The Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC) offers masters scholarships for African students to study for selected programs for 2020/2021 academic year through the Cattolica Africa Scholarship in italy. Do you aspire to join the program? here is complete guide on how to apply, read carefully and follow The official link we will provide on this page to apply success fully.

2020/2021 Cattolica Africa scholarship Application Deadline

The dead line for the program is clearly stated on their official website, visit the website to get accurate information. however, over the years the program followed the partern below.

  1. 1st Round: 1st February, 2020
  2. 2nd Round: 15th March, 2020
  3. 3rd Round: 15th April, 2020
  4. Cattolica Africa scholarship program Eligibility

Eligible Countries: 

African countries


Subject Areas: 

The Cattolica Africa Scholarship program consists of twelve 2-year MSc programs (Laurea Magistrale), all taught in English. These programs are preparing for an academic and/or professional career. Graduates of MSc programs are also eligible to enter PhD programs at Italian universities.

  • The Art and Industry of Narration (Milan Campus)
  • Banking and Finance (Milan Campus)
  • Economics – Laurea Magistrale in Economia (Milan Campus)
  • Innovation and Technology Management (Milan Campus)
  • Management (Milan Campus)
  • Methods and Topics in Arts Management – Laurea Magistrale in Economia e Gestione dei Beni Culturali e dello Spettacolo (Milan Campus)
  • Statistical and actuarial sciences – Actuarial Sciences for insurance (Milan Campus)
  • Statistical and actuarial sciences – Data Analytics for Business and Economics (Milan Campus)
  • Agricultural and Food Economics (Cremona Campus)
  • Food Processing: innovation and tradition (Cremona campus)
  • Global Business Management (Piacenza Campus)
  • Healthcare Management – Laurea Magistrale in Management dei Servizi (Roma Campus)

About the Award

 Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, as part of its mission to foster relationships with developing countries, has developed a special program for students from the African continent. This program will enable students to study for undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs taught in English at UCSC’s Milan, Piacenza and Cremona campuses.

Through the Cattolica Africa Scholarship, all accepted applicants will be offered tuition fee reductions (see the chart below). However, students will still be responsible for their own living expenses, hence the Cattolica Africa Program is NOT a program through which full scholarships can be obtained.

Who is qualified to apply?

Students, either citizens or residents, of all African countries may apply for the Cattolica Africa Scholarship, which is applicable only for the degree programs taught in English.

Admission requirements for all Master Degree programs

Completion of at least a Bachelor Degree from a recognized university (2nd class upper division / 2.1 degree or higher)
English Language Test score: IELTS 6.0 (Academic) or TOEFL IBT 80 if English is not your first language.or successful completion of a degree program taught in the English language.
An application fee of 75€ is due in order to submit the candidacy.

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award: €5540 tuition waiver per year.

Duration of Award: Cattolica Africa Scholarship Program will be offered for 2 years

How to Apply

Visit their official website and apply to avoid all errors, you will definitely go through the processes below during your application

Download the application guidelines and read them carefully. Make sure you follow the instructions provided in order to properly submit your application.
Select the degree program of your choice. You may select up to two programs. Your application will be considered for your first choice only. In case of your application being unsuccessful, will we automatically consider you for the second choice.
Create your account, fill out the online form and upload the required documents (listed in the guidelines)
Pay the application fee (75€, non-refundable) and submit your application. We will start processing your application after the payment of the application fee has been received: check that the status of the application in your Self Service Center is “Applied and paid”.

Facts about Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

 UNICATT or simply Cattolica, is an Italian private research university founded in 1921. Cattolica, with its five affiliated campuses, is the largest private university in Europe and the largest Catholic University in the world. Its main campus is located in Milan, Italy, with satellite campuses in Brescia, Piacenza, Cremona and Rome.

The University is organized into 12 faculties and 7 postgraduate schools. Cattolica provides undergraduate courses (Bachelor’s degree, which corresponds to Italian Laurea Triennale), graduate courses (Master’s degree, which corresponds to Laurea Magistrale, and specializing master) and PhD programs (Dottorati di ricerca). In addition to these, the University runs several double degree programs with other institutions throughout the world. Degrees are offered both in Italian and in English. read more at

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