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University of Milan

University of Milan, Via Festa del Perdono 7 Milano,
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Postgraduate Overview

The University of Milan offers 57 master’s programs, 32 doctoral programs, as well as 26 vocational master’s courses and 65 postgraduate schools of professional specialization.

Tuition fees

The University of Milan is a public institution. Therefore, the university offers lower tuition fees in proportion to income, with fees being curbed in order to guarantee, to the greatest possible extent, the right for every student to have the opportunity to study. 

For international students, enrolment fees vary according to the student’s citizenship and can vary between €156 to maximum of €1,156 each academic year. 

The University of Milan also offers scholarships and other special funding, such as refectory and accommodation services. Enrolled students can apply for a scholarship, depending on whether they’re based on merit, income or both.

The Excellence Scholarships program is particularly aimed at international students. The program offers 100 incentive grants to the newly enrolled best international students at master’s level. The incentives include 50 scholarships of €6,000 plus enrollment fee exemption. 

To find out more about special funding and scholarships, visit the university’s website

Entry requirements

Those who hold, or are about to complete a bachelor's degree (or equivalent title) by the end of December or by the deadline indicated in the Program Structure for the selected master's degree program may apply to enroll on a postgraduate degree program. 

Graduates who wish to apply for a doctoral program or a medical specialization school must follow the instructions in the competitive examination announcements.

For specific entry requirements you should also consult the master’s degree program that you’re interested in applying to. 

European citizens, non-EU citizens who reside in Italy with a current, valid “permesso di soggiorno” (residence permit) and natives of Iceland, Norway, Switzerland and Lichtenstein can apply. Non-EU citizens who are residents abroad must submit a pre-application request to the Italian Embassy or Consulate in their country of residence.

Some master degree programs have open admissions (on the basis of a case-by-case evaluation of the student candidature). Other programs will require candidates to sit an admission tests in order to ensure they are eligible for their chosen course of study. 

You must submit your admission application directly to the university.

Each year, between February and July, the University of Milan publishes its calls to apply for admission to master degree programs. These calls for application report the procedure for enrolment (matriculation) on the first year of studies, as well as:

  • Admission requirements,
  • Dates, programs, procedures and locations for evaluation tests and entrance examinations,
  • Number of places available for programs with limited enrolment,
  • Instructions for candidates with disabilities or SLD,
  • Information on rankings,
  • Enrolment procedures.

Further information can be found on the university’s website

How to apply

If you’re an international student who’s interested in applying to the University of Milan, you’ll need to complete an online application form which can be found on the university’s website. This is where you’ll also be able to find further details about how to apply as well as specific information regarding entry requirements.  

Programs available

Postgraduate - Faculties/Departments and Programs

University Highlights

University of Milan is one of the top Public universities in Milano, Italy. It is ranked #=301 in QS Global World University Rankings 2021.

Total students - 48,041


International students - 2,967


Total faculty staff - 2,525


Total students - 48,041


International students - 2,967


Total faculty staff - 2,525

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English language requirements

This institution accepts IELTS!
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Please check the specific English language requirements for your chosen course with the university.