Selection & admission


First level specializing master - 11th edition

Strategic Management for Global Business (SMGB)

a.a. 2018/19  |  Sept 2018 - October 2019
Structure: On-line courses + Full-time In-class Lectures + Action Project/ Internship 
Place: Milano - Università Cattolica + Online platform
Application deadline: 30 June 2018 (Intl students); Sept 2018 (Italian students) 

Selection & admission

How to apply

Applicants with an Italian Bachelor only,  ie pplications for Italian and international students holding an Italian bachelor degree (laurea triennale): 

All other applicants (International bachelor degree), ie Non-E.U, Italians but with an international qualification, and other E.U. citizens
Application link:  apply here


Application documents

While applying, students will need to submit the following documents. Documents from point 1 to 7 are compulsoryApplications will be evaluated only after all compulsory documents have been delivered.

  1. Copy of Bachelor's Degree certificate

  2. Transcripts of Bachelor 
    Accepted in English, Italian, French, Portuguese and Spanish. Applicants that have not concluded their Bachelor degree yet, should send the most updated transcripts.

  3. Updated CV in English

  4. Motivational essay, in English
    In this document (min 1 - max 2 pages), candidates should state the reasons (personal, professional etc) for their application to the program.
    If wishing to apply for a scholarship, candidates should explain their motives here.

  5. One letter of reference
    The letter must be completed by a university professor or by a current/recent employer who knows the applicant well, and should contain specific and relevant details about the candidate's abilities and performance.
    The letter can be sent via e-mail (scanned) but must be written on the referee's institution or company letterhead paper, must be hand- signed and must report the referee's contact details (mail and direct phone). Accepted in English or Italian.

  6. Copy of passport (for international students) or Identity card (for Italian citizens)

  7. Passport-size photo, please sumbit a professional picture, with white background.

  8. Certificate of English language proficiency (if available)

  9. Other documents
    Any additional document to better qualify the candidate's profile  can be added to the application (GMAT, GRE, additional Masters or courses certificates etc).

Application deadlines

Priority consideration deadlines

Deadline 1: 1 February 2018

Deadline 2: 15 March 2018

Deadline 3: 15 April 2018
Deadline 1/2/3: priority consideration deadlines are valid for all applicants. 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.

Further deadlines

Deadline 4: 15 May 2018
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: 30 June 2018
Final deadline for applicants with international Bachelor's degrees. 

Deadline 6: 29 September 2018
Final deadline for applicants with an Italian Bachelor's degree only.

Maximum number of students admitted is 40.
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore reserves the right to cancel the master's course should it not recruit a viable number of students.

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