FAQ

1 - Do I have to complete an application form? 

 

 

 

2 - In the English Proficiency field of the application form, it is possible to “attach a document certifying the official language of your University”. What document do you need?

 

 

 

3 - I still do not have the Bachelor degree. The application form allows me to apply, provided that I upload some “supporting document indicating that the Bachelor is expected before the application deadline set by the Italian Embassy”. When is such a deadline?

 

 

 

4 - Regarding the previous question, what kind of document do I need to provide?

 

 

 

5 - The online application form accepts only pdf files, but I have documents in other formats. What can I do?

 

 

 

6 - What is the "Scale of the final grade of the Bachelor" in the application form?

 

 

 

7 - What is the transcript required in the application form?

 

 

 

8 - What is the Grade Point Average (GPA) in the online application form?

 

 

 

9 - How do you define the "Length of Study"?

 

 

 

10 - In the application form there is a note near the address line indicating "To be used in the pre-enrollment statement for the Italian Embassy/Consulate". What do you mean?

 

 

 

11 - Which courses does MSc in Food Safety and Food Risk Management offer?

 

 

 

12 - In your educational syllabus there are some elective courses. What does it mean?

 

 

 

13 - I observed that the amount of work in each course is measured in credits. What is the meaning of a credit?

 

 

 

14 - What kind of examinations will I have to take in Food Safety and Food Risk Management?

 

 

 

15 - How do I get to the University and its main offices?

 

 

 

16 - How do I contact the University?

 

 

 

17 - What are the term dates for the Master of Science in Food Safety and Food Risk Management?

 

 

 

18 - What do you mean by “Official language”?

 

 

 

19 - Which English language certifications do you accept?

 

 

 

20 - Do I have to take an admission test to apply for the Master of Science?

 

 

 

21 - Can I be admitted even if I do not meet the English requirements, under condition that I take an English course in Parma?

 

 

 

22 - Can I visit the University?

 

 

23 - How do I get to the University?

 

 

24 - Where can I find more information about general facilities?

 

 

 

25 - How do I find suitable accommodation?

 

 

 

26 - Which documents do I need to enter Italy?

 

 

 

27 - Is there a pre-application fee?

 

 

 

28 - Do you have any facilities for students with disabilities?

 

 

 

29 - Which sports facilities are available?

 

 

 

30 - When and how must I send my academic records to the University? Where can I find an overview of the courses?

 

 

 

31 - Can you provide me with accommodation?

 

 

 

32 - How much does it cost to live in Parma?

 

 

 

33 - I received a pre-enrollment statement from the University of Parma. What do I have to do now?

 

 

 

34 - What is the DOV?

 

 

35 - Can you give me the permission to apply for the visa without DOV?

 

 

 

36 - Do I need the DOV to apply for my visa?

 

 

 

37 - I currently live in Italy. What is the procedure to apply to the master course?

 

 

 

38 - Do you have any scholarships for foreign students?

 

 

 

39 - Can I start in the second semester?

 

 

 

40 - What are the term dates for the next Academic year?

 

 

 

41 - I cannot attend the first lectures. Is it a problem?

 

 

 

42 - I’m enrolled in the Master of Science in Food Safety and Food Risk Management at Parma and I’m ready to reach Italy with all necessary documents. When should I come?
 

 

 

43 - I will soon graduate. Can I submit my online pre-application meanwhile?

 

 

 

44 - I was accepted in the previous academic year, but I could not attend your courses. Can I use the pre-enrollment statement for this academic year?

 

 

 

45 - Do I need a visa to study in Parma?