OFA and eligibility

Eligibility for English Language level B1 and B2

Discover the linguistic skills that are required to students that enroll in Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes, and students that are already enrolled.
Furthermore, consult the cases of exemption as well as all the linguistic certificates recognized by the University. 

Language requirements 


Eligibility for computer science

The new Test for a.y. 2017/2018

From the a.y. 2017/2018 onwards, teaching on the Computer Literacy course will be conducted on an interactive online platform that helps students develop the skills necessary to create web pages and code. The course will use material from Khan Academy, one of the world’s most popular educational websites. The course will be available in either Italian or English. The course will be accompanied by resources for students including exercises and mock exams.

Exams will be held from January 2018 onwards. The new Computer Literacy exam will be mandatory for students who enroled in the 2017/2018 academic year onwards and students who enroled in previous academic years but did not pass the old Computer Literacy exam by the end of 2017.

For more information on the programme, teaching methods and assessments, please follow the links below: 

Previous academic years

Former test up to a.y. 2016/2017

For students enroled in the 2016/2017 academic year or before,the test of Computing Eligibility focuses on Windows 7, Office 2007 Packet (Word, Excel and Powerpoint), internet and computing terminology. The threshold for marks to achieve for credibility is equal to 530 points (there is a penalty in case of incorrect responses).

Students required to take the test according to their respective study plans, should enrol onto the test in the Personal Area. Registration closes when all places for each exam is filled, and in each case, 3 days before the test. If a student decided not to take the test after having registered for it, they will only have the possibility to cancel their reservation before registering closes.

The exam sessions for Computer literacy is open only to students who enroled in the a.y. 2016/2017 or before and will be held on the following days: Monday 4th of September 2017; Monday 2nd of October 2017; Monday 6th of November 2017. Students who fail to pass the test in the older assessment format must pass the Computer Literacy test in its new format for the a.y. 2017/2018.

Students in possession of an ECDL (European Computer Driving Licence) or EIPASS (European Informatics Passport) certificate are able to request exemption from taking the test for Computing Eligibility, providing a copy of their certification and their skill card, in which overcoming of the specified modules is specified in the detailed instructions attached, to the secretary on the Humanities Campus.

For more information consult the instructions attached or consult  gianluc@unive.it.

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Fulfillment of OFAs (Additional Learning Requirements)

Written Italian

The written italian test verifies the basic necessary understanding to successfully take part in a selected degree programme with the following subjects: graphemics phonology, morphosyntax, vocabulary, text comprehension.

In the case in which students fail the test, they must attend specifically organised recovery courses, that bestows eligibility (it does not provide credit attribution). The recovery courses require attendance with a maximum of 3 absences. Part-time students are exempt from this attendance obligation.
The final exam for the recovery course is written. 3 intermediary tests are required; students that pass all the intermediate tests and do not have moe than 3 absences will obtain eligibility without having to pass the final exam.

Consult the calendars for lectures and course programmes for written italian.
For more information contact the course referent, professor Daniele Baglioni:  italianoscritto@unive.it.

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icoGrammatical questions for part-time students [IT]8.7 K
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Online registration

To enrol in tests, students access them in their personal area with matriculation number and password and follow the path: Secretary Service for Students - ESSE3 > Exams > Attendance.
Those enrolled in the first year can only enrol on the tests if they are in possession of a matriculation number (made of 6 numbers) and a password to access the Personal Area.

If a student decided not to take the test after having registered for it, they will only have the possibility to cancel their reservation before registering closes.


Unsuccessful fulfilment of OFA

From 2013/14 Academic year, students that do not fulfil their OFA by the exam session in September of the following year from enrollment cannot take exams until the attributed OFAs have been fulfilled.

Students that have enrolled in a subsequent year to their first, such as in cases of transfer, internal paths or matriculation with credit recognition, should have fulfilled the OLA by the time they are enrolled: they cannot take exams until they have fulfilled them.