Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (Italy)
An immersion in Italian historic beauty and culture whilst experiencing an international focus in your studies and professional outlook.
Average 1st Year Class Size:
Milan, Cremona and Brescia = City campus
Piacenza and Rome = Suburban campus
Depends on subject: 50 (for international relations) to 240 (for economics)
Cattolica is the largest private university in Europe, and one the most prestigious higher education institutions in Italy. It is characterized by a strong internationalization strategy, its services to students, and its academic quality; 12 of our academic disciplines are listed in the top 250 QS Global Rankings by Subject (2019). We offer Undergraduate, Summer and Semester programs in English and over 40 Italian-taught degree subjects. Exceptionally strong industrial ties facilitate networking and internship opportunities: we rank #1 in the country for Employer-Student Connections (QS Employability Rankings 2020).
English language requirements waived. Only full IB Diploma accepted (no IB Certificates). Minimum 24 points: no other predicted minimum grade. For Economics or International Relations, we require strong Maths: IB Application and interpretation HL, or Analysis and approaches SL/HL. SAT or ACT accepted to boost weaker Maths.
Yes, University Foundation Program accepted. A total of 12 years schooling is required.
Internships within degree
Study Abroad available
Multidisciplinary (13 different Schools)
Yes: it is recommended
Not based on nationality but on taxes paid inside or outside EU. For non-EU produced incomes, 3 year BSc degrees: €8,000 per annum. MD Medicine & Surgery: €15,800.
For EU-produced incomes: €4,000-€9,000
(depending on family income) MD Medicine & Surgery: €7,000 - €16,000
Yes. Not based on nationality but on taxes paid inside or outside EU. For non-EU produced incomes: merit-based UCSC international scholarships reducing tuition fee. For EU-produced incomes: financial aid available based on family income: if eligible, entire tuition fee waived.
World Rankings = QS World Subject Rankings 2020
Please note that rankings do not exist for all subjects