Maritime science and technology
Bachelor course

Tutorship

A tutor for you

The University of Genoa provides three different types of tutors, who can help you during your university studies. The tutoring service is free of charge.

Our tutors are senior students who have been specifically trained to mentor you during your university experience.

Freshers' tutors

Have you just enrolled at the university?

Freshers’ tutors will help you get familiar with the university and will give you a tour of our facilities. They will also help you find the information you need and assist you to fill in your course study programme.

Have you just enrolled at the university?

Freshers’ tutors will help you get familiar with the university and will give you a tour of our facilities. They will also help you find the information you need and assist you to fill in your course study programme.

Academic tutors

Do you need some help or advice to pass your exams?

Academic tutors are well-experienced four-year students who will give you useful advice about your study method and can suggest you further readings and exercises to consolidate what you have learned during classes.

Peer tutors

Do you have specific needs related to disabilities or are you affected by a learning disability?

Peer tutors can support you arranging an academic path that best suits your needs and help you prepare your exams through one-to-one meetings.

Where and when can you meet your tutors?

You can meet freshers’ tutors:

  • at the courses introductions at the beginning of each class
  • during the Freshers’ days organised by the university course
  • in classrooms during your first classes

Do you want to become a tutor? 

If you're a properly enrolled student, you can partecipate to the tutor calls.

Eligibility to partecipate and the prerequisites are specified in the 2020 admission call. The deadline for the online application is Monday 18 May 2020 at noon.

N.B. You cannot apply if you are a part-time student.

Find out more:

You can apply for the A profile only if you:

  • are enrolled in a master course
  • are in the fourth year of a master courses (5/6 years)
  • are a UniGe Ph.D

The B profile is composed of peer tutors who deal with the activities of tutoring and teaching-integration, preparatory and recovery for students with disabilities.

To be able to access this profile you must be registered:

  • from the second year onwards, three-year degree courses and single-cycle master's degree courses
  • master's degree courses
  • PhD courses with administrative offices at UniGe

You can work a maximum of 200 hours and the hourly fee is 13 euros, tax-free.

N.B. Before starting the activity you must take part in a compulsory training course to know:

  • UniGe services
  • specific details on the activities you will have to perform

Payment procedures

Once you have finished your tutoring activity, to obtain payment, you must fill out and send to stipecod@unige.it (with a photocopy of your identity document) the civil status declaration form.

Profile C is composed of a tutor for the reception of the activities of accompanying the newcomers.

To be able to access this profile you must have the CFU required by the call and be registered:

  • from the second year onwards of the three-year courses and of the master's degree courses with a single cycle
  • to master's degree programs

You can work a maximum of 120 hours and the hourly fee is 10.33 euro, tax-free.

Please, read carefully the Annex 3 of the call.

N.B. Before starting the activity you have to take part in a compulsory training course to know:

  • UniGe services
  • the characteristics of the course of study you're tutoring for

Payment procedures

Once you have finished your tutoring activity, to obtain payment, you must fill out and send it to stipecod@unige.it (with a photocopy of your identity document) the civil status declaration form.

For further information, please contact the Servizio Orientamento e Tutorato - Settore Orientamento agli studi universitari (Guidance services and Tutoring Office).

To learn more, please visit the dedicated page.