attached to the reservation request.

  • Thursday, September 8, 2022, 2 pm
  • Thursday, September 22, 2022, 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, October 27, 2022, 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, November 24, 2022, 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, January 12, 2023, 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, February 23, 2023, 2 p.m.