Fees and Grants

Tuition fees for the Master's degree amount to Euro 3’000 per semester.

Tuition fees have to be paid to Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore.




Scholarships for students residing in Switzerland

Swiss students who have been residing in Ticino for at least two years (for foreign students, a minimum of five years is required) may seek financial assistance from the Department of Education, Culture and Sport (Dipartimento dell'Educazione, della cultura e dello sport - DECS) of the Canton of Ticino. The application form can be downloaded from the following web page: www4.ti.ch/decs/sa/uast/sportello/formulari-e-opuscoli/ (in Italian only).

For further details, please contact the Ufficio degli aiuti allo studio: www.ti.ch/aiutistudio.

A related web page provides information about private foundations active in Ticino: www4.ti.ch/decs/sa/uast/cosa-facciamo/fondazioni-private/.

Students whose regular residence is in another Swiss canton are required to apply at the relevant office for student financial aid.


Solidarity Scholarships 2020

With the aim of helping the students affected by the consequences of the COVID-19 emergency, USI has set up the Solidarity Scholarships Fund 2020. All applications must be submitted through the appropriate online form by July 31, 2020. Priority will be given to applications received by July 15, 2020. Documents that need to be uploaded during the application process: most recent transcript of records, student’s and parents’ income tax certificate for last year, motivation letter and, if that is the case, relevant certificate(s) proving that the family’s financial situation has changed significantly due to the pandemic.


Application form



Scholarships at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

For detailed information on grants available at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, please refer to Università Cattolica scholarships webpage (in Italian only) or visit the EDUCATT website (in English and Italian).