Tuition Fees

The total fee is € 24.000 to be paid in four instalments:
First Installment € 6,000 upon acceptance of your admission to the Master Program
Second Installment € 6,000 by 31 October 2017
Third Installment € 6,000 by 31 January 2018
Fourth Installment € 6,000 by 30 April 2018

The fees include:

  • teaching materials (some text must be purchased separately)
  • access to the School's database and facilities
  • 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.

Personal Expenses

Personal expenses will vary significantly depending on each individual's lifestyle. In general, the cost of living in Milano is comparable to that of other major European cities. We provide you with a forecast of monthly expenses as experienced by the MAMA students in recent years:

Housing € 600 - 900
Meals € 450
Transports € 100
Misc. Expenses € 350
Total € 1.500 - 1.800

The Program may involve company presentations and visits to Italian cultural institutions. Those extracurricular activities (held in the period October- May) will be day trips from Milan: transportation costs are to be covered by students.

Scholarships and Tuition Waivers

SDA Bocconi School of Management is making available 1 partial merit-based tuition waiver up to 25% of the Tuition Fee to 2017-18- MAMA 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 MAMA selection process.

Admission to the MAMA Program is independent of the award of any scholarship or tuition waiver.

Candidates can apply to the scholarship/tuition waivers 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 2017-18 MAMA Program.


› 1 Partial Tuition Waiver NEW

› Tuition Waiver Application Form NEW

Jean Monnet Scholarship Programme

MAMA is one of the SDA Bocconi Master's programs listed among the eligible programs of the Jean Monnet EU scholarship scheme (JM). The JM scholarship is awarded to Turkish citizens willing to join EU universities (1-year full-time Master programs taught in English). Once the candidate is admitted to MAMA, they may apply to JM scholarship directly within the deadline indicated in the JM website, where all scholarship criteria and application instructions are also provided.
More information is also available in the JM's Hosting Institution Catalogue.


Scholarship program “Bolashak” -  2016 (expired)

Documents submission period to Bolashak CIP in 2017 will be available early 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 MAMA program starting from 2016. The scholarship is awarded on a competitive basis and upon enrollment to the MAMA 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 MAMA 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 further information, please visit the Università Bocconi website:



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.