Professional Master programme in Space missions science, design and applications - 5780

Code 5780
Academic Year 2021-2022
Subject area Sciences and technology
Campus Bologna
Level Second
Director Andrea Cimatti
Duration Annual
Teaching methods Conventional
Language English
Cost € 4.700,00
Instalments first instalment € 2.350,00 (to be paid by the deadline set for enrolment 19/01/2022); second instalment € 2.350,00 (to be paid by 31/05/2022)
Application deadline

Dec 09, 2021 (Expired)

Enrolment start and end from January 04th 2022 to January 19th 2022
Main Department
Department of Physics and Astronomy "Augusto Righi" - DIFA
Professional Profile
The programme lasts for one year, classroom training is delivered in the English Language, awards 60 learning credits CFU credits and aims the following learning outcomes : to train qualified candidates and teach them the competencies necessary to be able to enter the job market in a competitive way, both nationally and internationally, through an innovative programme of advanced training to acquire multidisciplinary skills in the field of space missions and the analysis of satellite data in the scientific and application fields.
Number of participants
Min: 12 Max: 30
International Professional Master's programme
Admission qualifications
- single cycle master's degree obtained under D.M. 270/04 or second cycle degree obtained under the laws previously in force (DM 509/99 and Old Regulations) in the following fields or classes: Biology LM-6, Physics LM-17, Computer Science LM-18, Aerospace and Aeronautical Engineering LM-20, Biomedical Engineering LM-21, Civil Engineering LM-23, Telecommunication Engineering LM-27, Electronic Engineering LM-29, Management Engineering LM-31, Computer engineering LM-32, Mechanical engineering LM-33, Environmental and land engineering LM-35, Mathematics LM-40, Mathematical-physical modeling for engineering LM-44, Materials science and engineering LM-53, Chemical Sciences LM-54, Universe Sciences LM-58, Nature Sciences LM-60, Agricultural Sciences and Technologies LM-69, Industrial Chemistry LM-71, Forestry and Environmental Sciences and Technologies LM-73, Sciences and geological technologies LM-74, Sciences and technologies for the environment and the territory LM-75, Geophysical Sciences LM-79, Geographical Sciences LM-80, Statistical Sciences LM-82;

- single cycle master's degree obtained abroad deemed equivalent to those described in point above by the admission committee, for the purposes of admission to the Master;

- other single cycle master's degrees may be considered according to the candidate's specific curriculum and skills.
Selection criteria
Admission to the Master is subject to a positive opinion based on candidate's qualifications and motivational interview.
Selection date
Dec 13, 2021
Study plan
  • Cosmology and Fundamental Astrophysics - SSD: FIS/05 - Lauro Moscardini;
  • High-energy Astrophysics and Astroparticle Physics - SSD: FIS/05 - Marcella Brusa;
  • Planetology and Astrobiology- SSD: FIS/05 - Roberto Orosei;
  • Fundamental Physics of the Solid Earth- SSD: GEO/10 - Alberto Armigliato;
  • Fundamental Physics of the Fluid Earth - SSD: FIS/06 - Federico Porcù;
  • Space Missions - I- SSD: ING-IND/05 - Paolo Tortora;
  • Space Missions - II - ING-IND/05 - Dario Modenini;
  • Space Telescopes and Radiation Detectors - SSD: FIS/05 - Beatrice Fraboni;
  • Space Data Transmission - SSD: ING-INF/03 - Marco Chiani;
  • Human Flight and Space Medicine - SSD: BIO/09 - Gabriele Mascetti;
  • Management of Space Missions - SSD: FIS/05 - Luca Valenziano;
  • Analysis of Astrophysical Data - SSD: FIS/05 - Cristian Vignali;
  • Detectors for Astroparticles and Data Analysis - SSD: FIS/01 - Laura Patrizii;
  • Earth Observation Techniques and Data Analysis - SSD: ICAR/06 - Gabriele Bitelli;
  • Applications of Geospatial Information - SSD: SECA-S/01 - Elisabetta Carfagna;
  • Satellite Monitoring of the Climate and Ocean Systems - SSD: FIS/06 - Tiziano Maestri;
  • Image Processing and Data Analysis - SSD: ING-INF/05 - Alessandro Bevilacqua;
  • Seminari specialistici - SSD: FIS/05 - Andrea Cimatti.

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