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Master’s Degree

Applications are open academic year 24/25

IULM is a University of dynamic teaching and learning.
Find out more about our postgraduate programmes: 8 two-year masters degree courses, two of which offer a dual degree programme entirely English taught, and several one-year masters degrees.

One-year Masters Degrees

IULM University offers many one-year Master’s Degrees programmes, aimed at those graduates who want to specialize within a specific group of disciplines related to communication. Some of those programmes are taught in English: Communication for International Relations (MICRI); International Tourism and Hospitality (MITH); Museology, New Media and Museum Communication (executive education); International Marketing & Sales Communication (executive specialist).

Two-year Masters Degrees

IULM’s two-year masters degree in Specialized Translation and Conference Interpreting will allow you to strenghten your language skills and become a professional with advanced competences in specialized fields. You will acquire strong knowledge of two foreign languages: English (mandatory) and a second language to be chosen among French, German, Spanish, Arabic and Russian. You can choose between two core modules: Specialized Translation, which will train you to work in the publishing, advertising, and multimedia industry, or Conference Interpreting, to become a professional simultaneous or consecutive interpreter and work in companies, international organisations, in Italy or abroad.

The Master’s degree program in Marketing, Consumer Behaviour and Communication offers two curricula: one in Italian and a new curriculum in English. The English track features a single specialization designed for young branding and marketing professionals aiming for international markets. This course will provide the necessary skills to work in the fields of marketing and brand communication. Graduates can pursue careers as marketing managers, brand and product managers, CRM managers, responsible for online and offline sales networks of industrial and commercial enterprises, managers in digital marketing, or analysts in consulting firms. Keeping pace with market evolution, the program equips students with the tools to interpret current scenarios and develop a future-oriented vision focused on innovation.

A brand-new masters degree course in English that trains students to take on key positions as managers in international PR and communications agencies as Strategic Communication Manager, Global Reputation manager, or Stakeholder Relationship Manager. These are just a few of the professions students can aspire to. The curriculum perfectly combines technical and project-based teaching methods with case studies, business games, and role-play so that students can better understand how organizations and managers work. Dual Degree allows you to achieve a Dual Degree at Huddersfield University (UK), Cardiff Metropolitan University (UK) and the University of Western Australia in Perth (AUS). After the common first year, you’ll be required to choose among two different curricula: Corporate and Marketing or Sustainability. At the end of the first year you have two options: take part in one the mobility programs and join one of the 18 IULM partner universities abroad or start a professional path in different sectors (such as fashion, pharmaceuticals, banking and consumer goods).

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IULM’s two-year masters degree in Television, Cinema and New Media is the only one of its kind in Italy. The programme combines the knowledge of both traditional and new digital media and prepares students to become professionals in the creative industry. Graduates will pursue careers as writers, directors and producers of films and web TV, video game designers, or film festival organizers. The course offers a choice of three different concentrations: Cinema and New Technologies, which also introduces digital film-making and animation; Television and Cross-Media, with a focus on techniques for streaming media, and tools for the planning and production of series; New Media and Digital Art, which introduces tools for the planning and creation of interactive products for the web and gaming.

Artificial Intelligence and advanced use of data are radically redefining the logic and processes of marketing and corporate communication, and will have an increasingly significant impact on society. The new two-years master’s degree in Artificial Intelligence for Business and Society trains professionals provided with both humanistic and technological interdisciplinary skills who will be able to use the most innovative technologies for marketing, communication and to guide the processes of change in companies. The course is structured in order to form professional figures highly requested by companies of all sizes such as: digital strategist, citizen data scientist for marketing, data analyst, data-driven decision maker.
Managers, critics, art curators, promoters of culture, gallery owners, museum directors and consultants who know how to manage all aspects of the art market. IULM’s two-year masters degree in Art, Valorisation Strategies and the Market provides students with skills for the arts and culture industry, with a focus on management and organizational skills so that graduates from the course will be able to enhance and manage artistic and cultural heritage in museums, foundations, public and private institutions. The training process involves workshops, internships offered by important partners such as the Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo and the Israel Museum, and a final project with the Triennale di Milano.


and Tourism Management

IULM’s two-year masters degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management is aimed at graduates, in Italy and abroad, who want to take on entrepreneurial and managerial positions in various fields of the tourism and service industry. The second year allows the student​s​ to continue their studies at IULM University (study course in New technologies and data for tourism and creative industries or Sustainable destinations management and communication) or they can choose the specialization programme abroad, in the United States (study course in Hospitality and Tourism Management). At the end of their studies, students can gain a dual degree, both Italian and American (M.Sc.). The course is in partnership with the University of Central Florida. All students choosing to attend the University of Central Florida will be granted a 10.000$ scholarship as well as a one-year visa that allows them to stay in the United States for a further work experience.

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The new two-year Master’s Degree program in English in Fashion Communication and Luxury Strategies is designed with a genuine international vocation and offers highly specialized training to fully understand the dynamics of communication in the global fashion and luxury industry. The curriculum includes two main areas of study: Global Trends and Luxury Strategies. Through a multidisciplinary approach and hands-on activities, it fosters flexibility and the ability to learn in a self-directed and autonomous manner. The program places significant emphasis on digital communication and lateral thinking development. Developed in collaboration with businesses to meet the skills demanded by the current market, the Fashion Communication and Luxury Strategies course is aimed at outstanding graduates aspiring to work in international contexts, holding positions of responsibility such as, but not limited to, PR Manager, Digital Media Manager, Event Manager, Brand Heritage Curator, Fashion Trend Forecaster, or those interested in conceiving and managing new entrepreneurial ventures.

*new course pending ministerial approval for the academic year 2024/25

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For more than 50 years, IULM University has been the center of excellence in Italy for training in the fields of Communication, Languages, Tourism, Fashion and Cultural Heritage.
It guarantees its students a solid cultural preparation with an integrated approach of theory and practical experiences, proposes innovative teaching paths, offers cutting-edge services, activates contacts with the job market and encourages study experiences abroad.
Inclusive policies and social commitment, as well as the ten-year commitment to the development of services in support of disability and diversity, contribute to placing IULM University at 81th place among universities in the world, and first among Milanese universities, for SDG n. 5 “Gender equality” of THE Impact Rankings 2023.


Build your own future in the world

The objective of the IULM University is to train the future protagonists of the new creative industries in the fields of culture, communication and the economy; professionals able to face the challenges and seize the opportunities that emerge from the international markets and scenarios.
Global citizens with critical thinking and strategic vision, capable of intervening in the digital revolution underway.

Located in Milan, the Italian capital of business,
fashion and design

Milan is a cosmopolitan and dynamic city. It is a place of culture and arts, cradle of international realities that allow an academic and professional growth to the highest level.
IULM University Campus is located in the center of Milan and offers facilities and spaces designed to study, but also per fun and aggregation moments including 2 residences, 4 food/beverage outlets, dedicated classrooms for studying, support services for financial aid, career development, study abroad opportunities, mentoring and counseling.


Yes, there are several financial aid opportunities for international students ranging from tuition reductions, scholarship opportunities and reserved seats in our residence dorms. Further information can be found at this link 

Generally during the month of November. International students can submit their application via

3-year Bachelors and 2-year Masters are always starting at the end of September, therefore, for those programmes, we offer only one yearly intake.

We advise all applicants to apply as soon as possible if they are interested in our courses. All courses have a limited number of places and therefore, the sooner you apply the better your chances are to enter. The latest deadline for non-EU citizens is April 30th, 2024.

The answer is no. In this case, tuition fees depend on the family income. No matter what the citizenship is, if the family’s income is produced abroad, you will be considered an international student and tuition fees are equal to 8,556 Euros per academic year for Bachelor’s and 9956 Euros for 2-year Master’s. Remember that you can apply for several financial aid opportunities.

Yes, all our programmes have an admission test, for further info please visit the dedicated page of each course on our website or contact us at

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