PLEASE NOTE: Official communications will only be sent to the Applicant’s institutional account @studio.unibo.it.
WACOMA is open to students holding a suitable 1st Cycle/Bachelor Degree.
Candidates with solid background in subjects related to Earth Sciences, Geology, Environmental Biology and Chemistry, and Environmental Monitoring and Management possess the basis for a positive evaluation.
NOTE: Students holding a Bachelor Degree in other subjects may apply. The Academic Board will reserve the right to consider, assess and evaluate the Academic background of the applicant for admission to the selection procedure.
Students from all over the world, regardless of their nationality, ethnicity, religion, gender, or sexual orientation are welcome to apply to the program.
The minimum entry requirements are:
*WACOMA is open to students holding a suitable Bachelor Degree in subjects related to the focus of the Master, e.g. Environmental Sciences, Marine Biology, Geology, Natural Sciences, Chemical Oceanography, Physics/Oceanography, Environmental Management.
Please note: Non graduate students can apply provided they upload an official document issued by the University of origin stating the estimated date of graduation that shall take place before the beginning of the Programme (by August each year).
**Accepted English language certificates:
***English language certificates Exemptions:
Please note: exemption from the English language proficiency requirements will be granted only to applicants complying with either one or both following conditions and provided they upload an official statement from their home university indicating that the language of instruction for the degree that have obtained was English.
NOTE: In case the applicant does not fully meet the abovementioned English Requirement, the Academic Board will reserve the right to consider, assess and evaluate whether the documents provided are suitable for admission to the selection procedure or not. If so, please be informed that the English proficiency criteria would not be taken into account to sum up to 10% weight of the total score (see SELECTION CRITERIA).
PLEASE NOTE: WACOMA CONSORTIUM does not take any responsibility for technical problems that may arise during the application phase. Applicants are strongly advised to upload complete application before the deadline, not on the deadline.
The Call for application for NON SCHOLARSHIP HOLDERS 2020/21 is OPEN. Application deadline: by 12th March 2020 (12:00 PM) CET.
Applicants shall complete the online registration and upload all the necessary application documents by the deadline on Studenti Online (www.studenti.unibo.it).
PLEASE NOTE: Applicants shall use their Family Name and Name as it appears in the Passport.
PLEASE NOTE: Applicants will only be contacted at the @studio.unibo.it email address that will be given to candidates at the registration phase. Students are advised that any official communication, request for additional documents, assessment results will be only sent to that email address. Students are expected to check their account regularly.
The application procedure is completed when all mandatory documents have been uploaded by the candidates. Only complete applications will be assessed. Incomplete applications will not be assessed.
Applicants will be requested to upload:
The Academic Board may as well request to have an online (Skype) interview with candidates. In case a candidate is invited to sit an interview, the interview will become part of the selection process and will therefore be mandatory.
DOWNLOAD WORD FORMAT TO FILL IN THE REQUESTED DOCUMENTS AND UPLOAD THEM ONLINE:
|SELECTION CRITERIA||WEIGHT (%)|
|Appropriate Academic background and Excellence||60%|
|CV, Professional and/or Research experience, Personal Statement, Reference Letters||30%|
WACOMA Participation costs:
Participation costs include: tuition fees, administrative costs (e.g., enrolment and registration fees in at least 2 Universities, student card, access to services for students, welcome and orientation week/day, administrative costs), organization of Mobility tracks, participation to WACOMA winter schools and full insurance coverage.
Self-funded students shall be aware that the programme will entail other costs:
The eligibility check covers all the aspects listed below:
Ineligible applicants will be:
Scholarships, aid and benefits for students. Economic support for Italian and international students. Check HERE the opportunities: grants, prizes and incentives offered by the University of Bologna and for suggestions about other opportunities.
Home Institutions: Stanford University, UCLA, UC Berkeley, University of San Francisco, and Holy Names University (USA)
Topic: ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS AND RISK MANAGEMENT IN COASTAL POLICY
Home Institution: Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS)
Topic: ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES AND DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEMS IN WATER AND COASTAL MANAGEMENT
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Topic: COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT AND GOVERNANCE