Fees and scholarships

Tuition fee

MAPCD tuition fee is 10.000 € distributed as follows:

  • 1st installment:    3.000 €    due upon admission
  • 2nd installment:   3.000 €    February 2024
  • 3rd installment:    2.000 €    April 2024
  • 4th installment:    2.000 €    June 2024

The tuition fee includes:

  • Tutoring service
  • Access to Universities facilities and services
  • Teaching material


Scholarships for international students

A limited number of partial scholarships for international candidates are available:

  • Up to 2 scholarships covering 50% of the tuition fee
  • Up to 4 scholarships covering 25% of the tuition fee

The allocation of scholarships will be evaluated in an ongoing process. Students wanting to be considered for this opportunity are advised to apply as soon as possible, as athe majority of scholarships will be assigned within the first calls.

Scholarships and tuition waivers for Italian students

The Master offers scholarships up to 25% of the tuition fee

Moreover, grants for scholarships from public agencies are generally available for Italian students.
Check here for more information. 


UCSC Alumni discount

A 500 € discount applies for graduate Alumni of the Università Cattolica that have signed up for the UCSC ALUMNI PREMIUM PROGRAM.
The discount cannot be cumulated with other scholarships  and the tuition fee waiver will apply only to students participating in the program before enrolling in the Master. 
Download the Alumni Premium application instructions at the bottom of the page.

Important notes: Scholarships are assimilated to employment income and as such are subject to taxation. They are therefore to be considered gross of any withholding taxes.
All scholarships and tuition waivers will be deducated from the last installment of the tuition fee. 
Discounts and scholarships cannot be cumulated. 

Refund policy

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore guarantees a refund on deposit and first installment in the following cases:

  • If the Italian Embassy/Consulate rejects your visa application
  • If the Master does not run due to insufficient enrollment
  • in the case of illness or disability preventing you from enrolling in the programme;
  • in the case of death/illness of a close family member (parent, sibling, spouse or child);

Full details and conditions on the refund policy for international students can be read here


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