Graduate Admissions & Finance

Apply now for Fall 2017

Applications open for Fall 2017

  • Food Studies
  • Arts Management
  • Peace Studies
  • Sustainable Cultural Heritage

Application Fee (non-refundable)
The application fee is:

  • 60 Euros for citizens and permanent residents of countries other than United States or Canada.
  • 80 US Dollars for U.S. citizens and permanent residents and Canadian citizens.

The application fee covers the administrative cost of processing all applications received. It is not refundable under any circumstances. It is payable online.
For AUR students and alumni the application fee will be waived.

Application Deadlines for Master’s Programs starting in the Fall Semester 2017:

  • Round 1: 01 February 2017
  • Round 2: 01 April 2017
  • Round 3: after 01 April 2017 (based on available spaces)

Deposit Deadlines for Master’s Programs starting in the Fall Semester 2017:

  • Round 1: 01 March 2017
  • Round 2: 01 May 2017
  • Round 3: (upon acceptance)

There will be a rolling admission after the round 2 deadline if places are still available.

Official Academic Transcripts
Acceptance to the Program will be conditional on receiving official transcripts of final results or university records.

Personal interviews are required of all applicants. They may be conducted face-to-face, on the phone, or via Skype. Upon completion of the application, students will be contacted by the Admissions Office to schedule an interview.

Checklist of required documents

  • A completed application form accompanied by a non-refundable application fee of 60 Euros for citizens and permanent residents of countries other than United States or Canada or 80 US Dollars for United States citizens and permanent residents and Canadian citizens.
  • Official university transcripts from all institutions attended. Applicants must have earned a minimum grade point average of 3.0 or equivalent
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • A motivation letter (minimum 700 words) that explains your interest in the M.A. Program and your career goals, having carefully reviewed the courses that are offered.
  • One letter of recommendation, preferably by one of your academic advisors or professors at the Bachelor’s level
  • Official TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score Paper-based: 550 and Internet-based: 80, or from IELTS (International English Language Testing System) 6.5 for all students who completed a Bachelor’s Program in a language other than English.

All documents must be original and sent from their original source (i.e. ETS Center, College Board, the University and referee).

The student will receive an e-mail from the Program Director confirming acceptance into the Program.

If you do not have Italian or European citizenship you should apply for your student visa after receiving your letter of acceptance and paying your deposit. It is your responsibility to ensure that you obtain your student visa before arriving in Italy. Don’t forget to contact your admissions counselor if any problems arise during the process.

The University reserves the right not to run a Program if it does not enroll sufficient numbers of students. Acceptance to the Program does not automatically guarantee that the Program will run.