M.Sc. On Campus


University of Florence

24 months
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The master degree in Geoengineering based at University of Firenze is an international and interdisciplinary master dedicated to train specialist of monitoring, design and management for geohydrological risk reduction with particular reference to floods, landslides, subsidence, sinkhole and in general to slope and basin scale dynamics. 


Key Features

The curriculum from the Geoengineering program at University of Firenze is developed in the framework of the UNESCO Chair on Prevention and Sustainable Management of Geo-Hydrological Hazards  established at the University of Firenze. The Chair mission is to promote Education, Research and Development for the prevention and management of geo-hydrological hazards, in order to support policies and actions of risk reduction.

The master course aims to train specialists  able to:

  • know and develop methods and techniques for territorial survey and related data analysis at different scale of work;
  • apply new technologies for the prevention and protection of man and environment from geo-hydrological hazards;
  • develop an integrated approach for the assessment of geo-hydrological hazards;
  • cope with problems raising from monitoring and management of the territory and the environment;
  • achieve expertise for geo-hydrological risk assessment and management.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Numerical Methods for Scientific Computing/Statistical Data Analysis (joint courses)
  • Geology
  • Fluvial Hydraulics
  • Earthquake-geotechnical-Engineerlng
  • SlopeStabiljty
  • Watershed-Hydrology
  • Soil Conservation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be admitted to the Master Course in Geoengineering, it is required a first cycle or a single cycle degree awarded by an Italian or a foreign University, that allows the continuation of studies to the next level.
  • In addition, applying students have to retain the general educational requirements and possess an adequate personal education background, certified by a specific authorization (nulla osta) issued by the Education Committee of Geoengineering master course.
  • Please note that a knowledge in English Language B2 Level is also required. English knowledge can be proved by providing a B2 certificate issued by University official language centers, in Italy or abroad.

Tuition Fee

The total amount of enrolment charges and tuition fees for the academic year vary from €156 to about €2650. 

Living costs for Florence

850 - 1300 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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