Ingegneria Alimentare - Food Engineering Modulistica


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

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

Non EU students

Candidates who wants to apply for the admission to a Master’s Programme in Food Engineering offered by the University of Salerno can start applying for the pre-enrolment through the web portal Universitaly: ( uploading the following documents:

  • Copy of passport
  • copy of the CV;
  • copy of the certificate of English knowledge;
  • copy of the transcript of records;
  • Pre-screening Application form ( in WORD format and PDF format (signed).

The pre-enrolment applications must be submitted, by the web portal “UNIVERSITALY”, selecting the academic year of enrolment.

The candidature evaluation will be carried out for pre-enrolment applications submitted within May 31st of each year.

Further and Detailed information are available at

It is worth noting that the degree is an Engineering Degree.

Thus, successful attendance of the degree requires knowledge and competencies of:

  • engineering mathematics, physics, and chemistry
  • engineering thermodynamics
  • chemical and physical equilibria

Moreover, it is mandatory that candidates possess and demonstrate:

  • good mastery of Transport Phenomena (Mass, Heat and Momentum)
  • good mastery of Chemical Engineering Unit Operations

The enrolment is a two steps procedure: 1) a documental analysis of curriculum, transcript and prescreening form and, 2) in the case of a positive response, candidates must pass an interview unless they hold a EUR-ACE certified degree.

During the interview, the candidate will be asked to

  • explain the reasons for the choice of the Master's Degree Program in Food Engineering at the University of Salerno,
  • describe a project carried out during the previous studies
  • answer questions aimed at verifying the needed knowledge and competences of fundamental engineering mathematics, physics, chemistry as well as engineering thermodynamics, transport phenomena and unit operation as above reported.

The result of the pre-enrolment application will be communicated by the universitaly web portal.

In case of positive result of the first step (documental analisys), candidates will be contacted by the admission commettee for arrangig the interview.

EU Students

NON EU students resident in Italy


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:






Burkina Faso



Central African Rep. Chad


Congo Dem. Rep.

Djibouti Equatorial






Guinea Bissau

















Sao Tome and Principe


Sierra Leone

Solomon Islands











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:

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.

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.


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:

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:

ADISU GRANTS 2020-2021

The call is available (Italian only) at:

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)


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

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.


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.



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

The local section of AEGEE (independent European student association, Ph: +39 089962482, Fax: +39 089962487, E-mail:, AEGEE – Salerno facebook page:, web: 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 (

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 ( or with the SITA bus company (

If you are arriving at Roma Ciampino or Fiumicino airport ( 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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