STUDENTS ENROLLED IN BACHELOR'S AND MASTER'S DEGREE PROGRAMS WHO HAVE THE B2 LEVEL ENGLISH LANGUAGE EXAM AS A PREREQUISITE IN THEIR CURRICULUM
Students enrolled in the following courses:
BACHELOR’S DEGREE PROGRAMS:
Economics and Banking, Economics and Management
MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMS:
Artificial Intelligence, Electronics and Communications Engineering (for students enrolled from 2020/2021 academic year), Finance, Economics, International Accounting and Management, Biodiversity Conservation and Environmental Quality, Biotechnologies of Human Reproduction, Genetic Counsellors, Medical Biotechnologies (for students enrolled from the 2019/2020 academic year), Sustainable Industrial Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Chemistry, Dentistry, European Studies, Language and Mind: Linguistics and Cognitive Studies.
Those students applying for admission to a bachelor’s or master’s course in which the medium of study is English must:
- submit (in online application) one of the international certificates at B2 level or higher accepted by the university
- have passed a B2 or higher level exam at the University of Siena (submit in online application)
- have previously passed a B2 or higher level exam in another university (submit in online application)
All of the other candidates (including native speakers or those who have done previous studies in which the medium of study was English) must take part in an interview (to be held online) with one of our teachers.
PLEASE NOTE: If you are in the process of enrolling in a master’s degree course in Language and Mind: Linguistics and Cognitive Studies or Public and Cultural Diplomacy you should not register for the online interview, but should contact our English language lecturer in the department, Monique Camarra by email: email@example.com
How to register for the online interview
The interview may include some discussion about academic affairs and is aimed to evaluate the general ability to interact and express oneself in English.
Interviews will be held every week in the months of September, October, November and December and will start on September 14th 2023.
In order to book and appointment for the interview you must download the app Ufirst (see link at bottom of page). On Ufirst click on Siena->Università di Siena San Francesco->Centro Linguistico di Ateneo. You will see a page with the list of dates and times available; simply select the one that you prefer.
The interview will be held in the virtual classroom on the Ufirst platform. You will receive an email with all the information for access.
Once you have booked an appointment through Ufirst, the system will send you two notices to remind you of the appointment. The first message will arrive the day before the appointment, the second 30 minutes before.
If you are unable to come to the appointment, you must cancel it in the app.
You must present a valid ID (passport or identity card with photo) when you start the interview.
You will receive an email with the result of the interview within two working days. The result (pass/fail) will also be sent directly to the respective administrative departments. If you do not pass the interview the first time, you will be allowed to repeat it one more time only.
The interview is only valid for admission to a bachelor’s or master’s course held in English. B2 English proficiency certificates are not awarded in this case.
PLEASE NOTE: Read the document below for rules and technical requirements carefully.