Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Cattolica International

Application Procedures & Tuition fees

  • Current enrolment at an institution of higher education
  • Grade Point Average of a minimum 2.75, or equivalent in applicant's own university grading system
  • Completion of a minimum of 2 semesters at undergraduate level
  • Minimum level B2 English language proficiency or above. Example of minimum requirements: TOEFL iBT 79, IELTS 6, Cambridge B2 First (FCE), or comparable certification
  • Minimum level B2 Italian language proficiency if applying to Cattolica Academic courses in Italian
Application deadline: 
Fall semester: May 15
Spring semester: October 15

Documents required for online application:

  • A passport sized picture
  • Scan of passport or other ID documents
  • The transcript of records
  • Special needs form (to be downloaded from the enrolment portal and uploaded once completed)
  • Evidence of minimum level B2 English language proficiency or above
  • Evidence of minimum level B2 Italian language proficiency or above if applying to study courses in Italian
Programme tuition fees are payable to Cattolica. Housing fees are paid separately to the Cattolica housing provider, or to the independently sourced landlord. A discount at the University cafeteria is also available for Cattolica students.


Category Non E.U. residents E.U. residents

Tuition fee
Enrolment fee of €80
Up to 36 semester credits

€ 5,700 € 4,500
Cost per additional course € 1,400 € 900
Programme application fee € 75 € 75
Housing (off campus)
The cost varies according to the type of housing (shared apartment/dorm) and the proximity to the campus. The prices indicated are merely indicative.
€ 4,000
per semester
€ 4,000
per semester
Meals and other estimated personal expenses € 550
per month
€ 550
per month


Fees are subject to change.

  • The enrolment fee (80€) is non refundable
  • In case of withdrawal before November 30th (Applications for the Spring semester) and June 30th (Applications for the Fall semester) the tuition fee will be reimbursed (Excluding the 80€ enrolment fee)
  • In case of withdrawal  after November 30th (Spring semester) and June 30th (Fall semester): a cancellation fee of € 500 will be applied
  • In case of withdrawal after the start of the semester: no refunds will be given