Master’s degree courses
Access methods
2 years
Department of Theoretical and applied sciences

Course description

This Master’s Degree will allow you to start a career as professional experts in the design and management of highly complex Information Technology (IT) systems in a wide range of companies and organizations, in addition to the ones specifically related to IT.

You can also pursue a career in research by continuing your studies with the PhD.

Lessons are held in English.

Degree classification: Computer science
Presidente del Consiglio di corso: DAVIDE TOSI
Credits: 120

What you need to know

As a prerequisite for admission, candidates must hold a three-year Bachelor of Science degree belonging to the Italian degree class L-31 or 09 (Information sciences and technologies), or to class L-8 or 26 (Information engineering), or a degree obtained in other Italian degree classes or with previous degree class systems.
As an alternative prerequisite, candidates must hold a foreign three-year university diploma or other qualification that can be recognized as suitable for admission, and who have obtained curricular requirements equivalent to a minimum number of Italian credits (CFUs) in specific Italian scientific-disciplinary sectors (SSDs):

  • at least 60 CFUs obtained indifferently in SSDs INF/01 and ING-INF/05;
  • at least 18 CFUs obtained indifferently in SSD MAT (from MAT/01 to MAT/09).

Knowledge of English at at least B2 or equivalent level is also required.

All candidates must take an admission interview on fundamental topics of Computer Science with a commission composed of professors specially appointed by the Program Degree Board.
Candidates who fail the interview are not allowed access to the Master’s degree program for the current academic year.

The student with an Italian BA (Laurea Triennale) can refer to a dedicated page for details on the evaluation process:

If you are a EU National, you may stay in Italy for as long as you like: you only need a passport or ID card.
If you are a NON-EU National, you'll have to carry out some formalities.

Please, write to: foreign.students.cs@uninsubria.it

Department of Theoretical and Applied Sciences
Via J.H. Dunant 3, 21100 Varese - Italy 
e-mail: didattica.scienze.va@uninsubria.it

Curricula and study plans

To consult teaching courses of previous Academic Years, at the top of this page click on "Course data sheet", then choose the Academic Year of your enrollment and click on "Study plans".

Opportunities and support

This course offers you the opportunity to attain a Double degree

For information on scholarships and other benefits, consult:


Do you think that this course fits you? Enroll and start studying with us!

Attending classes

Studying, taking exams and graduating

To consult the teaching material:

  1. go to https://elearning.uninsubria.it/ 
  2. log in with your university credentials: email username and password (without typing the @studenti.uninsubria.it part)
  3. choose the courses of your study plan in the I miei corsi (My courses) section
  4. there you will find all the materials that the teacher makes available.

To consult the exam dates and times go to the Servizi Web Segreterie studenti (Student Secretariat Web Services)

https://uninsubria.esse3.cineca.it/ListaAppelliOfferta.do (in Italian)

In the Menu select one or more options:

  • the day scheduled for the exam
  • the teaching structure, i.e. your Department or your School
  • the course of study, i.e. your degree course
  • the teaching course, i.e. the title of the teaching
  • the teacher.

To submit your examination entry, you must access your personal area of the Student Secretariat Web Services.

Go to the reserved area 

  1. Log in with your university credentials: email username and password (without typing the @studenti.uninsubria.it part)
  2. Esami > Appelli
    Then, select the exam session you want to submit your entry for and proceed following the instructions.

• Consult the general University rules relating to the Degree application: Domanda di Laurea
(in Italian)
• Submit the application respecting the administrative deadlines. See Conseguimento titolo
on-line (in Italian)
• Register for the last internship registration session before the graduation session,
respecting the instructions given in the session notes
• Check the dates of the graduation sessions and the rules for submitting the thesis on the
page Esame di laurea (in Italian) 
• The diploma (or parchment) is delivered during the graduation session.
Only for the possible collection of diplomas from before 2020 that are still in stock, consult
Ritirare il diploma di laurea (in Italian)

Student services

For all resources, services and opportunities dedicated to registered students, see: Student.