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Bocconi University

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Subject areas

Commerce, Humanities and Social Sciences, Law


Italy, Europe

Language of instruction

Italian, English

Level of study

Both UG/PG

Additional information

Some courses offered in English.

Course catalogue:

University Housing: places are limited and assigned on a first-come-first-served basis. Carefully read the “How to apply” section available at:
-If interested, students are required to apply for housing during the online application for the exchange program.

Private Housing: students are responsible for securing their own accommodation.

Visa: Prior to their arrival in Italy, non-EU students must apply and obtain a multiple entry study visa. Students have to submit their application well in advanced since it takes some time for the visa to be released. Please contact the Italian Consulate of reference: click here.

Health & security: Non-EU students must have health insurance coverage with international validity while studying in Italy in order to be approved for the permit of stay.

Bocconi is open to MBA students. On top of undergraduate level classes (code 30xxx), MBA students will be allowed to attend all graduate level classes (courses listed with a 20xxx code) from the MSc programs, as per the course list for incoming exchange students available at:

If you will be studying at Bocconi for full year starting from January, you will need to complete another application form for your autum semester as it goes across two different academic year.

Additionally, students MAY have the opportunity to take some MBA classes at Bocconi Management School (SDA) if capacity allows.

Exchange length

1 or 2 Trimesters

Course load

Full time load equivalent: 30 ECTS per semester

Minimum Course Load: 3 Courses per Semester
Maximum Course Load: 6 Courses per Semester

1 ECTS = 2 VUW points
Law: 6ECTS = 1 elective

Exchange restrictions

Within FHSS - Economics courses only.