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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
Jan 2020

Application deadline
31 Aug 2020

Date of commencement
19 Oct 2020

Class size

Cost / fees
€ 39,000 paid in four installments

Student grants / Financial assistance
The School assists candidates with their search for funding by supplying the necessary documentation and encouraging them to explore all scholarship and loan possibilities.

SDA Bocconi provides opportunities for low-interest loans to admitted students, thanks to agreements with partner banks. Furthermore, the University provides international students with information about possible sources for financing in several countries.

Student profile
1. Ratio of National / International students: 19% - 81%
2. Ratio of Men / Women: 27% men – 73% women
3. Average work experience: 13
4. Average age: 37

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 executive program, taught over 13 months. Participants without having to leave their job, will start opening doors they never knew were there, to meet their goals successfully.

    EMiLUX aims at training managers and future leaders who want to know the code of this specific industry by providing them with a comprehensive framework of the luxury value-chain.

    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 experience top ranked Schools with connections worldwide

    What EMiLUX can offer you

    A unique opportunity to empower your career in luxury business and learn from two top Business Schools, recognized leaders in luxury education: SDA Bocconi School of Management and ESSEC Business School.

    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 Milano, Rome, Dubai, London, Paris, Mumbai to develop global perspectives, a more strategic mindset and a deeper knowledge of international luxury markets.

    European Heritage, Asian Insights

    With real life examples, participants will discover careful blending and commitment to both heritage and passion for modernity. Participants will be exposed to the high growth market of Dubai and the lure of the middle-east.

    Two lifetime Alumni networks

    EMiLUX partecipants develop an international professional network second to none - being Alumni from two prestigious international Business Schools, they enhance their worldwide reach.

    Experience life in Milano, Rome, Dubai, London, Paris, Mumbai

    The program benefits from the academic excellence, the expertise and the applied knowledge of our International Faculty, while showing participants completely different and new markets, new business models and new brands emerging from these 6 countries.

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    Other courses offered by SDA Bocconi

  • Master in Arts Management and Administration
  • Master in Corporate Finance
  • Master Program in Fashion, Experience & Design Management
  • Master of Management in Food & Beverage
  • Global Executive MBA
  • Master of International Health Care Management, Economics and Policy
  • Executive Master in Marketing & Sales
  • Full-time MBA
  • Master in Public Administration

  • 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:

    #9 EU - 29 WW Global MBA Rankings 2020
    #3 EU European B-Schools Rankings 2019
    #3 EU - #4 WW Custom Education Rankings 2019
    #7 EU - #9 WW Executive Education combined Rankings 2019

    #3 EU Full-Time MBA Ranking 2019
    #13 WW Full-Time MBA Ranking 2019

    QS - TOP MBA
    #10 EU QS Global MBA Rankings 2020- Europe
    #23 WW QS Global MBA Rankings 2020
    #8 EU QS EMBA Rankings 2019 - Europe
    #16 WW QS Global EMBA Rankings 2019

    # 5 - European B-Schools Ranking 2019

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