Master in International Cooperation and Development - MICaD

How to apply

Entry requirements

  • A Bachelor’s Degree
  • English proficiency
  • Strong motivation, possibly experience-based

Candidates who plan to graduate by April 2018 are admitted to apply for the 2017/18 edition of the program.

Application procedure

Applicant with an Italian Bachelor only: complete the online Application form  (Register with your name and surname as they are written in the passport or identity card).

All other applicants (non-EU, applicants with an international qualification and other EU citizens) can apply here.

Required documents for all applicants to submit online:

  • Copy of Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree
  • Transcripts of Bachelor or Master's Degree (accepted in English, Italian, French, Spanich and Portuguese)
  • Updated CV
  • Application essay   
  • At least one academic letter of reference
  • Copy of passport

TOEFL/iBT, Academic IELTS or having completed a degree program taught in English are considered a preferential requirement for applicants whose first language is not English.


Application are now open and will be evaluated in an ongoing process. Since the Master has a limited number of places, early applications have a greater chance of being successful.

Deadline for international scholarships:

April 15, 2017 Priority consideration deadline for scholarships
May 15, 2017
June 30, 2017

Students wanting to be considered for scholarships are advised to apply by these deadlines as a majority of the scholarships will be assigned within these first calls.
September 15, 2017 Some scholarships may still be available but very limited. For greater chance to receive a scholarship it is advised to apply by the priority consideration deadline above


Candidates will be evaluated through: 

  • CV
  • Application essay
  • Personal interviews
  • English language proficiency

Maximum number of participants is 25. Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore reserves the right to cancel the Master's course should it not recruit a viable number of students.

Academic Year
Scienze politiche e sociali
Course Location
ASERI - via San Vittore 18
Application deadline
30 October 2017