Fees and Logistics

Costs  and fees

The fee for the entire DBA program is 65,000 EUR broken down as follows:
Academic Year 1 € 22,000
Academic Year 2 € 22,000
Academic Year 3 € 21,000

The fee includes all academic materials, use of the Bocconi and SDA Bocconi libraries and online resources, lunches and coffee breaks during residential modules. Candidates are responsible for covering their travel and lodging expenses while in Milan.


The program is run in four weeklong residential modules and three mini virtual learning modules. Each residential module will take place in Milan at SDA Bocconi School of Management. Residential modules will start on Monday afternoon and end Friday of the same week at lunch time.

Virtual learning modules will take place between residential modules and will be conducted remotely with participants connected from their respective locations (in case of scheduling conflicts, virtual learning modules will be recorded and remain available to participants on the learning platform).

Scholarships and Tuition Waivers

Scholarships & Tuition Waivers for the 2018-2021 DBA Edition will be available soon

Scholarships & Tuition Waivers for the 2017-2020 DBA Edition
A number of scholarships and tuition waivers are offered by SDA Bocconi School of Management: these are awarded on the basis of merit to candidates with an outstanding profile. Admission to the Program is independent of the awarding of any scholarship or tuition waiver.

SDA Bocconi School of Management offered 2 merit-based tuition waivers up to 20% of the Tuition Fee to 2017 DBA candidates with an outstanding profile

Applications are evaluated according to the following criteria:
- Analysis of the requirements indicated in the specific notice of competition
- Analysis of academic and professional record
- Results of the DBA selection process


2 partial tuition waivers


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