language English
type Full Time
intake September
length 18 months
location Milan, Italy and Glasgow, UK
tuition fee €16500 for EU and UK students and €18500 for NON-EU students
university requirements 3 or 4 year Bachelor's degree (minimum 180 ECTS)


  • Tel : +39 02 2399 2820 : email : infomasters@mip.polimi.it

Here are some of the most Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) we receive from prospective students.

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

Who is eligible for the iMPM Programme?

Students with a bachelor degree in a cognate discipline, or semi-cognate discipline (e.g. business and management, science and engineering and architecture) of 3 or 4 years with an equivalent of 180 or 240 ECTS or higher are eligible to apply. Furthermore candidates need a minimum Second Class Honours degree or equivalent CGPA.

The English knowledge is a compulsory requirement.


How long is the iMPM programme?

The programme has a duration of  18 months. 10 months of study period plus 8 months of internship/research project.


In what language is the 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?

No, as the medium for the course is English, students are not required to learn Italian, although they will be given the opportunity to do so.



Is there an age limit for the programme?

No, but the programme is ideally suited for recent University graduates and those in the initial stages of their career.

What is the application deadline to apply for the programme?

The final application date for Non EU students is the 31st of May, whilst EU students have until the 30th of June to apply.  Please note that the admission process for the master is on a rolling basis, therefore the sooner you apply the more chances you will have of securing your place in the class, as capacity may be reached before the final application deadlines.

How can I apply for the program?

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

Does the iMPM programme have a letter of recommendation form?

There is no specific form for the recommendation letters; however if you need any further assistance on the ideal template for your application, please contact infomasters@mip.polimi.it and we can provide you with further assistance in this matter.

I am currently finishing my bachelor studies, but I will not get my degree until after the application period ends. May I still apply?

Yes. Applicants may apply for the programme if they expect to graduate by the starting date of the programme in September. Applicants who are yet to graduate from their respective programme are required to submit documentation from their current school or university indicating the expected graduation date. Final admission will depend on the successful completion of this programme and will only be made once all the necessary documentation is received.

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?

Yes, an English certificate for non-native speakers is mandatory.

Do I need to sit the GMAT to apply for the course?

No, the GMAT is not necessary for the course.

How long does the admissions process last, and when do we know the final decision?

Admissions are on a rolling basis, so once all application documents have been received, we can provide you with feedback on the status of your application. This process usually takes around one week on average.

What is the cost of the programme?

The programme costs  €18,500 for non-EU candidates and €16,500 for EU canididates. These costs cover the entire length of the programme, although they do not include living and travel expenses.

How do I apply for tuition fee waivers or grants for the programme?

For further information on the options available for financial aid please visit the Financial Aid page.

Can I apply for loans?

For further information of loans available, please contact infomasters@mip.polimi.it.

Will I have to buy textbooks?

No, you will be provided textbooks by the programme, with the cost included as part of the overall programme fee.


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

What is the cost of living in Milan?

The cost of living is comparable to many other important European centres. We recommend that students budget for around 800 to 1000 euros per month, however these costs will vary depending on each person’s personal spending habits.

Where is MIP located in Milan?

MIP is located in the north-west of Milan at the Bovisa site, 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. 


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

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 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. 

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 iMPM Events page. 


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