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University of Catania Scholarships 2021

The University of Catania welcomes applications for 15 admissions (whereof 5 with scholarship, worth EUR 2,000 gross each - more details in the official announcement), from foreign (non-EU) students resident abroad Italy who would like to enroll in the MSc programme in Physics at #DFA starting in the academic year 2021/2022. These are a fraction of an overall 165 admissions, distributed among several MSc programmes taught in English at UniCT, as specified in the official announcement.

Eligible candidates should apply online before March 18, 2021.


The general information on how to enroll in a Master Degree Course of the University of Catania are provided at this link.

Below are reported the information concerning the application for enrollment at the MSc in Physics, A.Y. 2020/2021 (the page will be updated when the Call for application for the new A.Y. will be issued).


Enrollment  (A.Y. 2020/2021)

On 26/06/2020, with the Rector's decree n. 1629, a notice was issued for entrance to the first year of the Master's Degree Courses with unrestricted numbers, A.Y. 2020/2021.

Candidates are admitted to the first year Master's degree course which has an unrestricted number, if they satisfy the following entry requirements:

  1. In possession of a university degree, university diploma or a qualification obtained abroad and considered valid by the competent Degree Course Committee
  2. In possession of the curricular requirements described, for each course of study, in the relative annexes which are part of the above Notice.

For the CdLM17 in Physics (see Attachment n. 6) the curricular requirements are:

  •     minimum 27 ECTS in Scientific area of MATH/...
  •     minimum 60 ECTS in Scientific area of PHYS/...
  •     to be able to use the English language fluently (at a level of at least B2), in written and oral form, with reference also to the disciplinary lexicons.

The admission test aims to check the student's satisfactory preparation, in order to be admitted to a course of study which has an unrestricted number. Students who have the special needs specified above and in the attachments to the University notice are exempt from the test.

Method and terms for admission

All candidates must fill in an online admission application starting from July 20, 2020, and not later than September 10, 2020.

For the purposes of admission to a degree program with unrestricted numbers, no fee is payable, unless an interview is necessary. In this case, the sum of € 30.00 (€ thirty / 00) will be automatically charged on the second registration instalment.
The registration procedures are described on pages 6 and 7 of the notice (D.R. 1629 of 26 June 2020).
The list of eligible candidates will be published by 17 September 2020, specifying the names of the candidates who will have to sit the admission test (interview).
The prospective admission test for the Master's Course LM17 in Physics will take place on 22/09/2020 at 9.30 am at the Department of Physics and Astronomy "Ettore Majorana", Via Santa Sofia, 64 Catania.
The Admission Interviews to the LM-17 Master's Degree Course in Physics will take place, in person, at the Grid Room of the DFA (Department of Physics and Astronomy) (ground floor) on 22 September 2020 starting at 9:30 am (exam session and other formalities starting at 8: 30).

However, should you like to attend remotely, you are kindly invited to register by sending an email to dfa.didattica@unict.it before September 18. Online interviews will take place on MsTeams at the following URL: https://bit.ly/2Fm20l3