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Language requirements for MSc programs

Enrollment

All International applicants are required to meet specific language requirements, that are not compulsory for selection or to complete the application, but only in case of admission and to complete the enrollment. 

When filling in the online application, candidates can indicate whether they have already met the language requirement or they intend to obtain a certification by the set deadline. 

To confirm the offer, applicants must give evidence of meeting the language requirement by the enrollment dedline, and in any case by and no later than June 30th, 2021, otherwise their enrollment will be cancelled.


MSc programs taught in English

o apply for MSc programs taught in English, it is not necessary to prove any knowledge of Italian language, but it is necessary to demonstrate an English language knowledge at least equal to B2 level of the Council of Europe's Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

In particular, applicants must meet one of the following requirements:

  • university qualification (or secondary school diploma) awarded in English or
  • one of the recognized international English language certificates listed below or
  • English exam at B2 level (or higher) passed in a university course.
Recognized certificates
Test administrator
Minimum score required
BEC Higher
Business English Certificate Higher
Cambridge Assessment English
173
BEC Vantage
Business English Certificate Vantage
Cambridge Assessment English
Grade B or 173
CAE
Certificate in Advanced English
Cambridge Assessment English
173
CPE
Certificate of Proficiency in English
Cambridge Assessment English
180
FCE
First Certificate in English
Cambridge Assessment English
B or 173
IELTS academic
International English Language Testing System

British Council, IDP IELTS Australia, Cambridge

Assessment English

6 with at least 5.5 in every section
TOEFL IBT
Test of English as a foreign language - internet based test
(ETS) Educational Testing Service
88
Duolingo English test
Duolingo
110
English Mother tongue*
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*Please note that students who are nationals from a majority English-speaking country are automatically assumed to meet the minimum English Language requirement. These countries are, for example, Australia, Canada, New Zealand.

Update 16 April
  • We inform you that it is available the TOEFL iBT® Special Home Edition.  Further information here
  • For the enrollment to the 20/21 ay we will accept also the Duolingo English test. Minimum Score required: 75 for MSc taught in italian and 110 for MSc taught in English


MSc programs taught in Italian

To apply for MSc programs taught in Italian, it is necessary to demonstrate an Italian language knowledge at least equal to B2 level of the Council of Europe's Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

In particular, applicants must meet one of the following requirements:

  • university qualification (or secondary school diploma) awarded in Italian or
  • one of the recognized Italian international certificates listed below or
  • Italian exam at B2 level (or higher) passed in a university course.

Moreover it is compulsory to prove an English language knowledge at least equal to B1 level of the Council of Europe's Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. The following are accepted:

  • one of the recognized international English language certificates listed below or
  • English exam at B1 level (or higher) passed in a university course.
Recognized ITALIAN certificates
Test administrator
Minimum score required
CELI 3 o 4
Certificazione di ITALIANO come lingua straniera
Università per Stranieri di Perugia
C
CELI 5
Certificazione di ITALIANO come lingua straniera
Università per Stranieri di Perugia
C
CILS 2 o 3
Certificazione di ITALIANO come lingua straniera
Università per Stranieri di Siena
55/100
CILS 1
Certificazione di ITALIANO come lingua straniera
Università per Stranieri di Siena
66/100
CILS 4
Certificazione di ITALIANO come lingua straniera
Università per Stranieri di Siena
55/100
CIC Avanzato
Certificazione della conoscenza dell'Italiano commerciale
Università per Stranieri di Perugia
C
CIC Intermedio
Certificazione della conoscenza dell'Italiano commerciale
Università per Stranieri di Perugia
B


Recognized ENGLISH certificates
Test administrator
Minimum score required
BEC Preliminary
Business English Certificate Higher
Cambridge Assessment English
Merit or 153
BEC Higher
Business English Certificate Higher
Cambridge Assessment English
160
BEC Vantage
Business English Certificate Vantage
Cambridge Assessment English
153
PET
Preliminary Test English

Cambridge English

Language Assessment

Merit or 153
FCE
First Certificate in English

Cambridge English

Language Assessment

153
CAE
Certificate in Advanced English
Cambridge Assessment English
160
CPE
Certificate of Proficiency in English
Cambridge Assessment English
180
IELTS
Academic International English Language Testing System

British Council — Cambridge English

Language Assessment

5.0 with at least 4.5 in every section
TOEFL IBT
Test of English as a foreign language - internet based test
(ETS) Educational Testing Service
45
Duolingo English test
Duolingo
75
English Mother tongue*
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