Since the a.y. 2015/2016 the Department of Engineering has decided to use  the online tests  (TOLC-I) promoted and managed by CISIA (Consorzio Interuniversitario Sistemi per l’Accesso). High school students interested in studying Engineering in Pisa will now be able to sign up and take the test on the dates established in the annual calendar available at the CISIA portal ( Passing this test (which depends on the criteria of each university) allows students to enrol in an Engineering degree programme without having to take supplementary course credits.

Degree programmes for which students are expected to take the TOLC-I test:

Aerospace Engineering (IAS-L)

Chemical Engineering (ICH-L)

Civil, Environmental and Building Engineering (ICE-L)

Energy Engineering (IGT-L)

Management Engineering (IGE-L)

Telecommunications Engineering (ITC-L)

For the a.y. 2017/2018, please consult the ‘Admission Exams’ section of the portal for the following degree programmes:

Biomedical Engineering (IBI-L)

Electronic Engineering (IEL-L)

Computer Engineering (IFO-L)

Mechanical Engineering (IMC-L)

For the 2017-18 academic year, the School of Engineering at the University of Pisa has released 6 dates to take the test. Consult the appropriate page for the test.

You may take the test at any of the branches of the CISIA which are part of the TOLC-I (available in Italian only

keeping in mind that we will only accept those tests that have been taken by September 2017.

Date, time, location of the test

The scheduled dates for the tests at the University of Pisa are the following:

10th July 2017 (places available: 290)

4th, 5th, 6th September 2017 (places available: 1,260)

At Polo Didattico B, Via Andrea Pisano.

Deadline to register for the test

The deadline for every test is indicated on the CISIA portal.

Other information

More detailed information is available at the website of the school of Engineering:

The front office of Engineering is located at Largo L. Lazzarino, Pisa –Building Triennio di Ingegneria (Polo A), first floor.
tel. 050 221 7031

e-mail address:

Office hours: Monday-Friday from 9:30am to 1pm

Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna

Candidates who have passed the admission exam at the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna are exempt from taking the evaluation test.