Note: Before applying, please check the prerequisites for admission and the technical requirements for the distance learning component.
If you are unable to submit the application form online, please contact the school or the course secretariat for your course.
You should attach the requested supporting documents in the Supporting Documents section of the on-line application form (An asterisk(*) indicates that a field is mandatory).
Officials documents should be uploaded in one of the following formats (in pdf. jpeg. word.)
The documents include a copy of:
Important: Only complete application forms will be accepted by the online application system.
Note: Non-Italian degrees must be recognized under Italian law and regulations and by the University of Turin (see recognition of foreign degrees).
A first level Master’s degree does not give access to any PhD programmes unless students hold an academic qualification of a minimum of 5 years.
The selection criteria take into consideration your education and professional profile as well as your self-financial potential. On your application form, you are kindly requested to indicate the portion of the tuition fee and full board that you are able to finance.
Tuition fees vary, depending on the Master’s programme, from 7,000 to 8,000 euros.
A limited number of partial scholarships may become available through contributions by public and private sponsors in Italy on a competitive basis. These partial scholarships are intended to supplement the financial capability of deserving participants from developing and transition countries who would otherwise not be able to pursue their Master’s study without any external financial support.
Cancellation of participation in Masters will result in the following penalties:
Refunds, where and as applicable, will be processed with all bank charges to be borne by the participant or the sponsoring institution(s).
In order to register at the University of Turin, you need to bring the following documents with you to Turin:
Important: Obtaining these documents can be a lengthy process; once you receive the acceptance letter, you should apply for them immediately.
Upon completion of the Master, you will be awarded a First Level Master of Arts (MA) degree by the University of Turin.
A University Master is a course of high specialization for an academic improvement and enhancement in a specific content area, in order to provide graduate students with advanced education and training for highly qualified professions in specific sectors. It provides a minimum of 60 university training credits (the equivalent of 1500 hours of study).
If you intend to proceed with a PhD after this Master, check with the universities of your interest if a one-year master is sufficient to apply for a PhD.
For more information please visit: http://www.miur.it/guida/capitolo3.htm or https://www.esteri.it/mae/en/politica_estera/cultura/universita/master_dottorati.html
Holders of Italian Higher Education degrees who wish to have them recognized abroad:
TSD graduates may apply to international organizations, UN agencies and the private sector. The Masters are designed to impart the full spectrum of skills required to deal effectively with the challenges facing today’s development professionals in their pursuit of social and economic progress, while preserving the living environment for future generations.
Students will have the chance to explore different academic, professional and cultural backgrounds and can usefully apply their interdisciplinary knowledge to the stimulating environment of the international job market.
“Differentiation” is the invariable hallmark of the full range of Masters and Postgraduate Programmes offered by the Turin School of Development. Such differentiation starts with programme design and extends to the packaging of learning content and is finally carried out through programme delivery as illustrated below. Learning is experiential and results-based; methods are participatory, application-oriented, and make extensive use of information and communication technology.
All Masters are designed for blended delivery through a succession of Internet-based distance learning followed by face-to-face sessions and applied research work.
The ability to use computers and the internet is an essential requirement for the distance learning component of the course.
In order to be able to visualise the contents of the website and the distance learning platform properly, you need:
Note: If your system fails to meet any of the above criteria, we cannot guarantee that the content will be displayed correctly.
During the face-to-face learning phase, lectures will be held in classrooms equipped with all necessary training facilities and Wi-Fi.
You room (on campus) also has an Internet connection via cable and Wi-Fi.
There is a computer room with Internet connections, open 24 hours a day in the campus reception area.
Yes, but unfortunately no assistance with obtaining visas or accommodation is provided by the ITCILO for family members or friends that wish to stay in Italy during the participant’s period of study at the ITCILO campus.
If you want your family or friends to visit you while you are in Turin, you should arrange their visas, travel and accommodation yourself.
According to ITCILO rules, the bed and breakfast accommodation starts the day before (normally a Sunday) the beginning of the course and ends the day after the end of the course (normally a Saturday).