Environmental and Territorial Safety Engineering (path in english “Sustainable Management of Natural Resources”)

  • The educational curriculum prepares professionally complex figures capable of operating in the several occupational areas of sustainability.
  • The courses taught in English pave the way to an international dimension and reinforce the professional profile of graduates and their positioning in the labor market
  • The course offers the possibility to obtain a double degree, spending a year abroad at the University of Ljubljana (SLO) or at the Polytechnic University of Chimborazo (EC).
  • Sustainable Management of Natural Resources: i.e.,
  • Sustainable water management, Renewable energies, Territorial Renewal
  • Protection and Prevention of Natural Risks: i.e., Hydraulic Protection of the Territory, Design of Maritime Infrastructures
  • Environmental Protection and Remediation Technologies: i.e., Wastewater treatment plants, Environmental Analysis and Evaluation

Teaching approaches

  • Theoretical lessons supported by exercises and projects
  • Experiences in the world of work


Students participate in competition examination. Admission requirements can be found in the admission announcement. Enrollment stages are the following:

  • Early (July)
  • Standard (September)
  • Postponed (October/December): if places are still available

After the publication of the final ranking, admitted students can enroll by paying the first fee instalment. Non-EU students can participate in a specific call (March / April); Pre-registration on universitaly.it is required

For the announcement of admission, the attachments and further information consult the section dedicated to master’s degrees

Degree program class
LM35 Engineering for the Environment and the Territory
120 Slots available
Language Italian / English
Duration 2 years

Course description

The program aims to respond to the latest challenges in the environmental field, particularly land safety and security, environmental protection and sustainable management of natural resources. The program offers an interdisciplinary approach to acquire research skills, theoretical understanding of key issues and the practical and professional skills required by employers (climate change scenarios, energy from renewable sources, and environmental sustainability issues). The international scope of the topics covered favors and justifies the choice of lessons delivered in English.


The course is open to undergraduates who possess a degree in the following classes (or will have it by 31/12/22): L-7 (Civil and Environmental Engineering) or L-9 (Industrial Engineering) and students with an equivalent qualification obtained abroad and recognized as suitable.


The course prepares professionals with solid skills to manage all the challenges and emergencies related to environmental sustainability, land safety and protection and civil protection. The three educational curricula outline a professional figure able to intervene in the multiple occupational areas of the green economy


Our graduates can work in Italy and abroad, even at managerial level, in: companies and public and private entities operating in the environmental field, civil protection and land planning and protection; professional offices and design companies of civil and environmental facilities and infrastructures


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.
  • Scholarships for non-EU students Facilitated access to STEM programs
  • prizes for excellent students
  • higher scholarships for female students

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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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