Tuition Fees

The total fee for the 2018 program is € 31,000 to be paid in four installments:
First Installment € 9,000 on acceptance of admission offer
Second Installment € 8,000 no later than 31 January 2018
Third Installment € 7,000 no later than 30 March 2018
Fourth Installment € 7,000 no later than 31 May 2018

Tuition fees include:

  • Internal teaching materials used during the Program (some books are not included);
  • Visits to companies and institutions (includes organization and transport; excludes lodging and food);
  • Courses in Italian language, with the possibility of attaining the CILS qualification of Italian language proficiency. 
  • Access to the Bocconi University Library and on-line database.

Pre Courses
For students required or opting to attend the pre-courses, the fee is € 2,000.

Scholarships and Tuition Waivers

Scholarship program “Bolashak” -  2017

Documents submission period to Bolashak CIP in 2017 will be available later in 2017. For more information please refer to the Bolashak Program official website.

Bolashak (meaning Future in Kazakh language) scholarships were initiated by the President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, to support the most talented Kazakhs in pursuing higher education at leading universities around the world. Every year the Kazakh Government selects between 1000 and 1500 Bolashak scholarship recipients for postgraduate programs (MSc, MA and PhD) on a competitive basis.

Bocconi University and SDA Bocconi School of Management are among top 200 institutions eligible to receive Bolashak scholars from Kazakhstan to study MAFED program starting from 2016. The scholarship is awarded on a competitive basis and upon enrollment to the MAFED program. Bolashak scholarship covers tuition fees, book allowances, and living, travel and visa expenses and provides a monthly allowance of USD 2,000 per student.

Please refer to the new list of the eligible international universities approved by the Ministry of Education of Kazakhstan, recommended for higher education, language courses provided for the winners of the scholarship and awarding of the international Bolashak scholarship for 2016; preferred specialization areas to obtain higher education under the international Bolashak scholarship scheme in 2016 are listed here.

Documents submission period to Bolashak CIP in 2017 will be available later in 2017. For more information and for 2017 application dates to the Bolashak international scholarship, please refer to the Bolashak Program official website

Please note that all interested candidates will be required to submit the application for the MAFED Program by the indicated deadline as well as apply to the Bolashak Program. 
For the Bolashak Scholarship Program selection criteria, timeline and more information please refer to the Bolashak Program official website

Loans and Funding

For candidates

The School assists candidates with their search for funding by supplying the necessary documentation and encouraging them to explore all scholarship and loan possibilities. SDA Bocconi provides opportunities for low-interest loans to admitted students, thanks to agreements with partner banks.
Furthermore, the University provides international students with information about possible sources for financing in several countries.

For companies and institutions

Companies and Institutions can fund training programs for their employees using Joint Inter-Professional Funds. These programs, which can be arranged by a single company or a group of companies, can be targeted at individuals or organizations, and can be specific to an industry sector or a geographical region.
For further information go to the Inter-Professional Funds page.