Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Cattolica International

Tuition and university fees
 

The annual tuition and university fees are calculated on the basis of the financial background of the student’s family (n° of family members and nature/amount of yearly income) and the cost of the chosen degree programme.

If the student’s family income is produced in Italy, the annual tuition ranges from a minimum of about € 3,800 to a maximum of about € 10,400 per year.

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Scholarships

View information about scholarship assistance or visit the EDUCATT website (available in English as well).

EDUCATT is the non-profit foundation that develops actions and strategies aimed at promoting access to higher education (the so-called DSU: diritto allo studio universitario) on behalf of Università Cattolica.   
 

Note: Student tuition and university fees are set in April for the following academic year and may change after the first year of enrolment, although any variation with respect to this amount should be minor.

Tuition and university fees
 

A flat tuition and university fee is applied to students whose family income in produced in Europe and affiliated states: EFTA member states (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland), Principality of Andorra, Principality of Monaco, Republic of San Marino and Vatican City. 

The flat tuition and university fee is € 6,360 per year. 

Despite a flat tuition and university fee being established, it is applied to those students who have a family income lower than €100.000 and who provide the family income tax declaration for the previous year at the time of enrolment.

Students will be assigned the default maximum tuition rate (up to a yearly maximum of €10,400) if they do not upload this documentation.  

 

Scholarships

View information about scholarship assistance or visit the EDUCATT website (available in English as well).

EDUCATT is the non-profit foundation that develops actions and strategies aimed at promoting access to higher education (the so-called DSU: diritto allo studio universitario) on behalf of Università Cattolica.   
 

Note: Student tuition and university fees are set in April for the following academic year and may change after the first year of enrolment, although any variation with respect to this amount should be minor.

Tuition and university fees
 

A flat tuition and university fee is applied to international students residing outside the European Union and associated states. The full tuition and university fee amount is € 8,500 per year.

 

Scholarships

Candidates can request the “UCSC International Scholarship” while filling out the online application. The UCSC International Scholarship is an annual tuition fee reduction promoted by Università Cattolica to foster the access of international students to the degree programmes. The discount covers about 33% of the total cost.

Applicants are notified of the award by email when they receive an offer for admission.

For the academic year 2024/25, the tuition and university fee applicable to students who receive the UCSC International Scholarship is € 5,600.

This scholarship is automatically extended from year to year for the normal duration of the degree programme. Successful candidates must maintain full-time enrolment status in order to finish their degrees on time. Should the candidate be unable to graduate on the expected date, all additional costs will be at the student’s expense.

In case students receive other forms of financial aid (scholarships and accommodation offered by EDUCatt), the UCSC International Scholarship will not be awarded.

EDUCatt is the non-profit foundation that develops actions and strategies aimed at promoting access to higher education (the so-called DSU: diritto allo studio universitario) on behalf of Università Cattolica.
 
Note: Student tuition and university fees are set by the end of the month of May for the following academic year and may change after the first year of enrolment, although any variation with respect to this amount should be minor.

Students pay the annual tuition and university fees in five instalments. The amount of instalments 2 to 5 depends on your residency and programme (see above).

For the academic year 2024/25 the deadlines are: 

 

The first installment always amounts to € 1.470, to be paid upon admission
Second instalment due by 11 December 2024
Third instalment due by 31 January 2025
Fourth instalment due by 28 March 2025
Fifth instalment due by 30 May 2025


Instalments cannot be paid by bank transfer.

Students must download a dedicated payment slip from their ICatt page (students' personal page after enrollment), and pay it online with a credit card.

After enrolment, any question regarding the tuition and university fees must be addressed to Polo studenti using the iCatt page/app.