|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: Candidates must provide their English language certificate at the time of application. However, if the test has not been taken yet, candidates must provide the scheduled test date, upload the registration test receipt to their application and send the results no later than May 31, 2023.
As an alternative to the above listed certificates, applicants may take the online evaluation test of English proficiency offered by the University’s language centre, SeLDA.
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.