European Masters Program in
Frequently Asked Questions
First, it has an international character:
- Lecturers and students from many different countries
- Teaching in English
- European Double Master's Degree
- An internationally recognised certificate, sponsored by the most important and influential European associations of the area
It is also special because it provides a link between theory and practical industrial applications. Three of the most important areas are:
- Formal methods in artificial intelligence (e.g., knowledge representation, natural language processing)
- Formal methods in information systems (e.g., databases, integrated systems)
- Formal methods in internet technologies (e.g., the semantic web)
You will need a three-years Bachelor's degree or an equivalent level of university qualification. More details are given on the applications page for entering the MSc Program.
If you have obtained particularly good grades in a Bachelor's degree but have not studied logic subjects, you may also be considered for the course.
No, this is not necessary. The courses are taught in English.
Yes you do because all lectures, discussions and study materials are in English. If English is not your native language, you will need a certificate demonstrating your proficiency in English.
The centralised nominal tuition/enrolment fees for the European Master in Computational Logic are 1,000.00 € for European citizens and 3,000 € for non-European citizens, to be paid after the beginning of the courses. The EMCL consortium provides a large number of scholarships and tuition/enrolment fees waivers; check the application page.
Yes, of many different kinds. Check the application page. Prospective students should pay attention to the deadlines and apply on time.
Two years (four semesters), including the semester for the MSc thesis. The first year is composed of "foundation" modules, which are held at Technische Universität Dresden (first term) and Free University of Bozen-Bolzano (second term), plus 20 credits from "advanced" modules. The second year is composed of 18 credits of "advanced" modules, a 12 credits project and the master thesis. This second year may be completed in any of the partner universities (including the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano).
Application forms can be downloaded on the page about how to apply. If you have difficulties obtaining the application form electronically, please send us your full name and postal address and we will send you the materials by mail.
Yes, you will need a student visa if you are a non-European student. You are not allowed to study with a tourist visa. You will get advise on how to get a study visa when your application has been accepted.
There may be distinct deadlines to apply for the admission to the program or for a scholarship. Please check carefully the application page.
No, the enrolment procedure is the same for everybody.
Living expenses vary from person to person, but about € 400 per month represent the average expenses for a student in Bozen-Bolzano. This would include the rent for a place in a dormitory, food, textbooks etc.
See the page about contacts.