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Steps required to participate

1.- Read the entire description of the course to be sure that this is the type of the course that is needed and to make sure that you match the participants' profile and can fulfill the participation's requirements. There are four important requirements:

  • University degree - When accepted to participate in this course, your University degree should be validated by the Italian consulate in your country.
  • Fluency in English - The course is in English and the evaluation of participants involves the preparation of written exercises and reports.
  • Computing and Internet proficiency - The distance-learning phase involves the use of a virtual platform.
  • Availability of time - The course lasts 52 weeks; the first 18 weeks are in the modality of distance-learning the second part is a residential phase of 11 weeks to be held at the International Training Centre of the ILO in Turin, Italy. the third part of 22 weeks is again in the modality of distance learning.

2.- Discuss with your organization or identify another sponsor that could financially support your participation in the course. We have a reduced number of partial fellowships available, only for participants from developing countries on a competitive basis.

3.- Apply to the course before the deadline for applications using the online application [click here].

Please fill in all the required fields in the application form. The selection of the participants and the awarding of the fellowships is based on the information that we receive from your application.

4.- In the first part of June you will be informed on the outcome of the selection:

  • Your preselection or not to participate in the course of reference.
  • The awarding or not of one of the partial fellowships available.

You will be asked to confirm your interest in participating.

5.- Preparation of the documents.- We will ask you to prepare and send some documents that are required for the enrollment and MATRICULATION in the University of Turin. These documents must be presented before the end of September, i.e before the beginning of the course. Please note that this step could take months so it is recommended to start the procedures of validation, translation and requests to the Italian consulate as soon as possible.

  • Legalized copy of your University Degree issued by the academic institution and counter signed by the competent authority in your country (apostille needed). The certification of the competent local authority should state that the copy is in conformity with the original of the diploma. Please note that we only need your University Degree, not other course diplomas or certificates.
  • Translation into Italian of your University Degree. The translation needs to be done by an official translator recognised by the Italian Embassy in your country, and its conformity with the original needs to be certified by the Italian Embassy.
  • Legalized copy of your academic transcripts issued by the academic institution and counter signed by the competent authority in your country (apostille needed). The certification of the competent local authority should state that the copy is in conformity with the original of the academic transcripts.
  • Translation of the academic transcripts into Italian. The translation needs to be done by an official translator recognised by the Italian Embassy in your country, and its conformity with the original needs to be certified by the Italian Embassy.
  • The "Declaration of Value in the country of issuance of your University Degree/Diploma".
  • Two passport size pictures
  • A copy of your passport (main page)
  • Declaration of value of your academic degrees issued by the Italian Embassy in the country where your University Degree was issued.

6.- Payment.- The payment should be made in advance (before the beginning of the course, in September) by bank transfer to:

International Training Centre of the ILO
Account No. 1 0000 0560 002
Bank:        Intesa Sanpaolo SpA
Branch No. 523
Branch Address:        Viale Maestri del Lavoro, 10 - 10127 Turin, Italy
IBAN:         IT96 G 03069 09214 100000560002
BIC/SWIFT: BCITITMM

NB: kindly state your name and the course code on the bank transfer form

7.- Matriculation into the University of Turin.- Once the payment has been done and the required documents have been presented, we will proceed to matriculate you at the University of Turin.