Admission requirements

To be enrolled in the MA course in Public and Cultural Diplomacy applicants are required to have: a BA or Italian equivalent 4 years degree or any other Italian or foreign approved degree. The required graduation mark is 100/110 or equivalent evaluation. The student willing to be enrolled should have a basic knowledge in social sciences and humanities. English B2 certificate is mandatory.


Students who have a BA in the following classes can apply for the MA course in "Public and Cultural Diplomacy":

(L = laurea / BA degree)

  • L-1 (Cultural Heritage);
  • L-3 (Arts Sciences);
  • L-5 (Philosophy);
  • L-6 (Geography);
  • L-10 (Literature);
  • L-11 (Foreign modern languages and cultures);
  • L-12 (Linguistic Mediation);
  • L-16 (Science of Management and Organisation);
  • L-18 (Economics and business administration);
  • L-19 (Learning and Educational Sciences);
  • L-20 (Communication Sciences);
  • L-33 (Economics);
  • L-36 (Political and international relationship sciences);
  • L-37 (Social Sciences for cooperation, development and peace);
  • L-39 (Social Service Sciences);
  • L-40 (Sociology);
  • L-42 (History).


Graduate students in the corresponding classes as stated in the Italian regulation (DM 509/1999) are enrolled too, as well as graduate students in other classes. It is mandatory to have accomplished at least 75 ECTS in two of the following disciplines (according to Italian classification):

a. IUS/07 (Labour Law); IUS/08 (Constitutional law); IUS/09 (Public Law); IUS/10 (Administrative Law); IUS/12 (Tax Law); IUS/13 (international law); IUS/14 (European Union law); IUS/19 (History of medieval and modern law); IUS/21 (public comparative law);

b. M-STO/02 (Modern History); M-STO/03 (History of Eastern Europe); M-STO/04 (Contemporary History); M-GG/01 (Geography); M-DEA/01 (Demography, Anthropology and Ethnology);

c. L-ANT/01 (Prehistory and Protohistory); L-ANT/07 (Greek and Roman Archaeology); L-ANT/08 (Christian and Medieval Archaeology); L-ANT/09 (Ancient Topography); L-ART/03 (History of Contemporary Art);

d. SECS-P/01 (Economics); SECS-P/02 (Economic Policy); SECS-P/03 (Financial Siences); SECS-P/04 (History of Economic Theory); SECS-P/06 (Applied Economics); SECS- P/07 (Business Economics); SECS-P/08 (Economics and Companies' management); SECS-P/12 (Economic History); SECS-S/04 (Demography);

e. SPS/01 (Political Philosophy); SPS/02 (History of Political theories); SPS/03 (History of Political Institutions); SPS/04 (Political Science); SPS/05 (Americas' History and Institutions); SPS/06 (History of International Relationships); SPS/07 (General Sociology); SPS/08 (Sociology of cultural and communication processes); SPS/09 (Sociology of economic and labour processes); SPS/10 (Sociology of the environment and landscape); SPS/11 (Sociology of Political Phenomena); SPS/12 (Sociology of law, deviant and mutant society); SPS/13 (History and Institutions of Africa); SPS/14 (History and Institutions of Asia).


The general knowledge of all the students applying to Public and Cultural Diplomacy is certified by a test, where required. Students will be informed personally.

NOTE: These texts are for your information only, for the official forms and the details for the formal access to the courses please contact the International Office and/or the Students and Didactic office of the Department of Social Political and Cognitive Science.