Undergraduate and graduate programmes offered by the University iuav of Venice:

admission and application



To be admitted to the master course, one of the following qualifications is necessary:

- Italian master’s degrees (laurea specialistica/magistrale) in architettura, paesaggio, pianificazione e ingegneria civile awarded according to D.M. 509/1999 amended by D.M. 270/2004;

- Italian qualification equivalent to a master’s degree, such as laurea in architettura, paesaggio, pianificazione e ingegneria civile awarded according to the didactic Italian National regulations established before D.M. 509/1999;

- Master’s degree in Architecture, Landscape design, urban planning and civil engineering obtained outside of Italy. The didactic committee will consider these equivalent to one of the above, only for admission to the master course.

Other 2nd level degrees or equivalent qualifications, will be taken into consideration and evaluated by the didactic committee.


One of the requirements to enter in the Master course is a high-level knowledge of the English language: TOEFL 550 or equivalent.


(DEADLINE  June the 15th, 2018)




The specific procedure of application is available here >>.

Admittance fee for the selection  € 50


Go to the page to create your personal account.


registration process

> enter the reserved area using your access credentials, or if you are not registered, proceed with registration by selecting "Registration" from the menu. You must register your name and surname according to your passport credentials or ID credentials. After completing the registration, wait at least 5 minutes before entering the reserved area;

> candidates who are already registered on the website but have lost their access credentials, must contact the front-office of the Didactic Area and Student Services and fax a request for credentials, together with a copy of their own valid identity document, to 041/2571002;

> select "admission test”, proceed to enter the details and upload the documents in electronic format (up to max 5MB), as required by the application web pages displayed.


Then go to Apply to Competition, click on Postgraduate specialization programmes - level 2, select EMU- European postgraduate master in urbanism and follow the instructions provided by the application software. The application will collect all the electronic documents you have to submit (find the list below).  You can submit the scanned documents in several formats, however PDF is strongly preferred.


You can download the “application form 2018-20” in the materials section of this page.


You must finish your electronic submission before the deadline, otherwise your application will not be validated.


EU and non-EU candidates residing in Italy must pay the admittance bulletin fee of €50 through the PagoPA system.


Non-EU candidates residing abroad must pay the enrolment fee on the following Iuav bank account:

Banco Popolare - Cannaregio, 122/A 30121 Venezia

IBAN: IT36D0503402071000000020500


Please specify in the payment your name, surname and the note “Iscrizione al Master Iuav -EMU– a.a. 2018/2019, and send the receipt of payment by e-mail to master@iuav.it


Please do not send any document by post, the original (or certified copies) will be asked after the selection process.


list of documents for the selection

Candidates must upload the following documents to the online application:

- application form SIGNED. The application form for the admission to the master is available on http://www.iuav.it/master

- European curriculum vitae – see attached template

- letter of motivation for the enrolment in the master – see attached template

- certificate of English: TOEFL 550 or equivalent level

- portfolio with personal projects and documents illustrating the work and activities developed in the field of disciplines related to master;

- a copy of an identity document.

In addition, for candidates with foreign qualifications:

- certified copy of academic degree(s) in original language and translated into Italian, stating the final classification obtained (university degrees and others - do not send high school diploma) (PDF format preferred).The title must be translate in Italian language and legalized with the declaration of value in an Italian Embassy or Consulate in the country where the institution, which issued the qualification, is located;

- Certified copy of academic transcript(s) in original language and translated into English, listing the grade/rank/mark of each discipline/subject attended to obtain each degree (university degrees and others - do not send high school diploma). All courses taken must be included (PDF format preferred).


tuition fees

Enrolment fee to enter the European postgraduate specialisation programme in Urbanism (EMU) - and design strategies for cities and Territories corresponds to € 3.016,00 per semester.



registration for the fall semester a.a. 2018/19

Once notified of their admittance to the course, students must complete the enrolment process within 30th July 2018.

The specific procedure of enrolment  is available here >>.




** degree obtained

Upon successful completion of the programme, the student will receive:

1.a degree certificate signed by the home institution where the student completes their first semester and the final thesis semester.

2.the consortium certificate of European Postgraduate Master’s In Urbanism (Strategies and Design for Cities and Territories).


*** applying as a visiting student at Iuav

Students enrolled in one of the other universities of the consortium can apply as visiting students by following the registration procedure described above. They must then fill in the application form for visiting students (attached in the links section) and send it by e-mail to master@iuav.it together with a copy of their passport/ID.


**** applying as a visiting student at another university of the consortium

Students enrolled at Iuav can apply to KU Leuven, TU Delft or UPC Barcelona by following the respective procedures. For more information contact the administrative offices of the consortium’s universities.






Last update: 11/05/2018