International opportunities for students
Title awarded

Master's degree in Cognitive Science (Laurea magistrale in Scienze Cognitive)


September 2022


2 years full-time



Class size

Up to 80 students (30 places are reserved to non-EU students)

Application deadlines

Application period for both EU and non-EU students:

December 15th, 2021 - March 4th, 2022

If places still available: additional application period, only for EU students and non-Eu students permanent resident in italy:

March 15th, 2022 - May 31st, 2022

Application form

MCS online application form

Minimum requirements

A three- or four-year-Bachelor's degree from an internationally recognized institution at university level

Fluency in written and spoken English at B2 level

Selection criteria

Statement of purpose, curriculum vitae and studiorum, one recommendation letter (not mandatory), coherence between the Bachelor's degree and the Master's degree objectives.

Tuition fees

Up to 4.500 € per year for Non-Eu living abroad. The total amount can be reduced according to the application score. More information on tuition fees for international students

Up to 3.400 € per year for EU and Non_EU living in Italy according to the student's financial situation (ISEE)

Scholarships and financing
  • Non-EU living abroad:
    • total exemption from the fees and/or scholarships to top ranked students;
    • Housing @OperaUni at reduced prices for students entitled with scholarship.
  • ​Eu students
    • ​total exemption from the fees and/or scholarship provided by Opera Universitaria according to the financial situation of the student;
    • Housing @OperaUni at reduced prices according to the financial situation of the student.

UniTrento-SISSA fellowships: joint educational program which offers to selected students the opportunity to study for the second year at SISSA in Trieste; economic benefits in form of free university accommodation and yearly award