|Recognized certificates||Test administrator||Minimum score required|
|Academic IELTS||Cambridge English Language Assessment||6.0|
|TOEFL iBT||ETS (Università Cattolica code: 2605)||84|
|Cambridge English: First, Advanced, Proficiency||Cambridge English Language Assessment||173|
|Cambridge English: Business Vantage, Business||Cambridge English Language Assessment||173|
The following 2-year graduate degrees require higher scores for some certificates:
|Degree programme||Academic IELTS||TOEFL iBT (Cattolica Code 2605)||Cambridge English: First, Advanced, Proficiency||Cambridge English: Business Vantahe, Business Higher|
|The Arts and Industry of Narration||7.0||95||180||180|
|Banking and Finance||6.5||84||173||173|
|Global Business Management||6.5||85||173||173|
IMPORTANT: You can receive an offer for admission only if you meet both the academic and the English language proficiency requirements.
If the test has not been taken yet, you will be put on a waiting list until you provide the test result, no later than May 31, 2024. Test results submitted after this deadline will be disregarded. Please note that our degrees have limited places available, and the programme may reach full capacity by the time you submit the result.
Exemptions based on prior study
- Applicants who completed their university studies from one of the following national education systems: Australia, Canada (with the exception of Quebec), Ireland, Malta, New Zealand, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States of America.
- Applicants who completed a degree programme entirely taught in the English language in a EU country and associated States: they will need to upload to the online application an official statement from their University indicating that English is the language of instruction.
- Applicants who completed a degree programme entirely taught in the English language in a non-EU country: they will need to upload to the online application an official statement from their University indicating that English is the language of instruction. In exceptional cases, students whose application documents cast doubt on their English proficiency may be asked to take an English test.
IMPORTANT for non-EU citizens: some Italian Representations (e.g. in Iran, Bangladesh, Pakistan) may require a language proficiency certificate. You will need to meet the Consulate/Embassy’s requirement to obtain your student visa.