FABIAM - Admission

Food and Beverage Innovation and Management

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Admission rules for international students

ADMISSION of International students to the two-year master degree program in “Food and Beverage Innovation and Management” (FABIAM) is subjected to the possession of 

1.  Curricular requirements

Candidates must have a first level university degree in Food Science/Food Technologies studies. Students with university degrees in other areas may also apply. The Admission Committee (AC) will evaluate the suitability of the degree.

2.  Requirements related to linguistic knowledge (English)

Candidates must satisfy at least one of the following alternatives:

a) English mother tongue;

b) High School Diploma obtained after the completion of a course of study of at least four years of duration and where English is the language of teaching;

c) Bachelor degree (B.A. or B.Sc. or similar) obtained after the completion of a course of at least three years of duration and where English is the language of teaching;

d) A certified B2 level of English such as for example Cambridge ESOL First Certificate of English, IELTS 5.5 and above, ETS TOEFL iBT 69 and above.

However, candidates that do not possess at least one of the above mentioned requirements can register to the MSc programme with the mandatory attendance of an English course of 6 credits (ECTS) (intermediate level B2) in the first year of MSc.

3.  Suitability of education

Subject to curricular requirements, the admission to FABIAM is subjected to the examination of the personal preparation, with particular attention to the knowledge and the skills needed to follow profitably the programme:

  •  knowledge of the main physical, chemical and biochemical events that occur during the production and storage of food and beverages;
  •  basic knowledge of food microbiology and food hygiene;
  •  knowledge of the main unit operations and technologies employed in the food industry;
  •  awareness of the complementary nature of the knowledge acquired in the different areas in order to manage a food process and to optimize the  quality of final products;
  •  be familiar with the basic economic theories about supply, demand, production and trade.

The AC will check your competence by means of a skype interview.

In order to apply, PLEASE CHOOSE THE APPLICATION PROCESS RELEVANT TO YOUR NATIONALITY

a)    International candidates possessing an Italian Bachelor's Degree (Laurea)
b)    Italian and EU candidates possessing a degree obtained abroad
c)    Non-EU candidates residing abroad

a)       International candidates possessing an Italian Bachelor's Degree (Laurea)

Please refer to the "Ammissione studenti italiani" page
 

b)   Italian (including those with double citizenship) and EU citizens possessing a degree obtained abroad

The enrolment procedure is in 4 steps:

Step 1: Pre-acceptance procedure

Application period: from March 31st to October 15th 2021.

You can submit your pre-application online via our web platform: http://moduli.econ.univpm.it/fobim/

Notice that the pre-enrollment submission is finalised when the APPLICATION reports the status CHIUSO1.

Step 2: Admission Procedure

The Admission Committee (AC) will examine your pre-acceptance documentation and, if appropriate, will send an email to set up the date for a skype interview. If the interview is positive the AC will send you a letter of acceptance and you can start to prepare the documents for the enrolment procedure according to step 3 below.

Step 3: Validation of your qualifications at the Italian Embassy

Contact the Italian Embassy in your country or the nearest Italian Consulate and present:

1.  your university degree;

2.   your transcript of records (a certificate issued by your university of provenance that certifies your academic degree, passed exams, grades, credits or the amount of hours for each subject);

3.   a syllabus including all the learning activities completed to obtain the foreign academic qualification, on the headed paper of the foreign university, with an official stamp and signature (Translation is not required for programmes originally produced in English, French, German and Spanish);

4.  four passport photos.

Documents 1 and 2 must be legalised by the competent local authorities and accompanied by a translation into Italian by a certified translator/public notary (please check with the Italian Embassy/Consulate about the right procedure).

The Embassy will:

  •   issue the “declaration of value” of your university degree;
  •   certify the other documents.

NB. Candidates possessing a EU degree may replace the exams certificate with the “Diploma Supplement” for academic qualifications issued by universities in the European Higher Education Area (Bologna Process).

 

Step 4: Enrollment at Univpm

Application period is from July to November 2021. The enrollment procedure is completely online. Follow the instructions below:

o Enter the following URL: https://univpm.esse3.cineca.it/Home.do ESSE3 Servizi online, from the Menu select Registration and proceed filling the form with the required informations.

o Use the temporary login credentials (username and password) to enter your Reserved Area and then from the Menu select REGISTRAR’S OFFICE – ENROLLMENT.

o Fill the form and upload an ID photo (JPG or BMP file extension, 200 dpi resolution, 400 kb maximum size). The photo should include full head and shoulders on a white background.

o Once you have completed the procedure, print and sign the enrollment form.

o Pay the first instalment of the tuition fees with the PagoPA. (link PagoPA)

o From UPLOAD ATTACHEMENTS upload copies of the required documents in PDF format.

 

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR THE ENROLLMENTE ON ESSE3:

1. a signed copy of the enrollment form (once downloaded and printed);

2. a front and back copy of your ID card or other valid identity document (e.g. passport);

3. the receipt of payment of the first instalment of the tuition fee;

4. a copy of your original university degree with the certified translation issued by the Italian Embassy or Consulate;

5. a copy of your original transcript of records with the certified translation issued by the Italian Embassy or Consulate (the transcript of records may be replaced by the Diploma Supplement);

6. a copy of syllabus including all the learning activities completed to obtain the foreign academic qualification, on the headed paper of the foreign university with an official stamp and signature;

7. a copy of the declaration of value of your degree issued by the Italian Embassy or Consulate located on the country whose “legislation on education” your degree belongs to;

8. a copy of a language certification in English B2 CEFR level (or higher) or another official document that certifies your knowledge of the English language issued by your university of provenance or by your high school of provenance (if you have it), according to the linguistic requirements mentioned above. The certification or other official document have to be written in English or Italian. (English mother tongue applicants satisfy the language pre-requisite as well);

9. a copy of your Italian fiscal code;

10. a copy of the residence permit or receipt, confirming the application for the permit (only for non-EU equivalent students)

 

c)      Non-EU candidates residing abroad

The enrolment procedure is in four steps

Step 1: Pre-acceptance procedure

Application period: from March 31st  to June 15th  2021 .

 

You can submit your pre-application online via our web platform: http://moduli.econ.univpm.it/fobim/

Notice that the pre-enrollment submission is finalised when the APPLICATION reports the status CHIUSO1.

 

Step 2: Admission Procedure

The Admission Committee (AC) will examine your documentation and, if appropriate, will send an email to set up the date for a skype interview. If the interview is positive, the AC will send you a letter of acceptance and you can start to prepare the documents for the enrolment procedure 

according to step 3 and step 4 below.

PLEASE NOTE: the letter of acceptance does not substitute the compulsory pre-enrollment through Universitaly. We suggest you to apply for the Pre-acceptance on univpm.it and for the Pre-enrollment on universitaly.it at the same time.

 

 Step 3: Pre-enrollment on Universitaly

The Pre-enrollment application on Universitaly is compulsory! Enter the following URL: https://www.universitaly.it/

Follow the instructions below in order to complete the pre-enrollment procedure:

    • Register on Universitaly website and get your login credentials (username and password), then choose the study course you intend to apply for.
    • Upload the following attachments:
      • a copy of your passport;
      • a copy of your university degree with a certified translation in English or Italian (pay attention! Your degree has to satisfy the enrollment requirements);
      • a copy of your transcript of records written in English or Italian (a certificate issued by your university of provenance that certifies your academic degree, passed exams, grades, credits or the amount of hours for each subject);
      • a copy of a language certification in English B2 CEFR level (or higher) or another official document that certifies your knowledge of the English language issued by your university of provenance or by your high school of provenance (if you have it), according to the linguistic requirements mentioned above . The certification or other official document have to be written in English or Italian.
    • Once you have completed the pre-enrollment procedure, the university evaluates your eligibility for the enrollment and then it will respond positively or negatively (the university may ask you for further documents to attach). The university’s decision will be shown on Universitaly and you will be informed by mail.
    • Once accepted by the university, you have to contact the Italian Embassy or Consulate located in the country whose “legislation on education” your degree belongs to, in order to submit:
      • your pre-enrollment application on Universitaly already validated by the university;
      • your university degree;
      • your transcript of records;
      • a syllabus including all the learning activities completed to obtain the foreign academic qualification, on the headed paper of the foreign university, with an official stamp and signature;
      • 4 passport photos.

The Embassy or Consulate will issue:

      • the official translation of your degree;
      • the legalisation of your degree;
      • the declaration of value of your degree;
      • the student Visa.

PLEASE NOTE: The pre-enrollment itself is not sufficient to be admitted to the study courses. In order to enroll for the study course chosen, you have to complete the procedures provided by the Università Politecnica delle Marche, following the instructions below:

 

Step 4: Enrollment at Univpm

Application period is from July to November, 2021. The enrollment procedure is completely online. Follow the instructions below:

  • Enter the following URL: https://univpm.esse3.cineca.it/Home.do  ESSE3 Servizi online, from the Menu select Registration and proceed filling the form with the required informations.
  • Use the temporary login credentials (username and password) to enter your Reserved Area and then from the Menu select REGISTRAR’S OFFICE – ENROLLMENT.
  • Fill the form and upload an ID photo (JPG or BMP file extension, 200 dpi resolution, 400 kb maximum size). The photo should include full head and shoulders on a white background.
  • Once you have completed the procedure, print and sign the enrollment form.
  • Pay the first instalment of the tuition fees with the PagoPA. (link PagoPA)
  • From UPLOAD ATTACHEMENTS upload copies of the required documents in PDF format.

 

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR THE ENROLLMENTE ON ESSE3:

  1. a signed copy of the enrollment form (once downloaded and printed);
  2. a copy of your passport and the copy of your student Visa (if obtained);
  3. the receipt of payment of the first instalment of the tuition fee;
  4. a copy of your original university degree with the certified translation in Italian issued by the Italian Embassy or Consulate;
  5. a copy of your original Transcript of Records with the certified translation in Italian issued by the Italian Embassy or Consulate;
  6. a copy of the declaration of value of your degree issued by the Italian Embassy or Consulate located on the country where you obtained the degree;
  7. a copy of a language certification in English B2 CEFR level (or higher) or another official document that certifies your knowledge of the English language issued by your university of provenance or by your high school of provenance (if you have it), according to the linguistic requirements mentioned above. The certification or other official document has to be written in English or Italian. (English mother tongue applicants satisfy the language pre-requisite as well);
  8. a copy of syllabus including all the learning activities completed to obtain the foreign academic qualification, on the headed paper of the foreign university with an official stamp and signature;
  9. a copy of your Italian fiscal code;
  10. a copy of the residence permit or receipt, confirming the application for the permit.