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Master's Degrees

They are aimed at providing students with an advanced level of education for the exercise of a highly qualified activity in specific areas.

Access is usually by a Bachelor Degrees or comparable foreign degrees. Admission is subject to specific course requirements determined by individual universities.

Master Degree courses last 2 years, and the degree is awarded to students who have earned 120 credits. The defence of a thesis is required.

A limited number of programmes (Dentistry, Human medicine, Pharmacy, Medicine, Architecture and Law), are defined "One Cycle Degree Courses". Access is by the school leaving diploma or a comparable foreign qualification; admission is subject to selective entrance exams and each degree course is organised in just one-block of 5 or 6 years. In order to know how to enrol you should check the procedure explained in the Bachelor Degrees section.

For second-cycle (Master) degree programmes the University must also assess if the degree/diploma/certificate owned by the applicant can qualify for the application.

Check the study title requirements (by country) to access a Master Degree course.

Degree programmes taught in English

The University of Catania offers 8 Masters' Degree courses taught in English:

The call for non EU students living abroad to enrol in English taught Masters' Degree courses for Academic Year 2024-25 has already expired. The results are expected to be published by the May 6, 2024.

call for applications Frequently Asked Questions

By 9th February 2024

The Publication of the Call for the Admission

9th February 2024 12.00 (GMT +1)

Opening of the online application

15th March 2024 23.59 (GMT +1)

Closure of the online application

By the 6th of May 2024

The publication of the suitable candidates at

By the 16th of May 2024

Admitted candidates has to pay the enrolment confirmation fee

Starting from April 2024

Pre-enrolment and apply for a student Visa on website

May-June 2024

First and the second scrolling of the ranking

By the 30th of July 2024

Deadline for pre enrolment  on website

July - September 2024


October 2024

Beginning of classes

Study @ Unict webinars

Check the recording of the webinar here:Webinar- Study @ UNICT_ Key information for prospective international students-20240213_120445-Meeting Recording.mp4 to acknowledge requirements and procedures to apply for Master's Degree programmes in English. Follow this page to be updated about the upcoming webinars.

EU and equated students that wants to enrol in one of the English taught courses above should request a pre-evaluation of their previous studies before applying:  The pre-evaluation form for EU students for English taught courses will be online from 8 April 2024 till 30 June 2024.

Starting from the academic year 2024-2025, the University of Catania is introducing two new Master's Degree Courses taught in English: LM-26 R Construction Management and Safety, and LM-69 R Agriculture Science and Technology.

To be considered for admission, both Non-EU citizens and EU citizens, as well as equated citizens, are required to request a pre-evaluation. The pre-evaluation form for these new English-taught Master's Degree courses will be available online from April 8, 2024, to June 30, 2024

Degree programmes taught in Italian

If you are a non-EU student with residency abroad and you want to enrol in a degree programme taught in the Italian language, you must prove that you have an adequate level (B2) of knowledge of the Italian language for starting university studies. You meet the Italian language requirement:

  • By submitting a valid B2 Italian language certificate
  • By passing the Italian language test  (CISIA L2)

To be admitted you should request a pre-evaluation of your previous studies before applying. The pre-evaluation form for Italian taught courses will be online from 8 April 2024 till 30 June 2024. For pre-evaluation and in order to obtain the eligibility letter you've to attach to the pre-evaluation request a copy of the ENIC/NARIC Statement of comparability for your Bachelor Degree and High School Diploma or the Declaration of value and an Italian Language Certificate, if you don't attach it to the request you admission will be under condition.

International students residing outside the EU who intend to pre-enroll must submit an online pre-enrollment request from  by 30.07.2024 by connecting to the website Universitaly

Once registered, follow the procedure for international students. When you'll receive the validation of your pre enrolment request you can proceed by asking to the italian embassy in your country a Study Visa.


International Students' Office
Villa Citelli
Via Salvatore Tomaselli, 31
95124 - Catania
Telefono +39 095 7307296

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Last updated: 
03/04/2024 - 12:02