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[Met-jobs] LMAST - Master in Atmospheric Science and Technology in Rome/L'Aquila, Italy: pre-enrolment for the ay 2020-21 is OPEN!

From Frank Marzano <>
Cc Rossella Ferretti <>
Date Sat, 11 Jan 2020 13:00:00 +0100

Dear colleagues and students,

we are glad to inform you that the pre-enrolment to the Laurea Magistrale (Master) in Atmospheric Science and Technology (LMAST) is open:
for non-EU students till May 31, 2020; 
- for EU students till Sept. 15, 2020.

LMAST is a Master of Science (MSc) degree in the Physics class (LM-17 in Italy), organized as an international inter-university programme, jointly proposed by the Sapienza University of Rome and University of L’Aquila. The unique feature of LMAST programme is to educate master students with solid knowledge and specific skills in the domain of atmospheric science from a physics and an engineering perspective.

LMAST degree includes fundamentals of fluid mechanics, meteorology, electromagnetics and statistical mechanics as well as satellite Earth observation, radar meteorology, atmospheric remote sensing, dynamical meteorology and climatic modelling, environmental meteorology and monitoring. The course can be completed by choosing among a wide choice of interdisciplinary subjects. Stages for carrying out the master thesis are also foreseen through agreements with regional and national meteorological services as well as research institutes and companies. The program emphasizes system-related and interdisciplinary aspects aiming at forming professional expertise as meteorologist, climatologist, forecaster, atmospheric scientist, remote sensing scientist, and environmental physicist LMAST is closely linked with research and innovation activities in the Italian and international job-market context related to agrometeorology, risk management, transport, climate adaptation, civil protection, renewable energy, energy management. 

The LMAST graduate can obtain the Statement of learning curriculum conformity to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Recommendation 1083 “Guide to the implementation and education and training standards in meteorology and hydrology”, officially approved by the WMO National Permanent Representative.

LMAST main info can be found below and in its website
Do not hesitate to contact us!

Best regards,
Rossella Ferretti, University of L'Aquila, Chair
Frank S. Marzano, Sapienza University Rome, vice-Chair

Web site:          
Pre-enrolment site: 
Enrolment site:
Info request:    

Candidates, wishing to apply to LMAST, are required to have a Bachelor degree and curriculum background with the following requirements:
- Italian candidates should exhibit a Laurea in Physics (L-30) or a Laurea with at least 24 credits in MAT and 24 credits in FIS as well as (preferably) 6 credits in INF and 6 credits in CHIM.
- Foreign candidates from EU and non-EU countries should hold a BSc in Physics or a degree in a technical-scientific subject with a list of exams showing a strong background in mathematics (calculus, algebra, analysis, numerics) and physics (classical and modern) as well as in chemistry and computer programming.
- All students must have a good knowledge of the English language, certified at least at level B2 (within Common European Framework of Reference for Languages). IELTS (International English Language Testing System) or TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) proficiency certification are welcome.
- The LMAST Admission Committee may request an interview with the prospective students via Skype or other services. The number of students per year of LMAST MSc programme is not limited.

• 1 November: pre-enrolment opens for non-EU students at
Letters of pre-acceptance are sent to the best Non-EU candidates within 60 days from the application. 
• 31 May: pre-enrolment for non-EU students closes (due to embassy-related visa procedures which may take up 3 months).
• 1 February - 31July: request period for student visas at the Italian consulate/embassy 
• 1 June - 31 August: calls for scholarships are opened by  
• 21 September: lectures start in Rome and L’Aquila
• 20 December: last day to officially enrol at LMAST through 
• 1 November: pre-enrolment opens for EU students at
Letters of pre-acceptance are sent to the best EU candidates within 60 days from the application. 
• 1 June - 31 August: call for scholarships at  
• 15 September: pre-enrolment for EU students closes (official enrolment can be anyway accomplished till December).
• 21 September: lectures start in Rome and L’Aquila
• 20 December: last day to officially enrol at LMAST through 
        prof. Frank S. MARZANO, Ph.D., Fellow IEEE, RMetS
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