Master in Transnational Governance

Programme Start Date





Badia Fiesolana

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You must have obtained, or be in process of obtaining, an undergraduate degree (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, of at least 180 ECTS credits) before the starting date of the master’s programme.

It is not possible to be enrolled on Master in Transnational Governance and another academic programme at the same time, unless a specific joint degree programme exists between the EUI and that university or institution.

A minimum a B2 level of English proficiency is required to attend the programme.


Type of Certificate Minimum test score considered equivalent to level B2 of the CEFR by the STG
IELTS Academic Overall score from 6.5
Cambridge English: First (FCE) Grade B (overall score from 175)
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) Grade A, B, C
Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) Grade A, B, C
TOEFL iBT Overall score from 91
PTE Academic Overall score from 62


Your application must be submitted via the interactive online application form and include the following supporting documents:

  • Application Form
  • Curriculum vitae
  •  Copy of the Degree(s) diploma
  • Copy of a Transcript of records
  • Statement of purpose
  • English international language certificate (if applicable)
  • Copy of an identity document (In case you hold a dual nationality, please attach the copy of a second passport/ID card proving the second nationality). 
  • Other qualifications supported by a certificate (if applicable)
  • 2 Letters of reference
  • Video presentation serving the purpose of enabling the Selection Committee to develop a more accurate judgement of your scholarly knowledge, academic interest, experiences and language skills.

During the selection procedure, the Selection Committee will assess your:

  • Academic record: Cumulative Grade-point Average / Grade Trends.     
  • Academic and non-academic experience: education background, life experiences, leadership roles, community service and/or civic engagement      
  • Individual attributes: intellectual curiosity, leadership skills, language skills.     
  • Overall compatibility level and potential for success within the learning environment of the EUI School of Transnational Governance

The Selection Committee will base its work on the documentation submitted by the candidates and will assess merit for admission and access to any of the STG support opportunities as viewed in the context of the candidate’s academic and personal circumstances.

The selection process takes place in three consecutive stages:

Stage I: Pre-screeningAt the first stage, the candidatures are pre-screened for technical compliance. Only the complete files progress to the second stage.

Stage II: Screening and selectionThe second stage covers the comparative review of the candidates’ files. The Selection Committee reserves the right to request additional information and/or documentation as well as to solicit an interview with the candidates whose assessment require further clarification. In such case, the candidates will be informed on the period for submitting the required items as well as all relevant data on the interview.

Stage III: Post-selection proceduresUpon the completion of comparative review, the Selection Committee will deliver their decision on admission. Depending on the outcome of the selection procedure, the STG Admissions Officer may provide the candidate with:

  • A place offer for the beneficiaries of one of the STG support opportunities.
  • A provisional place offer whose validation is contingent on completion of financial requirements.  a conditional place offer (final or provisional) whose validation is contingent on completion of degree requirements.     
  • A rejection letter.

The selected candidates must confirm acceptance of their offer and complete the financial requirements (if applicable) within a 30-day period upon receipt of the written notification from the STG Admissions Officer.

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