language English
type Full time
intake September
length from 18 to 22 months
location MIP Politecnico di Milano (Italy), Strathclyde Business School (UK), TUM School of Manangement (Germany), Beijing Jiaotong University School of Economics and Management (China), Toulouse Business School (France)
tuition fee 17,500 € for EU students 19,500 € for Non-EU students
university requirements 3 year Bachelor's degree in a scientific or technical discipline (minimum 180 ECTS)


Here are some of the most Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) we receive from prospective students interested in our Global Master in Industrial Management.

If you do not find an answer to your question below, please contact us at infomasters@mip.polimi.it.

Who is eligible for the GMIM programme?
Fresh graduate students with a technical or scientific background.

Can students with an educational background in business apply?
Candidates with a background in Economics/Humanities/Arts are not eligible.

How long is the GMIM programme?
The programme duration is from 18 to 22 months depending on student’s choice.

In what language is the GMIM programme taught?
The programme is taught in English, although there are opportunities for students to study the native language of the country of study throughout the programme.

Do I need to speak Italian before starting the programme?
No, as the course is entirely taught in English.

Can students who have already obtained a Master's degree enrol?
Yes, students who have already obtained a higher degree can enrol.

How many students are in the programme?
Each year the size and composition of the class changes slightly, in terms of nationality, gender, age and background.

Is there an age limit for the programme?
No, but the programme is ideally suited for fresh graduates with limited or no work experience 

What is the application date to apply for the programme?
Please check the Admissions page for deadlines.

How can I apply for the GMIM Programme?
To apply for the GMIM programme, please follow the instructions on the Admissions page of our website. Make sure to stay aware of the deadlines for each year.

Can I submit my TOEFL or IELTS score report after the application deadline?
Candidates can submit the IELTS/TOEFL score after the motivational interview. 

Does the GMIM programme have a letter of recommendation form?
Letters of recommendation are not compulsory for this program. 

What kind of CV is requested for the application?
All formats of CVs are acceptable 

I am currently finishing my bachelor studies, but I will not get my degree until after the application ends. May I still apply?
Candidates who have not garduated yet can apply only with their transcripts 

I am not a native English speaker, but I have completed my studies in English. Do I still have to submit English proficiency test scores?
Please check the Admissions requirements for the English level requested.

Do I need to sit the GMAT to apply for the course?
No, the GMAT/GRE scores are not necessary for the course. They are however necessary to apply for some scholarships.

How long does the admissions process last, and when do we know the final decision?
The application processing time is usually 15-20 days. 

What is the cost of the Program?
The tuition fee is EUR 17500 for EU students and EUR 19500 for Non-EU students, which does not include living and travel expenses.

Are there any scholarships and financial aid are available?
Visit the GMIM Financial Aid page to find out more. Erasmus scholarships are not available for this program. 


What are the living expenses?
Details of living expenses can be found here .

Where is MIP located in Milan?
MIP is located in the north-west of Milan in Bovisa, a brand new campus just 2 trains stops from the centre of Milan. It is also well-serviced by buses and trams.

Where can I stay during my studies?
MIP has a range of agreements with various residences around Milan, each with fast and easy access to the Bovisa campus, or we can assist you in finding short term private accommodation. Visit the International Students Office page to find out more.

Can I visit you and talk in more details with someone about the programme?

If you would like to have a campus tour and meet with our representatives personally, please contact us at infomasters@mip.polimi.it. We will be happy to arrange a time to see you, or alternatively assist you in arranging to visit any of the partner schools of the programme. 

Can I sit in on a lesson?

Yes, just ask us in advance to arrange a time. Usually there is no problem with sitting in on a lesson, however there are certain times of the year that are not always optimal for this. 

Can I contact you over skype?

Our recruitment representatives are happy to arrange a time to speak with you over Skype. Contact infomasters@mip.polimi.it to arrange a call. 

How can I contact current students or alumni in my area or future industry?

We are happy to put you in contact with our alumni. We ask that you send us a copy of your curriculum vitae so that we might find someone with similar experience or background for you to speak with. 

Am I able to speak to any Admissions Representatives in my country or region?

Admission reps and alumni regularly travel the world attending Masters fairs, in order to meet with students and answer questions about our programmes.  If you would like to speak to an Admissions Representative in person, visit our GMIM Events page

For more information, please write to infomasters@mip.polimi.it.