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Italian Bachelor degree or European Bachelor?

Accademia Italiana offers three options to complete undergraduate studies and one for postgraduate studies
 

- State-accredited Bachelor's degrees accredited by M.U.R. (the Italian Ministry of University and Scientific Research)

- European Bachelor's accredited by E.A.B.H.E.S. (European Accreditation Board of Higher Education Schools)

- Integrated program: students enrolled in the M.U.R. programs can obtain a double title (First Cycle Academic Degree + European Bachelor’s  and transcripts) by submitting the required English language certification within a year of passing the third year final exams.


For postgraduate studies, Accademia Italiana is one of the very few Italian private universities to be allowed to deliver:


- State-accredited Master's degrees accredited by M.U.R. (the Italian Ministry of University and Scientific Research)
 


You will find more details below but should you need more information about your options, please contact us.

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Bachelor's degree and Master's degrees programs
 

State-accredited by Italian Ministry of University and Research (M.U.R.)


 

Accademia Italiana Bachelor's degree programs

Accademia Italiana three-year programs accredited by the Italian Ministry of University and Scientific Research (MUR - Ministero dell’Università e della Ricerca) award a "First cycle Academic Degree" after three years of study.

The diploma is fully and legally equivalent to a university Bachelor's degree in the Italian education system (180 CFU; 60 CFU per academic year), corresponding to the 6th level on the EQF (European Quality Framework) scale.
These degrees issued by Accademia Italiana allow graduates to successively apply to Master's degree programs (EQF 7th level).

 

Accademia Italiana Master's degrees


Accademia Italiana two-year programs accredited by the Italian Ministry of University and Scientific Research (MUR - Ministero dell’Università e della Ricerca) award a "Second cycle Academic Degree" after two years of study. The diploma is fully and legally equivalent to a university Master's degree in the Italian education system (120 CFU; 60 CFU per academic year), corresponding to the 7th level on the EQF (European Quality Framework) scale.
These degrees issued by Accademia Italiana allow graduates to successively apply to PhD programs (EQF 8th level, the last and highest level of studies).


 

Requirements for enrollment

 

Accademia Italiana Bachelor's degree programs

Students applying to the Bachelor’s degree program accredited in Italy must complete an entrance exam. It consists of:
• an aptitude/motivation interview at the school. In case of difficulty reaching the school the candidate can request an interview online;
• the evaluation of a portfolio of student works. The portfolio should include a minimum of 3 personal works of the student’s choice, such as drawings, photographs and paintings. Please note that the materials will not be returned.

IMPORTANT: students who have a five-year Italian diploma from an Italian arts high school (Liceo Artistico) are exempt from taking the admissions exam and therefore qualify for direct enrollment into the program.
 

Documents to submit for the entrance exam

- duly filled application form for the entrance exam
- digital copy of a valid document (passport for international students)
- scan copy of previously earned diploma, or of certificate issued by school secretary, or self-certification attesting to attainment of diploma
- three passport-sized photographs
- portfolio of works (as described above)
- receipt for the € 150,00 exam fee (also payable from abroad through Flywire)


International students who are citizens of the European Union must also present a statement of validity (Dichiarazione di Valore in loco) for the secondary/high school diploma (minimum of 12 school years) provided by the Italian diplomatic/consular representative in their home countries. This document verifies that the diploma earned in the student’s home country is valid for access to Italian Bachelor’s degree courses. Alternatively, students can provide an "Attestato di Comparabilità" (Statements of Comparability and Verification) from CIMEA.


International students who are not citizens of the European Union who wish to apply for the Bachelor’s degree programsor the Master's degree programs offered by Accademia Italiana must make a formal request through the UNIVERSITALY pre-registration system, which is the first step toward enrollment. 

The Accademia Italiana will communicate the results of the entrance exam within 5 working days.


Documents to submit to finalize enrollment after receiving the results of the entrance exam:
 

• completed enrollment form for the program;
• signed copy of the rules and regulations;
• receipt for the enrollment fee.



Accademia Italiana Master's degrees


Students applying to the Master's degree program accredited in Italy must own a three-year Bachelor's degree from an Italian or Foreign accredited University or Art Academy. After providing all requested documents, applicants'profiles will be evalluated through:

• an aptitude/motivation online interview to understand motivations and goals;
• the evaluation of the applicant's background studies, knowledge, skills and experience through the analysis of the documents provided, including a portfolio of works.


Documents to submit for the entrance exam

- digital copy of a valid document (passport for international students)
- scan copy of previously earned degree diploma or self-certification attesting to attainment of diploma
- full transcripts of undergraduates studies and, when available, syllabi of courses attended
- portfolio of works (as described above)


International students who are citizens of the European Union must also present a statement of validity (Dichiarazione di Valore in loco) for the bachelor's degree diploma provided by the Italian diplomatic/consular representative in their home countries. This document verifies that the diploma earned in the student’s home country is valid for access to Italian Bachelor’s degree courses. Alternatively, students can provide an "Attestato di Comparabilità" (Statements of Comparability and Verification) from CIMEA.


International students who are not citizens of the European Union who wish to apply for the Bachelor’s degree programsor the Master's degree programs offered by Accademia Italiana must make a formal request through the UNIVERSITALY pre-registration system, which is the first step toward enrollment. 


 

Documents to submit to finalize enrollment after receiving a positive feedback for admission into Master's degree programs:
 

• completed enrollment form for the program;
• signed copy of the rules and regulations;
• receipt for the enrollment fee of € 1.300,00 (also payable from abroad through Flywire)

European Bachelor’s Diploma and Transcripts (E.A.B.H.E.S.)


 

Diploma awarded
 

The program accredited by E.A.B.H.E.S. (European Accreditation Board of Higher Education Schools) awards a European Bachelor's diploma (180 ECTS) after three years of study.


 

Requirements for enrollment
 

There is no entrance exam.
Students must submit a copy of their high school diploma. If not issued in Italy, this document must be officially translated into Italian or English*;
* International students must also present a transcript of their grades from high school and results from any university entrance exams that are obligatory in their country of residence (A levels, AS levels, SAT, etc.).

To qualify for the European Bachelor’s Diploma, students must certify their knowledge of English during the three-year period or within a year of the third-year final exams.
The European Bachelor’s Diploma will be awarded only after the student has presented the certification of his English proficiency.

Any student already in possession of an internationally recognized certificate of English proficiency can submit it along with his or her application. Native English speakers must certify their knowledge of Italian (at the B2 level).

 

Documents to submit for enrollment in the program
 

- completed application form
- signed copy of school regulations
- photocopy of passport or identification card
- photocopy of fiscal code (if in student's possession)
- photocopy of high school diploma. If not issued in Italy, this document must be officially translated into Italian or English*
- three passport-sized photographs
- portfolio of works (at least 3 personal works selected by the student, such as drawings, photographs and paintings. Please note that the materials will not be returned.)
- receipt for the enrollment fee

* International students must also present a transcript of their grades from high school and results from any university entrance exams that are obligatory in their country of residence (A levels, AS levels, SAT, etc.).