EU citizens or non-EU citizens with a Permit of Stay in Italy

EU citizens, citizens from the European Economic Area or the Swiss Federation, and non-EU citizens with a Permit of Stay in Italy must follow the standard procedure to enrol at the University of Pisa. The application requires two steps:

1Eligibility on Admission Requirements
Prior to the enrolment procedure, a preliminary evaluation of each individual application is carried out by the Coordinator of the Master Degree program. If found suitable for enrolment, admission will be communicated via email. Applicants shall apply online at the following dedicated website: In the application form, applicants must include:
  • declaration of knowledge of the English language, specifying the duration of studies and the type of certification held;
  • the academic degree they possess, with an indication of the legal duration of the course (at least three years), together with a copy of the degree certificate and transcripts (translated to English or Italian);
  • a copy of their complete Curriculum Vitae et Studiorum covering their education program, as well as any other relevant cultural and professional experience that might help the Coordinator to evaluate the applicant.
All documents must be in Adobe pdf format. Applications missing any of the required documents are not considered valid and will not be processed further. No integrations will be accepted after the call deadline.

Application deadlines and selection schedule

Applications are open every year from  January, 12:00pm (GMT) till November 30. The Coordinator of the Master Degree Program will assess the applicants’ background and education, their potential skills and attitude to attend the offered programme. If necessary, an interview may be set up with the applicants: they will be interviewed by the Coordinator, who will evaluate their motivation, expectations, and technical skills, as well as their mastering of the English language.
Detailed enrolment instructions are available here

Admission requirements

Admission requirements

Admission depends on the possession of specific academic requirements. Specifically, the applicant must have an adequate background and education to undertake the studies of the Master’s Degree, in particular with regard to the basic knowledge of Egyptology and Oriental Studies.

Knowledge of the English language, comparable to the level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, is also required.

Applications are evaluated by the Coordinator of the Master Degree Program. The Coordinator will verify the aforementioned requirements by first examining the applicant’s career and curriculum.