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UVA Exchange: Bocconi University
Milan, Italy (Exchange Program) (Education Abroad Programs Program)
Program Terms: Fall Semester,
Spring Semester,
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Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring Semester 2018 01-OCT-2017
10-OCT-2017 25-JAN-2018 18-JUL-2018
NOTE: If accepted to this program, you must commit to or decline participation by October 15. Note: These dates include the second exam period. Many students complete exams by the beginning of June.
Year 2018-2019 01-APR-2018 10-APR-2018 TBA TBA
NOTE: If accepted to this program, you must commit to or decline participation by April 15.
Fall Semester 2018 01-APR-2018 10-APR-2018 TBA TBA
NOTE: If accepted to this program, you must commit to or decline participation by April 15.

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Fact Sheet:
Class Status:
2nd year, 3rd year, 4th year Minimum GPA Requirement: 3.0
Language Requirement:
Open to Non-UVa Students:
Housing: Apartment, University dormitory Language Courses Offered: Yes
Language of Instruction: English, Italian
Credit Type:
Transfer Credit
Program Type:
Direct Enrollment at foreign institution
Tuition Payments Made To:
Advising Appointment Required:
Education Abroad Advisor:
Abby Leake
Application Fee:
Study Abroad Administrative Fee:
Subject Area:
Accounting, Commerce, Economics, Management, Marketing, Political Science
Program Description:



Founded in 1902, Università Bocconi is unquestionably Italy's most respected economics and business university. Bocconi is a private university committed to playing a strong academic and cultural role in a fully international context within the fields of economics, management, statistics and law. Ever since its foundation Bocconi has continuously provided an excellent academic background while laying stress on cultural awareness and an international perspective, as well as providing the tools necessary to succeed in the ever-changing business world.

The modern urban campus lies in the heart of the country's bustling business and finance world, and the course offerings -running from undergraduate to PhD - provides a quality response to a wide range of educational needs.

The University has approximately 14,000 students, a permanent faculty of 1,300 members and approximately 550 administrative staff. Bocconi offers a broad range of programs taught in Italian and in English by distinguished Italian and international Faculty. Classes at Bocconi offer up-to-date, quality content and interactive methods supported by excellent IT and library facilities. Lessons with highly qualified faculty and distinguished visiting professors are enriched with seminars and workshops involving members of the Italian and international business community, who inject a strong dose of practical economic reality into the course curriculum. In pursuing its ends, Bocconi has always actively upheld the ideas and principles of its founding statute: the spirit of innovation, practical interaction with the real world, intellectual freedom and rigorous national and international research.

Bocconi is located in the northern city of Milan, a metropolitan area of 3 million people. Milan is a city that brings to mind images of Fashion, Finance, Industry, Culture, Glamour, Higher Education, Internationalism and Nightlife. Milan is Italy's hub to Europe, the financial capital of the country and according to the experts the "Fashion Capital of the World". Besides all this, Milan also boasts some artistic masterpieces renowned all over the world, such as: "Duomo", world's fourth-largest church; "Cenacolo Vinciniano", Leonardo da Vinci's iconic Last Supper; "Teatro alla Scala", Milan's famous and fabulous opera house and "Castello Sforzesco", which houses a collection of modern museums that are well stocked with impressive antiquities.

Milan is a lively and cosmopolitan city in continuous evolution, with a wide choice of entertainment being available. Because of its unique location you can also reach in just a few hours the Mediterranean, the Alps and Italy's nicest lakes (Lago di Como, Lago Maggiore and Lago di Garda).

Exchange students at Bocconi can find full details for student housing here. Arcobaleno Residence is an example of the several housing options. Arcobaleno Residence is located approximately 15-20 minutes from Bocconi campus, and a direct tram connects the two locations. Students stay in single rooms in double-occupancy apartments. All rooms are furnished with a bed, a desk and a wardrobe and have a refrigerator, air conditioning and internet access. Blankets, sheets and towels are also provided. The kitchen is a common shared space on 1st floor. There is also a laundry area in the building. A brief description of other residence halls is a located here

The housing application will be made available to students upon nomination for the exchange.


International Student Homepage
International student information

2017-2018 Student Exchange Fact Sheet


Courses in English

2016-2017 Academic Calendar
Fall: Late August- Late December
Spring Semester: January- Late July

Students will pay their regular tuition rate and fees to UVA for the term they are on a UVA Exchange Program.

Students are additionally responsible for room and board, transportation, and personal expenses. Students will pay the host institution or make their own arrangements for accommodations. Check the host institution web site for accommodation choices, cost, and application procedures.

Students are responsible for booking and paying for their own international airfare as well as researching and obtaining the necessary visa.

UVA students are required to purchase CISI emergency medical and accident insurance.

Expected Expenses

  • UVA Tuition and Fees
  • Host institution Room and Board
  • International Airfare
  • CISI insurance
  • Books and Supplies
  • Local Transportation
  • Passport and Visa
  • Personal Expenses