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Executive Master in Luxury Management (EMiLUX)

School accreditation

Via Sarfatti, 10 - 20136 Milan, Italy

+39 02 5836 3125 / 3176

+ 39 02 5836 3272

E-mail address

Type of course
Executive / part-time

Language of tuition

Length of course
13 Months

Application review start
Mar 2024

Early Bird Deadline
17 Sept 2024

Application deadline
18 Oct 2024

Date of commencement
9 Jan 2025

Class size

Cost / fees
€ 46,000 paid in four installments

Student grants / Financial assistance
The School grants an early bird fee of € 42,000 to candidates that have been admitted and have paid the deposit fee before 8 September 2023. More info.

Student profile
1. Ratio of National / International students: 24% - 76%
2. Ratio of Men / Women: 21% men – 79% women
3. Average work experience: 12
4. Average age: 36

Admission requirements

  • A university degree (in any discipline)
  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience (not necessarily in luxury)
  • Proficiency in English
  • An interview with the program director to verify your strong motivation, good leadership, and interpersonal skills

  • Program Director
    Gabriella Lojacono

    Contact details for application
    SDA Bocconi, Masters Division
    Recruiting and Admissions Service - EMiLUX
    Via Sarfatti, 10 - 20136 Milano, Italy
    Tel: +39 02 5836 3176
    Fax: +39 02 5836 3272
    Email: admissions.emilux(at)

    SDA Bocconi School of Management

    Executive Master in Luxury Management (EMiLUX)

    The necessary luxury for your career development.

    The Executive Master in Luxury Management (EMiLUX) is a post-experience, modular program, taught over 12 months in Paris, Dubai, Milano, London, Lausanne and Rome. Participants without having to leave their job, will start opening doors they never knew were there, to meet their goals successfully.

    The EMiLUX is a unique opportunity to empower your career in the luxury business, also looking at it from different cultural perspectives and in different markets.

    Participants in the program boost their skills and self-confidence, grow fast and become more significant contributors to their companies, as well as stronger and more internationally-oriented business leaders.

    EMiLUX is the Master for you if

    • You want to become an executive in luxury business with enhanced perspectives
    • You want to develop a deeper knowledge of international luxury market codes with a broadened mindset
    • You want to make a career switch towards the luxury sector
    • You want to nurture your entrepreneurial spirit

    Benefits of choosing EMiLUX

    Managing luxury Challenges

    EMiLUX is designed with the utmost care to transmit to participants skills and abilities allowing for management of challenges between both modern aspirations and timeless aspects; between aesthetics, creativity and processes and business models.

    Training future luxury leaders

    Live a worldwide experience in Paris, Dubai, Milano, London, Lausanne and Rome to develop global perspectives, a more strategic mindset and a deeper knowledge of international luxury markets.

    Understand the Blend Between Tradition and Modernity

    With real life examples, participants will discover careful blending and commitment to both heritage and passion for modernity. Participants will move from the historic luxury capitals such as Milan and Paris to the high growth market of Dubai and the lure of the middle-east.

    To Enter the Professional Network of a Prestigious Business School

    Participants will enter an international professional network of the first magnitude, composed of alumni coming from a prestigious international business school and its partners. It will be a great opportunity to expand their professional relationships worldwide.

    Experience life Paris,Dubai, Milano, London, Lausanne and Rome

    Participants will experience the academic excellence and the business experience of our international faculty, and you will know different cultural environments, new markets, new business models, and new brands emerging from these five countries.

    Program Events

    SDA Bocconi and the EMILUX Master organize every year online and offline events, to offer you the chance to speak directly with management, teachers, alumni and staff. Discover the events

    Other courses offered by SDA Bocconi

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  • Executive Master in Business of Events
  • Master in Corporate Finance
  • Master Program in Fashion, Experience & Design Management
  • Global Executive MBA
  • Master of International Health Care Management, Economics and Policy
  • Executive Master in Management of International Organizations
  • Executive Master in Marketing & Sales
  • Full-time MBA
  • Master in Sustainability Management

  • About SDA Bocconi School of Management

    The leading School of Management in Italy and the only Italian School present in all of the most important International rankings (Financial Times, Bloomberg Businessweek, The Economist, Forbes), SDA Bocconi has established itself as a European leader in higher education.

    SDA Bocconi School of Management is part of Università Bocconi, the first Italian University to grant a degree in economics. For over a century, Bocconi has played a leading role in Italy’s social and economic modernization.

    SDA Bocconi has been engaged in the promotion and organization of executive education since 1971, with an International approach. The School’s vision, Designed for your World, lies behind its program offerings: Executive Education Open and Custom Programs, MBA and Master Programs, for the development of individuals, companies, institutions and economic systems.

    Choosing SDA Bocconi and coming to Milano means choosing a vibrant environment, the entrepreneurial, financial and industrialized center of Italy, a doorway to Europe. In short, a wealth of international contacts and opportunities.

    And Milano, of course, is culture, fashion, design, food and the art of living.

    Latest SDA Bocconi Rankings

    The leading School of Management in Italy and the only Italian School on the top of the charts of all main International Rankings, SDA Bocconi has established itself as a European leader in higher education.

    Accreditations: AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS

    Current ranks:

    #1 European B-Schools Ranking 2023, Bloomberg Businessweek

    #5 European B-School Rankings 2023
    #3 WW - #2 EU Global MBA Rankings 2024
    #1 WW Environmental Impact Global MBA Rankings 2024
    #7 EU - #9 WW Custom Education Rankings 2023
    #13 EU - #14 WW Executive Education Open Rankings 2023
    #8 EU - #10 WW Executive Education combined Rankings 2023
    #13 EU - #21 WW Executive MBA Ranking 2023

    #2 EU Full-Time MBA Ranking 2022
    #13 WW Full-Time MBA Ranking 2022
    #3 EU for Faculty Quality Full-Time MBA Ranking 2022

    QS - TOP MBA
    #10 EU QS Global MBA Rankings 2024 - Europe
    #21 WW QS Global MBA Rankings 2024
    #1 WW Return on Investment QS Global MBA Rankings 2024
    #8 WW QS Executive MBA Rankings 2023: Joint Programmes

    #4 The Best International MBAs 2019 (1-year, non-US Programs)