Admission MSc in Cyber Risk Strategy and Governance


Thanks to a partnership between Bocconi University and Politecnico di Milano, the University’s educational offer will expand with the Master of Science in Cyber Risk Strategy and Governance (in English) starting in the 2019-2020 AY. It aims at meet an emerging and quickly growing demand through the complementary specialties of the two universities.

This new and challenging program will allow a maximum of 50 students to spend the first semester of their first year at Politecnico di Milano, and the second semester of their first year at Bocconi. In the second year, courses will be offered by both universities.

Italian, international, Bocconi and Politecnico Milano applicants may apply for the program through the dedicated online application as outlined below.

Process and Timeline: Application, results and enrollment

Applications will be administered by a joint admissions board of representatives from both Bocconi University and Politecnico di Milano.

The decision will be based both on quantitative (test score/GPA) and qualitative (CV, motivational letter) criteria.

The GMAT/GRE tests will be accepted for international applicants, and the GMAT/GRE or Bocconi selection test will be accepted for Italian applicants. Applicants with an undergraduate degree from Bocconi or Politecnico di Milano are exempted from taking any kind of test.

Applicant category
Selection elements
Bocconi and PoliMi applicants
  • GPA
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Motivational letter
Italian applicants (other Italian University - not Bocconi or PoliMi)
  • GPA
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Motivational letter
  • Bocconi test (29 March 2019 - Milan) or GMAT/GRE
International applicants
(University abroad)
  • GPA
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Motivational letter
  • GMAT or GRE (compulsory)

Applicants interested in applying for the program will need to submit the relevant specific application, based on the period indicated in the table below.

Online applications must be submitted through My Application Portal. More information is available at Info for My Application.

Online application period
Bocconi test*
Published on My Application
Enrollment deadline
MSc in Cyber Risk Strategy and Governance
15 November 2018 – 20 March 2019 (11:59 pm Italian time GMT +1)
29 March 2019
27 May 2019
by 13 June 2019 (1)

*for Italian applicants only (not applicable to International applicants, Bocconi and PoliMi students)

(1) Please note that, for technical reasons, the enrollment deadline has been postponed to June 20 (h.11:59 pm Italian time_GMT +1)

Please note that the application to the program has been extended till April 30, 2019 only for italian and international candidates that will partecipate in the selection with GMAT/GRE score. Bocconi and PoliMi students are exempt from submitting GMAT/GRE score.

In order to access admissions, academic requirements related to the BSc degree field of study will be verified for other Italian University applicants only. Complete information and details are available on the admissions website in Italian.


1. In order to confirm your place:

  • enter the My Application portal and complete the enrollment procedure;
  • pay the first installment - advance payment

    by June 20 (h.11:59 pm Italian time_GMT +1)

2. Check the English language requirements on Bocconi and PoliMi websites: the requirement has to be  among the ones accepted by Bocconi for Msc taught in english or by PoliMi

3. Please remind that you have to be awarded with your bachelor degree by October 2019

Last modified 12/06/2019 - 14:31:43