First level specializing master - 12th edition

Strategic Management for Global Business (SMGB)

a.a. 2019/20  |  September 2019 - October 2020

Structure: On-line courses + Full-time In-class Lectures + Action Project/ Internship 
Place: Milano - Università Cattolica + Online platform
Application deadlines: 15 July 2019 (Intl students); 30 Sept 2019 (Italian students) 

Tuition fee

The tuition fee is 11,000 € to be paid as follows.

  • 3000 € after admission and before the online courses start. 
  • 8000 € divided in subsequent installments

The tuition fee includes:

  • Welcome activities
  • Use of the University facilities
  • Courses materials provided through a dedicated platform
  • Visits to companies and industrial districts

The tuition does not include room, board and any administrative expenses (ie, related to visa procedures or permit to stay procedures or similar). 

The cost of living (housing, meals, transportation, and other expenses) in Milan can range between € 800 - € 1,200 per month.


Tuition fee waivers / scholarships

Scholarships for international applicants

6 partial scholarships (tuition fee waivers) of  4.000 € are available for international applicants. Scholarships are assigned upon merit based criteria and following priority consideration deadlines

Deadline 1:1 February 2019

Deadline 2: 15 march 2019

Deadline 3: 15 April 2019

​Students wishing to be considered for scholarships are advised to apply by these deadlines as a majority of the scholarships will be assigned at this stage.The request to be considered for a scholarship must be clearly stated in the motivational letter included in the application documents.

Further application deadlines:

Deadline 4: 15 May  2019
A limited number of scholarships may still be available. However, applicants are strongly advised to apply by the priority consideration deadlines in order to have a greater chance of success.

Deadline 5: July 15 2019
Final deadline for applicants with international Bachelor’s degrees. Generally, no scholarship is available at this point in time.

Scholarships for Italian applicants

5 scholarships (tuition waivers) of 1.000 € are available for Italian applicants. To apply for the waivers you are required to:

  • Have an Italian Bachelor Degree
  • Minimum grade: 90/110
  • English proficiency level: B2 (certified by ELTS, TOEFL, PET or other certification)
  • Start your online application within September 20, 2019
  • Successfully complete the selection process (ie, by uploading all required documents and passing the interview)

Reasons for your scholarships application should be clearly stated in the applicant's motivational letter.

INPS (National Social Welfare Institution) provides scholarships based on the ISEE income for childrens and orphans of INPS employees (included retired people) who works in “Gestione dipendenti pubblici e gestione unitaria delle prestazioni creditizie e sociali e della gestione magistrale.

  • Applicants must be under 40.
  • Deadline: october 30th

Check the call for application


UCSC Alumni discount

A 10% discount on the tuition fee can be granted to the Alumni* of the Università Cattolica that participate in the Premium Alumni program. The discount cannot be cumulated with other scholarships or tuition waivers.

Special offer for UCSC students and alumni: to all candidates that start their application within July 30, 2019 (and successfully pass the selection process), ALTIS will offer a complementary subscription to the Premium Alumni program. 

*By Alumni are meant all students that have been regularly registered with a UCSC registration number, not participants to executive courses.

Refund policy

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore guarantees the reimbursement of the first installment only in the case of non-activation of the master for insufficient number of applications.

Additional circustamces for international students can be found here 



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