Required documents for admissions
- MIC application form
- Certified/legalised copy of your bachelor’s degree and transcripts/grade lists
- CertifiedCertified/legalised sworn translations of your bachelor’s degree and transcripts/grade lists (if they are not in English). The translation of your diploma and transcripts need to meet the following 4 criteria’s on every translated page:
- Full name and signature of the translator.
- Translator’s contact.
- Date of translation.
- A sentence confirming that it is an accurate translation of the original document.
- IELTS or TOEFL iBT certificate
- Two letters of reference
- A letter of motivation of 450-550 words (and attach as a separate file). As a guide, please
describe how you expect the MIC to contribute to your career objectives.
- Curriculum Vitae
- Copy of your passport
Applications will be reviewed within two weeks. Please be sure to follow the application guidelines as stated on the application form.
If you do not have your TOEFL/IELTS result and/or diploma before our application deadline, then you can still send in your application as we are able to make conditional offers, under the condition that all other required documents are well received.
The consortium partners retain the right to withdraw the programme if the student quota is not met. If the program is cancelled or modified the Consortium will inform all interested students in a timely manner.
After your application has been reviewed, you will receive one of three replies:
This tuition fee applies to all applicants; EU/EEA and Non-EU.
The tuition fee is subjected to change every year.
Students need to take the following additional costs into consideration:
- Travel expenses: a good deal of travelling is to be expected due to the requirement of studying at three different universities.
- Visa and residence permit costs: Non-EU students will need to expect to pay for their student visa for travelling to (and within) the EU and residence permits for residing in EU countries.
The tuition for the entire 3-trimester MIC programme is: €13.500
Republic of Lithuania scholarship
This is a scholarship for nationals of Republic of Belarus, Republic of Georgia, Republic of Moldova, Republic of Ukraine, Republic of Armenia, Republic of Azerbaijan, Republic of Kazakhstan, Republic of Uzbekistan and People’s Republic of China as well as foreigners of Lithuanian origin. You can apply for this scholarship once you are unconditionally accepted to the programme . Read more.
Vilnius University scholarship
This is a scholarship for non-EU/EEA applicants if you study a semester of the joint Master International Communication at Vilnius University. You can apply for this scholarship at the end of your semester at Vilnius University. Read more
In order to find out if you are eligible for other scholarships, we advise you to visit www.scholarshipportal.eu.
Please be aware that the scholarships are financed by individual universities, which means that the tuition fee will still be applied to you, in case one of the 3 trimesters won’t be covered by a scholarship.
Cost of Living
Estimations below are meant as an indication of living expenses as a student in the different countries of the consortium. They are intended to assist students in planning their budget. Actual living expenses will depend on your life style. Please refer to the university websites for more detailed information.
Total estimation of monthly cost of living = €770. The cost of living in Milan is similar to that of other major European cities. This estimate is divided as follows:
- Housing: €400
- Meals: €200
- Transport: €17 (students)
- Other expenses: €150
Total estimation of monthly cost of living = €370. A student is expected to spend approximately 600 litas per month for food. The price for a meal at the VU canteen or cafeteria ranges from 8 to 20 litas. The price of a monthly ticket for public transport within the city is from 14 (for bus or trolleybus) to 20 Litas (combined ticket for bus and trolleybus). According to recent calculations, the total monthly living expenses of a single student are around 1200 litas, accommodation included:
- Accommodation: 200 Litas
- Food: 600 Litas
- Books: 200 Litas
- Health care: 50 Litas
- Local transport: 20 Litas
- Other expenses: 200 Litas
The United Kingdom
Total estimation of monthly cost of living = €760. Your living costs will depend on your lifestyle; the British Council advises that students in the UK should budget for approximately GBP 650 (€760) per month to cover living costs. You can obtain a Leeds Met Students’ Union card free of charge which entitles you to special discounts in numerous shops and restaurants. For more information on living costs please see LBU’s ‘UK money explained’: click here.
- Travel expenses: a good deal of travelling is to be expected due to the requirement of studying at two different universities.
- Visa and residence permit costs: Non-EU students will need to expect to pay for their student visa for travelling to (and within) the EU and residence permits for residing in EU countries. Please refer to Visa Requirements.