UCSC Africa Scholarship, Italy

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Universit√† Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, as part of its mission to foster relationships with developing countries, has developed a special program for students from the African continent. This program will enable students to study on partial scholarship for degree programs taught in English at UCSC’s Milan, Piacenza and Cremona Campuses.

Students, either citizens or residents, of all African countries may apply for these scholarships that are applicable only for the following degree programs taught in English:
 The Cattolica Africa Scholarship consists of 2 programs:

1. Cattolica Africa Scholars Program
This program consists of five MSc programs (Laurea Magistrale), all taught in English, which take 2 years to complete. These programs are preparing for an academic and/or professional career. Graduates of these MSc programs are also eligible to enter PhD programs at Italian universities.
MSc in Banking and Finance (Milan Campus) - Commencement in September 2013
MSc in Economics (Milan Campus) - Commencement in September 2013
MSc in Management (Milan Campus) - Commencement in September 2013
MSc in International Management (Piacenza Campus) - Commencement in September 2013

2. Cattolica Africa Leadership Program
This program consist of five specialized Master programs (Master Universitario), taught in English, which all take 1 year to complete. These programs consist of one semester of coursework and one semester of internship and/or project activities. These programs are designed for students who seek to enhance their professional career through a specialized area of study, taught by top-academics and professional experts in the field.
Master of International Business (Milan Campus) - Commencement in September 2013
Master of Corporate Communication (Milan Campus) - Commencement in November 2013

Partial scholarship recipients should expect to cover a minimum of €850 per month for rent and food. Living costs in Piacenza and Cremona are approximately €200 per month lower than in Milan.

Program information and admission requirements
Admission requirements for all programs include completion of at least a Bachelor Degree from a recognized university (2nd class upper division / 2.1 degree or higher) and IELTS 6.0 or equivalent if English is not the official language in your country. For the MBA at least three years of work experience and GMAT/GRE are required (students can apply without a GMAT/GRE score; however this test has to be taken before program commencement). For the Master of International Business no work experience is required.

Application form
To download the application form click here:

Additional application instructions are to be found on the application form.

Applications have to be sent electronically to scholarships.ucsc@unicatt.it
For all other information contact us at scholarships.ucsc@unicatt.it.


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