University of Bolzen-Bolzano

The University of Bozen/Bolzano promotes the free exchange of ideas and scientific knowledge, linking itself to the European humanities tradition and laying the foundations for its society by promoting respect for democratic principles.

The University has five faculties, and a high percentage of lecturers (35%) and students (17%) come from abroad. They study, teach and do research in the fields of Economics, Natural Sciences, Engineering, Social Sciences, Education and Design. We have 4,100 students registered to more than 30 undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses.

Our international orientation is further emphasized by its commitment to multilingualism and its international academic staff and student body. The University is determined to ensure that mutual trust and respect are valued above all else in relations between students and academic staff

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees for studying at unibz amount to €1347,50 per year (to be paid in two instalments). Here you can read more about the living costs in the various cities where our campuses are located.

Non-EU citizens residing abroad cannot apply for scholarships of the Provincia autonoma di Bolzano. Only non-EU with a regular permit of residence can apply (since a minimum of one year of residing in South Tyrol is required).

Bachelor’s Degree Programs

Faculty of Computer Science

€1,347.50 per year – Computer Science

€1,347.50 per year – Informatics and Management of Digital Business

Faculty of Design and Art

€1,347.50 per year – Design and Art – Major in Art

€1,347.50 per year – Design and Art – Major in Design

Faculty of Economics and Management

€1,347.50 per year – Economics and Management

€1,347.50 per year – Tourism, Sport and Event Management

€1,347.50 per year – Economics and Social Sciences

€1,347.50 per year – Informatics and Management of Digital Business

Faculty of Education

€1,347.50 per year – Social Work

€1,347.50 per year – Communication Sciences and Culture

€1,347.50 per year – Social Education

Faculty of Science and Technology

€1,347.50 per year – Agricultural, Food and Mountain Environmental Sciences

€1,347.50 per year – Industrial and Mechanical Engineering

€1,347.50 per year – Wood Engineering

Master’s Degree Program

Faculty of Computer Science

€1,347.50 per year – Computational Data Science

€1,347.50 per year – European Master in Computational Logic (EMCL)

€1,347.50 per year – Software Engineering for Information Systems

Faculty of Design and Art

€1,347.50 per year – Eco-Social Design

Faculty of Economics and Management

€1,347.50 per year – Public Policies and Administration

€1,347.50 per year – Accounting and Finance

€1,347.50 per year – Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Faculty of Education

€1,347.50 per year – Primary Education

€1,347.50 per year – Innovation and Research for Social Work and Social Education

€1,347.50 per year – Musicology

€1,347.50 per year – Applied Linguistics

Faculty of Science and Technology

€1,347.50 per year – Industrial Mechanical Engineering

€1,347.50 per year – Environmental Management of Mountain Areas

€1,347.50 per year – Energy Engineering

€1,347.50 per year – Food Sciences for Innovation and Authenticity

€1,347.50 per year – Horticultural Science (IMaHS)

€1,347.50 per year – Viticulture, Enology and Wine Marketing

PhD

Faculty of Computer Science

€163.50 per year – Computer Science

Faculty of Economics and Management

€163.50 per year – Management and Economics

Faculty of Education

€163.50 per year – General Pedagogy, Social Pedagogy, General Didactics and Disciplinary Didactics

Faculty of Science and Technology

€163.50 per year – Mountain Environment and Agriculture

€163.50 per year – Sustainable Energy and Technologies

€163.50 per year – Food Engineering and Biotechnology

 Language of Teaching

Courses are taught in Italian, German and English. 

Application Deadlines

Spring/February Intake: starts – August, ends – January (best to apply before October)

Fall/September Intake: starts – January, ends – August (best to apply before June)

Application Documents

Bachelors Degree

Qualifications required

You need to have a qualification that is equivalent to the Italian diploma, obtained at the end of at least 12 years of secondary education, and you will have to provide a declaration certifying the value of such qualification. If the length of your secondary education cycle is less than 12 years, then the regulations set by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research apply.

If in your country an aptitude test is required to gain access to higher education, you will need to include the results of that test when applying to our university. For some qualifications (e.g. US high school, UK and Greece qualifications, etc.) the Italian Ministry of Education has set specific admission criteria.

Masters Degree Program

Qualifications required

You can check which qualifications are required for admission to the course you wish to apply for in the text ‘Manifesto degli studi’ for the course you are interested in. In any case, in your application you will need to include a declaration of equivalent value of your qualification certifying that in your country, with such qualification, you would have access to a higher education course equivalent to the one you are applying for at unibz.

Foundation/Preparatory School / Course / Program

English Proficiency Documents / Requirements

Linguistic entry requirements (Bachelor’s Degree)

In order to enroll on any of our Bachelor degree courses, you need to have obtained a B2 level certification in at least two of the three languages in which the modules are taught (Italian, German and English). For more information, please check the ‘Manifesto degli studi’ (Study guidelines) for the course you are interested in.

In addition, you will also have to take an Italian language test, which is normally held in the Bozen-Bolzano campus at the beginning of September. You will not need to take this test if you already have an Italian language qualification accredited by the Italian Ministry of Education. You will be required to hand in a copy of this certificate at the Italian consulate or embassy together with your application to unibz.

Linguistic entry requirements (Master’s Degree)

In order to apply for some Master degree courses, you need to prove that you can speak at least two of the three languages in which the modules are taught (Italian, German and English). However, some Master degree courses are only taught in English. For more information, please check our ‘Manifesto degli studi’ (Study guidelines) for the course you are interested in.

 Student Halls

Single bedroom accommodation – €300per year

Double bedroom accommodation  – €230per year