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Admission test for LUISS Students

The admission test will be held on Thursday 12 July 2018 at 10 a.m. in Rome at Hotel Ergife located at Via Aurelia 617/619.

Registration for the admission test is possible solely online through this website by 5 p.m. on 9 July 2018 by filling out the relevant application form.

Who must sit the test – Department of Business and Management and Department of Economics and Finance

The admission test is mandatory for:

  • LUISS students – coming from the Department of Business and Management and the Department of Economics and Finance – who graduated with a grade lower than 100/110 or who will be graduating in the fall session of the 2017-2018 academic year (November 15, 2018) and whose weighted grade point average of exams taken is lower than 26.50/30;
  • LUISS students who are obtaining their bachelor’s degree from the Department of Political Science and who – irrespective of the final degree grade and the weighted grade point average of exams taken – intend to register for a master’s degree program at the Department of Business and Management or the Department of Economics and Finance.
  • Students registered to LUISS first-level Master whose weighted grade point average of exams taken is lower than 26.50/30

Who must sit the test – Department of Political Science

The admission test is mandatory for:

  • LUISS students – coming from the Department of Political Science – who graduated with a grade lower than 100/110 or who will be graduating in the fall session of the 2017/2018 academic year (15 November 2018) and whose weighted grade point average of exams taken is lower than 26.50/30;
  • LUISS students who are obtaining their bachelor’s degree from the Department of Business and Management or the Department of Economics and Finance and who – irrespective of the final degree grade and the weighted grade point average of exams taken – intend to register for a master’s degree program at the Department of Political Science.
  • Students registered to LUISS first-level Master whose weighted grade point average of exams taken is lower than 26.50/30

Candidates who have a GMAT or GRE certificate may obtain a percentage bonus in the ranking or even an exemption from having to sit the LUISS admission test if they obtain and submit the original documentation by 9 July 2018 and authorize LUISS University to access the GMAC database in order to verify the official score report:

GMAT Score GRE Score (Quantitative and Verbal Sections) Bonus in the Ranking
from 450 to 499 Quantitative: from 135 to 139 Verbal: from 140 to 144 + 10% of the LUISS test score
from 500 to 549 Quantitative: from 140 to 144 Verbal: from 145 to 149 + 20% of the LUISS test score
550 and above Quantitative: 145 and above Verbal: 150 and above exemption from the LUISS test

Bonuses cannot be accumulated. For more information:

Before to apply please read carefully the admission criteria:

Call for Applications to 2018-2019 master's degree programs admission test

Instructions on filling out the application form

Candidates may fill out the application form for the admission test solely online by 5 p.m. on July 9, 2018 inclusive.

Before filling out the application form the candidate must have already paid the registration fee of 150 euros by 5 p.m. on July 9, 2018 inclusive in any one of the following ways:

  • credit card (selecting 150 euros in the drop-down menu);
  • any UniCredit S.p.A. branch in Italy using a form for that purpose filled out in the candidate’s name;
  • bank transfer for holders of a current account with UniCredit.

Irrespective of the method of payment chosen candidates will be asked for their Italian tax and social security number (codice fiscale) when paying. Foreign students who do not have an Italian tax and social security number should contact ammissione@luiss.it specifying their name and surname, sex, place and date of birth, and attaching a copy of valid ID.

To amend any of the input data in the application form or print a copy: