Bocconi University is one of Europe’s leading economics and business universities. Always a standout among Italian schools for its international outlook, Bocconi is widely recognized as one of the top European institutions of higher learning and research in the fields of management, economics and law. Bocconi is constantly striving to combine a strong theoretical background with real-world applications, and to attract the best and most talented students who may go on to become future business leaders. Bocconi’s campus is located in downtown Milan - Italy’s bustling commercial and financial hub. Milan is also a European hotspot for design, fashion, and media. From Milan, you can also travel to the Mediterranean coast or the Alps in a couple of hours, in addition to exploring the wonders of Italy’s unrivaled cultural heritage.
Bocconi offers a wide range of Bachelor programs taught entirely in English:
- Bachelor of International Economics and Management
- Bachelor of International Economics and Finance
- Bachelor of International Politics and Government
- Bachelor of Economics, Management and Computer Science
- Bachelor of Economics and Management for Arts, Culture, and Communication
- Bachelor of Economics and Social Sciences
- World Bachelor in Business (in collaboration with University of Southern California and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
These undergraduate programs offer a truly multicultural environment (55% of available places are reserved for non-Italian citizens) in one of the most cosmopolitan cities in Europe.
Bocconi Summer School for High School Students
If you are interested in spending a part of your summer in Italy, then consider Bocconi’s Summer School. Students have the choice of choosing between 10 different courses, all of which are taught entirely in English. Lessons are held by Bocconi professors in our state-of-the-art facilities.
Bocconi offers its students a wide array of international opportunities. Our Exchange Program network includes more than 250 prestigious schools and institutions in 50 different countries, including the United States (Yale, Harvard, Boston University, USC, Georgetown, NYU, Northwestern, etc).
In addition, students also have the possibility of completing an internship abroad. Our Career Services offer excellent support to our students throughout their studies, as testified by Bocconi&Job events in Shanghai, Mumbai, London, Paris, and Milan, with almost 500 employers participating. Investment Banks Weekends and Company presentations on campus are examples of these events.
International Merit Awards: Based on merit (SAT or ACT scores are compulsory) and awarded independently by the Admission Committee without the need to submit a specific request. Merit Scholarships include a full tuition waiver and housing and can be renewed year after year.
Need-based Scholarships: The Bocconi Scholarship for International Students consists of a full tuition waiver. A specific request for Need Based Scholarships must be submitted by the same deadlines as applications to bachelor programs.
Reduced Tuition Fees: While tuition fees are set at about 11,000€ per year ($12,173.37; accommodation not included), all admitted students can submit evidence of their family’s income bracket and properties and be assigned a reduced income bracket (depending on their family economic situation) that implies reduced tuition fees!
How to Apply
Early selection session (for juniors): March – June
Winter Session Deadline: mid-January
Spring Session Deadline: early April
The Selection Process
Admission is based on the student's complete profile; including high school transcripts, aptitude test scores (SAT or ACT or the Bocconi test), the student’s resume, and a motivational letter.
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