Note: Admission to the Graduate School at 色情论坛 is on a competitive and rolling basis. Applications for the following year will be accepted starting in September. Non-EU/EEA citizens/residents please read below for more information about the student visa process.


Applying as a full-time student: overview

We accept applications from individuals across the globe to undertake full-time study at the Graduate School of 色情论坛.

Application Fee (non-refundable)*

  • 50 Euros for听citizens and permanent residents of countries other than the United States听or Canada.
  • 50 US Dollars听for听U.S. citizens and permanent residents and听Canadian citizens.

Checklist of required documents

  • A completed online application form

  • Official university transcripts听from all institutions attended. Applicants must have earned a minimum grade point average of 3.0听or equivalent

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • A motivation statement听(minimum 700 words) that explains your career goals and interest in the relevant M.A. program听

  • At least one academic letter of recommendation (from an academic advisor听or professor听at the undergraduate/graduate level), and one professional letter of recommendation听(applicants in the workforce for more than 5 years may submit two professional letters of recommendation)

  • A听scan of the student's听passport photo page or European Union ID

  • For students whose previous degrees were conducted in a language other than English:听Official TOEFL results (minimum score 100)听or IELTS Academic (minimum score 7.0) or DuoLingo English Test results (minimum score 130).
  • 听A听sample of academic writing听demonstrating research abilities.

Applying as a part-time student: overview

Students who live locally or do not require a Visa and Permesso di Soggiorno may apply for half-time status.

Application Fee (non-refundable)*

  • 50 Euros for听citizens and permanent residents of countries other than the United States听or Canada.
  • 50 US Dollars听for听U.S. citizens and permanent residents and听Canadian citizens.

Checklist of required documents

  • A completed online application form听

  • Official university transcripts听from all institutions attended. Applicants must have earned a minimum grade point average of 3.0听or equivalent

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • A motivation statement听(minimum 700 words) that explains your career goals and interest in the relevant M.A. program听

  • At least one academic letter of recommendation (from an academic advisor听or professor听at the undergraduate/graduate level), and one professional letter of recommendation听(applicants in the workforce for more than 5 years may submit two professional letters of recommendation)

  • A听scan of the student's听passport photo page or European Union ID

  • For students whose previous degrees were conducted in a language other than English:听Official TOEFL results (minimum score 100)听or IELTS Academic (minimum score 7.0) or DuoLingo English Test results (minimum score 130).
  • A听sample of academic writing听demonstrating research abilities鈥.

Applying as a visiting (non-matriculating student): overview

Students who live locally or do not require a Visa and Permesso di Soggiorno may apply for Visiting Student status, taking individual courses for credit.听For information on the cost of credits, please see refer to our tuition and fees for U.S./Canadian students and students that are non-U.S./Canada.

Application Fee (non-refundable)*

  • 50 Euros for听citizens and permanent residents of countries other than the United States听or Canada.
  • 50 US Dollars听for听U.S. citizens and permanent residents and听Canadian citizens.

Checklist of required documents for visiting students

  • A completed online application form听
  • Official university transcripts from all institutions attended. Applicants must have earned a minimum grade point average of 3.0听or equivalent
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • A motivation statement听(minimum 300 words) that explains your interest in the particular course(s) of your choice.
  • A听scan of the student's听passport photo page or European Union ID
  • For students whose previous degrees were conducted in a language other than English:听Official TOEFL results (minimum score 100)听or IELTS Academic (minimum score 7.0) or DuoLingo English Test results (minimum score 130).
  • A听sample of academic writing听demonstrating research abilities鈥.

* The application fee covers the administrative cost of processing all applications received. It is not refundable under any circumstances. It is payable online.听For U.S. Veterans, Peace Corps Volunteers, 色情论坛 students, and alumni the application fee will be waived - email gradschool@aur.edu to notify us of your eligibility.


Requirement for official documents

All admissions decisions are conditional on receiving official/original documents:

  • Official Final Transcripts must show the final GPA, a听complete list of courses, and date/description of degree conferred. To be official, U.S. and Canadian transcripts听must be delivered听in a sealed envelope or via certified PDF. For students of international universities, official documents may be shown and photocopied in person.

  • Official ESL Test Scores must be sealed and sent by the test provider.

  • Letters of Reference: if scanned or sent by anyone other than the author, please provide an email address and telephone number where the referee can be reached.

Interviews

Personal interviews are required of all applicants. They may be conducted face-to-face, on the phone, or via video-conferencing. Upon completion of the application, students will be contacted by the Admissions Office to schedule an interview.

Letters of Recommendation

Applicants without any significant professional experience may submit two academic letters of recommendation, while those who are returning to university from the workforce may submit two professional letters of recommendation instead. Professional letters are meant to demonstrate an applicant's maturity and work ethic. There is no requirement for applicants听to have professional experience in their chosen field of study.听

GRE results

GRE results are not required for admission into 色情论坛's M.A programs.

Admissions Deadlines

The Graduate admission cycle is run on a rolling basis with five distinct application rounds.听The earlier you apply, the earlier you receive an admissions decision and notification of your scholarship status, so we encourage you to submit your application as soon as听possible.听For an application to be considered complete, the听online application form听and all supporting documents (including letters of recommendation) must be received by the relevant application deadline, otherwise the candidacy will be rolled over to the next round. The timeline of application and notification deadlines for all application rounds can be found here.

Student Visa

Non-EU/EEA citizens and residents must apply for a student visa upon acceptance. The necessary documentation will be provided to each accepted student once the deposit has been paid. It is the student's responsibility to ensure the student visa is obtained before arriving in Italy. As it may take several weeks to obtain an appointment with the local Italian Consulate, we recommend that appointments be scheduled as soon as possible for a date no more than 90 days prior to arrival. Please contact your admissions counselor if any issues arise during the process.

Deferred Admission

A student who has been accepted to 色情论坛 but cannot enroll immediately may request a deferral. Students who wish to defer are required to pay the (non-refundable) tuition deposit of 500 Euros or 500 US Dollars. Enrollment can be deferred for up to one academic year, after which the student loses their deposit and must re-apply for admission to the University.


The University reserves the right not to run an M.A. program if it does not enroll sufficient numbers of students. Acceptance to an M.A. program does not automatically guarantee that the program will run.