Scienze viticole ed enologiche (International curriculum)
|Study location||Italy, Asti|
|Type||POSTGRADUATE DEGREE, full-time|
|Nominal duration||2 years. The enrolment conditions (full-time or part-time) are chosen on a yearly basis, and the tuition fees change accordingly (120 ECTS)|
|Tuition fee||€2,800 per year
For the academic year 2022/2023 the tuition fees ranged from 156€ to 2.800€ per year, depending on the student’s financial situation.
For more information on the tuition fees for the a.y. 2023/2024, please refer to the dedicated webpage on our University portal. At the same page you’ll also be able to verify if you are eligible for a fee reduction or exemption.
|Application fee||€50 one-time
The application fee has to be paid within the deadline of each call. The amount of the application fee is the same whether you decide to apply for one or two degree programmes. This amount is not refundable.
First cycle diploma (BA, Undergraduate diploma)
You must hold a first-cycle degree (i.e. bachelor’s degree) gained after at least 3 years of University education. You will also need to meet specific admission requirements and demonstrate a suitable academic preparation and a solid background.
A dedicated Committee will assess candidates’ curricular requirements and check the educational qualifications presented, which have to include a sufficient number of exams in the following subjects: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Microbiology, Agronomy, Food Science/Technology.
The above mentioned Committee will also assess candidate’s personal preparation through in-person and distance interviews. Candidate’s adequate personal preparation will be assessed focusing on basic knowledge as specified below:
• Viticulture: essential knowledge of grapevine physiology and ecology, and the main grape growing techniques.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / French / Italian / Spanish.
If the document is issued in a different language from those listed above, you will have to upload both the original document and its certified translation.
This degree program has 50 available places for non-European applicants residing abroad. These places are shared among all the curricula of this degree program.
Your knowledge of the English language (at least B2 level) will be verified during the admission interview.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
The Master’s degree aims at training highly qualified professionals having the necessary skills to carry out specialised tasks in viticulture and oenology sciences with a high degree of autonomy.
Complex problem solving skills in managing local viticulture and oenology production systems play a leading role among the courses taught and are developed taking into consideration both the environmental and the socio-economical aspects. Moreover, graduates will be able to master innovative work methods and meticulous work procedures.
Teaching methods focus on an interdisciplinary approach and aim at providing graduates with all necessary knowledge and skills to support the organisation and knowledge transfer in viticulture and enology sciences.
Career opportunities include job positions as managers and consultants in the winemaking industry, in Public Administrations and supervisory and managerial bodies, freelancing as viticulturists or enologists, as well as research and secondary education teaching positions.