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Bocconi University

*IMPORTANT NOTE: Exchange spaces are not currently available at this partner institution for 2024/2025*

Location: Milan, Italy
WebsiteInternational Student Desk for incoming exchange students
Language of instruction: Italian and English

  • Fall semester (early September - early February). Incoming exchange students can take their fall term exams in the December session and may be done by the Christmas break.
  • Spring semester (early February - mid-July). Incoming exchange students can take their spring term exams in the May session and may be done by the end of May.


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  • Bocconi is Italy's most renowned school for economics and business.
  • Bocconi has approximately 14,000 students with a curriculum of over 600 courses and a permanent faculty of nearly a 1000 members.
  • Milan boasts some artistic masterpieces renowned all over the world such as the “Duomo”, the world’s fourth largest church, “Cenacolo Vinciniano”, Leonardo da Vinci’s iconic Last Supper, etc.
  • Students can also reach Florence, Venice, the Mediterranean, the Alps and Italy’s nicest lakes (Lago di Como, Lago Maggiore and Lago di Garda) within a few hours from Milan.


Area of study

  • Accounting
  • Decision Sciences
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Law
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Social and Political Sciences
  • Computer Science

  • See course catalogue for full selection

Italian Language Courses (non-credit):

  • Exchange students are invited to participate in an intensive crash-course in Italian for 2 weeks, and then a 9-week long follow-up Italian course. 
    • Intensive course: 200 euro / daily / 40 hours total
    • Follow-up course: 250 euro / twice per week / 30 hours total 

Exchange credit history

See the exchange credit history listing of courses that have been previously evaluated from Bocconi University. Note that this is a guide only, and not a guarantee that your courses would be evaluated in the same way.


  • On Campus Housing: Available

    • Exchange students can apply for an ensuite room or twin room in the Aparto Giovenale residence hall, which is a 5 minute walk to campus.

    • Places are limited and assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.
    • For more information and to apply, please visit the Bocconi Housing Office website

  • Off Campus Housing: Available

Medical Insurance, Immigration & Arrival


Health Insurance

  • Non-EU citizens must have health insurance with international validity to be issued the study visa and the permit of stay.

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