UCSC: a very special place.

Cattolica distinguishes itself for its multidisciplinary curriculum, its industrial ties allowing for unique networking and internship opportunities, and its strong international focus.

There are two types of graduate programs we offer:

The Graduate degree/Master of Science - MSc ("Laurea Magistrale"):

  • Is awarded after two years of graduate studies for a total of 120 ECTS.
  • Aims to provide rigorous, advanced training in more highly specialized areas.
  • Enables you to apply for a PhD at any Italian or international University.

The "Master Universitario" (also known as 1 year specializing Master):

  • Focuses on specific topics and aims at providing practical skills to graduates wanting to develop specific professional competences.
  • Upon completion, students will have earned at least 60 ECTS.
  • UniversitàCattolica's English taught 1 year Master programs all include consultancy work projects that may lead to internships/ job opportunities.

We offer merit-based scholarships consisting of tuition fee reductions for international students. 

Check our Graduate Programs' brochure here.

With more than 100 nationalities, we specialize in quality services tailored for international students; from dedicated orientation events, visa and accommodation assistance, to opportunities for exchange and language courses abroad for enrolled students.

Milan is home to Cattolica's largest campus, located in the stunningly beautiful medieval building in the heart of the city. By living and studying in Italy's economic capital, with its constant flow of international businesses and investments, our students are ideally positioned to put to practice the knowledge gained in their studies whilst using their own language abilities and cultural competencies.

Programme Info

Download our graduate brochure: HERE

Type of Course:

  • 2-year M.Sc. Degree in Economics (Milan campus)
  • 2-year M.Sc. Degree in Management (Milan campus)
  • 2-year M.Sc. Degree in Banking & Finance (Milan campus)
  • 2-year M.Sc. Degree in Data Analytics for Business and Economics (Milan campus)
  • 2-year M.Sc. Degree in Actuarial Sciences for Insurance (Milan campus)
  • 2-year M.Sc. Degree in Innovation and Technology Management (Milan campus)
  • 2-year M.Sc. Degree in Methods and Topics in Arts Management (Milan campus)
  • 2-year M.Sc. Degree in Global Business Management (Piacenza campus)
  • 2-year M.Sc. Degree in Agricultural and Food Economics (Cremona campus)
  • 2-year M.Sc. Degree in Healthcare Management (Rome campus)
  • 1-year Specializing Master Diploma in Corporate Communication (Milan campus)
  • 1-year Specializing Master Diploma in International Business (Regular + Executive) (Milan campus)
  • 1-year Specializing Master Diploma in Strategic Management for Global Business (Milan campus)
  • 1-year Specializing Master Diploma in International Marketing Management (Milan campus)
  • 1-year Specializing Master Diploma in Luxury Goods Management - EMLUX (Milan campus)
  • 1-year Specializing Master Diploma in International Screenwriting & Production (Milan campus) - A.Y. 2020/2021
  • 1-year Specializing Master Diploma in Viticulture & Enology (Piacenza campus)
  • 1-year Specializing Master Diploma in Cultural Diplomacy (Rome campus)
  • 1-year Specializing Master Diploma in Arts Management (Milan campus)
  • 1-year Specializing Master Diploma in International Cooperation & Development (Milan campus)
  • 1-year Specializing Master Diploma in International Relations (Milan campus)
  • 1-year Specializing Master Diploma in Middle Eastern Studies (Milan campus)
  • 1-year Specializing Master Diploma in Data Science Management (Milan campus)
  • (2nd level, Advanced) Specializing Master in Economics & Finance (Milan campus)

Starting Dates:
All M.Sc. degrees: September 2019
Specializing Masters: September 2019 or Jan 2020 (depending on program)

Length of Course:

  • Full Time MSc: 24 months
  • Specializing Master: 12 months

Application Deadlines
All Sept intake programs:
1st Feb / 15th March/ 15th April/ 15 May
All Jan intake programs:
Arpil 15/ May 30/ June 30, 2015/ Sep. 15 / Nov. 1

Student Body

Number of nationalities: Applications from 106 different countries. Enrollments from 25+ countries.
Percentage of international students: 1% - 50% (depending on program)
Age Range: 21 - 35
Average Age: 24


Overall score TOEFL 85 /IELTS 6.5
One reference (acadmic or professional)
Skype Interview (depending on program)
Transcripts of previous univeristy Degree
Motivation Letter
min. 14 years of schooling


Application fee: EUR 75 (waived for event attendees) 
Tuition fees: EUR 5.570 – 12.000 (for non-EU students and depending on program)
Estimate for accommodation/living costs, insurance: EUR 10.000 – 12.000 per annum


Address: Via Carducci 28/30 Milano, 20123 Italy

Telephone: +390272345108
Fax: +390272345806

Website: www.ucscinternational.it

Name of a specific person whom the candidates can contact Ms. iLaria Bossi
Email: international.inquiry@unicatt.it