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Building Construction Engineering

Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
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About this program

Building Construction Engineering

BCE is a 1st cycle degree program, 3-year Bachelor degree, entirely taught in English.

The program is held at Ravenna Campus (part of the Multicampus structure created by Bologna University).

Students are provided with the technical and scientific skills characteristic of the Construction Engineer profile who works as a designer, manager of the design, production and use of buildings and infrastructures both new and existent.

The Construction Engineer has a solid engineering background, with sector-specific design and managerial skills; graduates can decide either to enter directly into the labour market or to continue their studies applying to second cycle degree programs.

5 Reasons to Enrol on the Degree Program:

  • Wide-spectrum training in the field of construction and building
  • Particular attention to the problems of building rehabilitation
  • State-of-the-art teaching laboratories and equipment
  • Possibility to continue the course of study with UniBO second cycle (Master) degrees in the same field
  • A highly sought-after professional profile: Construction engineers are needed all over the world and their line of work is stable and well-paid
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Admission requirements

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Program content

First Year

Mandatory Courses

  • Mathematical Analysis T-1
  • Chemistry and Technology of Materials
  • Applied Geology
  • Applied Economic Analysis (I.C.)
  • Analysis of Urban and Territorial Systems
  • Mathematical Analysis T-2
  • Drawing and CAD
  • General Physics

Second Year

Mandatory Courses

  • Building Physics and Energy Efficient Building Design
  • Architectural Technology (I.C.)
  • Construction of Urban and Metropolitan Roads
  • Building Information Modeling (BIM)
  • Hydraulics
  • Typological, Morphological and Distributive Characters of Buildings (LAB.)
  • Principles of Structural Mechanics

Third Year

Mandatory Courses

  • Principles of Geotechnics
  • Principles of Structural Engineering
  • Sustainable Building Assessment
  • Geomatics Engineering
  • Courses freely chosen by the students*
  • Building Design Research (LAB)
  • Final Examination

Scholarships & funding

University students may obtain economic support during their studies from the Emilia Romagna Region, the University of Bologna and other external bodies.


Check our website to know which are the required documents to apply for exemptions and special subsidies.

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About this institute

Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna

The Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna, the oldest university in the Western world, paves the way for innovation through an increasingly rich programme catalogue, cutting-edge research, a constant and increasingly broad international perspective and a strong third mission....

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Why study at Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna


Over 700 teachers with responsibilities that include international relations. Students from more than 140 countries. 70 teaching projects with international Universities. The University of Bologna is part of several international networks that promote research activities in every field.


252 degree programs, of which 101 first-cycle degrees, 14 combined bachelor/master degrees, 137 second-cycle degrees. Among these, 87 are international (Academic Year 2021/22).


Projects, initiatives and research structures for the development of innovation and the knowledge to tackle global challenges. More than 2,700 professors and researchers. Over 11,000 research products every year. Over 87,000 students enrolled of which more than 6,000 international.

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Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna

Via Zamboni 33
40126 Bologna

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