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


Required documents to be submitted 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 or professional 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.

Do you have a Bachelor issued by an Italian University? Do you have a Bachelor issued by any other university around the world?

Please apply here
(Click on "Non sei ancora registrato? Clicca qui" and create your account).

Check your scholarship options here


Please apply here


Check your scholarship options here




October 30th, 2021

Applications 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.


Candidates will be invited to a selection interview in person or via Skype as soon as they complete their application.

The evaluation will be based on:

  • CV
  • Application essay
  • English language proficiency
  • A selection interview

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.


Are you an admitted candidate with a Degree issued by an Italian University?    Are you an admitted candidate with a foreign degree?

1) Please complete your enrollment within 5 working days from the receipt of the admission notice, inputting payment of first installment on master.unicatt.it/application.

2) Please upload the the enrollment documents here

Please apply for the Declaration of Value to the Italian consular offices of the country where the title was awarded


In case of an EU University, request the Diploma Supplement to your university of origin


Would you like to be updated on our programmes, courses and initiatives? Just send us your contact details