Master in Middle Eastern Studies - MIMES


Entry requirements

  • Minimum a Bachelor's degree from an accredited University recognized by Italian law
  • English proficiency
  • Strong motivation

Candidates who plan to graduate by March/April 2020 are admitted to apply for the 2019-2020 edition of the program.

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, Spanish and Portuguese)
  • Updated CV
  • Application essay (download it at the bottom of this page)
  • 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 DEADLINE: Dec 15th (Italian candidates) 2019

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.



Enrollment for admitted candidates with an Italian bachelor

Admitted students will be notified via email and on the admission portal.

The enrollment must be completed within 5 working days from the receipt of notice, inputting payment of first installment on master.unicatt.it/application.

Participants must send the enrollment documents  at a later stage to:
Ufficio Master
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
Via Carducci, 28/30 
20123 Milano

Students preparing for a degree are required to pre-enroll through the admission portal.


Enrollment for admitted candidates with a foreign degree

Students with a foreign university degree must request the Declaration of Value to the consular offices of the country where the title has been awarded. If the degree was awarded in a EU university, applicants can request the Diploma Supplement released by the university of origin.


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