M.Sc. On Campus


University of Florence

24 months
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Geoengineering from University of Florence 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.  


Geoengineering from University of Florence curriculum 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.

Students at Geoengineering from University of Florence will:

  • 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.
  • know and develop methods and techniques for territorial survey and related data analysis at different scale of work;

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fluvial hydraulics 
  • Structural mechanics & engineering
  • Geology 
  • Engineering geology 
  • Engineering geomorphology 
  • Computational methods 
  • Watershed hydrology
  • Geomatics
  • Earthquake geotechnical engineering
  • Slope stability
  • Watershed management /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.

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 the School of Engineering.
  • Fill-in the "Application for assessment form"
  • Please note that a knowledge in English Language B2 Level is also required.

Tuition Fee

The total amount of enrolment charges and tuition fees 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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