For academic year 2019/20 the Master’s degree in Crossing the Mediterranean: towards Investment and Integration (MIM) is a limited admission programme. It requires personal preparation and minimum credit requirements as well as passing the admission test.

Enrolment is based on the position of the candidate on the ranking list.

Students holding an international qualification must request the preliminary evaluation of their qualifications by May 14th 2019.

Certified understanding of English language at B2 is also required, to be shown at the moment of enrolment. Certified knowledge of French language at B1 level is required and must be shown to the Teaching Committee during the interview. All students will have to acquire a certificate DELF B2 by the end of the first year of the Course.

Process of verification and cases of exemption are indicated in the specific section.

All the specific information on process of registration, selection and enrolment are in the admissions announcement.

Minimum curricular requirements

Minimum credit requirements (ECTS): 36 ETCS in the following scientific disciplinary sectors:

In the fields of science of antiquity, philological-literary and histo-artistic sectors

  • L-LIN/02 Teaching of Modern Languages
  • L-LIN/03 French Literature
  • L-LIN/04 French Language and Literature
  • L-LIN/05 Spanish Literature
  • L-LIN/06 Hispano-American and Literature
  • L-LIN/07 Spanish Language and Literature
  • L-LIN/08 Portuguese and Brazilian Literature
  • L-LIN/09 Portuguese and Brazilian Language and Literature
  • L-LIN/10 English Literature
  • L-LIN/11 American Language and Literature
  • L-LIN/12 English Language and Literature
  • L-LIN/13 German Literature
  • L-LIN/14 German Language and Literature
  • L-LIN/15 Nordic Language and Literature
  • L-LIN/16 Dutch Language and Literature
  • L-LIN/17 Romanian Language and Literature
  • L-LIN/18 Albanian Language and Literature
  • L-LIN/19 Fino-Urgic Philosophy
  • L-LIN/20 Modern Greek Language and Literature
  • L-LIN/21 Slavic Studies
  • L-OR/07 Jewish Studies
  • L-OR/08 Hebrew
  • L-OR/09 African Languages and Literature
  • L-OR/10 History of Islamic Countries
  • L-OR/11 Muslim Art Archeology and History
  • L-OR/12 Arabic Language and Literature
  • L-OR/13 Armenian, Caucasian, Mongolian and Turkish Studies
  • L-OR/14 Philosophy, Religions and History of Iran
  • L-OR/15 Persian Language and Literature

Fields of History, Philosophy, Psychology and Education Science

  • M-STO/04 Contemporary History
  • M-STO/06 History of Religions
  • M-DEA/01 Disciplines of Ethnography and Anthropology
  • M-GGR/01 Geography
  • M-GGR/02 Economic and Political Geography
  • M-PED/01 Social and General Pedagogy
  • M-PSI/01 Psychology
  • M-PSI/05 Social Psychology
  • M-PSI/06 Psychology of Work and Organizations

Field of Law

  • IUS/07 Labor Law
  • IUS/08 Constitutional Law
  • IUS/09 Public Law
  • IUS/10 Administrative Law
  • IUS/13 International Law
  • IUS/14 EU Law
  • IUS/21 Public Comparative Law

Economic and Statistics Field

  • SECS-P/01 Political Economics
  • SECS P/02 Economic Policy
  • SECS-P/12 Economic History

Political and Social sciences field

  • SPS/01 Political Philosophy
  • SPS/02 History of Political Thought
  • SPS/03 History of Political Institutions
  • SPS/04 Political Sciences
  • SPS/06 History of International Relations
  • SPS/07 Sociology
  • SPS/08 Sociology of Culture and Communication
  • SPS/09 Sociology of Economic Processes and Labor
  • SPS/10 Sociology of the Environment
  • SPS/11 Sociology of Political Phenomena
  • SPS/13 History and Institutions of Africa
  • SPS/14 History and Institutions of Asia

In the case in which students are not in possession of the curricula requirements, they must retrieve them before enrollment exclusively by carrying out single programmes (Bachelor’s Degree level) at this or another university.

Personal preparation

Personal preparation is understood as an adequate acquisition of knowledge and understanding of the following fields: sociology, political sciences, geography, communication, anthropology, economics, languages, cultural studies, humanities, history, law, international relations, development studies and Mediterranean studies.

Personal preparation will be verified by the Teaching Committee throughout the oral interview.

Students who have the following qualifications are normally considered in possession of personal preparation:

  • degree class:

    • L-11 Modern Languages and Culture;
    • 11 Modern Languages and Culture.

Students who have graduated from an equivalent programme or a different degree programme with equivalent minimum curricular requirements in the fields of the programme are normally considered in possession of personal preparation.

All the specific information on process of registration, selection and enrolment are in the admissions announcement.

The admissions process is as follows:

  • online registration, if you are not already enrolled at Ca’ Foscari;
  • pre-enrolment for the admissions test;
  • carrying out the admissions test and placement on ranking list;
  • online enrolment and payment of the first installment of tax and university fees

If you are a candidate with a disability or suffering from DSA, you can make use of the individualised application for carrying out the admissions test; all the specific information on available assistance is in the admissions announcement and on the webpage for services for disabled and DSA students; the request will be available during the online pre-enrolment.

Online enrolment

Pre-enrolment for the admissions test will be on the March 11th until 12pm on May 14th 2019.

How to pre-enrol

Before proceeding, remember to arrange in electronic format:

  • Your degree self-certification (enrolment if you are a student) with signed exams (in which is indicated: University where you achieved the qualification, class and degree programme, degree date and grade, exams taken with the relative scientific-disciplinary sector and the weight in credits): Verify if the self-certification, completed with all the aforementioned information, can be printed from the Personal Area of the host University website: alternatively, use the model of self-certification on this page;
  • Your resume;
  • Your English language certification attesting at least a B2 level or useful documentation to show that you are subject to one of the provided cases of exemption;
  • Your French language certification attesting at least a B1 level or useful documentation to show that you are subject to one of the provided cases of exemption;
  • Your letter of motivation (written in English or French);
  • A short essay (in English or French, 5,000 characters without spaces) on the following themes:

    • How would you tackle the current refugee crisis?
    • Did you ever have mediation experiences? If yes, describe them.

With your Username and Password assigned to you at the end of the registration procedure, you must access the Personal Area following this path: Servizi Segreteria Studenti - ESSE3 > Test di ammissione (Secretary Services for Students - ESSE3 > Admissions Test).

Once you have concluded the enrolment procedure, you will receive a confirmation email to the address stated when you registered.

If you want to request one of the assistances provided for candidates that are disabled or diagnosed with DSA for taking the admissions test, you must fill in the specific section for procedure of online enrolment and attach a certificate demonstrating possession of the disability/impediment.

Enrolment Fee

Participation in the admissions test requires payment of a fee totalling 30 Euros, that should be paid after having completed the enrolment procedure online, by selection the “payment” button.

Admission Test

The admissions test for the spring selection will be done via a Skype Call. The list of admitted candidates to the interview will be published on Monday May 27th 2019 on Enrol > Evaluation results.

Place acceptance and matriculation

The procedure for accepting your place requires acceptance on behalf of the successful candidate and of those in the second round of selection depending on the available remaining places as indicated in the call for admission. Any remaining places after the second round of selection may be reassigned.

If you succeed in obtaining a place from the ranking list, you must accept your place through the specific online procedure from 1st July to 18th July 2019.

The procedure of accepting your place coincides with matriculation and consists of two parts:

  • completion of the online pre-matriculation form;
  • Payment of the first installment of the tuition fees and university taxes: The payment must be carried out using the PagoPA system, clicking on the payment button when finishing the registration procedure. The payment will not be reimbursed under no circumstances.

Failure to comply with the deadline specified above results in loss of the right of registration: if you encounter any problems, contact the Matriculation Sector before the deadline.

Last update: 20/01/2020