24 months
2197 EUR/year
2197 EUR/year
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Build your own future. This is what you can do with this Automation Engineering degree at University of Bologna.


The degree in Automation Engineering at University of Bologna is entirely taught in English and provides students with interdisciplinary skills at the intersection of Automatic Machines, Autonomous Systems, Robotics, Mechatronics and Mechanical Engineering, based on a multidisciplinary training from Control and Systems Theory, Optimization, Distributed Computing, Mechanics, Computer Vision, Real-time Software and Artificial Intelligence.

Key Features 

  • Multidisciplinarity is its strength.
  • Automation Engineering enables selected students to gain a Double Degree within the AlmaTong Programme with the Tongji University (Shanghai).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mathematical Methods for Automation Engineering 
  • Discrete Time Systems Identification And Control 
  • Mechanics Of Machines For Automation
  • System Theory And Advanced Control
  • Advanced Control Systems 
  • System Theory 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
A- (recommended)

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • If you are a non-EU citizen resident abroad, read carefully the specific information prepared for you as you are required to go through the embassy's pre-enrollment procedure on the the Universitaly portal.
  • The aforementioned pre-enrollment procedure is to be carried out according to the rules, regulations and deadlines set forth on the ministerial Circular Note 2021/2022 available on the side box. It is worth poiting out the pre-admission letter is not necessary anymore and therefore not to be sent off to admitted applicants.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2197 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 2197 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2197 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 2197 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Bologna

750 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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