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Admission and Fees

Tuition fees and allocation of financial support

We have two paths to admission: fast-track and standard. The fast-track application process has an early admission deadline and is available for students who are not seeking any form of financial assistance. The fast-track scheme allows you to have a confirmed offer of a place earlier in the year, according to the schedule below. Please note that no scholarships are available through the fast-track scheme but successful applications submitted by 8th January 2023 under the fast-track scheme will receive a 10% reduction in tuition fees.

Deadline for full application submission: 8 January 2023
Fast-track student selection: January 2023
Notification of results: January 2023
Deadline for confirmation: 5 February 2023
Deadline for tuition fee deposit: 28 February 2023
Deadline for first year tuition fee: 30 June 2023

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Entry requirements

You must have obtained, or be in process of obtaining, an undergraduate degree (Bachelors' degree or equivalent, of at least 180 ECTS credits) before the starting date of the Masters' programme. You must have a B2 level of English proficiency or above to attend the programme. Our application selection is competitive, but we welcome applicants from a range of backgrounds.

In order to meet our language requirements, you will need to provide a language certificate. The table below illustrates the equivalent standards.

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

During the selection procedure the Selection Committee will assess your:

  • Academic record: cumulative grade-point average / grade trends.     
  • Academic and non-academic experience: educational 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 bases its work on the documentation submitted by you and will assess your merit for admission - and access to any of the STG support opportunities - considering the context of both your academic and personal circumstances as well as your potential.

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