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Master in Sustainability Management (MSM)

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Via Sarfatti, 10 - 20136 Milan - Italy

+39 02 5836 3228/3125

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Type of course

Language of tuition

Length of course
12 months

Application deadline
13 Jan 2025

Date of commencement
17 Mar 2025

Cost / fees
€28,000 paid in four installments

Student grants / Financial assistance
Every year SDA Bocconi makes available some partial merit-based tuition waivers to MAMA candidates with an outstanding profile. To discover more: Cost, Scholarship, and Funding

Major recruiters of graduates of our programs
Industrial and service companies, international agencies, nonprofit organizations and public authorities

Student profile

Average work experience: 1-3 years
Age: 22-30

Admission requirements

  • A university degree in any discipline
  • Fluency in English
  • GMAT/GRE or SDA test
  • An interview with the program director
  • Around 1-3 years’ working experience
  • 2 references
More info: Requirements, Process, Application

Program Directors
Matteo Giacomo Di Castelnuovo

Contact details for application
SDA Bocconi, Masters Division
Recruiting and Admissions - MSM
Tel +39 02 5836 3228
Email: admissions.msm(at)

SDA Bocconi School of Management

Master in Sustainability Management (MSM)

MSM is a unique opportunity for those who are interested in these challenges and want to develop a professional career in a multi-disciplinary topic characterized by growing momentum across the globe.

MSM is an intensive and stimulating one-year program in English, offering 66 ECTS credits, which trains specialized managers and professionals and prepare them for industrial and service companies, international agencies, nonprofit organizations and public authorities.

Who is it for?

The Master in Sustainability Management is right for you if:
  • You want to become the next-generation of managers and professionals interested in leading the change towards a sustainable future.
  • You want to pursue an international career in sustainability, energy and innovation within leading companies in both the public and private sectors
  • You think that sustainability and climate change represent global challenges but also great opportunities for the economy and society at large
  • You want to combine practice and theory in just one year of education.
  • You want an internationally recognized qualification, obtained in one of the most prestigious Business School in an international class.
  • You are interested in acquiring skills and competencies in the economic, regulatory and managerial aspects of environmental and energy issues, through a balanced combination of theory and practice.

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  • 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)