A brief overview of the procedures with some details specific to our programme is provided below.

The Call for Applications in this academic year 2021/22 can be found here (Italian) or here (English). All students are requested to read it carefully.

Note that the procedures and deadlines differ considerably if you are:
- an Italian Student, 
- a European Union (EU) Student
- a non-EU Student.

As for the latter, note that the procedure differs if you already have an Italian Visa / Residence Permit, or not.

If you are unsure whether or not you need a visa to enter Italy, please visit:

Please, read carefully this page in order to follow the proper procedure within the exact deadlines.

If you have any further question, you may find your answer in the FAQ page.

For any other concern, you can write to the Educational Affairs Office at



For the complete and detailed description of the application/admission/enrollment procedures, please visit the University Webpage: International Admissions

Non-EU students who need to obtain their Visa from the Italian Embassy must follow the procedures on the Pre-selection international Platform. The time window for applications usually opens in November of the preceding year to April of the same year you will enroll. Please refer to the International Admissions platform for the specific calendar.

If you pass the international pre-selection, please follow Step 1, and Step 2 descibed below:

Step1 Infostud registration,


Step2 Google Form Applications



Italian, EU, and non-EU students already in possession of an Italian Visa / Residence Permit (and also non-EU students who have successfully passed the pre-enrolment phase) can apply by following the steps below, as soon as the official Call for Applications is published by Sapienza University of Rome, usually in mid-July. 

Italian, EU, and non-EU students already in possession of an Italian Visa/Residence Permit should follow the procedure described in the page Requirements and personal knowledge assessment (Master’s Degrees).

For such students, the time window for admission goes from about the middle of July until the middle of December. There is an additional deadline in the middle of January, dedicated to the Sapienza undergraduated students who wish to enroll after obtaining a Bachelor Degree during the December session.

Please also note that the deadline month for EU students is September.

It is also recommended to visit the following pages from Sapienza official website:

·         Orientation page for students.

·         Infostud, interactive services for students.

·         CIAO (Centro Informazioni, Assistenza e Orientamento).

Once the Official Call for Applications is published follow these steps:

Step 1. Infostud registration

Please register on the Infostud system by clicking this link

Step 2. Google Form Applications

Italian, EU, and non-EU students already in possession of an Italian Visa or a Residence Permit are requested to fill in the following Google Form:

Requirements Evaluation for the Masters Degree in Cybersecurity - valid for all students


Please, read carefully and thoroughly the guidelines before filling in the Google Form.

See the deadlines stated in the Call for Applications in order to correctly fill in the Google Form.

The templates of the Self-Declarations requested in the Form can be found at the following link: Self-declaration of Bachelors Degree and Exams, and the Self-declaration of English Language.

For any other question or further information, you can send an email to the Cybersecurity Educational Affairs Office at

The CV of each prospective student will be evaluated by a Committee appointed by the Didactics Board (Consiglio del Corso di Studi - CdS). Students will be evaluated and selected by the requirements outlined below in the section "General Requirements", and on the basis of the following elements (that should be clearly outlined in their CV):

  • Relevance of the previous student carreer, including the Bachelors Degree;
  • Extracurricular activities, including professional experience and additional training activities;
  • Knowledge of English - B2 level (provide a copy of the official English certification, alternatively provide a self-certification listing the evidence of previous training in English);
  • Interview. In special cases, the Committee reserves the right to call the student for an individual interview aimed at assessing the personal preparation for admission to the Master of Science in Cybersecurity. 

All the students will receive the result of their evaluation, either positive or negative, to their email addres specified on Infostud during Step1.



In order to be admitted to the Masters Programme in Cybersecurity, candidates must meet both these requirements:

  • Possession of a Bachelors Degree (or equivalent Diploma granted by a foreign institution) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Statistcs, Telecommunication Engineering, or a related field.
  • Having acquired at least 44 ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) within the fields listed below (according to the Italian list of academic disciplines): 
    • ING-INF/05 - Sistemi di elaborazione delle informazioni (Information processing systems);
    • ING-INF/01 Elettronica (Electronics);
    • ING-INF/02 - Campi elettromagnetici (Electromagnetic fields);
    • ING-INF/03 Telecomunicazioni (Telecommunications);
    • ING-INF/04 Automatica (Systems and control engineering);
    • ING-IND/31 Elettrotecnica (Electrical engineering);
    • ING-IND/35 - Ingegneria Gestionale (Business and management engineering);
    • INF/01 Informatica (Computer science);
    • FIS/01 - Fisica sperimentale (Experimental physics);
    • MAT/02 Algebra (Algebra);
    • MAT/03 Geometria (Geometry);
    • MAT/05 - Analisi matematica (Mathematical Analysis);
    • MAT/06 - Probabilità e statistica matematica (Probability and statistics);
    • MAT/08 - Analisi numerica (Numerical analysis);
    • MAT/09 - Ricerca Operativa (Operational research);
    • SECS-S/01 - Statistica (Statistics);
    • SECS-P/06 Economia Applicata (Applied economics);
    • SECS-P/07 - Economia aziendale (Business administration and Management);
    • SECS-P/08 Economia e gestione delle imprese (Management);
    • SECS-P/10 Organizzazione aziendale (Organization studies);
    • IUS/01 Diritto privato (Private law);
    • IUS/20 Filosofia del diritto (Philosophy of law).


Procedure for attending the Single Courses to reach the 44 ECTS required.

Sapienza uses the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) and each course has a certain ECTS value.

Our MsC takes for granted the subjects and contents covered in the Italian Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or in Computer Engineering.  Our MsC offers a technical in-depth analysis aimed at training experts in Cybersecurity. Therefore, an high technological core is essential, regardless of the orientation chosen within the your Study Plan.

Hence, taking for granted all the above-mentioned administrative procedures, if you do not possess the 44-required ECTS, yet you are invited to follow the undermentioned steps:

1) Follow Step 1 Infostud registration. and officially apply to Infostud. The Committee will evauate your application, and will send you an official reply that will list the Single Courses you can attend in order to enroll as soon as you have taken all the exams;

2) Send an email to asking the Code of each Single Exams.

3) Write to the Administrative Office in order to inform them that you have been authorized to take these Single Courses to achieve curricular requisites in order to enroll in the Cybersecurity degree. This way you will be granted a discount on your tuition fee (more details will be provided by the Administrative Office).

For general information concerning our Single Courses and their admission procedures click here.


If you do not find the needed answers you were looking for in the FAQ Page and/or you have any further concern, you can send an e-mail to the Educational Affairs Office at