Fees, scholarships and opportunities

To facilitate international student enrolment, the University of Milan has provided for:

  • a specific fee system for foreign students whose family unit resides and produces income abroad;
  • access to all scholarships and benefits available to Italian students
  • dedicated scholarships, available only to international students.  


International Students - Welcome Desk

To book an appointment, visit Student Desks - Locations and opening hours.

If you have obtained your qualification abroad, please contact the International Students and Double Degree Programme Office’s Welcome Desk by opening a request on InformaStudenti, category International.

University fees for students having income and assets abroad

University fees are paid in two instalments: 1) a fixed amount, and 2) a variable amount.

  • Foreign students whose family unit resides and produces income abroad will pay a first instalment of €156, like other students, and a second instalment based on their income bracket in their country of citizenship.
  • Italian students residing abroad and having income / assets produced abroad will pay fees based on their country of residence. 
  • Students who have been granted political refugee status will pay minimum fees.

ISEE certification is only required if they have income or assets in Italy.


Degree programme fees

View first- and second-instalment fees, merit-based and international student benefits.

Scholarships and benefits

International students can access all available scholarships and benefits according to the same procedures and conditions provided for all enrolled students.

Moreover, they can benefit of the following opportunities:

  • Excellence Scholarships. For the academic year 2023/2024, 155 incentives are provided to the best international students admitted to a Master's degree programme
  • MAECI grants. Every year the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation offers grants in favor of foreign citizens and Italian citizens living abroad. The Call for applications is published  on the MAECI website, usually around April. Beneficiaries of MAECI grants who enrol at the University of Milan are exempt from paying the second instalment.

Scholarships, bonuses and benefits

Scholarships and other financial benefits for students