• Application Deadline
  • 5 months
Interested in an INTERNATIONAL CAREER?  The International Master in European Project Planning and Management organize for all participants guaranteed internships in 60 partner organizations based in 20 different countries. Enroll in the 8th edition of the Master to learn Project Management in a truly international environment with students from all over the world.



Graduate students of 40 nationalities attended the 7 previous editions of the master. The involved lecturers come from 8 European countries. Internships are organized in 20 countries throughout Europe.


The objective of the Master in European Project Planning and Management is to provide participants with the skills to successfully work in the field of international cooperation, through the use of European funding programmes.


The Master is addressed to students graduate in any discipline from all over the world.


The programme has a total duration of 5 months (800 hours):

 • 2 months of classroom-based training, full time.

• 3 months of international internship.

The classroom programme is based on a constant integration between theory and practical, hands-on experiences.


International internships are guaranteed for all participants. 60 organizations based in 20 different countries throughout Europe offer internships to the Master students. During the internship, the master students work as European Project Manager Assistant.


The teaching staff is composed of experts of 8 different nationalities. They all have 15 to 25 years of professional experience in planning, managing, evaluating and auditing European projects.


Career destinations of the participants include working for Public Authorities, International Organizations, Higher Education Institutions, European Agencies, Consulting Companies, Private Enterprises or as a Freelance Consultant. 85% of the students involved in the previous editions of the Master course are currently working as international project managers all over the world.


The Master is organized and coordinated by PIXEL, an international education and training institution involved, so far, in 108 projects funded by the European Commission.


Duration: 5 months 

Start date: October 2019 

Fee: 3 600 euro 

Location of the course: Florence, Italy

Locations of internships: 20 different countries in Europe


• Guaranteed International internships in 20 different European countries.

• International teaching staff  with long and relevant experience  in planning, managing, evaluating European projects 

• A Truly International environment with students coming from all over the world.

• Constant integration of theory with practical, hands-on, experience.

• 85% of the students involved in the previous 7 editions are currently working as international project managers all over the world.


Pixel, the Master course coordinator, is accredited by the Tuscany Regional Government and by the Italian Ministry of Education. The Master course is recognised by the Tuscan Regional Government.

Programme Structure

The Programme is organized in two main modules:


Analysis of European funding opportunities - Matching ideas with current funding programmes - Development of effective project ideas - Creation of transnational project partnerships - Filling in the Application Form for the submission of a European Project - Planning of the project budget - Project self-assessment - The project evaluation process


Contractual procedures - Project Life Cycle and Organization - The Logical Framework Approach - Planning of project work - Management of the project partnership - Communication and leadership - Monitoring the project development - Quality issues and best practice - Dissemination, exploitation and sustainability - Creation and delivery of project reports - Financial management and administrative issues - Auditing of European projects


The International Master is open to participants from all over the world.

Pre-requisites to access the Master course are:

- University Diploma or Degree

- Good knowledge of English

There is no age limit. Up to 30 participants are selected. The selection of applications is based on the motivation letter and CV submitted.



The trainers involved have 15 to 25 years of experience in planning, managing, assessing and auditing European projects. They are: senior European project planners and managers, officers of the European Commission, officers of the National Agencies managing European Programs, evaluators and auditors of European projects.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 5 months
    • Duration description
      The 5 months (800 hours) are organized as follows: • 2 months of classroom based training full time. • 3 months of International internship.
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • University Diploma or Degree
  • Good knowledge of English
  • Motivation letter
  • CV

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3600 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3600 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 5 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3600 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3600 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 5 months.
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The enrolment fee is 3 600 euro. It includes:

  • Participation in the Master
  • Teaching material
  • Organization of the international internship

Living costs for Florence

  • 850 - 1300 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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