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University of Bologna: Admissions 2024, Ranking & Acceptance Rate

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Q:   How much does it cost to live on University of Bologna?

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The estimated costs of living at University of Bologna:
Accommodation: The average cost of a single room in a shared apartment is €400 per month plus utilities. The average cost of a shared room in a shared apartment is €300 per month plus utilities.
Tuition and Fees: The tuition and fees for undergraduate students for the 2022/23 academic year are €2,000 to €3,500 for EU students and €4,000 to €13,000 for non-EU students.
Health Insurance: Non-EU students are required to have health insurance, which costs around €150 per year.

Q:   How many campuses does University of Bologna have?

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All the campuses of the University of Bologna have proper canteens as well as catering facilities. The University of Bologna also offers multiple study grants and subsidies for its students. In order to provide students with proper industry experience, the university offers internships. There are multiple types of internship options such as curricular internships, postgraduate internships, vocational internships for psychologists and foreign internships. The university also offers an exemplary job placement service to its students. The service operates centrally at Bologna as well as at the campus level on the campuses of Cesena, Forli, Ravenna, and Rimini. Also, the multi-campus organisation of the university strengthens relations and synergies with the industrial market and the world of services at all levels.

 

Q:   Which is the better university for MS in Italy: University of Bologna or The University of Padua?

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Both the University of Bologna and the University of Padua are highly ranked universities in Italy and offer a wide range of programs across various fields. Here are some key points to consider when comparing the two universities:
University of Bologna:
Ranked #1 in Italy by US News Education and #1 in Italy by FindAMasters.com.
Offers a wide range of programs across various fields, including arts and humanities, engineering and technology, life sciences and medicine, natural sciences, and social sciences and management.
Offers scholarships and study grants to international students.
Located in Bologna, a medieval city with a high energy level and a lot of nightlife.
University of Padua:
Ranked #3 in Italy by US News Education and #3 in Italy by FindAMasters.com.
Offers a wide range of programs across various fields, including business sciences, economic sciences, legal sciences, political sciences, agricultural sciences, medical sciences, industrial engineering, and information engineering.
Offers scholarships and study grants to international students.
Located in Padua, the second the oldest university in Italy and the world's fifth the oldest university.

 

Q:   Is it hard to get admission to the University of Bologna?

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The University of Bologna has its own admission process that is quite selective and differs from other countries. Therefore, due to high competition, it is quite difficult for foreign applicants to secure a seat at this university.
 

Q:   Which is the best University of Bologna or the University of Milan?

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Both universities have their own reputation in the world. But, if we compare both the universities in terms of ranking, foundation year, programme fee, etc. then the University of Bologna has got the highest position in all so it is the perfect university to study in Italy.
 

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Q:   Did international students get scholarships at the University of Bologna?

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Yes, international students get scholarships at the University of Bologna as it has over 450 merit-based scholarship programs and other financial aid programs. Students can apply for them by checking the criteria.
 

University of Bologna Admission Dates 2024

  • Application fees :Euro 50
  • Type of deadline :Depends on course
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Fall30ᵗʰ Jun - 18ᵗʰ Sep 2023
Summer6ᵗʰ Jul - 3ʳᵈ Nov 2023
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Q:   What are the requirements to join University of Bologna?

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The requirements to join the University of Bologna for international students are as follows:
Meet the Italian language requirement (non-EU students) if you are a non-EU student residing abroad and you want to enroll in a degree programme taught in Italian.
Submit the qualification, the academic transcript, and the Declaration of Value (for non-EU students) if you are admitted to the programme using a qualification obtained abroad.
Pre-enroll online through the Universitaly portal. In the application, you must indicate the University of Bologna and choose the programme you are admitted to. You will also need to indicate the Embassy/Consulate at which you will apply for the entry visa for Italy.
Verify and validate your pre-enrollment application. Your pre-enrollment application will be then forwarded to the Embassy/Consulate you specified.

 

Q:   How to apply for an Italy visa?

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The first step is for the applicant to submit an application to an Italian institution and finish the procedure. after completing the application procedure for Italy. An acceptance letter, a necessary step in the visa application procedure, would be sent to you.

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Step 2: Choosing the appropriate visa type is the second step for applicants. Courses with a duration of fewer than 90 days would be eligible for an Italy Short Stay Visa. For courses lasting more than 90 days, a long-stay visa is necessary. 

Documentation Step 3: It's critical for applicants to have their Italy financial needs and student visa requirements in order. The above list contains the paperwork needed to apply for an Italy study visa. 

 

 

University of Bologna Tuition Fees, Duration & Eligibility 2024

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Courses1st Year Tuition FeesDuration & Eligibility
MS(27 courses)
INR 1 L
Duration2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 5 - 6.5, TOEFL: 60 - 94, PTE: 51 & Above
M.A.(6 courses)
INR 1 L
Duration2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 5.5 & Above, TOEFL: 80 & Above
MBA/PGDM(2 courses)
INR 1 L
Duration2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 5.5 & Above, TOEFL: 80 & Above
MIM(2 courses)
INR 1 L
Duration2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 5.5 & Above, TOEFL: 80 & Above
Others PG(3 courses)
INR 55 K - 1 L
Duration2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 5.5 & Above, TOEFL: 80 & Above
BBA(1 course)
INR 91 K
Duration3 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS, TOEFL
M.Arch(1 course)
INR 1 L
Duration2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 5.5 & Above, TOEFL: 70 & Above
M.Agri.(1 course)
INR 1 L
Duration2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 5.5 & Above, TOEFL: 80 & Above
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Q:   What are the eligibility criteria for Indian students to avail scholarships at University of Bologna?

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The eligibility criteria for Indian students to avail scholarships at the University of Bologna:
University of Bologna Scholarship: The scholarship is available for international students who are under thirty years old and provide SAT, TOLC, and GRE scores to secure the scholarship. 

Full Exemption Scholarship: The scholarships will be paid in three installments. The duration of the scholarship is one or two years. All international students are eligible, including Indian students, and EU citizens are eligible too. For undergraduate scholarships, Indian students must take the SAT (for US students only) or TOLC (for international students, can be done online) test by the application deadline. 
Study Grants and Exemptions: The University of Bologna offers study grants and exemptions for international students, including Indian students. Citizens of particularly poor and developing countries or of non-EU countries, not belonging to the OECD, can enroll by paying a reduced fixed tuition fee, without submitting the documentation to certify the economic situation of their family. 

 

Q:   What is the minimum score required for IELTS in University of Bologna for indian students?

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University of Bologna IELTS Requirements: To be able to get a successful admission in University of Bologna in Italy, students need to complete IELTS with a minimum score of 6.5.
Italian Studies: IELTS (General Training) with a minimum score: 5.5/9.
Civil Engineering: IELTS 5.5 is considered equivalent to B2 level.
Hotcourses Abroad: An undergraduate applicant needs an IELTS overall band score of 6.5 or above, while a postgraduate applicant needs an IELTS overall band score of 7 or above.

 

Q:   Is University of Bologna expensive for international students?

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The first year tuition fees for international students at University of Bologna are given as follows:

Courses1st Year Tuition Fees
MS (27 courses)
INR 1.1 L
MIM (2 courses)
INR 1.1 L
Others PG (3 courses)
INR 52.9 K - INR 1.1 L
MA  (6 courses)
INR 1.1 L
BBA (1 course)
INR 88.2 K
MAgri (1 course)
INR 1.1 L
MArch (1 course)
INR 1.1 L
 

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Q:   Can students apply for part-time jobs while studying at University of Bologna?

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Yes, students can apply for part-time jobs while studying at the University of Bologna. The university provides various resources and opportunities for students to find part-time jobs. Here are some ways to find part-time jobs while studying at the University of Bologna:
Visit the Work with Us page on the University of Bologna's website to explore job opportunities.
Check the Services and Opportunities page on the university's website to search and apply for part-time job opportunities.
Check job search websites like AppJobs, Glassdoor, and Erasmusu for part-time, weekend, or student jobs in Bologna.
Attend career fairs and networking events hosted by the university to connect with potential employers.
Consult with the University of Bologna's Office of Financial Aid and Registrar for more information on work-study opportunities and other employment resources.

 

 

Q:   How to get a part-time job while studying in University of Bologna?

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Students at the University of Bologna can take steps in order to find a part-time job:
Visit the University of Bologna's Work with Us website to learn more about positions available for technicians, academics, and researchers.

For information on study scholarships and subsidies, internships, job placement, entrepreneurship, and other possibilities, see the Services and Opportunities homepage.
Check the University of Bologna's 150 Hour Collaboration Payment Method webpage to learn about part-time collaboration work opportunities.
For part-time, weekend or student jobs in Bologna, check websites for employment such as AppJobs and Glassdoor.

 

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University of Bologna Rankings 2024

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Mathematics
B+
#101-150
#201-300
Business Economics
A
#151-175
Mechanical Engineering
B++
#101-150
Physics
B++
#51-100
#51-75
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Q:   What is the ranking of University of Bologna in the world?

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Some of the world rankings of University of Bologna are given as follows:

YearQS World Rankings Times Higher Education Rankings
2020177168
2021160167
2022166172
2023167161
2024154NA
 

Q:   What are the course rankings of University of Bologna?

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Some of the course rankings at University of Bologna are given as follows:

Year QS- Engineering and TechnologyQS- Law Rankings 
201910051-100
202011951-100
202111551-100
20228346
2023NA42
 

Q:   Which is better; University of Bologna or University of Naples?

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The comparative QS World Rankings of University of Bologna and University of Naples are given as follows:

Year University of BolognaUniversity of Naples
2020177424
2021160392
2022166424
2023167416
2024154335
 

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Q:   Can an average indian student from tier 2 / tier 3 cities join University of Bologna?

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Yes, an average Indian student from tier 2/tier 3 cities can join the University of Bologna if they meet the admission requirements. The university welcomes applications from students studying a wide range of qualifications from around the world. The general entry requirements for undergraduate programs require successful completion of a Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) / Standard 12 with an overall average of 65% or above for international students. 

 

Q:   How much is the tuition fee in University of Bologna?

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The average tution fee per year for Undergraduate courses is INR 1,71,915 and for postgraduate courses, it is INR 12,77,958. The tuition fees for Engineering, Arts, and Management programs range from €2,925 to €3,295, and €3,100, respectively. First-year students, those who meet the merit standards, and students with ISEE values up to €24,500 are all completely exempt from paying tuition costs. There’s also the Unibo for Refugees Study Awards of up to EUR 2,500.

 

 
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Both the University of Padova and the University of Bologna are highly ranked universities in Italy, offering a wide range of programs across various fields. Here are some factors to consider when choosing between the two for an MS in Italy:
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The University of Bologna offers financial help to international students in the form of study grants of up to EUR 11,000 (Unibo Action 2) or tuition fee waivers (Unibo Action 1). The study grants and the tuition fee waivers are assigned based on SAT and GRE, and some TOLC tests, for one academic ye

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For the University of Bologna, the tuition fees for most bachelor's and master's programs are around €3,000 per year. The 1st Year Tuition Fees for MS at University of Bologna is INR 1 Lakhs.

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The University of Bologna is ranked as follows:
US News Best Global Universities: The University of Bologna is ranked #122 in Best Global Universities.
Times Higher Education World University Rankings: The University of Bologna is ranked =155th in the world in the 2023 rankings.
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