Pedagogical Sciences

  • Opportunity of a double degree with the Pädagogische Hochschule Schwäbisch Gmünd University of Education (Germany) and with the degree course in Ciencias de la Educación of the Facultad de Humanidades y Arte (Universdad Nacional de Rosario, Argentina)
  • Training of professionals with specific knowledge and skills in the educational field
  • Curricular internships in social welfare facilities
  • Stimulating and dynamic study environment

Topics and focus

  • Communication Pedagogy
  • Didactics of competences
  • Psychology of disability
  • Communication culture and media education
  • History of ideas
  • English language
  • German and Spanish language and culture workshops – Inter-culture and social inclusion
  • Social psychology of groups
  • Intercultural Dialogue
  • Seminars and workshops

Teaching approaches

  • Development of projects and workshop activities
  • Cooperative learning
  • Flipped classrooms
  • Tutoring

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

  • 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 is required.

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

Degree program class
LM85 Pedagogical Sciences
100 Slots available
Language Italian
Duration 2 years

Course description

The Master’s Degree in Pedagogical Sciences aims to train professionals in the fields of education and training, with specific theoretical and applied knowledge and skills in pedagogy. The educational path is organized with ad hoc interconnection between education and practical laboratories and allows to manage interdisciplinary skills, aimed at solving specific educational problems.

To access the course, students must have a bachelor’s degree or a similar suitable degree obtained abroad. For further information see

Acquire knowledge and practices necessary to provide pedagogical advice on complex educational issues. Acquire skills in the planning and evaluation of educational services and interventions, and the methodologies necessary to work as a Pedagogist in public and private institutions managing educational and social services.

Graduates can work in the educational environment; cultural and leisure sectors; social welfare organizations; business and editorial sectors of media and multimedia production; training of trainers; training of teachers and school managers on issues related to educational inclusion strategies.

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 d) 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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