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Cooperation and Development

University of Pavia

15 months
8000 EUR/year
8000 EUR/year
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The Master Cooperation and Development at the University of Pavia features a 15-month schedule open to students coming from different cultural and academic background. It foresees more than 500 hours of classes and seminars, with a special focus on inclusive development.


The Master Cooperation and Development at the University of Pavia is full time and is fully taught in English. Following the residential period in Pavia, all the students carry out an internship for a minimum duration of 3 months which can be either a on-the-field experience with one of the partner organization or a research period in an International Institution. As partial fulfilment of the Master requirements, students are required to write a thesis linked to their internship experience or upon a research issue of their interest.


After the residential period spent in Pavia, students carry out an internship for a period from 3 to 6 months. Students intern in the field offices or headquarters of NGOs, International Organizations and Governmental Institutions and have the great opportunity of earning first hand experience by working side by side with professionals of Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid.

Every year the Master provides a full list of available opportunities with NGO’s from which students can choose. Beyond this, thanks to the wide network built throughout the years made by former alumni and international experts all over the world , the Master can also facilitates contact with International Organizations.

Programme Structure


  • Preliminary Courses
  • Development Economics
  • Project Management
  • Development Issues and Tools
  • Hot issues in the global agenda- the voice of UN agencies and international experts

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 15 months

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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

The Post-Master program in Cooperation and Development, Pavia, Italy, is open every year to 30 students of different nationalities graduated in any major, holding a master degree. Mastery of English is a mandatory requirement, however any language certificate is needed for the application. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8000 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 8000 EUR per year during 15 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8000 EUR per year during 15 months.

Living costs for Pavia

600 - 950 EUR /month
Living costs

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


Financial aid will be granted to disadvantaged and meritorious students. Types of financial aid provided are:

  • total waiving of fees
  • partial waiving of fees
  • contribution to the accommodation cost in Pavia
  • contribution to internship expenses

A number of dedicated scholarships for students coming from developing countries are also available.

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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