Each postgraduate program sets its own admission requirements regarding educational qualifications and technical and project-related skills, as specified below.
If your background differs from the description under your program of choice below, you will still be considered if your motivation and research interest in the field are strong.
NABA postgraduate programs are taught in Italian or English. Students are required to submit evidence of the knowledge of the language according to the chosen program. The language certificate shall be submitted within one month before the beginning of the Master program and should not be older than 2 years.
The requested level for Italian is an intermediate level (complete B1 - according to CEFR).
Please find here below the English language certificates accepted by NABA:
|Cambridge English: FIRST (FCE)||C or 154 (from January 2015)|
|Cambridge English: Preliminary (PET)||With merits or 160 (from January 2015)|
|Cambridge English: Business Vantage / BEC V||C or 154 (from January 2015)|
|Cambridge English: Business Vantage / BEC P||Distinction or 160 (from January 2015)|
|Trinity College Certificate|
Integrated Skills in English (ISE level I - all 4 skills)
|BULATS||40â59 (all 4 skills should be passed: listening, reading, speaking, writing)|
|TOEIC (provided that student passes all parts)|
listening and reading score 600,
Students exempted from this requirement are:
- Mother tongue students
- English Speaking Countries (prior check with the admission office)
- English Speaking Degrees (prior check with the admission office)
- English Speaking Degrees in non-mother tongue countries (prior check with the admission office)
Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research (MIUR): Entry Requirements
Students holding a bachelorâs degree from an institution outside Italy must contact the Italian embassy or consulate in the country where the degree was issued and ask for the perfezionamento documenti, which consists of:
- An Italian translation, made by a certified translator, of your bachelorâs degree diploma.
- An Italian translation, made by a certified translator, of your academic transcripts.
- Dichiarazione di valore in loco (Declaration of Value) of your bachelorâs degree. The Dichiarazione di valore in loco is a document attesting that the academic qualification you earned is valid for enrollment in Italian universities and academies.
Click here for a complete list of Italian consulates and embassies worldwide.
The notarized and translated documents, as well as the Dichiarazione di valore in loco, will either be sent to NABA by your Italian consulate or embassy, or will be directly issued to you. In the latter case, you need to submit them to NABAâs International Admissions Office as soon as available.
FOR NON-EUROPEAN STUDENTS APPLYING FOR THE TWO-YEAR MA
Application for a Student Visa to Italy
Upon receiving the enrolment form filled in and signed and the pre-enrolment fee payment, NABA will provide students with all necessary assistance in order to apply for the student visa.
To obtain the visa, NON European students shall submit a specific pre-enrolment form (called Modello A bis) to the Italian Embassy/Consulate in their country of origin. The deadline to apply for pre-enrolment is usually scheduled by the end of June of each year, but may vary according to the guidelines yearly provided by the Italian Ministry of Education: students are invited to enquire directly the Italian Embassy/Consulate in the country of origin.It is essential not to miss this deadline or the study visa for enrolment to Italian Universities/Academies might be refused.