Tuition Fees

The total fee for the 2017 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 13 January 2017
Third Installment € 7,000 no later than 17 March 2017
Fourth Installment € 7,000 no later than 19 May 2017

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

Each year, a number of scholarships and tuition waivers are offered by SDA Bocconi School of Management: these are awarded on the basis of merit to candidates with an outstanding profile. Admission to the Program is independent of the awarding of any scholarship or tuition waiver.
SDA Bocconi School of Management is making available 2 partial merit-based tuition waivers up to 50% of the Tuition Fee to 2017 MAFED candidates with outstanding profile.
Applications are evaluated according to the following criteria:

  • Analysis of the requirements indicated in the specific notice of competition
  • Analysis of academic and professional record
  • Results of the MAFED selection process


  China, Japan and South Korea  

2 Partial Tuition Waivers
Tuition Waiver Application Form


To be eligible for a tuition waiver, applicants must:

  • Have sent the application to the 2016/2017 MAFED
  • Look at the pre-requisites for the tuition waiver
  • Send the Tuition waiver Application Form and Résumé by the deadline indicated (even though their selection process is still in progress)

The tuition waivers will be awarded during the selection process and no later than the starting date of the 2016-2017 MAFED Program.

Scholarship program “Bolashak” -  2016

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 2016 is as below:
    •    From 11 April to 13 May 2016;
    •    From 13 June to 29 July 2016;
    •    From 15 August to 30 September 2016.
The scholarship awarding period is from 10 May 2016 to 10 January 2017.

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.