• EU and ITALIAN studentsCall for Application 2017-2018 is now OPEN! See below for further details.

  • Non-EU students: we assigned all available seats, so selection and admission procedures for 2017-2018 are closed. Due to the high number of requests, if you are  interested to apply for next academic year 2018-2019, we strongly recommend you to get in contact early in  2018.

EU Students


The official call (“bando”) for admission to MIBE has been published. Please see this link

The admission test is going to take place on 3rd July 2017, at 14:00, room E1, Palazzo San Tommaso, Piazza del Lino 1 –  Pavia.

In order to take part to the admission test students must: :

  1. Register on the University of Pavia website at this link
  2. plus Register on MIBE website on this page at this link

Registration on both links is mandatory in order to take part to the test.

TO DOWNLOAD THE FULL “CALL FOR APPLICATION 2017-2018” CLICK HERE  (please read it carefully)

TO DOWNLOAD A SUMMARY OF “CALL FOR APPLICATION 2017-2018” CLICK HERE  (key info and deadlines)

SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION AS SOON AS POSSIBLE: In case of equal score among two or more students with one remaining seat only, date of regular registration to the test will make the difference. Read the bando for all the details. If you need to update your application after the first submission,  you can come back into your personal online area and add/adjust your information until June 21st 2017 . An early submission isn also  important to get relevant updates. 

LONG TRIP TO ‘PAVIA’? A (partial) reimbursement of a maximum 120€ for travel costs faced to attend MIBE test of July 3rd 2017 will be given to four best students who will be regularly enrolled into MIBE after selection. Only a journey  of more than 800 km between Pavia and place of residence will be considered. Please keep all original receipts to access this opportunity.

NON-EU Students


All available seats have been assigned. Due to high number of requests, if you are interested in applying for academic year 2018-2019 we strongly recommend to get in contact in early 2018.

Students coming from non-European countries should apply well in advance, after checking with an Italian Diplomatic authority in their own country when is the deadline to submit their request for pre-enrollment application, which is normally around June time.

APPLICATIONS FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2018-2019 – please contact us as from January 2018

Below the various stages in order to apply:


First of all students holding a foreign qualification need to check that their background of studies is in line with the Master’s Programme minimal requirements, which are illustrated here. Students should write to providing a copy of their Bachelor’s degree transcript with a list of the courses taken and the number of credits (study hours) acquired for each course.

They should also attach this Excel file, completed with all the exams from the transcript, divided and grouped by different subject areas (already specified in the file). In the Excel file, please also specify the number of credits and study hours for each exam.




Students who were notified that they have the background to apply  need to submit an on-line application by the following DEADLINE:

to be confirmed

The application consists in an on-line procedure, which is described below:

– First of all, prepare and complete in advance the following documents which you will be requested to upload during the on-line application:

1. A completed application form. To download the application form, click here;
2. A scan of an academic transcript supplied by your university (or, where not available, a scan of a statement signed by yourself) containing the individual exams taken (or to be taken) for your first degree, the marks for individual exams already taken, and numbers of credits (or study hours) for each exam. If you have more than one degree, you may upload more than one transcript, each as a separate file.
3. An excel file to be completed with all the exams from your transcript, divided and grouped by different subject areas (already specified in the file). To download the Excel file, click here;
4. A curriculum vitae;
5. A scan of your English language certificate (optional);
6. A scan of the receipt of payment of an application fee of 33 euro. To see how to pay your application fee, please check the “Fees” section.  Payment should be made so that the net amount received by the University is 33 euros. Please consider bank commissions.

All applicants MUST PAY this fee in order for their application to be considered and take part to the skype selection interview (see below on this page). .

Once you have prepared the above documents, please REGISTER HERE  and follow the online instructions in order to submit your application. 


  • if possible, prefer jpg files (instead of PDF, though the system accepts PDF as well)
  • do NOT insert in the registration fields any special character (such as  brackets ( ); hyphen -; commas ,  etc… ).
  • The system also accepts compressed file in ZIP format


Students who have applied will then have to take part to a selection interview via Skype.

The interview will consist in a 10/15 minutes conversation in English about the student’s motivations for wanting to join MIBE and about the contents of the courses taken during his/her Bachelor degree studies, so that the Admission Committee can assess the background of studies and preparation the student has.

Students who pass the interview will receive the final confirmation that they are admitted to the Master’s Programme. Further information on the Skype interview will be supplied throughout the application process directly to candidates.


Students admitted to the Master’s Programme will need to contact an Italian diplomatic authority in their home country, in order to assemble all the documents needed to enroll and submit a pre-enrollment application with the University of Pavia. The Italian Diplomatic autority has a deadline to send pre-enrollment applications, which normally is around the end of June.

On top of the pre-enrollment application, the list of documents to assemble via an Italian Diplomatic authority is as follows:

– The ORIGINAL DOCUMENT (A COPY WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED) of the University diploma (3-year university degree) suitable for enrollment in the Laurea Magistrale

– a translation of the University diploma into Italian (either by the Italian diplomatic authority in their home county or by a translator out of a list provided by the authority). The translation should therefore be certified by the Italian authorities in the country where the qualification was awarded.

– The original copy of the university diploma must be accompanied by a declaration of its value (dichiarazione di valore in loco), issued by the Italian authorities in the country where the qualification was awarded. Please note that the “Dichiarazione di Valore in Loco” should state that the student has completed at least 12 years of pre-university education.

– An official document issued by the foreign university containing a list of the exams translated into Italian and legalized by the Italian authority.

Further information on foreign documents validation and deadlines can be found at this link:


Students holding a foreign qualification who have been admitted and have been issued all documents required for enrollment (by the Italian diplomatic authority) will have to enroll. Enrollment is open from (dates to be defined).

For detailed info on enrollment methods and deadlines, see  page 7-8 of  this year admission document.


It must be paid in order to take part to the admission test. For academic year 2016-2017 it is 33 Euro.

Methods of payment: bank transfer

Payment should be made so that the net amount received by the University of Pavia is 33 Euro. Bank commissions should be covered by the applicants.

In the bank transfer description, please specify: MIBE application fee payment


TUITION FEE  – The tuition fee includes a fixed fee and a variable fee.

Fixed Fee  

It covers registration, regional tax and fixed stamp duties. For the academic  year 2016/2017  it is 498,27 euros.

Variable Fee  

Degree courses are grouped in four contribution areas. The Economics and Management department (where MIBE course is taught) belongs to AREA n. 2 and its tuition fees  for academic year 2016/2017 go from a minimum of 0,00 euros to a maximum of 2983,00 euros.

The exact fee within the above range is calculated depending on  the financial situation of the student’s family.  

The ecomomic situation  of the student’s family is estimated with the ISEE indicator (Indicator of Equivalent Economic Status) and calculated for each student by the university tax Office (Ufficio Tasse). For further information see this document

Please also check this link which may provide an approximate idea of the fee, according to students’ financial situation:

For details on variable  tuition fees range for the 2016-2017 academic year, how they are calculated according to the student’s financial situation, exemptions, documents to submit in order to apply for reductions, deadlines for payments, please check these links:

contributi universitari 2016/2017 (Italian version)

Fees 2016/2017 (English version)


Fund for Cooperation and Knowledge – University of Pavia

Every two years the University of Pavia provides students from Developing Countries (see list of eligible countries here ) with a scholarship called “Fund for Cooperation and Knowledge”.  The Fund is intended to provide with a scholarship students from the countries listed, who wish to study one year at the University of Pavia, and to UNIPV students who would like to spend some months in a Developing Country for studying, researching and/or training.  The Fund and the selection of the students are managed by a Committee composed by students, professors and officers of the University of Pavia. Applications  normally open in April/May. For further information please see the Fund for Cooperation and Knoledge page.


EDiSU, an external organization collaborating with the University of Pavia, gives students the possibility to apply for financial benefits and/or gain access to one of the eleven Colleges (Collegi) of the University of Pavia. Please see the links below for detailed info:

Info for Italian students:

Info for foreign students: ; General info; Guide for Foreign Applicants

Invest your Talent in Italy

It is a scholarship offered by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, open to students coming from Azerbaijan, Colombia, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Turkey and Vietnam who would like to access Master Programmes and postgraduate courses held in English in Engineering, Advanced Technologies, Architecture, Design, Economics and Management at prestigious Italian Universities. Once selected by the university of choice, students from the above countries can access the opportunities offered by the Programme: scholarships, reductions/exemptions in tuition fees, orientation and student support services.

For further info, please see:


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