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Master of Business Administration

SDA Bocconi School of Management

M.B.A. On Campus
12 months
59000 EUR/year
59000 EUR/year
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The Master of Business Administration of SDA Bocconi is an intense, international program offered by one of the highest-ranked Schools of Management in the world. This 1-year MBA is held in the heart of Milano, the hub of Italy’s culture and innovation, and it is designed to flexibly meet the needs of students, connecting them with inspirational leaders and iconic brands.

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The Master of Business Administration from SDA Bocconi School of Management is a postgraduate and post-experience degree in general management, with a wide scope for specialization, guaranteed by the fact that electives are clustered in 4+1 concentrations among which students have to take choices.

MBA is demanding, sometimes stressful, but it is also sustainable, allowing a proper balance between career aspirations and personal life, as well as fostering awareness of the importance of what's beyond the boundary of firms. Lunch & Learn (L&L) Talks, Leadership Series Seminars and extra-curricular activities offer ample opportunities for life-long networking and friendship.

Who is it for?


  • For around 100 students from 30+ countries and diverse backgrounds, willing to invest in high-return management education, concentrated in as short a time as possible, to effectively tackle market's challenges.
  • For professionals ready to make the famed 'triple jump' in their career - change either in industry sector, function or country, industry and function, or for those who want to go one step further towards a full-fledged career in general management.
  • For highly-motivated goal-achievers, looking for a transformational learning experience to become drivers of organizational change.

The MBA changes your career and your life.

An MBA is a radical experience after which your professional prospects, even personal ones, will no longer be the same. We are aware of this and it’s why we have designed a Career Services division that wants to be a valuable support for students who aim to achieve high career goals and for companies looking for highly talented individuals.

Programme Structure

The SDA Bocconi MBA's integrated curriculum:
  • Is based on real- world management knowledge,
  • Draws directly on our faculty's current research work, as well as on influential leaders' experience, to provide real-world learning opportunities
  • Blends the analytical and social dimensions of managerial issues and takes a careful look on at the production of ethical and sustainable value
  • Takes place in a unique learning environment: theoretical and practical, diverse, teamwork-oriented, open to the world, and fostering interpersonal communication.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

The selection process is based on a variety of soft factors and how they match with our MBA: skills, talents, enthusiasm, motivation, ability to contribute, as well as motivation to grow as a manager and a person.

Of course, applicants must also score well on the formal admissions requirements including previous university study, test scores and work experience.

  • Degree Certificate, Transcripts
  • Application Form
  • Video pre-interview
  • Professional Experience, Detailed CV
  • Proficiency in English
  • GMAT or GRE
  • Two Letters of Reference
  • Application from Sponsor Companies
  • Interview

Tuition Fee

  • International

    59000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 59000 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    59000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 59000 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.


The tuition waivers / scholarships are usually awarded before the start of the program. A special commission decides the number and the criteria for the assignment of total or partial tuition waivers. The decision is final and is notified to the beneficiaries according to the dates indicated in each “notice of competition” and not later than the beginning of the program.

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.

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