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International opportunities for students

Admission to MAIN is selective: there is intense competition for a class of 30 students.

Take your time when filling in the application is extremely important. The application provides the Admission Committee with fundamental information to evaluate you and your potential for the development of your skills. It is essential to provide accurate information on your relevant academic and professional achievements along with concerns, aspirations, and motivations that could support your application.

Application Process

First Call  -  "early birds" Deadline: February 20th, 2019 at 12.00 (GMT+1)/at noon: All students can apply. Non EU students who do not live in Italy must apply by the first deadline.
Second Call From March 4th to June 13th, 2019 at 12.00 (GMT+1)/at noon: EU applicants and NON-EU applicants living in Italy.
Call for Applications

Read carefully and download the Call for Applications 2019-2020:


Apply here!
Application package Check the requirements, the admissions criteria and the Application package
Application Fee 15€ to be paid by credit card while submitting the application 
Program begins End of August 


UniTrento scholarship and Tuition Fees Check the details on Scholarship and Tuition Fees
Invest your Talent in Italy scholarship Students under the age of 26 from Azerbaijan, Brazil, Colombia, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Mexico, People's Republic of China, Tunisia, Turkey and Vietnam can apply for the Invest your Talent scholarship by January 31st at 12.00 (Italian time).
More information are available on the Invest your Talent in Italy Project.
Application for Sant'Anna honors students status

The Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna will issue a competition call for n. 2 positions of "ordinary second-level student" for those enrolled in the first year 2019-20 (call for proposals expected on February-March 2019). MAIN admitted students will be duly informed.

Selected students will be offered advanced learning opportunities (seminars, laboratories, language courses and other valuable curricular activities), free accomodation, sports and leisure facilities while in Pisa.
More info on Call and Honors students opportunities.