Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
City: Milan


Approximate semester dates:

Semester 1 (Fall Semester): (Orientation: end of August) September-December
Semester 2 (Spring Semester): (Orientation: end of January) February-May

Academic Calendar

Language of instruction: Italian, English
Full time load equivalent: 30 ECTS per semester
Fields of Study Available:

Consult the UCSC International Curriculum (in English), which includes courses in:

  • Business and Economics
  • International Relations
  • Italian Culture: Literature, Theatre, Cinema, Music and Philosophy
  • Fashion and Design
  • Media, Communications, Sociology and Psychology

Courses in English at postgraduate level:

  • Banking and Finance
  • Economics
  • Management 

For specific course listing and description searches, consult the Whole University Course Catalogue (for courses in Italian and English)

Undergraduate program information

Postgraduate program information

Please note that the options listed on this webpage should be used as a guide only. Additional discipline areas may be available. For current information about fields of study, course selection and language proficiency requirements, please check the host university's website.

Restricted Fields of Study:

For courses taught in Italian at the undergraduate level - only those students who have an advanced Italian language ability (B2/C1) will be considered.

Italian Language courses (both pre-semester and semester-long) are NOT COVERED by the exchange agreement, so students must pay the tuition fees for the language courses direct to Sacro Cuore.

Approximate living expenses:

Accommodation EURO 400-800 per month
Bus Pass EURO 20 per month

Cost of living breakdown 
see also the 'Study Abroad Brochure' (pg. 30) link below
see also the 'International Student Guide' (pg. 31) link below

Global Currency Converter

Additional information:

Fact sheet for exchange students

Study Abroad Brochure

International Student Guide

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