• Application Deadline
  • 12 months


The MAFED - Fashion, Experience and Design Management from SDA Bocconi School of Management provides you with the most solid management skills to work in highly creative industries, where the value of an unlimited imagination needs to be combined with analytical capabilities, consistent strategies, and carefully targeted marketing initiatives.


  • You want a managerial role in a fashion, luxury, or design company.
  • You want to work in companies that create unique customer experiences.
  • You want to come into contact with the industrial world, where things happen.
  • You want to prepare for all this in Milan, an international and challenging environment, and the symbol of Italian Style worldwide.


The MAFED cares about your professional future and wants to support you also in preparing your career development with the Career Management Program (CARM), a dynamic meeting point for cultures and opportunities that offers you advice and dedicated services.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Pre-courses
  • General Management
  • Applied Management 

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You are required to have:

  • A university degree in any discipline. If you have studied disciplines other than business administration you have to attend online pre-courses starting in November.
  • Two years professional experience with an international profile.
  • Fluency in English. If your mother tongue is not English you are required to submit a TOEFL, IELTS, PTE or CPE result.
  • Italian language instruction
  • SDA test and MAFED essay. Details on the essay and on the SDA test will be communicated by Admissions Service once the pre-selection is complete.
  • Candidates may be required to have an interview with the program director either in Milan at SDA Bocconi or remotely (by phone or over the internet).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33996 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34000 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    33996 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34000 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
The total fee is € 34,000 to be paid in four installments

Living costs for Milano

  • 850 - 1450 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


  • Each year multiple scholarships and tuition waivers are available for outstanding candidates, thanks to the ongoing support of companies, other organizations, as well as our alumni and current students.
  • For MAFED 2020 SDA Bocconi made available 2 partial merit-based tuition waiver of up to €14,000.

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.