|Study location||Italy, Pavia|
|Nominal duration||2 anni (120 ECTS)|
|Tuition fee||€3,500.00 per year
Tuition fee for non-EU students who enter Italy with a study visa is based on flat rate and depends on the citizenship.
|Application fee||€35.00 one-time|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
Terms and conditions to access to the Degree Course in Governo e Politiche Pubbliche are indicated in the annual ANNOUNCEMENT to the Course.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: Italian.
You must take the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
If you are a non European student residing abroad, you need to do a pre-enrollment via Italian Consulate and start the visa procedures. The official admission at the University of Pavia will be possible only after you will have done this pre-enrollment. Please get in contact with the Italian authority in your country as soon as possible (deadline 24 July).
Non-eu students residing abroad who would like to enroll in a study course completely taught in Italian, have to prove their knowledge of the language through an Italian language test.
The following are excluded from this obligation:
For further information, consult the “Pavia Linguistic Center website”: http: //cla.unipv.it/? Page_id = 179.
Please attach the following documents during your application procedure:
The Master’s Degree in “ Governo e Politiche Pubbliche “, which belongs to the Public Administration Sciences class, offers a theoretical and practical preparation for the analysis and governance of the complex political systems of the contemporary world, for the promotion, planning, implementation and evaluation of administrative activities and public policies, using a multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary approach.
Special attention is paid to both legal culture, especially relevant in public administrative structures, and to political, social, economic, statistical and historical disciplines, allowing students to investigate issues related to different levels of government, from local to European level, with particular reference to public policies, analyzed from the point of view of demand, supply, their foundations and the tools for their planning and implementation, also in the context of European integration.
The interdisciplinary aspects characterizing the course will allow students to acquire tools for analysis and assessment of administrative processes, government, design, training and justification of public policies and their results.
The knowledge provided is useful for the professional integration of intermediate and upper grades of the different levels of government, in other sectors of public administration, as well as for the insertion as specialists of public administrations and specialists for the development of public policies in various sectors, both public and private.
Graduates are also functional for the professional updating of those who work in public administration, in cultural and scientific deepening, in the acquisition of new knowledge for career advancement, for those who are already included in the areas mentioned above, with a view to life-long learning. Finally, graduates provide the basis for the continuation of the study and research activity (master and doctorate).
There is also an advanced English language course, aimed at consolidating the linguistic skills already acquired by the students in degree courses and a deeper knowledge of disciplinary vocabularies.
Study plan and further information are available at this link
The Master’s Degree program provides useful preparation for the following purposes:
1) Professional integration at intermediate and higher levels of local, regional, state and European government, as well as other sectors of public administration, organizations of national and supranational interest;
2) Training as specialists of public administrations and for the development of public policies in different sectors, both public and private;
3) The continuation of studies and research activity ( i.e. Master and PhD programs).
The course is also useful for the acquisition of knowledge for career advancement for those already working in the above-mentioned areas, in perspective of life-long learning.