How to apply


Please complete an online Application form (Please register with the name and surname as they are written in the passport or identity card). 

ALL OTHER APPLICANTS (Non-E.U, Italian but with an international qualification, and other E.U. citizens):
Complete an Application Form
Please, contact us to express you interest and we will contact you with updates.


REQUIRED DOCUMENTS FOR ALL APPLICANTS (Documents listed from point 1 to 6 must be uploaded on-line): 

  1. Copy of Bachelor's Degree (Master's Degree can be added, if any)
  2. Transcripts of Bachelor (Master's Degree can be added, if any). Accepted in English, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish
  3. Updated CV
  4. Certificate of English language
  5. A Graduate Entry Exam certificate: GMAT or GRE (In absence of these certificates, candidates will have to sit the MBA Admission Test)
  6. Passport-size photo (electronic format is accepted)
  7. Two letters of reference*
    (download template and guidelines that may be used .PDF)
    (download template and guidelines that may be used .DOC)
    - The letter must be completed by a university professor or a current/recent employer who knows the applicant well
    - The two letters must be sent in original by post in a sealed envelope with the signature of the reference on the back of the envelope to the address provided below
    - The two reference letters should contain specific and relevant details about the candidate's abilities and performance
    - The ALTIS staff may contact references to obtain additional information regarding the candidate and to verify the content of their recommendations.

*The two letters of reference must be sent by post to:
ALTIS Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
MBA GBS Admissions
Via San Vittore 18
20123 Milano, Italy

Priority Consideration Deadline: February 1, 2013
Deadline 2: April 15, 2013
Deadline 3: June 30, 2013
Deadline 4: September 30, 2013 (For Italian applicants with an Italian bachelor only).


Recruitment and selection will be conducted by ALTIS-Università Cattolica in collaboration with the partner universities and companies involved in the program.

The selection process will be structured as follows:

  • Evaluation of the documents sent by the Applicant to verify the compliance with the above listed admission requirements
  • Interview (in person or on the phone), once the Application documents and requirements have been considered eligible
  • Besides assessing academic achievements and qualified work experience, the interview will be aimed at discovering the Applicant's motivations, personal skills and expectations, namely the adherence to and understanding of the spirit of the MBA Program.

Upon completion of the selection process the Applicant will receive a written communication regarding his/her definitive admission to the MBA program.
The admitted Applicants wishing to confirm their acceptance are required to enroll within the date indicated in the admission communication and pay an entrance fee which will be deducted from the MBA tuition fee.
N.B: Entrance fees will only be refunded if the Applicant has his student Visa refused and can provide the documents attesting this.

Selected Applicants are required to produce the following documents:

  1. Certified transcripts of grades (original)
  2. Two passport-size photos
  3. Copy of passport or EU identity card document
  4. Those applicants who have a Degree Certificate issued by a non-Italian University must also provide the "Dichiarazione di Valore*

* "Dichiarazione di Valore" is a certificate issued by the Italian Embassies (or Consulates) that authenticates a foreign degree certificate.
To obtain the "Dichiarazione di Valore" the Applicant must apply to the Italian Embassy (or Consulate) of the country/region where the Applicant completed his/her university studies and provide them with a notarized translation of the diploma into the Italian language.
In some countries, obtaining the "Dichiarazione di Valore" may take up to two months or longer.
The Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore's Masters Division can assist the applicants in their effort to obtain the "Dichiarazione di Valore".

The documents necessary for the second step along with the application form must arrive no later than September 15 and must be sent as follows:

Applications from NON-EU CITIZENS
NON-EU citizens must apply through their local Italian Embassy or Consulate. This means that the Applicant must submit the application documents listed in the 2nd step of the Application Process along with the application form to the local Italian Embassy or Consulate. The application documents must be sent to:

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
Ufficio Master
Via Carducci, 28/30
20123 Milan - Italy

Applications from EU CITIZENS:
Application documents necessary for the 2nd step of the Application Process along with the application form must be sent to:

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
Ufficio Master
Via Carducci, 28/30
20123 Milan - Italy