Tuition Fees

At SDA Bocconi, we have a mandatory attendance policy that is in place for the entire program. The intensive nature of our twelve-month program makes it impossible to engage in professional activities during the MFB that provide financial support.

The total fee for MFB 2018 is € 31,000.
First Installment € 9,000 on acceptance of admission offer
Second Installment € 8,000 no later than 28 February 2018
Third Installment € 7,000 no later than 28 April 2018
Fourth Installment € 7,000 no later than 30 June 2018

Tuition fees include:

  • Internal teaching materials used during the Program;
  • Visits to companies and institutions;
  • Courses in Italian language, with the possibility of attaining the CILS qualification of Italian language proficiency (CILS not included). 
  • 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 € 1,400

Scholarships and Tuition Waivers

Each year, a number of scholarships and tuition waivers are offered by SDA Bocconi School of Management: these are 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 offeres 2 merit-based tuition waivers up to 50% of the Tuition Fee to 2018 MFB candidates with outstanding profiles.

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 MFB selection process

International Candidates


1 Partial Tuition Waiver

SDA Bocconi Excellence


1 Partial Tuition Waiver


Tuition Waiver Application Form >

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 MFB program starting from 2016. The scholarship is awarded on a competitive basis and upon enrollment to the MFB 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 MFB 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

Inps Scholarships for Italian Civil Servants - 2016

MFB has been accredited  by INPS "Gestione dipendenti pubblici" and 5 scholarships will be made available to eligible candidates. Are you an eligible candidate? Yes, if you meet all the requirements, successfully pass the MFB admissions process, and your parents are/were civil servants in the Italian Public Administration.

If this opportunity applies to you, do get in touch with us.
For further details (information is availbale only in Italian), click here.

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.