Education Sciences

  • Professional profiles suitable for any work context where educators are needed
  • Curricular internships in social welfare facilities, nurseries and micro-nurseries
  • Stimulating and dynamic study environment
  • Curricula aimed at developing knowledge and multidisciplinary skills

Topics and focus

  • Pedagogy
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Children’s Literature
  • English for Education Science
  • Seminars and workshops

Teaching approaches

  • Project development and workshop activities
  • Cooperative learning
  • Flipped classrooms
  • Exercises aimed at “learning-by-doing”
  • Tutoring

Students participate in a call for admission. Admission requirements are listed in the announcements:

  • early (deadline May 30th): recommended to secure a place; high school seniors may also participate, students are admitted through a selective test TOLC
  • standard (July/August)
  • postponed (September/October), if there are still places available

Only those admitted can enroll. Non-EU students can participate in a specific call (March / April), pre-registration on is required

Degree program class
L19 Education and training sciences
250 Slots available
Language Italian
Duration 3 years

Course description

The Bachelor of Education Sciencs offers sound theoretical and methodological knowledge in the field of education and training. In line with EU the policies, which identify training and education as the most important resources for economic and cultural development in the 21st century, this degree course prepares students to: investigate and design training and educational paths and respond to the increased social demand for education related to the needs of individuals in different ages of life

Students who have completed secondary schools (5-year course) and students who have an equivalent qualification obtained abroad and recognized as suitable. Ideal candidates are students with an interest in socio-psycho-pedagogical disciplines

Training educators who carry out activities of education and care for children in the 0-6 year age group, and professional socio-pedagogical educators, who work in the educational, training and pedagogical field, for the development of formal or non-formal educational courses aimed at individuals with difficulties

Graduates will find employment opportunities in: – Nurseries and micro-nurseries – Integrated services for children – Pre-school, school and out-of-school educational facilities – Public Administration and local authorities – Social and cultural services – Services to individuals, children and adolescents – Public and private companies – Social enterprises

Fees, contributions and exemptions

Costs calculated based on family income (ISEE-University) and including:

  • fee for the equal access to university studies (from 130€ to 160€);
  • annual amount (from 0 (if ISEE-University <= € 22,000) to € 2,000);

Flat tax = €1,000 for international students (UE and non UE)

With a family income (ISEE-University < € 24,000) students are entitled to receive:

  • Scholarship consisting of total exemption from taxes, cash share, canteen and accommodation service (for off-site students)
  • Grants for international mobility
  • Reduced rates for the use of sports facilities and cultural services
  • Benefits for students completing their degrees within regulation time

Exclusively on grounds of merit, students can obtain:

  • International mobility grants (Erasmus)
  • Free accommodation and canteen services published in the call DUnicAL career program for student-athletes.

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Life on Campus

In the largest and best equipped campus in Italy students will experience the sense of a unique university community, sharing educational, recreational, sporting and cultural events with fellow colleagues and professors. The Campus is equipped with lecture rooms, a sports center, theaters, amphitheaters, cinemas, cafes, refreshment areas and other places for socialization, thus offering an extraordinary human and educational experience.

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Services to Students

Unical is organized as an independent town that provides the best possible solutions of accommodation for students and staff living on campus, because it offers multiple services for study activities and for individual and collective well-being: libraries, the Language Learning Center, counselling and inclusion services. The Campus also includes a health center, a post office, a bank counter and a mindfulness dedicated area.

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Residential Center

It complements and completes the services provided by the University of Calabria and has put into shape the idea of a British-American campus-style University. It encompasses 10 districts hosting the university residences, consisting of apartments with double and single rooms, living room, kitchen and toilets. In these districts there are common areas for study and recreational activities and sports, there are TV rooms, game rooms and gyms; launderettes and bike rental services are also available.

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