Forms

Ingegneria Alimentare - Food Engineering Forms

HOW TO APPLY

In this section you find basic info on application, divided according to the following categories of prospective students

  • Non EU students
  • EU Students or NON EU students resident in Italy

Non EU students

Pre-screening

The candidates should download the Pre-screening Application form.This form has to be filled, saved in doc/docx format, printed, signed, and scanned into a image file (PDF or JPEG or TIFF).

Send your pre-screening application for the Master in Food Engineering to prof. Iolanda De Marco (idemarco@unisa.it) and attach the following documents:

1) A copy of the CV;

2) A copy of the certificate of English knowledge;

For each of the degrees given in support of the application:

3) A Pre-screening Application form in doc/docx format (unsigned);

4) A signed Pre-screening Application Form in PDF, JPEG or TIFF format;

5) A copy of the transcript of records;

You may attach also any other document considered important. No hardcopy documents are required for the pre-screening phase. Pre-screeng application can be sent anytime in the year but, preferably in the period January-April.

Pre-enrolment application

For non-EU citizens (non resident in Italy), each degree programme in Italian Universities provides for an annual share of reserved places. For the International Master in Food Engineering there are 35 places reserved for non-EU citizen (non resident in Italy).


To apply to the pre-enrolment to the degree programme, the candidates who passed the pre-screening step must turn to the Italian Consular Authority in the Country of residence (only on an exceptional basis, applicants can turn to the Italian Consular Authority in a third-party Country, but in this case the Consular Authority may reject the application). The Italian Ministry annually fixes the term for the application but usually it coincides with the end of May. The applicant should contact the Consular Authority their country in time to know the exact terms.

At the Italian Consular Authority, applicants must hand:

  • first cycle degree obtained at any University

or, alternatively,

  • a post-secondary qualification obtained in a non-university Higher Education Institute allowing for the continuation of the university studies in the subsequent level, but provided that the secondary school diploma was attained after at least a 12-year education period;
  • a certificate released by the relevant academic institution - as duly signed by the Consular Authority - assessing the passed exams as well as the detailed programmes and time plan devoted to the teaching and laboratory activities provided for each subject area necessary for the attainment of the degree or certificate presented;
  • two photographs.

The documents not written in Italian language must be handed in the original copy together with the official translation into Italian; the translation is a responsibility of the applicant and must be certified by the relevant Italian Consular Authority.

The translation may also be carried out in Italy by official translators or by the diplomatic representative operating in Italy of the Country where the document has been released.
Translations of the "programmes of the university exams" passed, if these are written in English, French, German, Spanish, are not required.

The official language of the International Master in Food Engineering of University of Salerno being English, the applicants do not need to provide any Italian language certificate. English knowledge is one of the mandatory requirements and must be proven in the Curriculum Vitae of the applicants or in the academic records. The minimum knowledge of English to be proven for enrollment at Master Degree in Food Engineering at the University of Salerno is reported in the downloadable table. Students who are able to prove that have already completed a former academic degree course (bachelor or master) officially taught in English do not need to provide further certification.

At the Italian Consular Authority, applicants must require:

  • the authentication and translation of the first cycle degree certificate (both procedures must be carried out by the Italian Consular Authority in the Country which the school/university/institute releasing the certificate belongs to);
  • the declaration of the legal value for the degree certificate (both procedures must be carried out by the Italian Consular Authority in the Country which the school/university/institute releasing the certificate belongs to);
  • the authentication of one of the two photographs.

To speed up document handover, in agreement with the Italian Consular Authority, applicants to the Master Programme in Food Engineering may fill the downloadable application and send it with all the documents prepared to the following address:

prof. Iolanda De Marco

Chairman of Degree Programme Board of Chemical and Food Engineering

Department of Industrial Engineering

University of Salerno

Via Giovanni Paolo II, 123

I-84084 Fisciano (SA)

Italy

Assessment of the degree qualification

The documentation handed in by the applicant does not allow for a direct access/admission to the second-cycle degree programme, as the University must also assess if the degree/diploma/certificate owned by the applicant can qualify for the application.

At the University of Salerno the assessment of the degree qualification is assigned to the relevant Degree Programme Board, which applies the same criteria (curricular requisites and evaluation of the personal preparation) provided for the holders of the equivalent Italian academic degree.

For applicants having a foreign degree/diploma/certificate, the assessment of the curricular requisites shall include the evaluation of the programmes of the exams passed abroad, which have been attached to the pre-enrolment application.

Interview

Applicants with non EUR-ACE certified bachelor degrees have to prove to effectively possess the admission requisites reported in the documentation. On this purpose candidates will have to pass, before enrollment, an interview examination to be held in person upon their arrival in Italy or in teleconference from their originating country, before their arrival. In order to correctly verify the identity of the candidates, in this latter case, they should be able provide a satisfactory video connection.

Arrival in Italy

Once the Degree Programme Board at the University of Salerno has assessed the qualification of the degree, the applicant will receive a formal offer letter, to be handed at the relevant Italian Consular Authority in order to request a valid VISA for studying in Italy.


Within 8 days upon his/her arrival to Italy, the admitted student must apply for a stay permit for study reasons at one of the authorized Italian postal offices.

Enrolment

Student will be assisted for the enrolment procedure and the first payment of fees and taxes

EU Students or NON EU students resident in Italy

Enrolments are open in the period August-September (prior to the beginning of the lectures in mid of September) with an extension up to the end of February (subject to the payment of an extra fee) which allow to start the attendance of courses at the second semester.

FEES

Our fees depend on the family income, however, for foreign students are below 800 Euros per year. In particular fees are below 500 Euro for students coming from any of the following countries:

Afghanistan

Angola

Bangladesh

Benin

Bhutan

Burkina Faso

Burundi

Cambogia

Central African Rep. Chad

Comoros

Congo Dem. Rep.

Djibouti Equatorial

Guinea

Eritrea

Ethiopia

Gambia

Guinea

Guinea Bissau

Haiti

Kiribati

Laos

Lesotho

Liberia

Madagascar

Malawi

Maldives

Mali

Mauritania

Mozambico

Myanmar

Nepal

Niger

Rwanda

Samoa

Sao Tome and Principe

Senegal

Sierra Leone

Solomon Islands

Somalia

Sudan

Tanzania

Timor-Leste

Togo

Tuvalu

Uganda

Vanatu

Yemen

Zambia

Fees are paid on a year base in a maximum of three instalments according to the established rules. In case of retarded acquisition of the necessary credits by the students, graduation will be possible beyond the nominal end of the programme. In this case, the student will be asked to pay the fees due for each additional academic year necessary to gain the graduation.

Detailed information are issued in June each year and can be found at:

http://www.supportosegreterie.unisa.it/guida_alle_tasse/index

The University of Salerno has a residential centre for students, which can be accessed by paying a monthly fee of € 260,00 between 15 September and 15 July. In the remaining period it is possible to be hosted in the center at a rate of € 10 per day.

The canteen daily offers to students two meals at rates between € 1,50 and € 3,00 depending on the student status and on the kind of meal.

Students from non-EU countries, who do not have health insurance, can subscribe a health insurance contract with a company, in agreement with the University, with about 100 euro per year or, with the national health care system with about 160 euro per year. The student may sign up the contract immediately after completing the formalities of entry (withdrawal university documents, issuing tax code, etc...).

Living expenses are estimated between 400 and 750 Euros per month according to the own lifestyle.

ALL FOREIGN STUDENTS
have to BE AWARE that, independently of the kind of support they might receive, they will have to face immediately after their arrival EXPENSES estimated around €1,100.00.

SCHOLARSHIPS

UNISA Scholarship Program for International students - Academic year 2018-2019

The University of Salerno launches a new program of scholarship including free lodging at the University Halls of Residence and free boarding at the University canteen for 45 outstanding Master students who have obtained a Bachelor degree abroad and intend to enroll in a two year Master degree at the University of Salerno. Further information is available at the following link:

http://web.unisa.it/unisa-rescue-page/dettaglio/id/964/module/218/row/2779

The deadline for the academic year 2018-2019 is on 24 April, 2018 (23:59 UTC+2).


ADISU Grants

Regional grants of about 5000 Euros are available each year for University students dedicated to those coming from poorest families independently from their origin. Call for application are available yearly in august for enrolled students at the website:

https://www.adisurcampania.it/

ADISU GRANTS 2020-2021

The call is available (Italian only) at:

https://www.adisurcampania.it/archivio10_notizie-e-comunicati_0_246.html.

Please see the download area below for documents useful for the application to ADISURC GRANTS a.y. 2020-2021.

The deadline for the academic year 2020-2021 is on 24 September 2020, 12.00 (Italian local time, UTC+2)

MAECI GRANTS

Grants for foreign students are provided yearly from the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) at:

https://studyinitaly.esteri.it/en/call-for-procedure

The applicaiton deadline for the academic year 2018-2019 is on 30 April, 2018 (23:59 UTC+2).

Please note that the knowledge of Italian language is not required for students applying to programmes fully taught in English, such as the Master Programme in Food Engineering at the University of Salerno.

IMPORTANT NOTICE

ALL FOREIGN STUDENTS have to BE AWARE that, independently of kind of support they will receive, they will have to face immediately after their arrival EXPENSES estimated around €1,100.00 and, even if they are granted students, they will have to be able to sustain expenses for at least other €2,000.

HOUSING AND OTHER TIPS

Housing

The University of Salerno has a residential centre for students, which can be accessed by paying a monthly fee of € 260,00 between 15 September and 15 July. In the remaining period it is possible to be hosted in the center at a rate of € 10 per day.

For temporary housing in Salerno, it is possible to book a room in the Youth Hostel "Ave Gratia Plena Minor". The University has an agreement with this hostel that entitles Erasmus students to save money. Contacts are reported below:

Ostello della Gioventù "Ave Gratia Plena Minor"

address: Via dei Canali
84100 - Salerno - Italy
Tel.: +39 089 234776
Fax: +39 089 2581874
Website: www.ostellodisalerno.it

The local section of AEGEE (independent European student association, Ph: +39 089962482, Fax: +39 089962487, E-mail: boardaegeesalerno@gmail.com, AEGEE – Salerno facebook page: www.facebook.com/aegeesalerno, web: www.aegeesalerno.it) provides assistance to foreign students to find a suitable accommodation only when you come at University of Salerno.

Arriving to destination

The nearest airport is Napoli Capodichino (www.gesac.it).

It is possible to reach the main train station in Naples (Napoli Centrale) by taxi or by bus (ANM), number 3S or Alibus. From Naples you can get to Salerno in around 45-60 minutes by train (www.ferroviedellostato.it) or with the SITA bus company (www.sitabus.it).

If you are arriving at Roma Ciampino or Fiumicino airport (www.adr.it) you should go by bus or train to the main train station in Rome (Roma Termini) and get to Salerno by train; it takes between 1h50mins up to 3 hours, according with the train you take.

The campus is located in Fisciano, around 13 Kilometres from the centre of Salerno, and may be reached by bus. You will be able to obtain information on bus routes that will take you to the University of Salerno from the Tourist Information Centre by the railway station. It is necessary to buy a ticket before getting on the bus.

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