Fees and Scholarships

Tuition fee

MICAD tuition fee i 9.000 € distributed as follows:

Installment Fee due When
1st installment 3.000 € Upon admission
2nd installment 3.0000 € February 2023
3rd  installment 3.000 € April 2023


The tuition fee includes:

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

Scholarships for international students

Up to seven (7) scholarships covering 25% of the tuition fee are available for international candidates.

The allocation of the 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 a majority of the scholarships will be assigned within the first calls.

Scholarships for Italian students

Grants for scholarships from public agencies are generally available for Italian students. Check here for more information. 

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. 

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 application instructions at the bottom of the page.  

Important note: all scholarships and tuition waivers will be deducated from the last installment of the tuition fee. 

Refund policy

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore guarantees a refund on deposit and first installment in case:

  • the Italian Embassy/Consulate rejects your visa application
  • the Master does not start for insufficient enrollments
  • COVID-19 related issues: check here in which the refund applies


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