Master degree in Politics, Philosophy and Public Affairs

Admission is free, subject to entry requirements:

  • Applicants are eligible for admission if they hold an Italian degree (ex. DM 270/04 or equivalent ex. DM 509/99) from one of the following classes: Filosofia (L-5), Scienze dei servizi giuridici (L-14), Scienze dell’economia e della gestione aziendale (L-18), Scienze della comunicazione (L-20), Scienze economiche (L-33), Scienze politiche e delle relazioni internazionali (L-36), Scienze sociali per la cooperazione, lo sviluppo e la pace (L-37), Sociologia (L-40), Storia (L-42).
  • Students from undergraduate classes other than the above listed and students with foreign qualification can enrol to the course after positive judgement of the Admission Board, which will consider the applicant’s academic record and ascertain whether he/she possess the relevant background training and competences
  • Applicants must be able to certify their knowledge of English either by showing they have at least one year of university studies at institutions where English is the language of instruction, or by providing evidence of possessing language skills in English equivalent to level B2.

Students meeting the above minimum requirements are invited to an interview for admission (in English) with the Commission for Admittance to the Master’s, composed by teaching members appointed by the Teaching Board. The interview, done remotely via electronic devices if necessary, is aimed at verifying the applicants’ level of preparation in the relevant disciplinary fields and to ascertain whether they have the necessary competences to being successfully enrolled in the programme.

Please note: once available, the calendar of the interviews will be published on this page. For further information, visit the following webpages of the University of Milan: and


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PPPA provides a solid academic background allowing students to continue their education through Ph.D. programmes in social sciences and philosophy, both in Italy and abroad