Bocconi University Exchange, Milan, Italy

Founded in 1902, Bocconi University was the first Italian university to grant degrees in economics and is internationally recognized as a leader in the fields of economics, business, and law. Students can choose from a wide range of business and economics courses offered in English.

Program Curriculum

Students have the opportunity to take an intensive three-to-four-week Italian language course before the beginning of the Bocconi semester. This non-credit course is offered at the beginning, intermediate, post-intermediate, and advanced levels. Browse undergraduate courses offered to exchange students at Bocconi University.

Program Details

Requirements
  • Boston University students only
  • Preference given to graduate students and advanced undergraduates in economics
  • Admissions requirements for all programs
Program Dates
  • Fall Semester: mid September to late December
  • Spring Semester: early February to mid June
  • Academic Year: mid September to mid June
Cost
Housing
  • Students can arrange to stay in Bocconi residence halls. Most accommodations include access to a shared or community kitchen.
Application Deadlines
  • Fall Semester: March 15 
  • Spring Semester: September 15

Notification of admissions begins after the application deadline.

Program Staff

The Bocconi Exchange is administered by staff at Boston University. A program manager oversees the admissions and pre-departure procedures, and maintains contact with students prior to their arrival in Milan. The Boston office also houses administrative personnel who are responsible for everyday operations.